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Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage

Bethany Simmonds, Tuesday, 5th September 2017 -  Aboriginal people are the most marginalised, excluded and disadvantaged group of people living in Australia today, and transport disadvantage simply adds to their morass of problems

Peak Body Demands Action to Stop NDIS Leaving Aboriginal People Behind

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 5th September 2017 -  The NSW peak body for Aboriginal children and families is advocating for urgent action to stop Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people “being left behind” by the National

Rights and Respect For Australia’s First Peoples

Wendy Williams, Monday, 5th June 2017 -  Andrew Meehan is the national director of ANTaR, a national advocacy organisation dedicated to the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. He is this week’s Changemaker.

Indigenous Incarceration Set to Cost $20B by 2040

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 29th May 2017 -  The over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders is costing nearly $8 billion annually and will grow to almost $20 billion per annum by 2040 without further intervention,…

Indigenous Leaders Meet to Form a United Front on Constitutional Recognition

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 24th May 2017 -  In a historic milestone more than 250 Indigenous leaders from across the country are meeting with the intention to reach a consensus on constitutional reform. The First Nations National…

$10M Boost to Prevent Indigenous Suicide

Wendy Williams, Monday, 23rd January 2017 -  An initiative launched to tackle Indigenous suicide has received a $10 million boost as the scheme is poised to roll out nationally. The Indigenous-led Critical Response Service,

New Stats on Indigenous Disadvantage ‘Alarming’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 17th November 2016 -  The wellbeing of Australia’s Indigenous population continues to stagnate or even worsen in some areas despite some positive signs of improvement, according to a new Productivity

Changemaker

Spending Time In the Forgotten Corners of Our Nation

Wendy Williams, Monday, 14th November 2016 -  Arthur Alla is the founder of Red Earth Connections, a reconciliation champion and, as of last week, the 2017 NSW Young Australian of the Year. He is this week’s Changemaker. While

Relationships, Respect and Trust Key to Engagement with Indigenous Employees

Lisa Annese, Monday, 17th October 2016 -  A lot can be done to build workplaces that make the most of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander talent, writes Diversity Council Australia CEO Lisa Annese. Have you ever really considered

Aus Newspaper Cartoon Branded Racist

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 4th August 2016 -  The NSW Aboriginal Land Council will lodge a complaint to the Australian Press Council urging action against what it claims was a racist cartoon in Thursday’s edition of The Australian.

New Guidelines Assist Financial Inclusion for Indigenous Australians

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 21st July 2016 -  The First Nations Foundation and the Financial Services Council (FSC) have applauded changes to national guidelines to assist financial institutions in the identification of

Game that Lets Player’s Kill Aboriginal People Dumped

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 19th January 2016 -  A video game that allowed players to kill Aboriginal people, promoting “racism and negative stereotypes of indigenous Australians”, has been removed from online…
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