Indigenous corporate governance and social enterprise

Loban, Heron, Ciccotosto, Sue, and Boulot, Peter (2013) Indigenous corporate governance and social enterprise. Indigenous Law Bulletin, 8 (8). pp. 22-24.

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[Extract] Recent media comments by the newly-appointed Chair of the federal government's Indigenous Advisory Council ('IAC') has circled around Indigenous corporate governance. In particular, the comments have focused on the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations ('ORIC'), the federal government agency charged with the oversight and administration of the Corporations Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2006 (Cth). This recent commentary signals that Indigenous corporate governance is likely to be a political priority at the federal level. It is an area which the authors believe requires further investigation particularly in the commercial context. The authors have commenced a research project aimed at considering the complex mix of legal, business and cultural issues that arise for Indigenous corporations, more specifically Indigenous social enterprises. This paper provides the context for this research project.

Item ID: 32300
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
ISSN: 1328-5475
Keywords: Indigenous governance; social enterprise
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Funders: James Cook University (JCU)
Projects and Grants: Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts Research Seed, James Cook University (JCU)
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2014 01:10
FoR Codes: 18 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 1801 Law > 180199 Law not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 94 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 9401 Community Service (excl. Work) > 940102 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Development and Welfare @ 100%
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