Person

Kathryn Thorburn

Report

Really proper dangerous one: Aboriginal responses to the first wave of COVID-19 in the Kimberley

Undertaken between September 2020 and January 2022, this research project sought to document the impacts of COVID-19 restrictions and other government measures on Aboriginal people in the Kimberley, and how Aboriginal communities and organisations responded to these measures.
Working paper

Ensuring Indigenous benefit from large-scale renewable energy projects: drawing on experience from extractive industry agreement making

In the coming decades, Australia is set to see a dramatic expansion in renewable energy projects. It is likely that many of these will occur on land subject to Indigenous rights and interests. This paper looks to extractive industry experience in negotiating access and benefit...
Working paper

Renewable energy projects on the Indigenous estate: identifying risks and opportunities of utility-scale and dispersed models

This paper builds upon previous work in considering the opportunities and risks of renewable energy developments for Indigenous communities in these regions.
Briefing paper

The Yiriman Project in the West Kimberley: an example of justice reinvestment?

This paper provides an analysis as to whether the Yiriman project is an example of Justice Reinvestment and the complexities of evaluating and measuring the effectiveness of the project.