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The courage to feel uncomfortable: what Australians need to learn to achieve real reconciliation.

Contributor, Wednesday, 1st June 2022 -  Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s election night speech put recognition of The Uluru statement from the heart in the minds of the nation. But real reconciliation is deeper and more

Developing sustainable and high impact NFPs for Indigenous Australians

Adam Davids, Monday, 1st March 2021 -  Aboriginal non-profit leader and Fulbright Scholar, Adam Davids offers insights for Indigenous not for profits by drawing on the experience of successful racial minority-serving

Bridging the education gap: Why Australia is failing Indigenous Australians

Andrew Cairns, Thursday, 23rd January 2020 -  Nobody in Australia knows why we are failing to close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous education like Indigenous Australians themselves, but their voices are still

Indigenous Groups Call for Cross-sector Support to Change the Date

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 25th January 2019 -  Peak Indigenous not for profits are calling for more cross-sector collaboration between organisations and corporations, as the battle to change the date of Australia Day continues.

Royal Commission Demands Action in Wake of Shocking and Systemic Failures

Wendy Williams, Friday, 17th November 2017 -  The social sector is calling for immediate action to keep vulnerable children out of prison after the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern


The Indigenous Uptake of the NDIS is Low And This Must Change

Fran Connelley, Monday, 29th May 2017 -  There are 250 Aboriginal languages, 560 dialects and not a single word for “disability”…  so perhaps it’s not surprising that the uptake of the NDIS by Indigenous people is

Turnbull Budget has Glaring Omissions for Indigenous Australians

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 10th May 2017 -  The delivery of the 2017 budget for Indigenous Australians was a “mixed bag” of support and omissions, leaders of key Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations said. More

No Pathway to Release

Patrick McGee, Monday, 20th February 2017 -  The justice system doesn’t know how to respond to disability, particularly for Indigenous Australians, writes Patrick McGee who addressed the inaugural Australian Lawyers for

Indigenous Homeless Hit Hardest By Funding Uncertainty

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 24th January 2017 -  Ongoing funding uncertainty is restricting homelessness support for Indigenous Australians, according to a new report. Research from AHURI has found there are no government programs


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

Funders of Indigenous Causes in Free Online Guide

Chris Hornsey, Thursday, 24th March 2016 -  Fundraising consultancy to the Not for Profit sector AskRIGHT has launched a series of free online guides for indigenous organisations seeking to fundraise. AskRIGHT has compiled…
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