Aboriginal Australians

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fst00794496

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018

An Australian myth is that Aboriginals reside only in the far reaches of Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia. Such is far from the truth.

2016 Australian Bureau of Statistics census data evidences an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population of approximately 649,171, or...

Book

7 Jun 2018

This edited collection examines Aboriginal and Māori travel in colonial contexts.

Book

3 May 2018

This book examines the practical aspects of anthropology that are relevant to the exercise of the discipline within the native title context.

Journal article

16 Apr 2018

All available data suggest that, like many other Indigenous peoples, Australian Aborigines are significantly more likely to kill themselves than are non-Aboriginal Australians. This research explores the possibility that higher-than-normal Aboriginal suicide rates may also be a function of coronial decision-making practices.

Book

5 Apr 2018

Australia is unique in the world for its diverse and interlocking systems of Indigenous social organisation.

Report

4 Apr 2018

This study traces the trajectory of Indigenous residential segregation in sixty Australian towns and cities, using census data from 1976 to 2016.

Data portal

28 Mar 2018

This report is a data visualisation tool for tracking progress against the twenty Implementation Plan goals for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013–2023. It presents data for each of the goals, and assesses progress against the goals at the national level.

Report

28 Mar 2018

This report contains thirty-five recommendations designed to reduce the disproportionate rate of incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and improve community safety.

Report

22 Mar 2018

The Indigenous Public Servant Forum brought together senior Indigenous public servants from Australia and New Zealand. The purpose of the forum was to establish cross-jurisdictional networks and share experiences of both challenges and success.

Research report

14 Mar 2018

Growth in the Indigenous population between the 2011 and 2016 Censuses was much faster than would be predicted by our best estimates of fertility and mortality.

Report

13 Mar 2018

The purpose of this project was to forecast the return on investment over three years of a very remote, a regional and an urban Indigenous Broadcasting Service (IBS) by understanding, estimating and valuing their impact on stakeholders.

Research report

8 Mar 2018

This paper reports on the the research project Kurruna Mwarre Ingkintja – Good Spirit Men’s Place. The project was commissioned by the two organisations – Creating A Safe Supportive Environment and the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress.

Research report

5 Mar 2018

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples continue to experience worse outcomes across a range of indicators compared to their non-Indigenous counterparts.

Journal article

1 Mar 2018

This study examined the scaling of the Aboriginal-developed Family Wellbeing (FWB) program, that spread nationally to sixty known sites and was delivered to more than 3,500 participants.

Research report

6 Feb 2018

Based on research between September 2016 and January 2018, Human Rights Watch finds that Australia is restricting and violating the rights of prisoners with disabilities.

Audio interview

19 Jan 2018

Many of the most prominent opinions are coming from non-Indigenous Australians — let's hear how two Indigenous women with opposing views on the issue have come to their position.

Report

16 Jan 2018

AbSec has undertaken a limited review of parenting supports that aim to build the parenting capacities of Aboriginal parents. Specifically, six case studies have been developed reporting on the organisation and parenting program(s) delivered including the dynamics of service delivery, the rationale for program and...

Discussion paper

18 Dec 2017

This discussion paper is a sociological account of the history of successful urban Aboriginal community development by Aboriginal people for Aboriginal people in the city of Newcastle.

Book

12 Dec 2017

The case studies in this book offer the first detailed surveys of efforts to teach responsible drinking practices to Aboriginal people by installing canteens in remote communities, and of the purchase of public hotels by Indigenous groups in attempts both to control sales of alcohol...

Report

4 Dec 2017

The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the changing size and spatial distribution of the Indigenous population of Australia, comparing the results of the 2011 and 2016 Censuses.