[Jessa Rogers, The Guardian]
Ken Wyatt's historic appointment could be truly transformational for Indigenous Australians
It’s not just a predicament for those with a chance to be a sporting star. Many Indigenous people in regional and remote Australia face a hard choice between their mob and a job.
[George Denny-Smith and Martin Loosemore, UNSW]
It's time we moved goalposts on Indigenous policies so they reflect Indigenous values
Some may argue that this appointment is merely symbolic given any major policy direction is likely to require the approval of the cabinet, but the minister for Indigenous Australians will have significant influence over major government programs and resources.