Stephen Hall

July 16, 2016
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Consultation versus Negotiation in a consumer directed care policy environment

I remember Pat Dodson once saying something like: “Aboriginal people are sick and tired of consultation that leads to no substantive change. We want a real role in decision making, Government needs to […]
July 12, 2016
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Re-Thinking the ‘Cashless Welfare Card’

Andrew Forrest’s idea of paying social security benefits with a prepaid card is not original; it has been popular in certain circles for many years and it is now operating in […]
July 10, 2016
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Constitutional Recognition, Treaty and Sovereignty

Well I heard it on the radio And I saw it on the television Back in 1988, all those talking politicians Words are easy, words are cheap Much cheaper than […]
July 7, 2016
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Henry Prinsep’s Empire: framing a distant colony

This is an  important book for anyone seeking to understand the history Western Australia’s systems of control of Aboriginal people for most of the 20th century. Many are familiar with […]