Politics

Jul 9, 2007

Some country people are more equal than others

What have Australian governments done to assist economic activity in rural and regional Australia? Plenty for white farmers. Not so much for indigenous farmers, writes Geoff Robinson, Deakin University.

Who would be surprised by the problems in remote indigenous communities?

Back in 1970 Charles Rowley predicted the emergence of endemic pauperism if rural and regional indigenous people did not gain a foothold in the real economy.

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