The Federal Government is ignoring questions on Indigenous Affairs

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Dozens of parliamentary questions about Indigenous affairs have been ignored by the Federal Government since October 2017, prompting accusations it does not take the policy area seriously.

In a Senate committee hearing The Prime Minister’s Department was given more than 50 questions to respond to.

But three months on, the public service’s central agency has not answered a single one relating to Indigenous Affairs while it has answered more than 75% of non-Indigenous related questions.

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