“Rhetoric about closing the gap and advocacy for various Indigenous programs cannot paper over such a gaping hole in governance. It’s no surprise that public policy debates — not only in Indigenous affairs but also in areas such as health and education — are so impoverished.” 1,354 more words
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” Canberra mother Rebecca Lester, of the Wonnara Nation from the NSW Hunter Valley, has praised Canberra’s Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Services Aboriginal Hearing Program for saving her daughters hearing and supporting her look forward to a productive and promising school career. 1,188 more words
NACCHO #BlackLivesMatter : WALEED Aly dismay over Australia’s willingness to accept black deaths in custody
“Or maybe they’ve not even committed a crime at all. They’ve just been detained for their own safety. And this is a penalty we’ve administered almost 400 times in the last 25 years.” 522 more words
Are we digitally literate?
Were we ready for the Census? A discussion surrounding the pitfalls of promoting digital literacy and the ramifications of assumption.
The Census provides basis for topical discussion in 2016 as the previously paper survey turned digital. 517 more words