Engaging with the Social Economy in Aboriginal Australia: The Experience of Eastern Kuku Yalanji Social Entrepreneurs

Think pieces for the UNRISD conference “Potential and Limits of Social and Solidarity Economy”. 6-8 May 2013

Helen Murphy, Marilyn Wallace, May 2013

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Summary :

Examining alternative models for economic development is crucial for Australian Aboriginal communities seeking a diversity of development outcomes. The experience of Aboriginal social entrepreneurs in Cape York shows that there is a need for policy makers to better understand local conditions and economies, as well as the wider institutional framework to better enable Aboriginal social economy participation.

Sources :

Unrisd website www.unrisd.org/en/library/blog-posts/engaging-with-the-social-economy-in-aboriginal-australia-the-experience-of-eastern-kuku-yalanji-soci