05 December 2013 | As we move forward into the fourth decade of land rights in the Northern Territory, it is critical that governments focus on how to facilitate thriving and sustainable Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory and respond by devising effective policy and reforms based on the evidence.
03 December 2013 | The Council's new Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) demonstrates its ongoing commitment to recognising, supporting and embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts and Cultures into the organisation and encouraging this practice in the arts sector.
25 November 2013 | This report contains a synthesis of learnings from in depth case studies with six programs that explicitly aim to promote the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people through art and mural making, caring for country, cultural celebration, school programs and mentoring.
23 November 2013 | The Indigenous population is projected to continue to grow at a much faster rate than the non-Indigenous population over at least the next 20 years, one explanation for which is a high rate of mixed marriage partnerships with the children of these partnerships tending to be identified as Indigenous.
15 November 2013 | This paper presents information about the consistency of Indigenous status across linked death registration and 2011 Census records, and examines social and demographic characteristics associated with differences in Indigenous status identification.
13 November 2013 | This paper provides a brief overview of common property resources and explores how Aboriginal common property is being used by some Aboriginal groups to develop social enterprises that provide benefits to remote communities, the environment and wider Australia.
01 November 2013 | This report outlines work towards the inclusion of Indigenous status on pathology request forms as a way to improve Indigenous identification in national cancer, communicable disease and cervical screening registries.
01 November 2013 | Useful for policy makers, housing services providers and administrators, this evaluation examines the quality; value for money in procurement and project management; opportunities for healthy practices; and assessment of tenant expectations, perceptions and satisfaction with the design and technology of houses built in the Alice Springs Town Camps housing and infrastructure program 2008-11.
30 October 2013 | While no single management method is likely to reduce the feral camel density to a level where their impact is acceptable to all stakeholders, this paper explores the commercial use of feral camels as meat as possible methods for feral camel management.
21 October 2013 | Indigenous people in south-east Australia have developed strategies and theories around the allocation of cultural water and the broader notion of ‘cultural flows’ in response to the marked decline in river health and long history of agricultural settlement and colonisation in the Murray–Darling Basin.
17 October 2013 | A murder trial in Alice Springs held up a mirror to the town’s dealings with issues of race, and the inter-racial dynamics turned out to be not nearly as clearcut as might be expected.
21 March 2012 | Developed by the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) and the Internet Society of Australia (ISOC-AU) and now updated for 2012, this guide is designed to offer all Australians information about the National Broadband Network.
20 May 2011 | Providing an outline of general practice, this resource considers its uniformity and diversity; its funding arrangements, service delivery, workforce, training, capacity and supporting structures.
12 July 2010 | This free online course consists of five self directed learning modules with a focus on allied health, however much of the content is generic to all health professionals working with Indigenous people.
22 November 2013 | Drawing on research and fieldwork conducted for his latest book Forgotten War, acclaimed historian and writer Henry Reynolds outlines the depth and breadth of violence and conflict between white colonists and Aborigines, in Australia’s own forgotten frontier wars.
09 August 2013 | Speakers at RMIT's People and the Planet 2013 conference in July addressed nine interconnecting research themes: Urban Sustainability; Cultural Sustainability; Climate Change Adaptation; Community Sustainability; Globalization and Culture; Human Security and Disasters; Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainable Urban and Regional Futures and Global Ecologies and Culture.
"What is the future of regional Australia?" and "What is the role of the creative arts in regional development?" This website and project explores the convergence of these questions in Australia today.
The resources on this website are designed for anyone involved in Indigenous teaching in Australian Universities - or beyond. Among other things, the site features a set of research-based exemplars for good practice.