- Aboriginal housing -

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Non-indigenous eviction ruled out of order
    By: Tony Koch THE power of Aboriginal councils to exclude non-indigenous residents has been thrown into question, with Queensland's chief magistrate overturning a decision by Aurukun Council to expel Daniel Bracegirdle, who has lived in the... read more
  • Costello homes in on new world vision
    By: Tony Koch INTERNATIONAL aid agency World Vision Australia has turned to its own backyard, with a ground-breaking scheme to help indigenous people build new homes for half the price the government would pay. In the process, World Vision... read more
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