Wednesday, 28 September 2022
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Joint Committee; Reference
I advise that Senator Nampijinpa Price will co-sponsor government business notice of motion No. 2, proposing a reference to the Joint Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs. At the request of Senator McCarthy and Senator Nampijinpa Price, I move:
That the following matter be referred to the Joint Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs for inquiry and report by 1 December 2022:
Community safety, support services and job opportunities in the Northern Territory, with particular reference to:
(a) the preparation for the sun-setting of the Stronger Futures legislation;
(b) community safety and alcohol management;
(c) job opportunities and Community Development Program reform;
(d) justice reinvestment community services; and
(e) any related matters.
At the request of Senator Thorpe, I seek leave to move an amendment to the motion in the terms circulated in the chamber.
I move to amend the motion:
After paragraph (d), insert:
(da) holistic community-controlled health services and related health programs;
(db) the provision of humane and appropriate housing; and Question—
Original question agreed to.