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Ten years on from the apology, more needs to be done

Darwin Bishop Eugene Hurley and the chair of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council have lamented the slow progress – and lack of progress in some cases – in the 10 years since then-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd delivered a national apology to Indigenous Australians.

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Jamaki's dressmaking skills have gone from strength to strength and she has become a leader in her community.
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Hopeful future for Janaki

Each year Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion, which runs through the six weeks of Lent, brings together communities across Australia, in solidarity with the world’s poor, to help end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. Each week The Southern Cross will publish a story on how Project Compassion is making a different to the lives of individuals, their families and communities.

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IT Students log on @StPatsTech

St Patrick’s Technical College’s first intake of students studying information technology have logged on for the first time.