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In seeking to improve Indigenous economic development outcomes it is important to recognise that high levels of Indigenous disadvantage are not related to Indigeneity but are the result of ineffective policies and lack of opportunity — specifically in relation to education, employment and private enterprise. It is also important to recognise the diversity of Aboriginal people in NSW and that…

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Simon Cowan, Robert Carling, Henry Ergas
27 August 2015 | The Centre for Independent Studies

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Robert Carling
01 May 2015 | The Centre for Independent Studies

This submission responds to the invitation for comments on the Re:think tax discussion paper released on 30 March 2015. The submission does not attempt to cover all the topics canvassed by the discussion paper. Section 2 comments on broad objectives and principles of tax reform, Section 3 covers what the author considers to be the issues of primary importance in…