Socialist Alliance NSW media release
"The NSW and other state governments are also to blame for the latest shameful and outrageous results of the Closing The Gap Report tabled by PM Tony Abbott in federal parliament today," said Sharlene Leroy-Dyer the lead Socialist Alliance candidate for the Legislative Council in the upcoming March 28 NSW elections.
"The Abbott government's cruel $550-million-cut to funding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander funding in its last failed budget is certainly culpable but the cuts go deeper with state government cuts to Aboriginal community services.
"Impending state government plans to cut essential services to remote Aboriginal communities will, on the contrary, widen the gap.
"This is one of the richest... Read more