2016 Closing the Gap Report released

2016 Closing the Gap Report released. [Read more…]

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Solomons Prime Minister meets with the Australian Indigenous Chamber of Commerce

The Chairman of the Australian Indigenous Chamber of Commerce visits the Solomon Islands.  [Read more…]

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Release of the 7th Closing the Gap Report

Warren Mundine calls for everyone to lift a finger and stop pointing it. [Read more…]

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Social Justice Commissioner calls for recognition of traditional nations

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Mick Gooda, today released the 2014 Social Justice & Native Title Report. [Read more…]

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Worth reading

Recent news and opinion pieces  from Australia and the world on economic development, Indigenous commerce, poverty alleviation, education and more

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Indigenous Chamber’s visit to Yilpara (Baniyala)

Yilpara (Baniyala) is an Aboriginal homeland community in North East Arnhem Land working to become a thriving, self-sufficient and sustainable community with a real economy. [Read more…]

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Australian Indigenous Chamber of Commerce Directors attend Garma Festival in NT

Indigenous Chamber Executive Chairman Warren Mundine and Director Elizabeth Henderson attended the 2013 Garma Festival hosted by the Yolgnu nation in North East Arnhem Land. [Read more…]

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AIME Annual Report – real outcomes in Indigenous education

The Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME) has released its 2012 Annual Report and the results show real, measurable outcomes and improvements in Indigenous education.

Including a 31% successful transition from Year 12 to university, approaching the national average of 46% for non-Indigenous students and a 94% successful transition from Year 10 to Year 11 (the historical “drop-out” stage for high school student), slightly above the national average of 93% for non-Indigenous students. Other transition rates continue to demonstrate year-on-year improvement.

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Indigenous Chamber welcomes High Court decision on alcohol management plans

The Indigenous Chamber welcomes this week’s High Court decision upholding alcohol management plans in Indigneous communities. Communities will never have economic development unless the necessary conditions for investment exist.

These include a capable & ready workforce and good governance. If a community is dysfunctional because of alcohol then no one will want to do business there
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