Central Australian Aboriginal Congress
Submission to inform the development of a National Obesity Strategy
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress' submission to inform the development of a National Obesity Strategy, and how the strategy should include a more specific focus on the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry into effective approaches to prevention and diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and strategies for optimising life outcomes for people with FASD
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress' submission to the Senate Inquiry into Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), and a broader strategy to reduce alcohol related harms of all kinds.
Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management to Cashless Debit Card Transition) Bill 2019
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress) has written this submission highlighting the impact of poverty, inequality and the related harmful consumption of alcohol and other drugs on the health of Aboriginal people, and how the Cashless Card is doing little to remedy this. In this submission...
Submission to the Productivity Commission Issues Paper Expenditure on Children in the Northern Territory
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress welcomes the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into Expenditure on Children in the Northern Territory and in particular the focus on improving decision-making on the allocation of funding for children’s services.
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress’ response to: Productivity Commission discussion paper:
Too many Aboriginal children in and around Alice Springs grow up in an environment marked by poverty, substance abuse, and lack of responsive care and stimulation, with low levels of formal education and school attendance coupled with economic marginalisation and social exclusion.