Strong Culture, Strong Economy

“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

After announcement of the membership of the Prime Ministers Indigenous Advisory Committee Warren Mundine outlines his long term vision. The goal is to enshrine the advisory committee as a permanent body of government. Its a good idea borne from frustrations and problems arising from difficulties governments have had in implementing change and action for Aboriginal communities. In a refreshing interview Mundine argues that the good things that are happening in Aboriginal Australia need to happen quicker, wider and more extensively, the bad things, such as high juvenile incarceration rates, need to be nipped in the bud. Mundine sees his committee playing a major role in ironing out the problems and in particular focusing on economic development.

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