Dr Shelley Bielefeld discusses the ALRC’s review of native title and whether native title rights should include commercial rights for Indigenous peoples.
Though the Australian government’s economic desires have contrasted sharply with Indigenous land ownership in the past, Christine Todd argues the two are not mutually exclusive and suggests the economic development of the land should be carried out by the Indigenous population.
The Railway Rehabilitation Project in Cambodia seeks to improve economic development by reconnecting the country. AusAID provides 15 per cent of the funding. So far so good, but Morgan Macdonald asks, who’s responsible when the project leads to the violation of people’s land rights?