The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (“CAEPR”) at the Australian National University has received support from Jobs Australia and the Australian Research Council for a 3 year research project looking at the implementation of the RJCP.
Lisa Fowkes is a researcher on this project. For ten years she worked at Job Futures, a non profit provider of Government funded employment services including JSA, DES and Green Corps. She was its CEO from 2007 to 2010. Job Futures’ sub contracting model assisted many remote Indigenous organisations to enter and compete in the employment services market. Since leaving Job Futures she has worked as a consultant on employment services policy, social enterprise and non Profit management.