News

  • Priority Areas for the ACT Election

    ANTaR ACT sets out priorities for the upcoming ACT election, developed in consultation with the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

    ANTaR ACT, Authorised by Janet Hunt. 

  • Bushfire Inquiry

    A Review of the Report from the NSW Independent Bushfire Inquiry.

    Paul Wright and Poppy Southern

  • Free the Flag

    ANTaR Opening Statement to the Senate Select Committee on the Aboriginal Flag, 23 September 2020.

    Paul Wright

    Thank you for this opportunity to speak to the Senate Select Committee. 

  • Juukan Caves Update 14 Sept 2020

    Last week, the Rio Tinto Board dismissed CEO Jean-Sebastien Jacques, and two other senior executives (Australian iron ore head, Chris Salisbury, and the corporate affairs boss, Simone Niven)  for the premeditated destruction of the cultural heritage of the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura people, that rested for thousands of years in the Juukan Caves. 

  • The Top End Election 2020

    This Saturday, Northern Territorians will be going to the polls from the central deserts to the Top End and everywhere in between to decide the next Government of the Territory.

  • Cultural Heritage Legislation – hardly protection!

    On 17 June 2020, Aboriginal land councils and traditional owner groups from across the nation came together to respond to the cultural heritage crisis highlighted by the tragic destruction of a site of the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura people with 46,000 years of human occupation by mining company Rio Tinto.

    Janet Hunt