Cultural awareness

Policy report

14 Sep 2018

This tool has been designed to help improve the way teachers and leaders engage with Pacific learners to make a major difference to their educational success.

Discussion paper

21 Aug 2018

This discussion paper recognises the growing influence and impact of the Pacific diaspora and intergenerational population on the New Zealand economy and on New Zealand’s place in the wider Pacific region. It focuses on the commonalities that Pacific New Zealanders share, while recognising the diversity...

Research report

18 Jul 2018

This report found that Aboriginal communities want to see significant improvement in the frequency, quality and evaluation of programs to protect and promote Aboriginal cultural rights, and calls on the Victorian Department of Justice and Regulation to develop a social and emotional well-being strategy for...

Research report

The success of women caring for country as Indigenous rangers and on Indigenous Protected Areas
18 May 2018

The case studies in this report demonstrate that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls are taking advantage of opportunities through land and sea management to further express and develop their strength, confidence and leadership.

Discussion paper

28 Mar 2018

This paper explores the relationship between tradition-based knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and issues of IP, cultural heritage and economic empowerment.

Journal article

1 Mar 2018

This study aimed to explore Indigenous narrative accounts of healthcare access within qualitative research papers, to better understand Indigenous views on culturally safe healthcare and health communication represented in that literature.

Journal article

27 Jan 2018

This article argues that Aboriginal children and adolescents may face additional difficulties navigating the mental health care system in Australia, due to complex socio-cultural factors and the dearth of culturally appropriate and effective mental-health related treatment pathways.

Research report

Findings from the NZCER national survey of primary and intermediate schools 2016
12 Dec 2017

The NZCER national survey of primary and intermediate schools 2016 included a number of questions that asked specifically about matters related to Pasifika students, Pasifika families, or Pasifika cultural activities at school. We have brought the responses to these questions together for researchers working in...

Strategy

6 Dec 2017

Australia’s Aged Care Diversity Framework is a timely and important step towards a more inclusive future for aged care services in Australia. Whether barriers to appropriate aged care are perceived or real, they must be addressed to meet the diverse needs of the community.

Research report

23 Nov 2017

This report looks at how emerging trends like an increasingly competitive job and education market, growth in digital technology, globalisation and an increasingly culturally diverse society impacts young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds.

Guide

3 Oct 2017

This guide is a comprehensive resource for Muslim aged care. It covers wide-ranging topics such as, religion, culture, and identity of Muslims to provide the context and basis for planning culturally appropriate care for them.

Case study

8 Sep 2017

The 2017 case study formulates advice for health system reform to address disparities in the health outcomes of Aboriginal people.

Research report

A Health Performance Council report as part of the 4-yearly review (2015-2018)
8 Sep 2017

This report outlines advice on possible improvements to Country Health Advisory Councils (HAC) governance arrangements and information provision and engagement activities.

Research report

17 Aug 2017

This Senate Committee report looks at ways of protecting and strengthening multiculturalism and social inclusion in Australia.

Research report

9 Aug 2017

The findings outlined in this report contradict an opinion often stated in public debates that Muslims tendto ‘self-segregate’ and do not integrate with the wider society.

Briefing paper

31 Jul 2017

This paper provides an analysis as to whether the Yiriman project is an example of Justice Reinvestment and the complexities of evaluating and measuring the effectiveness of the project.

Thesis

19 Jun 2017

The aim of this research was to critically examine the perceptions and understandings of culturally responsive practices carried out by secondary school middle leaders in low decile, multi-ethnic school settings in New Zealand. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with seven middle leaders from six different secondary...

Guide

A reflective practice resource and toolkit for services providing intensive and targeted support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families
10 Jun 2017

This publication is intended as a reflective practice resource and toolkit for services providing support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families.

Commentary

4 May 2017

A visitor to this country over the past week might wonder where, or in what year, he or she has landed. It’s now nine sleeps since ANZAC Day 2017, and hundreds of articles and hours of rolling outrage have been expended on a few words...

Audio

24 Apr 2017

When you turn on your TV news, or tune into your favourite radio show - who's presenting? Chances are, they're white and middle class.

However more than a quarter of Australians were born overseas and nearly half have at least one parent born overseas....

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