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ASFA partners with First Nations Foundation

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... direction." This First Nations-led training program is designed to give a better understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures to enhance the delivery of financial services to First Nations peoples. Core training modules include Aboriginal ...

Canberra scopes First Nations economic policy

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... capital, particularly in regional and remote communities. The Coalition is a group of over 80 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled peak and member organisations representing more than 800 organisations. The consultations with a ...

Closing the Gap in First Nations investing

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... Capital deployment is also critical in regions vulnerable to climate impacts including rural communities, Torres Strait Islander communities and the Pacific, Will Leak, Senior Sustainable Investment Analyst at Mercer said at the conference held in Sydney ...

Doing better on First Nations heritage

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... systemic, legislative, and reputational risk if they misstep on First Nations issues. Since the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act was passed in 1984, just 1.9% of heritage protection applications have been successful. This ...

Podcast: Advancing First Nations outcomes with Phil Usher

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... financial wellbeing provider, the First Nations Foundation. Phil is on a mission to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities emerge from the effects of historical exclusion and oppression, empowering Community to deconstruct and unpack ...

Philanthropic donations under scrutiny

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... the referendum. The list was published on Tuesday, six months after the proposal for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament was defeated 60-40 in October 2023. Any donation over $15,200 in a referendum must be declared to Australian ...

Legal loophole fail: compliance won't dodge risk

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... appropriately. But current policies and legislations are unsuitable to protect and conserve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage, the Dhawura Ngilan ("Remembering Country") Business and Investor Initiative (DNBII) says. DNBII has put ...

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 ...
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