University of Sydney

Evaluation

Evaluation of Legal Aid NSW Civil Law Service for Aboriginal Communities

This evaluation report provides insights into how a mainstream government service works with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Journal article

Aboriginal childhood overweight and obesity: the need for Aboriginal designed and led initiatives

This paper reviews available evidence on programs and policies for obesity prevention and treatment for Aboriginal children and provides recommendations for improved outcomes.
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Charter of freedom of speech and academic freedom

This revised Charter was developed in response to an independent review of freedom of speech in Australian higher education providers, commissioned by the federal government and conducted by former High Court Chief Justice, the Hon. Robert French AC.
Journal article

"Language breathes life"- Barngarla community perspectives on the wellbeing impacts of reclaiming a dormant Australian Aboriginal language

Little research has sought to identify the potential psychological benefits that may derive from language reclamation. The main purpose of the Barngarla Language and Wellbeing Study is to assess the effectiveness of language revival in improving the mental health and social and emotional wellbeing of...
Report

A model code for the protection of freedom of speech and academic freedom in Australian higher education providers

The report outlines how former Chief Justice, the Hon Robert French’s model code for the protection of freedom of speech and academic freedom can be adopted by the University of Sydney by amending its current Charter of Academic Freedom.