This research paper provides an overview of the key mechanisms by which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders can exercise their rights to land and waters in Victoria.
This research shows that a disproportionate number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people are named on DVOs, charged with contraventions of DVOs and significantly more likely than non-Indigenous people to receive a sentence of imprisonment for a contravention of a DVO, compared to...
This report provides estimated numbers and demographic characteristics of the Stolen Generations and descendants using a series of ABS surveys. It also presents a range of health and socioeconomic outcomes for the Stolen Generations and descendants, and differences with Indigenous and non-Indigenous comparison groups, to...
The 2018 National Homelessness Conference, presenting the theme ‘Ending homelessness together’, delivered a wealth of evidence and information on ways to understand, reduce and alleviate homelessness. Over 800 delegates and more than 80 speakers participated across two very full days, exploring the underlying drivers of...
The inquiry into service delivery to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities presented a range of complex and contentious policy issues. This paper provides insights on the lessons-learned from conducting the inquiry.
This publication contains a curated collection of research and other resources, covering a range of topics relating to understanding and preventing violence against women in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
This resource contains a set of clear actions that are needed to address the many drivers of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. This is a national resource, intended to encourage, guide and support a national effort by many organisations and stakeholders, at...
This guide provides case studies of international jurisdictions that have historic treaties or modern treaty-making processes, self-governance arrangements, and other mechanisms aimed at realising self-determination for Indigenous peoples.
As treaty negotiations begin in Victoria, each party will have to accept the other’s legitimacy; that their own power is not absolute and unconditional.
This inquiry examined how resources devoted to service delivery in Queensland’s remote and discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities can be best used to meet the needs of those communities.
This paper provides context for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consumers’ interactions with banking and financial services, especially in remote areas across Australia. It also provides background information and detail on Australian government policies and programs relating to Indigenous Australians.
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 2.8%...
This study reports the findings of a systematic review of the published literature evaluating the impact of substance use programs on Australian Indigenous youth.
There is an urgent need for culturally appropriate ways of assessing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kinship carers for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children entering into out‐of‐home care in the Australian statutory child protection system.
This book examines the practical aspects of anthropology that are relevant to the exercise of the discipline within the native title context.
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.
Australia is unique in the world for its diverse and interlocking systems of Indigenous social organisation.
This study traces the trajectory of Indigenous residential segregation in sixty Australian towns and cities, using census data from 1976 to 2016.
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.