Paul Cleary


Paul Cleary is a writer and researcher whose work has influenced public policy in Australia for more than two decades. As a journalist in the Canberra Press Gallery his reporting on material he obtained under FoI law led to a Senate inquiry into the GST and beneficial changes for low income people. He is the author of non-fiction five books and has recently focussed on the resources boom and the results for Indigenous Australians. He has a PhD from the Australian National University for a thesis on native title negotiations in the Pilbara, WA.

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14 Oct 2019

This report shows Indigenous knowledge is being applied successfully in a wide range of services and business activities, with good results for Indigenous peoples and, when government funding is involved, a great return on investment.

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1 Dec 2014

The rights afforded to Indigenous Australians under the Native Title Act 1993 are very limited and allow for undue coercion by corporate interests, argues this paper.

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