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Australia’s Aborigines deliver PM a roadmap to constitutional recognition

Screen Shot 2017-08-03 at 4.05.17 PMMELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s aboriginal leaders delivered a report to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday recommending the indigenous population be recognized in the constitution as the country’s first people, with a history dating back some 50,000 years.

The report also called for a representative body be set up to advise

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parliament on indigenous matters.

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ANZ sells South Australia govt bonds after state announces new bank tax

logo_ANZMELBOURNE, June 29 (Reuters) – Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd has sold tens of millions of dollars worth of South Australia government bonds, its chief executive said on Thursday, a week after the state announced a new bank tax.

South Australia bond yields have
risen relative to those of other states since it imposed a A$370 million ($280 million) levy on the country’s five biggest lenders, indicating investors have become more cautious about lending to the state government. Screen Shot 2017-08-03 at 4.10.03 PM.png

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