During the week there was a breakthrough in the long running saga over the construction of social housing on the Block in Sydney's Redfern. After almost a year-and-a-half of protest and occupation by the Redfern Aboriginal Tent Embassy and threats of eviction by the Aboriginal Housing Company, peace broke out. Last week, the Minister for indigenous Affairs, Senator Nigel Scullion intervened in the stalemate and announced a $5 million grant to sweeten the deal for the housing company to go ahead with low cost accommodation at the same time as its commercial Pemulwuy Project. And on Tuesday the AHC signed the compromise deal. Aunty Jenny Munro joined NITV News reporter Malarndirri McCarthy for a chat.
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