31
Mar 14

Rio Tinto backs Indigenous Employment

“There is currently very little in the way of incentives for organisations and levels of government to co-operate, to align their strategies and achieve a degree of common purpose. “Building on good practice and supporting local networks is what is making a … difference”. – PATRICIA KARVELAS, THE AUSTRALIAN Rio Tinto Australia, Managing Director, David Peever … Continue reading Rio Tinto backs Indigenous Employment

18
Mar 14

Prime Minister Abbott reveals bad news about closing the gap.

Ever since ‘Kevin 07’s’ famous “Sorry” speech, the unbalanced nature between non-indigenous and indigenous Australians has been a prime topic in Federal government and this covers all levels of disadvantage including funding, housing and living standards, employment and now children. Emma Griffith’s article with the ABC surrounding this topic has explained that the Australian Prime … Continue reading Prime Minister Abbott reveals bad news about closing the gap.

13
Feb 14

When will we finally Close the Gap?

Yesterday Prime Minister Tony Abbott delivered this year’s Closing the Gap report, outlining how the nation failing to meet “more meaningful targets” in Indigenous disadvantage. “And Indigenous employment, I deeply regret to say, has, if anything, slipped backwards over the past few years,” says Mr Abbott. The Indigenous Jobs and Training Review  enters it’s final … Continue reading When will we finally Close the Gap?