Fiona Jose appointed to Cairns and Hinterland Health Board
Cape York Partnership CEO Fiona Jose has been appointed a place on the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Board. Fiona is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leader dedicated…
A Mission of hope
The Australian |
By Caroline Overington, The Australian’s Literary EditorThis article was originally published in The Australian on Thursday 23 December 2021 There is no public figure as important as Noel Pearson,…
Remote Engagement Program Submission to Discussion Paper
Executive Summary Cape York Institute (CYI) shares the Commonwealth Government’s commitment to abolishing the Community Development Program (CDP) and welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Remote Engagement Program discussion…
Fund Employment Not Unemployment
Media Release A collaboration of Indigenous policy, peaks, and employment and empowerment organisations are calling for urgent action to create significant growth in employment in remote Indigenous communities. Aboriginal Peak…
Power Must Go to the People
The Cairns Post |
Chief Executive Fiona Jose is determined to build a brighter future for her people – and she has the determination and skills to do it.
Australians deserve a job guarantee
The Mercury |
The concept is simple. It is a job for all those who are able to work. The job pays the minimum wage, superannuation contributions and leave entitlements. It brings the dignity of work to every Australian including the disabled, mentally ill and extremely disadvantaged. And it is a better alternative to passive welfare.
The case for a government jobs guarantee
The transition of the Job Keeper and Job Seeker programs to a full employment scheme would effect the most profound change to the country’s employment and welfare system since the creation of the Australian welfare system after the second world war.
IN MEMORY: JOSEPH ROBINSON ROPEYARN ‘ROBBIE SALEE’
IN MEMORY OF JOSEPH ROBINSON ROPEYARN ‘ROBBIE SALEE’ 8 October 2019 St Michaels and All Angels Church Injinoo Robbie was there from the beginning of our movement as Pama of…
Diversity in unity best balm for Australia’s conflicting identities
Australia, like other nations throughout the developed world, is in the throes of crises of identities. Identity and its politics is the new political correctness. Its rise is said to…
From the Australian Newpaper – 2011 Getting Aborigines into work sometimes seems to be the least of Job Services Australia’s priorities. UNEMPLOYED people have invisible bar codes tattooed on their…
Dumped indigenous welfare program rated ‘a success’
An independent review of an indigenous welfare program, dumped last week by the Queensland government, has found there is “good evidence” the reforms have helped communities and should be continued….
Queensland opposes community-controlled reform
Australia has an inequality problem. But it is not the inequality problem of the US, as generally assumed. The August report of the Productivity Commission, Rising Inequality: A Stocktake of…