2019 Impact 25
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Indigenous Voice to Parliament Wins Corporate Support

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 5th February 2019 -  Mining giants BHP and Rio Tinto’s support of the Uluru Statement from the Heart has been welcomed by statement advocates, who are calling for greater corporate support for an Indigenous

Calls to Abolish Controversial Work-for-the-dole Scheme

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 29th January 2019 -  Community groups are calling to abolish the federal government’s controversial remote work-for-the-dole scheme, despite incoming changes to the program aimed at reducing penalties

Australia’s 2018 Human Rights Performance Slammed

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 9th January 2019 -  The Australian government’s human rights approach to refugees, Indigenous people and those with disability has been slammed by an annual review, which warns that Australia is at

Philanthropic Scholarship to Boost Indigenous University Students

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 11th December 2018 -  Monash University and Gandel Philanthropy have partnered to support the next generation of Indigenous change agents, as part of the largest philanthropic fundraising campaigns

Indigenous Children Left Hungrier Under New CDP Penalties

Luke Michael, Thursday, 27th September 2018 -  Indigenous children would be left hungrier than they already are under tough new penalties proposed as part of reforms to the remote work-for-the-dole program, a Senate inquiry

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Making Australia Safer – Really?

David Crosbie, Thursday, 13th September 2018 -  Safety is part of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s three-point plan to win the next election, but what is he doing to create a safer Australia, asks Community Council for Australia

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Indigenous Employment Gap Widening and We Don’t Know How to Fix It

Contributor, Wednesday, 29th August 2018 -  Rigorous, well designed evaluation is important in informing future policy-making, and developing a stronger evidence base for strategies to close the remote employment gap,

Rising Indigenous Voice Ready to Lead if Chosen

Paul Carter, Monday, 9th July 2018 -  During NAIDOC Week many familiar Indigenous leaders will be in the media, but at the same time a young Indigenous advocate, a rising voice representing the next generation of leadership,…

Next-Gen Indigenous Leader Addresses UN Human Rights Council

Paul Carter, Wednesday, 4th July 2018 -  A rising voice of Indigenous leadership has addressed the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva asking it to pressure Australian state and territory governments to raise the age of criminal…

Community Groups Call For Action on Indigenous Incarceration Rates

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 28th March 2018 -  Indigenous community groups have called on the Australian government to follow the “clear roadmap for change” presented by a new government-commissioned report, which examined

Three Billboards on the Road Back to Where We Came From

Michael Dillon, Thursday, 15th February 2018 -  Michael Dillon from the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research offers three “billboards” with updates on the remote housing “fiasco”. The recent film Three Billboards

Annual Report Finds Government Still Struggling to Close the Gap

Luke Michael, Monday, 12th February 2018 -  The prime minister’s annual Closing the Gap report has revealed only three out of seven targets are “on track”, 10 years after the policy was launched to improve the lives
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