Basic Income links to other sites

Basic Income Guarantee Australia (BIGA) was accepted by the General Assembly of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) Linked to another web site as an affiliate member of the Basic Income Earth Network at its meeting in Cape Town on the 4th of November 2006.

Other Websites of Interest

  • Guy Standing's Website Linked to another web site with Papers on Basic Income.
  • After the historic 11th Basic Income Earth Network Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, which included Australia's BIGA website acceptance as a BIEN international affiliate, the BIEN Newsflash 42 November 2006 (PDF, 76KB) carries a report on the proceedings, including a summation by Philippe Van Parijs and a link to the moving short video presentation made to the conference by Nobel Laureate BISHOP DESMOND TUTU Linked to another web site as well as links to the on-line papers presented.
  • The Government of the Republic of Ireland has published a Green Paper Linked to another web site containing a proposal for a Basic Income.
  • The Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE) Linked to another web site at The University of Newcastle offer strong support for full employment and job guarantee strategies.
  • The State of Alaska already has Basic Income system in operation. All citizens of Alaska share in an income distribution originally based on oil revenue profits. Today a percentage of royalties from all State owned assets are invested in the Permanent Fund as a diversified portfolio of stocks and bonds, the annual earnings from which are distributed once per year to all residents who indicate an intention to remain in Alaska. The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Linked to another web site Board of Trustees oversees the program. An interesting recent paper on the Alaskan Basic Income Linked to another web sitehas been published.

Contact BIGA

Phone: 07 3138 4612
From overseas: + 61 7 3138 4612
Fax: 07 3138 0296
From overseas: + 61 7 3138 0296

Email: swhs.enquiries@qut.edu.au or directly contact BIGA’s web site administrator Greg Marston.