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Ian Anderson


For the first time, Closing the Gap has a higher education target – here’s how to achieve it

The new National Agreement on Closing the Gap has a higher education target for the first time. This article investigates what educational and social barriers must be overcome to achieve this.

2017 Menzies Oration: Democratising Indigenous data

Transcript of the 2017 Menzies Oration, delivered by Professor Ian Anderson AO.

A global snapshot of Indigenous and tribal peoples' health

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...

Taking care of business: Corporate services for indigenous primary health care services

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) of the support needs of...
Discussion paper

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: business versus bureaucracy in international development

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 implications...