Northern Territory police minister Kate Worden, who is also the minister for domestic violence, said it had been a ‘heartbreaking week’ after two DV incidents. Photograph: Aaron Bunch/AAP
The royal commission has been examining the difficulties First Nations people with disabilities living in remote and regional parts of the country have with accessing basic care and services.
Alexander Berry grew very wealthy from his occupation. He sat in NSW parliament for 14 years and is considered a founding father of the area; they named the town after him in 1888. Today, the pretty and historic township of Berry, two hours south of Sydney, is a popular tourist spot, especially among the short-stay and weekender crowd. But Alexander Berry had a gruesome sideline that has been left out of popular history – dealing in human remains looted from Aboriginal graves.
The Indigenous Employment Index, released by the Minderoo Foundation on Tuesday, found just 0.7 per cent of the 42 surveyed organisations have Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people in management positions.