Torres Strait Islanders


20 Nov 2018

This report provides estimated numbers and demographic characteristics of the Stolen Generations survivors aged 50 and over in 2014–15. It presents data on a range of health and socioeconomic outcomes, and analysis of differences with an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander comparison group to examine...


2 Nov 2018

This report was conducted to explore what cultural factors are important to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and gain and understanding of how these factors relate to health and wellbeing. It was developed as part of the Mayi Kuwayu project – a national longitudinal...


25 Sep 2018

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.

Journal article

17 May 2018

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.


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.


5 Apr 2018

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

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.

Working paper

24 Nov 2017

This paper builds on earlier work by exploring the rates of diffusion of information and communications technology for Indigenous Australians using data from the Australian Census Longitudinal Dataset 2006-2011.


20 Nov 2017

This report examines spatial variation in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women's access to hospitals with public birthing units and 3 other types of maternal health services. It also investigates possible high-level associations between access, maternal risk factors and birth outcomes.


15 Nov 2017

This book draws on an extensive, widely dispersed body of information, including much unpublished material, in order to narrate stories of the Asian diaspora communities of Torres Strait, north Queensland.


21 Sep 2017

German ethnographers in Australia, many of them missionaries who first wrote on Australian Aboriginal cultures in the 1840s, produced a valuable body of work that will greatly enrich regional ethnographies.


A case study of Indigenous student retention and transition in Central Queensland
31 Aug 2017

This report examines the success of the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME) program operating from CQ University campuses, and the impact it has on individuals’ lives.

Working paper

21 Aug 2017

This paper has four main aims: to identify a subset of community functioning measures and develop an index or set of indices; to analyse the distribution of community functioning by remoteness, sex and age; to analyse the factors associated with community functioning; and to analyse...

Discussion paper

31 Jul 2017

This discussion paper presents a scan of the current status of water, sanitation and hygiene services and challenges in remote Australian Indigenous communities.

Discussion paper

25 Jul 2017

The emergence of public policy for native title over the past quarter century, built on a complex array of conceptual foundations which derive from Indigenous tradition, the common law, statute law, anthropology, history and politics, invites the question: what next?

Fact sheet

21 Jul 2017

There are an estimated 2.1 million businesses in Australia and between 12,000-16,000 of these are Indigenous-owned.

Journal article

14 Jul 2017

Preventable chronic disease is the largest contributor to the health differential between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, but recommended best-practice preventive care is not consistently provided to Indigenous Australians.


12 Jul 2017

This audit assessed whether the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations supports good governance in Indigenous corporations consistent with the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006.

Discussion paper

50 years of Commonwealth public administration in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs, IAG discussion paper: no 1
16 Jun 2017

This paper is the first in a forthcoming series canvassing issues of importance to the practice of public administration in Commonwealth Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs and is concerned with the structure and function of Indigenous Affairs


31 May 2017

This audit assessed the effectiveness of Australian Government-funded aged care services delivered to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.



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