- Noel Pearson -

Here is a selection of my publications. Click on the title to view the whole text, or chose a category on the left.

  • Pearson backs plan for home ownership
    By: Tony Koch, Jared Owens NOEL Pearson has led indigenous people in embracing Queensland's plan for a concessional system to boost home ownership in remote Aboriginal and islander communities. The Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership... read more
  • New plan for Aboriginal homes
    By: Tony Koch, Sarah Elks THE Queensland government will tackle the dearth of indigenous home ownership by stripping from valuations the high cost of building in remote communities and offering staggered mortgages. Aboriginal community... read more
  • Giving volume to the voiceless
    COMMENT. By: Tony Koch A DECADE ago, Aboriginal leader Noel Pearson sent shockwaves through indigenous and non-indigenous Australia when he boldly declared that welfare dependency was the ``poison'' killing his people. But he did not stop... read more
  • Remote communities thriving in new `dry'
    By: Tony Koch MERVINA Henry is the shy face of change in Queensland's remote indigenous communities, where alcohol consumption has been curtailed and children are staying in school. Five years after alcohol restrictions were imposed on the... read more
  • Pathetic excuses perpetuate fraud on children
    By: TONY KOCH COMMENT IT is high time one of the greatest frauds perpetrated on the Australian people was exposed and dealt with in a proper manner. That fraud is the plight of many children in remote communities. If the laws that apply to... read more
  • Abbott's Wild Rivers move historic - Pearson
    By: Tony Koch TONY Abbott's private member's bill to overturn controversial Wild Rivers legislation in Queensland was hailed yesterday as ``historic'' by Cape York indigenous leader Noel Pearson. Mr Pearson, who has accused the Queensland... read more
  • Abbott shows the way after a grubby deal
    By: Tony Koch COMMENT ON August 16, 1975, Gough Whitlam handed the deeds to 3300sq km of Wave Hill Station in the Northern Territory to Aboriginal people, demonstrating he was serious about eventually giving land rights to Australia's... read more
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