Indigenous people and the minerals industry actually want the same thing. We can sharpen our engagement model to achieve it. [Read more…]
Incarceration rates are a symptom of more fundamental problems. Focus on these and the rest will follow. [Read more…]
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…]
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…]
No government, organisation or person who claims to care about inequality can stand by and accept people languishing in poverty and disadvantage. And that’s what welfare dependence is. [Read more…]
Everyone who depends on welfare is living in poverty. Poverty isn’t alleviated by giving people money. Poverty is alleviated by people making money; by economic development driven by jobs, education and innovation.
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…]