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Kirrily Jordan

Working paper

Joint response to the Deloitte Review of the implementation of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

This statement outlines concerns with the 2018 Deloitte Access Economics review of the implementation of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC).
Journal article

Andrew Forrest’s Indigenous employment project: do the arguments stack up?

The Forrest Review represents the primary problem of Indigenous employment services as ill-discipline borne of overly permissive government funding. Providers of publicly-funded employment and training programs must be disciplined by tying the bulk of their income to 26-week employment outcome payments and the power to...
Report

Indigenous job training: questioning the numbers

This Topical Issue critically analyses the use of statistics on Indigenous jobs by Andrew (Twiggy) Forrest and the Australian Government. Mining magnate Andrew Forrest’s May 2 address to the National Press Club signalled another war of words with the Gillard Government, this time over his...
Journal article

Statistical equality and cultural difference in Indigenous wellbeing frameworks: A new expression of an enduring debate

Recent years have seen a burgeoning interest in developing indicator frameworks for 'Indigenous wellbeing'. Implicit in each of the frameworks are particular conceptions of what constitutes the 'good life' for Indigenous peoples and what 'Indigenous development' should entail. In developing these frameworks, then, certain judgements...
Discussion paper

Closing the Gap Refresh: papering over the gaps or structural reform?

Five academics and visitors at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research made submissions as part of the Closing the Gap Refresh ‘Have Your Say’ process. The views of these individuals have been consolidated into this document to ensure their longer-term availability.