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With great pleasure, I spoke in the Senate today about the historic township lease agreement Gunyangara traditional owners have entered into, that will for the first time be held by a community-controlled Aboriginal Corporation.
This groundbreaking township lease is a tribute to the leadership, vision and strength of my friend, Mr Galarrwuy Yunupingu AM, and his family, in particular his brothers Djawa and Balupalu,
The Gunyangara township lease will deliver a range of benefits to the traditional owners and local community, including better land administration, local decision making about land-use issues and greater support for commercial development and home ownership. 21/11/2016