Standing Committee on Aboriginal
and Torres Strait Islander Affairs
One of the ways that the Committee collects information is to talk to
individuals and organsiations at public
hearings. A record is taken by Hansard of what is said at each public
hearing (a 'transcript').
The Committee has held the following public hearings for the indigenous
You can read the transcript of each hearing that is underlined. However,
to view or print the transcipts, you will need the Acrobat PDF reader,
which can be downloaded free of charge from Adobe.
The Committee has also held informal meetings with other people
and organisations for the inquiry. The Committee has held such meetings
in Nhulunbuy and Yirrkala (21 & 22 April 1998), Fitzroy Crossing (5 May
1998), the Warmun community near the Argyle Diamond mine (6 May 1998),
Thursday Island (5 May 1998), and Badu and Moa Islands (6 May 1998).
There are no transcripts available for these meetings.
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