RUGBY LEAGUE: Canterbury Bulldogs fullback Ben Barba won the Dally M award last year and was a key player in taking his team to the grand final. This month Barba signed on as an ambassador for the NSW Aboriginal Land Council, and hopes to promote land rights throughout the state. This is his first monthly [...]
NEW SOUTH WALES: The state’s peak body for Aboriginal interests, the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) has announced that Canterbury Bulldogs superstar Ben Barba will be its ambassador for 2013.
NATIONAL: Aboriginal groups in NSW and the Wran Labor government were a prominent part of the political push which was instrumental in the Hawke government’s decision to abandon its plans to introduce a watered down version of national land rights legislation in 1985.