NEW SOUTH WALES: Voting on August 6 is about more than just exercising your rights and responsibilities, writes GEOFF SCOTT. It’s also about protecting institutions and assets for future generations of Aboriginal people.
NATIONAL: Earlier this month, the City of Sydney Council voted in favour of using the word “invasion” in the preamble to its city plan for 2030. The decision immediately sparked controversy, lighting up talkback radio shows and spurring hundreds of online comments over the question: was Australia invaded, or was it peacefully settled?
NEW SOUTH WALES: The NSW Electoral Commission (NSWEC) has compiled a special ‘Candidates and Scrutineers Guide’. It’s available from the NSWEC website at www.elections.nsw.gov.au/ Follow the link at the bottom of the web page to the 2011 NSW Aboriginal Land Council Election.
NEW SOUTH WALES: There may be many reasons why you consider opting for a postal vote in the August 6 elections. In NSWALC elections, one of the most common is that you live more than eight kilometres from a polling place.