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Neoliberalism and the return of the guardian state: Micromanaging Indigenous peoples in a new chapter of colonial governance

Bielefeld, Brooke (Shelley)


Income management is a controversial and highly politicised policy initiative. Originally introduced as part of the 2007 Northern Territory Intervention, income management was applied only to Indigenous welfare recipients in prescribed areas. In 2010 the government developed new income management, which they claimed was non-discriminatory (Commonwealth of Australia 2009: 12787). New income management has several compulsory categories and can also be entered into voluntarily (for fuller...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2016
Type: Book chapter
Source: Engaging Indigenous Economy: Debating diverse approaches
Book Title: Engaging Indigenous Economy: Debating diverse approaches
DOI: 10.22459/CAEPR35.04.2016.12
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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