In 2012 it was estimated that there were more than 300 million Indigenous peoples living across the globe. A 2009 UN report found that Indigenous peoples came from approximately 90 different countries. There is enormous diversity amongst Indigenous and tribal groups who speak more than...
The project examined the corporate support needs of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services, the issues associated with obtaining appropriate support and existing support structures used by these services.
The key research questions were:
• what is the nature (scope and characteristics)...
New forms of aid, including “philanthrocapitalism” such as The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, are rapidly altering the international aid architecture for health. These organisations have financial power, actively shape agendas and influence policy.
The rise of non‐traditional donor organisations creates opportunities and has...
In Inside Story, Ian Anderson reviews Peter Sutton’s unsettling account of Indigenous policy, The Politics of Suffering
AN INTERVIEW with Peter Sutton published in the Age in July began with the tag line, “Driven into action by loss, the linguist and anthropologist wants...
Ian Anderson reviews Tess Lea's innovative book, Bureaucrats and Bleeding Hearts
I FIRST ENCOUNTERED Tess Lea at an Australian Anthropological Society Conference some time in the late nineties, although I don’t recall actually being introduced. I was fascinated by an exchange between Tess and...
Since the mid 1990s archives have greatly expanded their online information and services, yet this is an area of archive development about which we know little. We do not know the range of online services, features and information available, how these vary between archives or...
IAN ANDERSON compares the federal government's response to the Little Children Are Sacred report with the authors' recommendations
ON 21 June the Prime Minister and the Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs announced a series of measures in response to Pat...
Professor Ian Anderson, one of Australia’s leading Indigenous health experts and foundation Chair in Indigenous Health at the University of Melbourne recently dropped by Eidos Institute to comment on some of the countries most pervasive issues of Indigenous inequality and disadvantage.
Professor Anderson is...