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Tuesday, 21 August 1973
Page: 184

Mr Calder asked the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, upon notice:

(   1 ) How were the Northern Territory representatives to the recent National Conference of Aborigines in Canberra selected?

(2)   If they were elected, will he supply details of how the election was conducted.

Mr Bryant - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(   1 ) The Northern Territory representatives at the first meeting of the National Aboriginal Consultative Council were selected from among prominent Northern Territory Aboriginals, including members of the Northern Territory Aboriginal Advisory Council, in consultation with my Department, certain Aboriginal communities and the Northern Territory Aboriginal Advisory Council.

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