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...
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...
Language use is connected to indicators of wellbeing: evidence from the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey 2014–15
Applying cross-sectional regressions analysis to data from the 2014–15 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS), this study examines the link between the use of Indigenous languages and a range of wellbeing indicators.
Are we mates yet? Agreement making between States and First Nations
This paper has been developed for Aboriginal Affairs NSW (AANSW) to assist communities and policy developers in considering the topic of ‘agreement making’ between the State and First Nations peoples.
The main aim of this report is to give practical advice to communities, governments and researchers to codesign evaluation and community based participatory research (CBPR) in Aboriginal contexts.