not-for-profit (NFP) sector's lack of investment in employee professional
development is limiting staff capacity and calling the sector's long-term
viability into question, according to researchers at The University of Western
Australia Business School's Centre for Social Impact.
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.
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.
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.