Minister for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney says Tuesday’s statement will “commit to new actions that focus on making a practical difference”.
- Minister for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney says Tuesday’s statement will “commit to new actions that focus on making a practical difference”.
- Equally, ambitions to transform how decisions are made and delivered have so far proved beyond governments.
- But the review’s “overarching finding” is that there’s been “no systematic approach to determining what strategies need to be implemented to disrupt business-as-usual of governments”.
- He points out that the 1967 referendum was about giving the Commonwealth power to make policy for Australia’s Indigenous people.
- Another initiative he suggests is expanding the Indigenous workforce in the community services sector, including the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
- On another front, Albanese has it in his power to make one desirable gesture.
- The governor-generalship comes up soon, and an Indigenous appointment would be appropriate and welcome.
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