The government has committed more than $750 million over five years to the Indigenous Employment Program, to assist Indigenous Australians into ongoing, sustainable work. So, it's impossible to say anything concrete other We’ve never spent more money as a country trying to make that happen – it’s around $20 billion a year now, and… JONES: But Amanda, if I can interrupt you there, sorry. JONES: Yeah, well, I’d like a bit more action when they’re marching in the streets to be told, for the nation to be told “well hang on, they’ve got the message wrong”. And he never indulges this kind of nonsense. We’ve got to the able to have hard conversations because that is how we solve the problems that face us as a country. This happened on 2 February, and the Government immediately moved to protect existing agreements with this bill. Track. MICHELLE ROWLAND MP, SHADOW MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS: Well, she wouldn’t be the only one who got the facts wrong on history here. Rowland, Claire ; Carnegie, Michelle. Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development Mark Arbib and Member for Greenway Michelle Rowland today announced 10 Indigenous Australians would receive training and job opportunities in the community services sector in Western Sydney. The majority supported passing the bill in the House of Representatives. London : Minority Rights Group International, 2011. pp. An Indigenous Land Use Agreement is a voluntary agreement that native title groups can negotiate with other parties in relation to the use of land and waters. ALAN JONES, HOST: Well, let’s go to our panel of female Federal politicians. I mean, in 2018, in the Northern Territory alone, 85% of Aboriginal victims of crime knew the offender, half were victimised by partners, Aboriginal women made up 80% of those victims. Amanda, why are leaders silent on all of this? ENDS. report an issue, Keep tabs on what your representative is saying in Parliament, Access inside information about what your government is doing, Email alerts of planning applications near you, the federal government should increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land rights by, for example, increasing their legal recognition and protection, Native Title Amendment (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Bill 2017 - Third Reading - Pass the bill, McGlade v Native Title Registrar & Ors [2017] FCAFC 10. The fact is all Australians want to see Indigenous Australians’ life prospects improve, we’re all on the same page about that. Tanya Plibersek can’t be with us tonight – she has courteously indicated to me that she has a prior commitment, and so does Terri Butler. The bill is a response to McGlade v Native Title Registrar & Ors [2017] FCAFC 10, which considers whether an Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) can be registered with the Native Title Registrar even if not all named parties have signed. was absent during all divisions for this policy. I don’t think you and I have ever spoken and I’m sorry, but we’ve almost run out of time but I want to put a question to you here though because the leading cause of deaths again from that Royal Commission between 2014-18 for Aboriginal children as suicide and there’s no evidence to suggest that racism was the cause of suicide, but there is evidence that child abuse and neglect and sexual assault has led children to want to take their own lives. Picture: AAP. But, I must say, someone who as you say has been in local government, nothing – well, few things – annoy me more than the defacing of property because it is wasted taxpayers’ and ratepayers’ money. So, Michelle, welcome to the panel. Senator Arbib said the IEP was part of the Australian Government's commitment to close the gap on Indigenous employment. Students in Western Sydney have increased opportunities for higher education after the launch of the University of Western Sydney’s (UWS) College at Bankstown today. But we welcome Michelle Rowland, who is the Federal Labor Member for the seat of Greenway, as in Francis Greenway the great Australian architect, in Sydney’s North-West. Can I just ask you, I mean, you’re a highly educated lady, what hope do we have when the Deputy Chief Health Officer in Victoria, a medical doctor, attacked the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook, in her words, “landing at Botany Bay” and she talked about it being a sudden arrival of an invader from another land, decimating populations, creating terror”. This marks the second child for Rowland … MICHELLE ROWLAND MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS MEMBER FOR GREENWAY E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS ALAN JONES THURSDAY, 30 JULY 2020 SUBJECTS: Black Lives Matter movement; Closing the Gap and Indigenous disadvantage. Division Michelle Rowland Supporters vote Division outcome; 16th Feb 2017, 1:02 PM – Representatives Native Title Amendment (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Bill 2017 - Third Reading - Pass the bill Show detail. Government and Marist Youth Care help train new Indigenous youth workers for Western Sydney. Now, I represent Alan, and many people might not know, but Blacktown where I am tonight is actually the place with the highest urban Indigenous population in New South Wales and probably one of the highest in Australia. Amanda, I’m mystified that when these people want to march in the streets and deface and destroy monuments, they’re angry and seem to hate their country and those who lead it. The idea that we should divide Australians into groups into genetic attributes we can’t control and blame one another for things… it’s an absurdity. Michelle Rowland defends Bill Shorten over indigenous referendum Men perform at the bunggul, or traditional dance, at the Garma festival near Nhulunbuy, in northeast Arnhem. He played no part in European settlement. than that they have "never voted" on this policy. “This project with Marist Youth Care is creating fantastic opportunities for Indigenous Australians to gain accredited qualifications and long-term job opportunities,” Senator Arbib said. “The Indigenous Australians taking part in this program will have the chance to make a real difference, not only for themselves and their families, but to the lives of young people in Western Sydney.”. Indigenous Fashion Designers to Know ... 3 Your Complete Horoscope for October 2020. Media Release. This data and software are Why isn’t that story being told and those problems being addressed, Amanda? He stood clearly against those who sought to put a black arm band around Australia Day or those who seek to tear down statues of Captain Cook. Michele's current practice encompasses merits and judicial review, freedom of information, privacy and regulatory practice, including occupational licensing and registration schemes. ROWLAND: In fact, we saw this announcement of targets, which has bipartisan support, having First Nations leaders involved in this, having these new sets of standards by which we are going to measure progress, and that is what we should be looking at, and… JONES: But, nonetheless. the federal government should increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land rights by, for example, increasing their legal recognition and protection. I really like the way that the Prime Minister really stands up for the complexity but also the reality of our history. However in this case Now, I’m really encouraged to see Michelle saying common-sense things about the harm that comes from tearing down statues. SENATOR AMANDA STOKER, SENATOR FOR QUEENSLAND: Well, look I think that that is the desired effect of those who seek to wedge our society into pieces that can’t talk to one another by using this toxic cancel culture and identity politics. I’ve never heard with all these protests the Prime Minister or someone else say “now listen all you young Australians, you’re not being told the truth”. Ms Rowland said the successful participants would gain a Certificate IV in Community Services and be offered permanent employment as youth or support workers. Michelle Rowland, do you think actually the media does have a responsibility to reflect the population more? Michelle, I agree with you. Joint 4 Michelle Obama Delivers Closing Argument for Biden. Why don’t we hear that from our leaders? Normally a person's votes count towards a score which is used to work out a simple Seating Plan. Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development Mark Arbib and Member for Greenway Michelle Rowland today announced 10 Indigenous Australians would receive training and job opportunities in the community services sector in Western Sydney. ROWLAND: I think that what we need to understand here is that what we’re talking about is intergenerational disadvantage in many forms. The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, today announced a new partnership between the Rudd Government and industry to pilot training for the existing workforce through a series of National Enter, Release type: The majority supported passing the bill in the House of Representatives. Before entering Parliament, she was a senior lawyer at Gilbert and Tobin, she was the Deputy Mayor of Blacktown City Council for a couple of years. free and open source Australian Government support of more than $1.5 million is helping two new projects create training and employment opportunities for 150 Indigenous job seekers in western Sydney. Member for Greenway, New South Wales Party Australian Labor Party Chamber House of Representatives. But, quite frankly Alan, we should not be leaving this to chance, and… JONES: No, we should not be. “These participants are uniquely placed to understand the challenges that young people may be facing and to help them to overcome disadvantage. In parliamentary jargon, they voted to read the bill for a third time.. One of the findings of the Royal Commission was the reason why there are so many deaths in custody is that Aboriginal Australians were being arrested and gaoled at disproportionately higher rates. voted compared to someone who believes that In parliamentary jargon, they voted to read the bill for a third time. Now that story is not being told, is it Michelle? “This project will provide the trainees with a recognised industry qualification and practical skills, so that when they become youth workers and support workers, they will be fully qualified and equipped to take up jobs,” Ms Rowland said. Launching the program, Senator Arbib said the Government was providing $100,000 in funding through the Indigenous Employment Program (IEP) over the next 12 months to assist Marist Youth Care. Launching the program, Senator Arbib said the Government was providing $100,000 in funding through the Indigenous Employment … ALAN JONES, HOST: Well, let’s go to our panel of female Federal politicians. JONES: Well, I am encouraged Michelle. But they don’t tell the truth and Warren Mundine has said today all of that and he argues that Indigenous issues are not really told as they should be. Office details Connect Electorate details. ROWLAND: Well, as you say rightly, the truth needs to be told and that is the reason why that Royal Commission was set up in the first place to have that transparency and to get to the truth because the fact is Alan that in the late 1980s, we didn’t have the reporting frameworks or accountability mechanisms to actually establish the facts and work off how we were going to improve society. JONES: But the trouble is, if I can come to you Amanda, the trouble is the violence towards Aboriginal women in central Australia is appalling. She’s been that Member since 2010, she’s the Shadow Minister for Communications, she has an Honours Degree from the University of Sydney, a Bachelor of Arts, but a Master’s Degree in Law, also from the University of Sydney. STOKER: Well, I think the Prime Minister does something really good and that is that at every turn and every opportunity he calls for Australians to come together, to work together, to band together.