Public Expenditure on Services for Indigenous People: Education, Employment, Health and Housing

by Max Neutze, Will Sanders, 2 and Giff Jones

This study comprises a comprehensive assessment of public spending on education, employment, health and housing services for indigenous Australians compared with non-indigenous Australians. It shows that, contrary to claims made recently, public spending on programs for indigenous people is not excessive, and the advantages indigenous people gain from this expenditure are minuscule compared with the disadvantages they suffer.

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