Forge a new path

Government attempts at Indigenous economic development are bogged down in a government dependency mindset. It’s time to forge a new path based on economic participation.   [Read more…]

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…]

Social breakdown is the root cause of Don Dale abuse

If governments want fewer Don Dales, then take a tougher stand on school attendance, welfare to work and enabling real economies in Indigenous communities where enterprise can grow. [Read more…]

Indigenous Accountants crucial for Indigenous futures

To build prosperity from the assets we’ve fought hard to obtain, our communities need people with financial expertise, who know how to manage, sustain and build wealth. We need accountants just as much as lawyers and doctors, if not more. [Read more…]

Closing the Gap – It’s the economy, stupid

We need an economic strategy for Indigenous people built around an educated workforce, employment in real jobs & small business entrepreneurialism. Not around welfare & government dependency. [Read more…]

The First Tree – Examining the Indigenous education landscape

There is no reason for Indigenous children to miss out on education that other Australian children take as a given. It’s not up to “someone” to do “something”. It’s up to us. [Read more…]

The welfare poverty net

Poverty comes in different forms and degrees. But the solutions to poverty, of any kind, are the same – education and employment. [Read more…]

Schooling is a no-brainer

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 [Read more…]

Indigenous education critical for northern development

Indigenous Australians should be the first port of call to meet the demand for labour in Northern Australia  [Read more…]

Creating Economies – The future of Aboriginal business in WA

Executive Chairman of the Australian Indigenous Chamber of Commerce speaks on opportunities for Indigenous business [Read more…]