Hearings to be held in Northern Territory on sunsetting of Stronger Futures legislation

Parliament of Australia

The Joint Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs is travelling to the Northern Territory next week to hear from key stakeholders on the impacts of sunsetting the Stronger Futures legislation.

Hearings will be held across both Darwin and Alice Springs with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peak organisations, local community groups and government agencies.

Committee Chair Senator Patrick Dodson said, ‘the committee looks forward to gaining new and important insights into the issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as they prepare for and live with this significant legislative change.’

Senator Dodson

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