Catholic Justice and Peace Commission of Brisbane


Income Management

Posted in community,faith,justice,Labour,Politics,Social Teachings by cjpcbrisbane on May 31, 2010

ImageThe Federal Government’s legislation to re-instate the Racial Discrimination Act and to extend income management measures beyond certain Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory were due to be voted on by the Senate on 12 May, but this vote has been delayed until the next sitting between 15 and 24 June.  The legislation has received much criticism from some Aboriginal, Church and community groups.You can find the report of the Senate Community Affairs Committee on the legislation, along with submissions and other documents, at senate committee report

You can also find critiques of the legislation from various sources at critique 1 and at critique 2 and at critique 3

You can find ways to take action on the legislation at What can I do?

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