Tony Abbott condemned by Indigenous parliamentarians after NT visit

Tony Abbott condemned by Indigenous parliamentarians after NT visit
 

Tony Abbott has come in for some fierce criticism from Indigenous parliamentarians, parents, educators and elders while receiving a cool reception from the Northern Territory community of Borroloola this week.
Abbott has been on his first tour of the NT since being appointed special envoy on Indigenous affairs, and has said his priority is improving school attendance and education. He visited the communities of Galiwin’ku and Warruwi on Tuesday.
But at Borroloola on Wednesday, the community was surprised when Abbott “just rocked up”, Garrwa and Yanyua parent and school council member... read more

 
27 September 2018 in World News, Views: 45
Source: Guardian
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