This report covers the developments in the human rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for the 2010/2011 period.
The theme of the report is lateral violence and its relevance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and how human rights frameworks can address this issue. Mick Gooda’s review focuses on developments relating to the:
National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples
Indigenous Human Rights Network Australia
Northern Territory Emergency Response
Australian Government’s engagement framework
recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Australian Constitution
situation in Alice Springs
Close the Gap campaign
marking of 20 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
Indigenous Economic Development Strategy.
Recommendations are outlined in the report.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract