Josephine Cashman

About Josephine Cashman

Josephine Amy Cashman is an Aboriginal Australian lawyer and entrepreneur, of Warrimay heritage. Cashman was an inaugural member of the Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council in 2013, appointed by Tony Abbott. She has addressed a UN Human Rights Council session focussing on violence against Indigenous girls and women.

Josephine is a former Crown Prosecutor, a lawyer and a businesswoman with more than two decades of experience working towards economic progress for Aboriginal people. She sits on the Board of the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust. Josephine was selected as a friend of the Commonwealth Treasury in 2016 and in 2018, and was an honoured recipient of the UTS Faculty of Law Alumni Award for Excellence. She has undertaken numerous consultancy and voluntary roles for a variety of private, public and not-for-profit organisations.

In 2016, Josephine founded the Big River Impact Foundation (BRIF), an Indigenous philanthropic entity committed to community involvement in decision making and economic freedom for Aboriginal people. BRIF aims to transition Indigenous people away from welfare dependency towards economic freedom. Josephine has also founded One Voice Australia, which is committed to a united Australia.
1 09, 2021

Albanese’s Wilcannia Covid Concerns are Just Crocodile Tears

By |2021-09-01T12:24:12+10:00September 1st, 2021|Australia, Fairness & Justice, Indigenous, Leadership|0 Comments

Documents released yesterday by Aboriginal organisation Your Life Your Vote: Take Control show Federal Labor leader and Leader of the Opposition, Anthony Albanese, ignored Wilcannia Aboriginal women when they visited Parliament House in February last year (24 February 2020) and did not even apologise for ...read more

25 08, 2021

The Wiggles’ Woke Wanderings are a Form of Grooming

By |2021-08-25T10:28:40+10:00August 25th, 2021|Australia, Children, Identity Politics, Indigenous|0 Comments

Indigenous leaders are incensed over the conflation of traditional Aboriginal culture and the Wiggles' new LGBT-friendly iteration. Australian children’s entertainers The Wiggles have been criticised for adopting diversity advice that effectively amounts to grooming children into “woke” gender and sexual fads, which have no place ...read more

7 08, 2021

Petitions: Reject Divisive Race-Based Ideology

By |2021-08-06T22:18:49+10:00August 7th, 2021|Australia, Identity Politics, Indigenous, Leadership|2 Comments

Ridiculous and divisive race-based ideology must be kept out of Australia’s school curriculum, parliament and constitution. The Your Life Your Vote: Take Control national committee has voted to run two petitions opposing attempts by unrepresentative groups to impose divisive and ridiculous race-based ideology on Australia. ...read more

6 08, 2021

Waste, Incompetence and Corruption in Aboriginal Affairs

By |2021-08-06T13:59:01+10:00August 6th, 2021|Australia, Fairness & Justice, Family, Identity Politics, Indigenous, Leadership|0 Comments

Latest Closing the Gap report again highlights the waste, incompetence and corruption endemic in Australia’s Aboriginal affairs industrial complex The latest Closing the Gap report, released yesterday, again highlights the waste, incompetence & corruption endemic in Australia’s Aboriginal affairs industrial complex, Your Life Your Vote: Take Control ...read more

27 07, 2021

Indigenous women face enormous barriers in reporting abuse

By |2021-07-26T19:45:13+10:00July 27th, 2021|Australia, Gender, Good Books, Indigenous, Safety & Security|0 Comments

Most Australians view police as protectors and have trust and respect for their authority. Unfortunately, this belief does not extend so readily through indigenous society. Indigenous women are not only distrustful of police, they face enormous barriers in reporting viol­ence in that abusers are frequently ...read more

15 07, 2021

North Queensland & Northern Territory prove Aboriginal people are Labor “Polling Booth Fodder”

By |2021-07-15T10:48:15+10:00July 15th, 2021|Australia, Fairness & Justice, Identity Politics, Indigenous, Leadership|1 Comment

Polling booth figures in far north Queensland and the Northern Territory provide an insight into the extent to which Aboriginal people are used as “polling booth fodder” by the Australian Labor Party, Your Life Your Vote: Take Control said today. Your Life Your Vote: Take ...read more

13 07, 2021

The loony Left do not represent Aboriginal people – it’s time to walk away

By |2021-07-12T21:03:55+10:00July 13th, 2021|Australia, Identity Politics, Indigenous, Leadership|0 Comments

A new Indigenous organisation -- Your Life Your Vote: Take Control -- was launched last week on 8 July 2021, with the aim of stopping the Labor Party, the Greens, and other extreme Left-wing political movements from using Aboriginal votes to pursue ineffective economic policies ...read more

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