South Australia halts Indigenous treaty talks as premier says he has ‘other priorities’ | Australia news | The Guardian

South Australia’s premier, Steven Marshall, has paused the state’s treaty process with Aboriginal groups pending a progress report from the SA treaty commissioner, Roger Thomas.

The South Australian premier, Steven Marshall, has “paused” treaty negotiations with Aboriginal groups, saying he has “other priorities” in Indigenous affairs.

Marshall, who holds the Aboriginal affairs portfolio, told the ABC his government would focus on “practical outcomes” over “symbolic action”.

via South Australia halts Indigenous treaty talks as premier says he has ‘other priorities’ | Australia news | The Guardian

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