Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organizations say this year’s federal budget will provide welcome relief for some service providers, but significant challenges still lie ahead in closing the gap for First Nations communities.

National Indigenous Radio Service’s Harrison Pederson took a closer look at what was handed down in this year’s budget, and how it will impact Indigenous Australians.

Produced By: Harrison Pederson

Featured In Story: Beau Williams – Chief Executive Officer of First Languages Australia, Nerita Waight – Co-Chair of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services, Catherine Liddle – CEO of SNAICC National Voice for Our Children, Damian Griffs – CEO of First Peoples Disability Network, and Lidia Thorpe – Independent Senator for Victoria

First aired on The Wire, Monday 20 May 2024