Only economic prosperity will close the health gap

The reason too many Indigenous people live in poverty is because too many Indigenous people don’t participate in the real economy.
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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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

A deal too good to be true

Home ownership is a key part of personal wealth accumulation. There are considerable barriers to home ownership on remote Indigenous lands. Legal and title constraints are only the beginning. [Read more…]

Disrupting Indigenous affairs

Disruptive innovation is not an optional extra when it comes to Indigenous affairs. [Read more…]

Privately owned, profit making enterprises the key to economic development

Indigenous procurement parity can spearhead a move from not-for profit, centrally controlled economies to individually owned, for-profit ventures. [Read more…]