Simplifying the system or deepening poverty? The new Remote Rent Framework in the Northern Territory
In this paper, the authors outline their understanding of the new Rental Rebate Policy as it is described in Northern Territory government documents. They also discuss some potential adverse consequences that may arise from its implementation.
Relationships between the use of Indigenous languages and wellbeing indicators in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, 2014–15
Using data from the 2014–15 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) and applying cross-sectional regressions, this study examines the link between the use of Indigenous languages and a range of wellbeing indicators for the New South Wales (NSW) and Australian Capital Territory...
Indigenous electoral power in the 2022 federal election: a geographic snapshot of latent potential
The authors of this paper suggest that Indigenous communities around Australia could wield significant electoral power if they mobilised the large cohort of non-participating eligible Indigenous vote.
Employment and Indigenous mental health
This paper provides an overview of policies and programs that address Indigenous employment and mental health and examines the evidence on labour force programs that can improve Indigenous mental health.
First Nations regional and national representation: aligning local decision making in NSW with Closing the Gap and the proposed Indigenous Voice
Recent shifts in national policies have resulted in questions about how established regional forms of representation, such as those involved in NSW’s Local Decision Making initiative, will be aligned with new policy priorities and processes. This paper seeks to clarify the terrain of competing and...