Articles by: Sophie Gulliver

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Neoliberal Multiculturalism and Indigeneity, by Sophie Gulliver

What Australia can learn from the Mapuche in Chile

Informit: Neoliberal multiculturalism and indigeneity

What Australia can learn from the Mapuche in Chile. This March, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced his support for the proposed closure of up to 150 remote Indigenous communities in Western Australia, arguing that the Australian government could not 'endlessly subsidise lifestyle choices if those lifestyle choices are not conducive to the kind of full participation in Australian society that everyone should have'. This followed federal funding cuts in 2014 that slashed essential services like…