Aboriginal Australians--Legal status, laws, etc.

31 March 2017

This bulletin examines the numbers and rates of young people who were under youth justice supervision in Australia during 2015–16 because of their involvement or alleged involvement in crime. It...

21 March 2017

This report addresses the question of how effective agreements arising from native title determinations are at meeting the needs and aspirations of Aboriginal peoples who have achieved legal...

Audio interview
14 February 2017

Jackie Huggins, co-Chair of The National Congress of Australia's First People, discusses the Redfern Statement, relaeased in June 2016, and its importance for the roadmap to address the persistent...

14 February 2017

This ninth Closing the Gap report showcases real successes being achieved at a local level across the country, and outlines how we, as a nation, are meeting our responsibilities in improving...

8 February 2017

This book sets out the legal rules and their application in various situations: native title claims, native title agreement-making, decision-making by native title corporations, and compensation...

Discussion paper
31 January 2017

This paper considers the implications of the Timber Creek decision for the work of native title anthropologists and highlights some of the conceptual and methodological shifts required for...

Journal article
30 January 2017

This article looks at the landmark 2016 decision of Griffiths v Northern Territory, which sheds light on the ability of the Federal Court to award compensation under the Native Title Act, and also...

7 December 2016

This document is a state-of-the-nation report on the social justice and native title issues affecting Indigenous Australians in 2016.

Briefing paper
17 October 2016

A discussion of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander incarceration rates and subsequent policy responses must acknowledge and understand the history of disadvantage that surrounds...

19 September 2016

Why do Australians turn away when another justice fails Aboriginal people? Dr Lissa Johnson explains the psychology behind the great Australian silence.