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Working Papers http://www.workingpapers.com.au/news/ News feed from Working Papers. en-gb Mon, 12 Oct 2009 14:58:02 GMT+10:00 Copyright: (C) Working Papers, see http://www.workingpapers.com.au/site/pages/ for terms and conditions of reuse 15 Reading Samson and Delilah Many critics are acknowledging Warwick Thornton's Samson and Delilah as Australia?s cinematic masterpiece of all time. The film is so rich that volumes can be written about it. In this Letter from Australia we see the film as emerging from a flukey creative space that has emerged around grass roots community media organisations like CAAMA in Alice Springs and Goolarri in Broome. http://www.workingpapers.com.au/news/2802.html Mon, 12 Oct 2009 14:48:00 GMT+10:00 Ian Thorpe - Dirty Little Secret Australia's grim record on health care for Indigenous people is by far the worst of any developed nation. Developed? How can a country be "developed" when it leaves so many of its children behind? Australia has not provided its citizens with an equal opportunity for primary health care, education, housing, employment, let alone recognition and a life of dignity. Ian Thorpe, Beyond Sport Summit, London, July 9 http://www.workingpapers.com.au/news/2762.html Mon, 27 Jul 2009 09:06:00 GMT+10:00 Howard Pederson - The Kimberley: The Vision Floundered The Kimberley and the schemes of economic development embarked upon by governments and entrepreneurs have a chequered past ... when history is ignored it is destined to be repeated. Extraordinarily the same thinking that got us into this mess in the first place is now being proposed as the solution http://www.workingpapers.com.au/news/2759.html Thu, 09 Jul 2009 07:46:00 GMT+10:00 Why can't we talk about things that are important? A Conversation with Professor Mick Dodson A wide-ranging, 40 minute conversation with the 2009 Australian of the Year, Professor Mick Dodson. Mick is giving a formal speech to the National Press Club on February 17. Watch out for it. If this conversation is an indicator it should be a "nation stopper" http://www.workingpapers.com.au/news/2705.html Tue, 10 Feb 2009 14:28:00 GMT+10:00 Indigenous Governance & Sovereignty Paper on Indigenous governance issues. http://www.workingpapers.com.au/news/2201.html Sun, 28 May 2006 13:29:00 GMT+10:00