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A new discussion paper published by The Australia Institute looks at how  major reforms could better impact on work and livelihood programs in remote Australia.

The paper, developed by eight leading researchers with decades of research experience on remote Indigenous unemployment, examines critical issues which need to be addressed before any  significant and lasting change can occur.

Lead author of the discussion paper, Dr Zoe Staines from the University of Queensland, says unemployment issue in remote communities are not a product of people not wanting to work.Dr Staines told CAAMA Radio that while the issue of remote unemployment  had been a bugbear for governments  over the past decade – solutions are available.

The paper was developed by eight leading researchers with decades of research experience on remote Indigenous unemployment.

Listen to the full interview with Dr Zoe Staines here :

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