Politics

Oct 12, 2007

The PM and Aboriginal Australia — a timeline

John Howard's brush with Aboriginal Australia -- a timeline.

John Howard's brush with Aboriginal Australia -- a timeline:

March 1996: In John Howard's first act as prime minister, he calls a press conference and announces his intention to appoint an administrator to take over the powers and functions of the ATSIC board. It requires a change in the Act, but is blocked in the Senate.

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2 thoughts on “The PM and Aboriginal Australia — a timeline

  1. Venise Alstergren

    John Howard has, over the past eleven years, created the template against which all aspiring liars can measure themselves.
    It is not much of a claim is it?

  2. boysana

    This latest Howard manoevre is nothing but a smokescreen to have another go at changing the preamble…….. If he has his way there wil be more changes than references to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, he failed last time……

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