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Some reflections on the quality of administrative data for Indigenous Australians: The importance of knowing something about the unknown(s)

31 Mar 2009
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Analysis of the Repeat Offenders Database collated by the New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research shows that the Indigenous population of offenders are substantially undercounted in administrative data collections. Hunter and Ayvar are concerned that the failure to account for this will understate the ‘gap’ between Indigenous and non-Indigenous outcomes.

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2009
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