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Larissa Behrendt


The Family Matters report 2022

This year’s 'Family Matters' report is the third to be published following the development of the new National Agreement on Closing the Gap, which was entered into in July 2020. The report suggests that only limited progress has been made to redress over-representation and the...

Do better — Independent review into Collingwood Football Club’s responses to incidents of racism and cultural safety in the workplace

This review focuses on the responses of the Collingwood Football Club to incidents of racism and cultural safety in the workplace, and the adequacy of the processes for addressing it.

The abolition of ATSIC: implications for democracy

Larissa Behrendt looks at the background to the abolition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission. She argues that, in spite of some shortcomings, ATSIC made an important democratic contribution and its demise has left much of the Indigenous community lacking a voice in policy...