Quadrant Grant Slash A Disgrace

via Australian Conservative. During the years of the Howard government, the funding of left-wing magazines like Meanjin and Overland was never reduced. The Literature Board of the Australia Council has just reduced Quadrant’s grant (which is used entirely to fund literary content) from $50,000 to $35,000 per annum. Quadrant publishes ten times per year. Meanjin and Overland, …

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Indigenous Health

Research shows the Northern Territory spends over $6000 on health for each indigenous person, compared with less than $2000 for each non-indigenous citizen. This suggests two things. First, Australian governments do take indigenous health seriously. Second, spending more and more money on hospitals and clinics is not a solution. Most of the health problems faced by aboriginal australians are …

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