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The Cashless Debit Card Evaluation: does it really prove success?

Author/editor: Hunt, J

Paper no: 2

Year published: 2017

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The Cashless Debit Card Trial Evaluation: A Short Review -

Author/editor: Hunt, J

Paper no: 1

Year published: 2017

The concept of a 'Healthy Welfare Card', now renamed as the Cashless Debit Card (CDC), was a recommendation of the Forrest Review into Employment and Training (Forrest 2014). It was seen as a development from income management which has been occurring in parts of Australia since the Northern...

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Job Creation and Income Support in Remote Indigenous Australia: Moving Forward with a Better System -

Author/editor: Jordan, K, Fowkes, L, Altman, JC, Kral, I, Sanders, W, Morrison, J, Paterson, J, Klein, E

Paper no: 2

Year published: 2016

The Community Development Programme (CDP) is a remote-area Work for the Dole scheme that principally affects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The program is billed by the government as 'helping people find work, and allowing them to contribute to their communities and gain skills while...

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Indigenous Employment After the Boom -

Author/editor: Gray, MC, Hunter, B

Paper no: 1

Year published: 2016

Analysis of National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Social Survey data on Indigenous labour force status highlights the impact that the recent economic slowdown on Indigenous employment trends. At an aggregate level, the trends in Indigenous employment mirror those of the Australian...

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The NSW Crown Lands Review: Risks and Opportunities for Aboriginal People in New South Wales -

Author/editor: Hunt, J

Paper no: 3

Year published: 2015

The Crown Land Estate in New South Wales (NSW), managed by the Department of Primary Industries – Lands, totals 33 million hectares, covers 42% of the state, and is valued at approximately $11 billion. It does not include national parks and state forests managed by other government departments. By...

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Understanding Aboriginal identification in NSW: evidence from the Australian Census Longitudinal Dataset -

Author/editor: Biddle, N

Paper no: 2

Year published: 2015

The Indigenous population in NSW is estimated to be the largest in the country and one of the fastest growing. Part of this growth appears to be driven by resident of NSW who were not identified as being Indigenous in the 2006 Census, but were identified as Indigenous in the most recent (2011)...

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Empowered Communities: review of the empowered communities design report -

Author/editor: Klein, E

Paper no: 1

Year published: 2015

The Empowered Communities: Empowered Peoples Design Report proposes a new model of Indigenous empowerment and development in Australia. The authors of this Report have focused on economic development to achieve Indigenous empowerment, with an emphasis on Indigenous individuals and families...

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