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National Congress of Australia's First Peoples Ltd

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Public Company
Place:
State/Country:Australia
Subject Matter:Law - Policy and Justice
Summary Information:

The National Congress of Australia's First Peoples was a national voice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. A public company limited by guarantee and registered as a charity on 3 December 2012, it was established with federal government funding but was structured to be independent of government (Debra Jopson, 2010).

The National Congress was forced out of operation in July 2019 due to insufficient funding (Cassandra Morgan, 2019).


Related Entries

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  • Overarching Bilateral Indigenous Plan between the Commonwealth of Australia and Western Australia 2012-2015
  • Overarching Bilateral Indigenous Plan between the Commonwealth of Australia and the State of Queensland towards Closing the Gap in Indigenous Disadvantage 2010-2015
  • Overarching Bilateral Plan between the Commonwealth of Australia and the State of South Australia to Close the Gap in Indigenous Disadvantage 2010-2015
  • Overarching Bilateral Indigenous Plan between the Commonwealth of Australia and the State of Victoria to Close the Gap in Indigenous Disadvantage 2010-2015

  • References

    News Item
    Cassandra Morgan (29 Oct 2019) National Congress of Australia's First Peoples' closure a step back for Aboriginal people: Rod Little
    Debra Jopson (3 May 2010) New indigenous 'company' structured to keep politicians at arm's length

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