In this edition, with NAIDOC Week upon us we profile a rising Indigenous leader and calls for the Turnbull government to renew its investment in remote housing, while a compelling opinion piece questions education services for students with disabilities.

 

 

 

Rising Indigenous Voice Ready to Lead if Chosen | During NAIDOC Week many familiar Indigenous leaders will be in the media, but at the same time a young Indigenous advocate, a rising voice representing the next generation of leadership, has returned to Australia from addressing the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

 

Remote Indigenous Housing Under Threat |The Turnbull government has been urged to renew its investment in remote Indigenous housing, with the completion of the National Partnership on Remote Housing leaving several states without Commonwealth funding.

 

Community Harmony Roller Disco Getting Down With Impact Investing | Roller disco is getting its groove on thanks to some righteous impact investing at one of Australia’s largest high-rise public housing estates.

 

New Research Looks to Improve Disability Employment Rate | A new study led by a researcher with lived experience of disability will investigate the workplace experiences of people who develop a physical disability mid-career.

 

More Than One-Third of Australians Experiencing Food Insecurity | More than one-third of Australians are experiencing some form of food insecurity, a number significantly higher than previously reported, new research shows.