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Submission: NT Strategic Water Plan

  • Author: Grealy, L
  • Publisher: The University of Sydney
  • Published: 2022

I welcome the opportunity to make a submission in response to the Northern Territory Government’s ‘NT Strategic Water Plan – Directions Paper’. I note that the Housing for Health Incubator…

Submission to NSW parliamentary inquiry into health outcomes and access to the health and hospital services in regional, remote and rural New South Wales

  • Author: Matthews, Kathleen
  • Publisher: Australian Dental Association NSW Branch
  • Published: 2021

The Australian Dental Association NSW Branch thanks the NSW Government for the opportunity to provide a submission to this Parliamentary Inquiry into Health Outcomes and Access to Health and Hospital…

Submission to National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) on the Indigenous digital inclusion plan

  • Authors: Staines, Zoe, Radke, Amelia
  • Publisher: University of Queensland
  • Published: 2021

This submission aims to draw further attention to interlinkages between the NIAA’s policy work around digital inclusion and the rollout of social policies (including by the NIAA and Department of…

Initial submission to the Productivity Commission Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts and Crafts study

  • Author: Woods, Kaely
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University
  • Published: 2021

The broad role that remote art centres play in community life and the benefits that brings was highlighted in ‘The art & craft centre story’ (Wright & Morphy 2000 see…

Submission to the Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Remote Engagement Program) Bill 2021

  • Authors: Altman, Jon, Klein, Elise, Markham, Francis, Staines, Zoe
  • Publisher: Australian National University and The University of Queensland
  • Published: 2021

This submission aims to draw further attention to interlinkages between the NIAA’s policy work around digital inclusion and the rollout of social policies (including by the NIAA and Department of…

Report on food pricing and food security in remote Indigenous communities

  • Author: House of Representatives Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs
  • Publisher: Parliament of Australia
  • Published: 2020

In early 2020, panic-buying resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic led to shortages of some food and grocery items across Australia. Panic-buying in urban centres had a flow on effect for…

Submission to Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs, Inquiry into the Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Continuation of Cashless Welfare) Bill 2020

  • Authors: Dreise, T, Hunt, J, Markham, F
  • Publisher: Parliament of Australia
  • Published: 2020

We offer this submission to assist the deliberations of the Committee regarding the Cashless Debit Card. Having looked thoroughly at the evidence and policy context, we provide a number of…

Submission to the Closing the Gap Refresh

  • Author: Indigenous Remote Communications Association
  • Publisher: IRCA
  • Published: 2018

In response to the review questions, IRCA makes the following key recommendations: 1. Governments need to Close the Gap in funding of First Nations led-solutions. 2. Government needs to Close…

Submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Accessibility and quality of mental health services in rural and remote Australia

  • Author: Exercise & Sports Science Australia
  • Publisher: ESSA
  • Published: 2018

The ESSA for an Active Nation campaign is calling on the Australian Government, our stakeholders and the community to commit to building a nation where everyone is supported to be…

Better Internet for Rural, Regional & Remote Australia: RTIRC Submission

  • Author: BIRRR
  • Published: 2018

The Better Internet for Rural, Regional & Remote Australia (BIRRR) group was founded in 2014 due to a lack of information, advocacy and support for bush broadband consumers. In particular,…

Submission to the Inquiry into Agricultural Innovation

  • Author: Ninti One Limited
  • Publisher: Ninti One Limited
  • Published: 2015

Submission to the Inquiry into Agricultural Innovation

Submission to Remote Participation and Employment Servicing Arrangements

  • Authors: Helen, Hughes, Mark, Hughes, Sara, Hudson
  • Publisher: Centre for Independent Studies
  • Published: 2011

This paper argues that inappropriate government policies cause of low remote Indigenous labour force participation and high unemployment. This paper is a submission to the Remote Participation and Employment Services…