Supplementary Question on Mabo Day

In Parliament, Questions

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:32): Supplementary: has the minister met with the Mirning people regarding their both historic and current claims for land and sea?

The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Attorney-General, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Minister for Industrial Relations and Public Sector) (14:32): I thank the honourable member for her question. I can’t remember when the last time was, but I know I have at events over the last couple of months bumped into the Mirning people on the West Coast of South Australia with informed discussion. Certainly, over the last couple of years I have had discussions with a whole range of groups about their aspirations, including representatives of Mirning in the past.