Poverty comes in different forms and degrees. But the solutions to poverty, of any kind, are the same – education and employment.
It’s not the 1970s any more. The most socially progressive reform governments can deliver today is to get every welfare recipient off welfare and into a real job, get every child to school every day and ensure that every Australian has the education and skills to thrive in the modern, global economy.
It should never be assumed a program is working, no matter how great it seems. Programs should commit to measurable outcomes for the people they serve and social impact targets for the communities in which they operate. The purpose of programs is not to conduct activities. It’s to close the gap.
Truancy isn’t a stubborn problem because we don’t know how to address it. Truancy is a stubborn problem when governments lack courage and determination
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...