Indigenous

7 July 2014

Housing reforms in remote Indigenous communities have resulted in a variety of tenancy management arrangements involving state, community and private housing sectors. This project identified different models of tenancy management, considered their housing outcomes, and shared the policy and practice lessons across jurisdictions.

2 July 2014

Provides data on the performance of general practices in Whānau Ora collectives – using results from the software package HealthStat, which collects an anonymous summary of patient health information from general practices in Whānau Ora collectives.

2 July 2014

This paper aims to provide historical depth to the idea that alcoholic drinks should be made available in licensed canteens or clubs in discrete Aboriginal communities.

30 June 2014

Indigenous Australians will be hit hard by the 2014‐15 Budget, argues this paper.

26 June 2014

Improving access to primary care in remote communities for the management of diabetes results in net health benefits to patients and cost savings to government, this study finds.

26 June 2014

The pattern of coronary heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Indigenous Australians differs to that in non-Indigenous Australians. This paper shows that Indigenous Australians have higher hospitalisation and death rates for these conditions than non-Indigenous Australians, and are more likely to die from these conditions at younger ages.

25 June 2014

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the administration of the Improving School Enrolment and Attendance through Welfare Reform Measure.

19 June 2014

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the Department of Human Services’ implementation of initiatives to support the delivery of services to Indigenous Australians.

19 June 2014

Broad improvements in educational performance and school attendance among Aboriginal girls will only occur with support programs tailored to their variety of needs and interests, argues this report.

16 June 2014

This study finds that obesity has increased more rapidly in Aboriginal than non-Aboriginal children in New South Wales, but that strategies to limit screen time hold promise.