Native Title done properly Whilst it took 7 years to negotiate Rio Tinto’s  deal with several indigenous communities in the Pilbarra will benefit future generations.

Brough calls NT intervention a failure

He blames red tape & the Gillard govt for failing to take it to the next level. He also said if he had still been in charge there would have been more consultation & hard facts of life given.

Noel Pearson’s education & welfare revolution

Whilst imported from the US the trial in Aurukun FNQ has had remarkable results so far.

A follow up article on this story.

And Noel Pearson writes on the Wild Rivers of FNQ