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Part I: Overviews (PDF, 1.5MB)

  1. Welfare and social justice for Indigenous Australians Brian Butler
  2. CDEP, racial discrimination, and social justice William Jonas
  3. The changing social security policy context: Implications for the CDEP program Peter Saunders
  4. Community development in the context of welfare dependence David Martin
  5. The political dimensions of community development Tim Rowse
  6. Adjusting balances: Reshaping the CDEP scheme after 20 good years Will Sanders

Part II: Policy perspectives and issues (PDF, 1.2MB)

  1. Welfare dependence, mutual obligation, and the CDEP scheme: Lessons from community research and an overseas initiative Diane Smith
  2. The Indigenous Employment Policy: A preliminary evaluation Peter Shergold
  3. Reforming the CDEP scheme Terry Whitby
  4. Myth-making and the delivery of banking and financial services to Indigenous Australians in regional and remote Australia Neil Westbury
  5. Demographic challenges to the future of CDEP John Taylor and Boyd Hunter
  6. Training by doing: Pathways through CDEP Shirley Campbell and Jerry Schwab

Part III: Regional studies (PDF, 1.4MB)

  1. ‘Mutual obligation’, the CDEP scheme, and development: Prospects in remote Australia Jon Altman
  2. CDEP and careers: Some good news and some bad news from Torres Strait Bill Arthur
  3. CDEP as conduit to the ‘real’ economy? The Port Augusta case Matthew Gray and Elaine Thacker
  4. Yuendumu CDEP: The Warlpiri work ethic and Kardiya staff turnover Yasmine Musharbash
  5. Outstations and CDEP: The Western Arrernte in central Australia Diane Austin-Broos
  6. CDEP in Victoria: A case study of Worn Gundidj Raymond Madden

Part IV: Community Perspectives (PDF, 1.2MB)

  1. The community game: Aboriginal self definition at the local level Frances Peters-Little
  2. CDEP and the sub-economy: Milking the CDEP cow dry Phil Bartlett
  3. Measuring expropriation: Enumeration of opportunity costs imposed on the remote community of Burringurrah, Western Australia Daniel Kean
  4. A part of the local economy: Junjuwa Community/Bunuba Inc., Western Australia Rowena Mouda
  5. Self determination and CDEP: Tjurma Homelands Council, South Australia Katalin Mindszenty
  6. Job creation and ‘mutual obligation’: Tapatjatjaka Community Government Council, Northern Territory Harry Scott
  7. Regional development and CDEP: Tjuwanpa Outstation Resource Centre, Northern Territory John Nicholas
  8. Catering for mobility and diversity: Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation CDEP, Northern Territory Rupert Manners
  9. Resourcing CDEP: The case of East Gippsland Aboriginal CDEP Co-operative, Victoria Lionel Dukakis
  10. Adequate funding as a question of equity: Lake Tyers Aboriginal Trust CDEP, Victoria Siva Nalliah
  11. Supporting employment inside and outside the community: Woorabinda CDEP, Queensland Elizabeth Young
  12. Creating opportunities for training and employment: Tharawal Local Aboriginal Land Council CDEP, Western Sydney Wendy Ann Lewis
  13. Using the system to our advantage: Redfern Corporation CDEP, Sydney Bruce Loomes
  14. CDEP: A journey not a destination Stephen Humphries