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Date posted: 11 February 2010
In his second annual Closing the gap statement to Parliament on 11 February 2010, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced the appointment of Mr Colin Carter as the new Government Ambassador for Business Action. The purpose of this role is to encourage Australian business to participate in the economic development of Indigenous communities.
Mr Carter is the director of the Cape York Institute for Indigenous Policy and Leadership and a director of Indigenous Enterprise Partnerships. He advocates for the important role Australian business can play in reducing Indigenous disadvantage.
The new position will be established under the Rudd Government's Business Action Agenda.
The Hon Kevin Rudd MP
CANBERRA ACT 2600
(via Australia Post mail)