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Governance overhaul is needed to empower communities: Gooda

mick goodaThe way Indigenous Australians are governed needs a complete overhaul, Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda has used his annual report to call for a complete overhaul of the way Indigenous Australians are governed.

Mr Gooda was delivering his annual report to the Australian Human Rights Commission.

"We need Government to sometimes just get out of the road and give us a chance to make some decisions...

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 January 2013 22:00

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Collard warns mining jobs push a misguided approach

david collardA leading Indigenous spokesman has called for partnerships and co-management between Traditional Owners and mining companies to help protect country, sacred sites and natural resources.

David Collard, a keynote speaker at last week's Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations conference at the University of WA, said there needed to be more "Aboriginal engagement in natural resource...

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 January 2013 21:58

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