Indigenous peoples

FAST Record ID: 
970213

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.

Report

1 Dec 2017

This report examines Indigenous mortality and life expectancy during the period 2001 to 2015, based on evidence from the Enhanced Mortality Database.

Report

26 Oct 2017

This expenditure report provides estimates of the levels and patterns of Australian, State and Territory government expenditure on services relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Data are available for 2015-16, with historical data provided for 2012-13, 2010-11 and 2008-09.

Website

25 Sep 2017

This web page presents arts and culture data from the ABS’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey and analysis.

Audio program

21 Sep 2017

Support is growing for better recognition of Australian South Sea Islanders.

Research report

14 Sep 2017

This report highlights the broader role AFL can play in a community, by being the conduit through which community programs targeted at health and safety can be delivered, and the means through which communities can be brought together.

Journal article

14 Sep 2017

This article outlines trends in ages and causes of death in a remote-living Australian Aboriginal group over a fifty-year period.

Draft report

14 Sep 2017

Optimising care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer is the aim of this national public consultation program.

Audio program

11 Sep 2017

This week marks ten years since the United Nations adopted its first Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Audio program

11 Sep 2017

Maori Language celebrations were born in the early 1970s into a climate of widespread rejection and even hostility.

Briefing paper

31 Aug 2017

The brief considers issues facing these groups of Indigenous people in their contact with police, in courts, in custody and post-release, highlighting the lack of appropriate diversionary programs at all stages of this contact.

Working paper

10 Aug 2017

This paper argues that Indigenous economic wellbeing can be partly improved by addressing broader macroeconomic factors.

Research report

3 Jul 2017

Abstract

Enhancing Vocational Education and Training (VET) to higher education pathways and transitions for Indigenous students is important. Dual-sector universities are well positioned to take the lead in strengthening pathways and transitions for Indigenous students by harnessing the opportunities and addressing the challenges...

Report

26 May 2017

Disproportionate rates of Indigenous imprisonment are unfair, unsafe and unaffordable, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Research report

16 May 2017

Abstract

Indigenous students could be better supported in their transition, participation, retention and success in higher education with an increased emphasis on emotional support. This research recommended the supplementation of existing academic support programs with equity strategies that recognise the importance of community...

Research report

24 Mar 2017

This report outlines research from Australia and the UK informing ten 'National Guidelines to Improve Student Outcomes in Online Education'.

Website

16 Mar 2017

This Overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status provides information about: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations; the context of Indigenous health; various measures of population health status; selected health conditions; and health risk and protective factors.

Journal article

30 Jan 2017

The history of compensation determinations under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (NTA) is not a positive one for native title claimants. In the 19 years from the enactment of the NTA until the 2013 decision De Rose v State of South Australia there had...

Research report

14 Dec 2016

The research shows that while much has been achieved to improve housing management in remote Indigenous communities under the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing (NPARIH) reforms, other areas require further development.

Housing standards and tenancy management have generally improved in the case...

Research report

14 Dec 2016

This project is a strong example of how support from a large organisation (the State Library of Western Australia) can assist local people (Mowanjum Community) with their project to deliver culturally appropriate digitalaccess to important collections.

The Mowanjum Aboriginal Art and Cultural Centre (MAACC)...