Moves to stop new NT intervention laws

– Media Release

Stop the Intervention: Aboriginal rights advocates support Greens move to vote against new NT Intervention laws

http://stoptheintervention.org/rda-new-legislation/stics-9-2-10

9 Feb 10: “Prominent Aboriginal rights supporters including Jumbunna House of Learning UTS, The Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement (SA), the CFMEU (Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union), ‘concerned Australians’, The Working Group for Aboriginal Rights, Eva Cox and Stop the Intervention
Collective Sydney are giving their full support to the Greens Senators’ plans to vote against new NT Intervention legislation that extends welfare quarantine.”

Also includes Links to:
* Government info on the new RDA Legislation
* Information about the Consultations
* Info on Inquiry into Social Security and Other Legislation
Amendment (Welfare Reform and Reinstatement of Racial
Discrimination Act) Bill 2009 etc
* Submissions to the Senate Inquiry

NEW NT INTERVENTION LAWS THAT EXTEND WELFARE QUARANTINING:

– Special feature

Stop the Intervention:
Racial Discrimination Act – New Legislation

http://stoptheintervention.org/rda-new-legislation

[Includes Comments by:

* Les Malezer
* Greens Senator Rachel Siewert
* Eva Cox, Women for Wik
* Marlene Hodder, IRAG
* Alexis Wright
* Michele Madigan
* Michael Anderson
* Stop the Intervention Collective Sydney
* Neil E Gillespie, Chief Executive Officer, ALRM
* Richard Downs, spokesperson for the Alyawarr walk-off camp
* Professor Alastair Nicholson,
former Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia
* The Aboriginal Support Group – Manly Warringah Pittwater