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"Critical decade" for energy

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... disadvantage. For example, the East Kimberley Clean Energy Project, a 900-megawatt solar farm and a hydrogen facility with First Nations groups as equal stakeholders.

Banks to refund millions following ASIC review

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
Low-income First Nations banking customers will receive a refund of more than $28m following the corporate watchdog's review into bank fees. ANZ, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, CBA and Westpac kept at least two million low-income Australians in high-fee ...

NAB funds DEI workplace research

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
First Nations Australians are reporting racism and a lack of cultural safety at work. The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research (Jumbunna), the UTS Business School, and the Diversity Council Australia ...

Podcast: First Nations cultural heritage and FPIC with Rachel Perkins and Anirudha (Anu) Nagar

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... concept of Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC). Australia has a crucial responsibility to protect and respect First Nations cultural heritage; there are serious consequences if things go wrong. The recently launched Dhawura Ngilan Business and Investor ...

ASFA partners with First Nations Foundation

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia has announced a new learning partnership with First Nations Foundation (FNF) to deliver cultural competency training for members. This new partnership will give ASFA members access to FNF's culture ...

Canberra scopes First Nations economic policy

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
The Coalition of Peaks is currently consulting on the design of a First Nations Economic Partnership with Treasury. The aim is to improve access to capital markets and employment opportunities and address legislative or policy barriers that hinder that ...

Timber talks: Cultivating natural capital with Sarah Clawson

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... returns while prioritising ESG principles. We discuss sustainable landscape management, carbon credits integrity, and First Nations engagement policy and philosophy. Sarah just completed a trip to New Forest's newly opened office in Africa; she discusses ...

Closing the Gap in First Nations investing

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... investors but also works towards getting us to adjust and equitable society." Also at the conference was a session on First Nations cultural heritage laws and best practice for investors and corporations.

Doing better on First Nations heritage

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
The destruction of Juukan Gorge in 2020 in the Western Pilbara was a flash point in awareness of First Nations heritage and engagement issues in Australia. In May 2020 two ancient rock shelters on the traditional lands of the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and ...

Podcast: Advancing First Nations outcomes with Phil Usher

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2024  |  NEWS
When it comes to advancing outcomes for First Nations Peoples, economic empowerment, accessibility, and financial literacy are at the fore. In this episode of The Greener Way, senior journalist and host Rose Mary Petrass is joined by Phil Usher, a proud ...
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