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Indigenous Australians

Backing the strengths of Aboriginal young people

For Aboriginal people, connection to our country, culture and family can be profoundly healing. But in the many decades we’ve spent working to improve the health of Australia’s first peoples - it’s a strength that has too often been ignored and squandered. Read More

Fred Chaney: what is fairness for Indigenous Australians?

Radically new fixes for Indigenous disadvantage have not had the impact hoped, and in some cases have measurable harm. An iterate approach may be more effective in sharing with Indigenous Australians the fairness, opportunity and security enjoyed by the majority, writes former Aboriginal Affairs minister Fred Chaney. Read More