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Trends in social security receipt among Indigenous Australians: evidence from household surveys 1994–2015

This paper uses data from National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Surveys to examine trends in social security receipt among the Indigenous population between 1994 and 2014/15, as well as documenting the declining receipt of Community Development Employment Project (CDEP) wages.
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Trends in partnering and fertility among the Indigenous population

This paper uses data from the Census of Population and Housing to examine trends in Indigenous partnering and fertility between 2006 and 2016. The proportion of Indigenous adults who are partnered (either married or living in a de facto relationship) fell during the period examined...
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Post-school education

This paper argues that Indigenous university participation and attainment has failed to keep pace with non-Indigenous growth. As a result, there is a large and growing gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous university attendance and attainment of qualifications at degree level and above.
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School education

This papers uses data from the Census of Population and Housing to examine trends between 2006 and 2016 in two aspects of Indigenous education: school participation and Year 12 attainment.
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Poverty transitions in nonremote Indigenous households: the role of labour market and household dynamics

This paper contributes to the poverty literature in Australia by presenting estimates of income poverty entry and exit rates for Indigenous people living in nonremote areas of Australia.