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IBECC 2014

Rednecks alive and well, conference told

Thursday, 4 December 2014

While rednecks are alive and well in some towns, companies are increasingly aware of cultural competence and human rights, Indigenous and business leaders have told a conference at The University of Western Australia.

Toni Ah-Sam and panellists

Next generation is our responsibility: Indigenous leaders

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Indigenous businesses need to start looking towards the next generation, a conference at The University of Western Australia Business School has been told.

Professor Fiona Bull and Prince William

Public health expert receives MBE from Prince William

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Professor Fiona Bull, Director of The University of Western Australia's Centre for the Built Environment and Health, was this week presented with her MBE in London by HRH Prince William.

Pat Dudgeon

Suicide prevention critical issue for Indigenous communities

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Indigenous academic Professor Patricia Dudgeon has told an Indigenous business conference that governments, universities and communities must work together to address high Indigenous suicide rates.

Joe Ross

Rethink economic modelling to grow Indigenous communities

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Muway Constructions Director Joe Ross has told an Indigenous business conference that economic structures set up to support Indigenous businesses need to be remodelled.

Warren Mundine

Indigenous poverty can only be solved through commerce: Mundine

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Chairman of the Australian Indigenous Advisory Council, Warren Mundine, has told an Indigenous business conference that education, employment and economic development will be crucial to lifting Indigenous people out of poverty.

Leah Armstrong, outgoing CEO of Reconciliation Australia

Business from the heart

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Outgoing Reconciliation Australia CEO Leah Armstrong has told an Indigenous business conference that business can provide a pathway to reconciliation.

Peter Collier MLC, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Silo approach to Aboriginal affairs must be avoided: Collier

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Minister for Indigenous Affairs Peter Collier has told an Indigenous business conference that government departments must work together to address Indigenous disadvantage.

Kimberley Benjamin

Constitutional reform should recognise Indigenous Australians

Monday, 1 December 2014

Recognise Youth WA Ambassador Kimberley Benjamin, and Recognise Youth Campaign Coordinator Peter Dawson have called upon all Australians to support reform to recognise Indigenous people in the Australian constitution.

Mervyn Eades

Aboriginal incarceration rate at state of emergency: Mervyn Eades

Monday, 1 December 2014

Mervyn Eades was in and out of the prison system from the time he was 13 years old until he reached the age of 31.