Since 2008, the dominant focus of policy in Aurukun, and much of Cape York, has been to reimpose missionary disciplines in Aboriginal communities.
In the last ten years, major successes in Indigenous higher education have been tarnished by the alienation of outer suburban, rural and remote people and the growing gap within the Indigenous population.
But support for budding Indigenous entrepreneurs is most needed in remote and regional areas where levels of disadvantage are highest and where capability is lowest.
White Australia sets up organisations and structures that offer the pretence of helping us, but it's a pretence, no more.
Two judges of the Federal Circuit Court have expressed concern that Aboriginal children are likelier than non-Aboriginal children to be taken from their homes.
Patrick Dodson has argued that the Closing the Gap policy should be scrapped, as has Professor Jon Altman.
The fact Stan Grant’s compelling speech has gone viral shows just how deeply this refusal to accept the reality of Australia’s history resonates with so many people.
Have there always been more Aboriginal Australians than earlier censuses counted?
How dare we lecture China and North Korea on human rights when we allow our own people to live in such poor conditions? It wouldn't be tolerated if they were white.
For a start, booing people has a long tradition in Australian sport. Umpires cop it every week. Politicians have almost stopped going to sporting events because they get booed so enthusiastically.
Aboriginal people are to be driven from homelands where their communities have lived for thousands of years.
Pearson wants a special deal for his troops when the Constitution already provides them with a special deal. But he wants more. He wants Aborigines alone to have a treaty clause written into the Constitution.