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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
  • Making great Aussie dream come true
    By: Tony Koch, Sarah Elks HOUSING would be revalued to offset the cost of building in remote Aboriginal communities under a fresh government bid to make the great Australian dream of home ownership achievable for indigenous people. The... 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
  • Department gets $242k fine over Malu Sara
    By: TONY KOCH THE Federal Court has slapped the Immigration Department with the maximum fine of $242,000 after finding it breached its duty of care to five people who died on a government launch in the Torres Strait five years ago. The... read more
  • Bureaucrat who oppressed Aborigines dies
    By: TONY KOCH The one-time director of Aboriginal and Islander affairs ran an `evil regime' THE people of Mapoon, far north Queensland, will shed no tears for Pat Killoran after his death nine weeks ago, publicly unmarked by the state he... read more
  • Wild rivers laws sink bauxite mine
    By: Tony Koch A BAUXITE mine that would have provided more than 1300 jobs mostly for unemployed indigenous people in Cape York has been scuttled by the Queensland government's controversial wild rivers legislation. Mining company Cape Alumina... read more
  • Footage cops face no new charges
    By: Tony Koch, Sarah Elks QUEENSLAND Police say it is unlikely further charges will be laid against officers who watched colleague Benjamin Price assault three people in Airlie Beach. CCTV footage, released by the force on Tuesday, shows police... read more
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