Indigenous poverty doesn’t persist because of racism, “apartheid” or lack of government investment. It persists because we treat Indigenous communities like dependent children and smother them in a bureaucratic mire. Let’s start treating them like adults.
The greatest threat to Indigenous languages and culture and Indigenous peoples’ desire to live on country, is the inability to build a real economy.
Executive Chairman of the Australian Indigenous Chamber of Commerce speaks on opportunities for Indigenous business
When I was young, people asked me what I wanted to be when I grow up. All kids in remote communities should be able to answer this question.
Indigenous prosperity through commerce and private enterprise
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Opportunities exist for organisations, who share the Chamber’s vision for self-reliance and economic prosperity for Indigenous Australians and their communities through commercial activity, to assist the Indigenous Chamber in its objectives. … Read More...
The Chamber’s Seven Point Reform Agenda calls for the creation of real jobs as a result of commercial activities with Indigenous people being trained, job-ready and on-boarded to a specific job at the end of their training. … Read More...
In April 2013 the Indigenous Chamber launched its Seven Point Reform Agenda for commercial activities and economic growth in indigenous communities and prosperity for indigenous people. This Agenda has been developed with the benefit of our Board and Business Advisory … Read More...