‘Vulnerable being ignored’: Are native title benefits squandered by mismanagement?

Millions of dollars of mining royalty payments are feared to have been squandered and special administrators are scrambling to unravel a maze of entities associated with one of the country’s most prominent native title organisations.

The Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association (ATLA), was set up in 2001 to look after the interests of some 3000 Adnyamathanha people over 41,000 square kilometres in the Flinders Ranges in South Australia.

Today on Please Explain, Tory Maguire speaks with investigative journalist Adele Ferguson, who travelled to South Australia to look into just one example of the endemic and unique challenges faced by many Indigenous organisations across the country.

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