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JBWere appoints philanthropic services head

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 18 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... manager of education at Catholic Schools NSW, where she championed educational equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at the state and national levels. Her expertise spans policy development and implementation, strategic planning ...

Top 10 most-read articles of 2023

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... statements on the Voice August: Companies and investors came out with public statements on an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament, with some questioning the effectiveness - and appropriateness - of such statements. #8: Australia ...

Property investor GPT joins advanced RAP cohort

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... Reconciliation Australia. The plan outlines GPT's formal commitments to reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia. The GPT Group is one of the top ASX 50 companies in Australia, one of the country's largest diversified ...

Social license or social-washing - weighing the value of public statements on the Voice

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 10 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
Many companies and investors have come out with public statements on an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament, with some questioning the effectiveness - and appropriateness - of such statements. Corporates are evaluating whether ...

Podcast: Covering the Voice campaign - with Jack Latimore

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUL 2023  |  NEWS
... Later this year, Australian citizens will be asked to vote on in a referendum to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Constitution by establishing an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice. The Vote on Voice is being widely ...

Investing in First Nations People

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 16 MAY 2023  |  NEWS
... through collaborative and equitable partnerships. "You can't have green without orange," Leah Armstrong, a Torres Strait Islander, is an advisory board member at the Nature Conservancy and managing director of First Nations Capital Ltd. Orange is the ...

Noted Aboriginal academic calls on business to back Voice

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAY 2023  |  NEWS
... to alter the Constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice. Do you approve of this alteration?" If voted Yes, Section 129 will be added to the Australian Constitution. This section ...

HESTA pushes legal alignment to UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUN 2022  |  NEWS
... principles in Australia. Not only will it help improve social and financial outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, but we believe it can help improve financial outcomes for investors, resulting in stronger returns for our members," ...

Conscious Investment Management adopts Reconciliation Action Plan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... (RAP). The Reflect RAP is intended to guide the firm's "commitment to collaborating with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities to affect positive and meaningful change." Its implementation and governance will be overseen by a RAP ...

Super funds react to Rio report into bullying, sexism, racism

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
... experienced high rates of racism, and that 39.8% of men and 31.8% of women who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander in Australia experienced racism. The report outlined 26 detailed recommendations, and Rio Tinto said it will implement them ...
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