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Submissions

  • Submission to the Defence White Paper 2015

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 04 Nov 2014

    Submission to the Defence White Paper 2015... Read More

  • Submission to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 06 Feb 2014

    Submission to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee... Read More

  • Submission to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 01 Aug 2013

    Submission to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committe.... Read More

  • Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee into the National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012

    Andrew Baker | 25 Jan 2013

    Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee into the National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012... Read More

  • Submission to the COAG Select Council on Disability Reform on NDIS ‘eligibility and reasonable and necessary support’ criteria

    Andrew Baker | 10 Sep 2012

    Submission to the COAG Select Council on Disability Reform on NDIS ‘eligibility and reasonable and necessary support’ criteria.... Read More

  • Submission to the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations References Committee

    Andrew Baker | 10 Sep 2012

    Submission to the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations References Committee... Read More

  • NSW Community Discussion Paper: Improving Educational Outcomes for Aboriginal People

    Helen Hughes AO 1928 - 2013 and Mark Hughes | 23 Mar 2012

    By ending the raft of current discriminatory, costly and ineffective Indigenous education policies, the New South Wales Coalition Government has the opportunity to ensure all Indigenous children starting...... Read More

  • Review of Higher Education Access and Outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

    Helen Hughes AO 1928 - 2013 and Sara Hudson | 18 Nov 2011

    Australia has a serious problem in low participation in higher education by students from low socio-economic backgrounds. Indigenous children from urban welfare dependent families, just like non-Indigenous...... Read More

  • Submission to the Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Local Government

    Oliver Marc Hartwich | 17 Oct 2011

    Should local government be recognised in the Constitution? And would such recognition make a practical difference? International experience suggests that constitutional recognition alone does not determine...... Read More

  • Submission to Remote Participation and Employment Servicing Arrangements

    Helen Hughes AO 1928 - 2013, Mark Hughes and Sara Hudson | 11 Oct 2011

    The Discussion Paper’s focus on participation and employment in remote Indigenous communities is welcome because it distinguishes remote communities from the majority of Aborigines and Torres Strait...... Read More

  • Submission to the Indigenous Sub-committee of the Steering Committee for the Review of Government Services Provision. 2011

    Sara Hudson | 31 Jan 2011

    Submission to the Indigenous Sub-committee of the Steering Committee for the Review of Government Services Provision. 2011 Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage or Perpetuating Indigenous Disadvantage?... Read More

  • FaHCSIA Indigenous Economic Development Strategy 2010

    Helen Hughes AO 1928 - 2013, Mark Hughes and Sara Hudson | 17 Dec 2010

    Governments state that their objective is for Indigenous townships to develop and prosper like mainstream Australian towns. This will not happen without mainstream policies. The ‘priorities’ listed...... Read More

  • Submission to Indigenous Home Ownership Issues Paper 2010

    Helen Hughes AO 1928 - 2013 and Sara Hudson | 15 Dec 2010

    Part 1 of this submission shows that incorrect data and lack of analysis on Indigenous home ownership continues to mislead policy development. It has resulted in government policies that make it impossible...... Read More

  • Submission to Native Title Leading Practice Agreements Discussion Paper 2010

    Helen Hughes AO 1928 - 2013, Mark Hughes and Sara Hudson | 30 Nov 2010

    The Native Title process is only one of the processes returning land to traditional owners. The lack of benefits to the Indigenous landowners from the process, however, is due to policies that affect all...... Read More

  • New Inquiry — Remote Community Stores in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Communities 2009

    Sara Hudson | 29 Jul 2009

    Communities in the Northern Territory and in other native title areas need to have private property rights if they are to have real economies, with the retail facilities of other small Australian towns.  ... Read More

  • Submission to the NZ Business Tax Review 2008

    Phil Rennie | 14 Aug 2008

    The priorities for the NZ government should be: Reduce the corporate rate to 30% Reduce the top personal rate to 30% Reduce the other relevant rates (trusts, fringe benefit tax etc) to 30% Move...... Read More

  • House of Representatives Standing Committee on Employment and Workplace Relations Inquiry 2008

    Kayoko Tsumori and Peter Saunders | 11 Jul 2008

    We currently employ a bigger proportion of the working-age population (70%) than ever before. Nevertheless, to increase participation in paid employment even further, we would need both to increase the...... Read More

  • Submission to the Senate Select Committee on Regional and Remote Indigenous Communities 2008

    Sara Hudson | 20 Mar 2008

    Submission to the Senate Select Committee on Regional and Remote Indigenous Communities 2008. The findings of this research indicate that while the original intentions of CDEP may have been admirable,...... Read More