Indigenous people are being displaced again – by gentrification

Soaring rents are destroying the communities Aboriginal people have painstakingly built in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. It all feels very familiar Walking into the inner-city Brisbane suburb of West End one morning, I witnessed a group of Aboriginal “parkies” being moved on from a corner of the main road. “So nothing’s really changed for blackfellas … Continue reading Indigenous people are being displaced again – by gentrification

Locals benefit from jobs created by rabbit-proof-fence fix

BOB “Mangoes” Mongoo grew up with the rabbit-proof fence, regularly travelling alongside it to find food. The Wajarri man was raised near Mt Wittenoom in the Murchison, rugged red country about 250km north-east of Geraldton. The earliest sections of the fence were erected nearly 90 years before he was born. To him, the rabbit-proof fence … Continue reading Locals benefit from jobs created by rabbit-proof-fence fix

More than 200 Indigenous women in business meet for Australian-first conference

Ella Bancroft faces a particular challenge in kickstarting her career — finding a way to marry her commercial goals with her Indigenous culture. Key points •180 business women attended the Australian-first meeting •600 women applied, eclipsing the 90 registrations expected •There's been a surge in the number of Indigenous business owners over the past decade, … Continue reading More than 200 Indigenous women in business meet for Australian-first conference

A systematic review of studies evaluating Australian indigenous community development projects: the extent of community participation, their methodological quality and their outcomes

Abstract Background: Community development is a health promotion approach identified as having great potential to improve Indigenous health, because of its potential for extensive community participation. There has been no systematic examination of the extent of community participation in community development projects and little analysis of their effectiveness. This systematic review aims to identify the … Continue reading A systematic review of studies evaluating Australian indigenous community development projects: the extent of community participation, their methodological quality and their outcomes

Achieve Gender Equality to Deliver the SDGs

Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. Gender equality is an enabler and accelerator for all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offers an opportunity to achieve not only SDG 5 (gender equality), … Continue reading Achieve Gender Equality to Deliver the SDGs