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Indigenous people in the Murray-Darling Basin: a statistical profile

1 Dec 2004
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Their labour force and income status remain relatively poor, creating a challenge to Council of Australian Governments partners to ensure increased Indigenous participation in regional development planning and activity. John Taylor and Nicholas Biddle developed a baseline regional profile of Indigenous and non-Indigenous population numbers in the Murray-Darling Basin, to assist in development of the Murray-Darling Basin Indigenous Action Plan. Indigenous people represent an increasing share of the population in the Basin, with particularly high proportions in the north and west. Their labour force and income status remain relatively poor, creating a challenge to Council of Australian Governments partners to ensure increased Indigenous participation in regional development planning and activity.

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2004
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