Labor letting its Indigenous legacy die

Labor’s greatest ever achievement for Aboriginal people was passing the Native Title Act in 1993. Not passing these amendments means it may as well not have bothered. Labor is allowing its own legacy to curl up and die. [Read more…]

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Activists are the new colonial oppressors

The real colonial ­oppressors are the activists, supported by European & American funders, who have all the privileges of the modern world but would deny Indigenous people using their land as an economic asset. [Read more…]

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Children’s interests must always come first

In the future another generation of Indigenous people will deserve an apology from government, not for removing them but for failing to protect them. [Read more…]

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Indigenous Australians and the mining industry need each other

Indigenous people and the minerals industry actually want the same thing. We can sharpen our engagement model to achieve it. [Read more…]

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It has to stop. At the source

The UN says the world can’t afford to pay the price of violence against women. If ever this were true, it’s in Indigenous communities. They can’t afford this. Nor can Australia. [Read more…]

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Deal with crime and the rest will follow

Incarceration rates are a symptom of more fundamental problems. Focus on these and the rest will follow. [Read more…]

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The power of independent schooling

Independent schools have a lot to be proud of and can use their voice and influence to deliver better outcomes for Indigenous Australians and for Australia as a whole. [Read more…]

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Indigenous people and the future minerals industry workforce

The questions and answers on the future workforce and economic development are the same for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. It’s not CSR. It’s business. [Read more…]

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Out of sight, out of mind, out of control

Yaabubiin presents Jacinta Price, Muriel Bamblett AM, Antoinette Braybrook and Suzanne Ingram in a panel discussion on family violence in Indigenous families and communities moderated by ABC Radio’s Lindy Kerin. [Read more…]

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Creating job opportunities for Indigenous Australians

The critical question isn’t how to create more job opportunities for Indigenous people but how they take up the opportunities already there. [Read more…]

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