"Lose money for the firm and I will be understanding. Lose a shred of reputation for the frim and I will be ruthless."

Warren Buffet upon assuming Chairmanship of Salomon's during its "Liar's Poker" and Mozer crisis, Snowball Warren Buffet and the Business of Life, Alice Schroeder, Random, 2008, p. 603

Latest Papers

The working papers collection comprises historical papers as well as current ideas and works in progress on some of the major issues and topics of our times.

Defending the Aboriginal Budget.. (released 30 January 2014)
Part Two of an Interview with Nyunggai Warren Mundine, January 28, 2014
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Language is more than words.. (released 30 January 2014)
Part One of an Interview with Nyunggai Warren Mundine, January 28, 2014
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Survival Day/Australia Day Communique: End Australia's Long Term Unemployment (released 24 January 2014)
Aboriginal leader Gerry Moore deals with long term, entrenched unemployment every day, he says its time to focus energy and resources on the problem.
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To Reach Your Potential (TRYP) (released 31 December 2013)
TRYP is a wonderful initiative led by Col Watego - something for all of us to think about over the New Year period.
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Warren Mundine: Council for Bold Reforms (released 15 December 2013)
Warren Mundine, Chair of the Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council, predicts bold reforms in the weeks and months ahead.
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Build on the Things that are Working! (released 9 December 2013)
Habitat, the well known South Coast of NSW IEP (Indigenous Employment Provider/Program) has made a powerful submission to the Forrest Inquiry into Indigenous Job Placement and Training.
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Strong Culture, Strong Economy (released 2 December 2013)
“It goes beyond white politics, beyond the Liberal National and Labor Parties, its about our politics, its about our economic future, its about our health and education, and our safe, stable communities and our children that no longer go to juvenile detention centres but become doctors, lawyers and engineers.. its about our companies and businesses that are growing and moving on to the global stage” Warren Mundine outlines his long term strategy for the Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Committee
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Aboriginal Employment 2013: Imperatives and Ideas (released 11 November 2013)
The Forrest Inquiry into Aboriginal Employment is due in December. This paper sets out the challenge.
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On A Clear Day (released 21 October 2013)
Wreck Bay, The National Congress of Australia's First Peoples, Looking Forward: A Conversation with Gerry Moore
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Warren Mundine's Mission (released 10 October 2013)
Warren Mundine has risen above the ruck of politics to lay out some ground rules for his tenure as Chairman of the Prime Minister's Indigenous Taskforce. One thing is crystal clear, against those who want to criticise him before he even begins, Warren Mundine will be his own man and he will call the shots as he sees them. He will also not allow the Abbott government to walk away from the many practical challenges facing Indigenous communities.
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