National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples fights for financial survival

Organisation goes into administration, saying it needs ‘very significant lifeline’

The National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples, representing several thousand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and people across the country, has gone into voluntary administration, citing its “uncertain financial position”.

“After years of struggle, National Congress is at a cross-road for continued survival,” its chief executive, Gary Oliver, wrote to members in an email last night.

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Source: The Guardian
National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples fights for financial survival