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From the ABC News, Police support Indigenous permit status quo: Reactions of indigenous people and local police to the Howard government’s plan to steal Aboriginal land and open it to “public scrutiny”. Criticism in this article centres around two issues. Firstly, that abolishing Aboriginal control over their own land opens the door to alcohol and drug runners, and others who wish to exploit the communities for their own gain. And secondly, that divesting Aboriginal people of their land has nothing whatsoever to do with the stated aim of the War On Child Abuse.

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