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…]

This is the story of a people…

Israel and the global Jewish diaspora are proof that a nation of people can suffer the worst life can dish up and not only survive, but thrive. [Read more…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

We must stand up against Indigenous family violence

Four Corners’ expose on Don Dale Detention Centre triggered national outcry. Systemic violence against Indigenous women barely rates a mention.

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Commerce, not charity, will close the gap

Only economic development can lift people out of poverty and disadvantage. The good news is economic opportunities are opening up for Indigenous people like never before. [Read more…]

Get the rules right

The Indigenous Advancement Policy needs critical refinements. The new government must move away from the mission manager mentality and fully embrace a genuine commercial framework. [Read more…]