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The Alliance


The APO NT alliance is between five Aboriginal NT peak bodies:

Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance NT [AMSANT]

AMSANT is the peak body for Aboriginal community controlled health services in the Northern Territory and advocates for equality in health, focusing on supporting the provision of high quality comprehensive primary health care services for Aboriginal communities.

To learn more: http://www.amsant.org.au

Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service Inc. [CAALAS]

CAALAS provides high quality, culturally appropriate legal advice and representation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in Central Australia in the areas of criminal, civil, family and welfare rights law. The organisation advocates for the rights of Aboriginal people and improved social justice outcomes. Additionally, CAALAS provides community legal education, support for young people interacting with the justice system and assistance to prisoners and their families to support reintegration into the community.

To learn more: http://www.caalas.com.au/

Central Land Council [CLC]

The CLC is a Council of 90 Aboriginal people elected from communities in the southern half of the Northern Territory. The roots of the CLC lie in the history of Aboriginal struggle for justice and our rights to our traditional land. The CLC is a representative body promoting Aboriginal rights. It is a statutory authority under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976. It also has functions under the Native Title Act 1993 and the Pastoral Land Act 1992.

To learn more: http://www.clc.org.au/

North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency [NAAJA]

NAAJA delivers quality and culturally appropriate Aboriginal legal services to the Top End of the Northern Territory in the areas of criminal law, family law, civil law, and welfare rights including Centrelink and income management problems. NAAJA also provides prisoner support and through-care services, conducts research and provides advocacy and community legal education.

To learn more: http://www.naaja.org.au

Northern Land Council [NLC]

The NLC is an independent statutory authority of the Commonwealth under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976. It is responsible for assisting Aboriginal peoples in the Top End of the Northern Territory to acquire and manage their traditional lands and seas. The NLC is also the Native title Representative Body for the northern region and has functions prescribed under the Native Title Act 1993. The NLC is also is also authorised to perform functions under a number of Northern Territory laws.

To learn more:  http://www.nlc.org.au/.

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