Jon C. Altman
Remote access: guiding principles for a new livelihood and work program in remote Indigenous Australia
Consultations are beginning around the future of social security payments in remote Australia. This discussion paper assesses what has gone wrong with the existing Community Development Program, and argues that Australia needs to consider a more effective, caring and creative approach to supporting the health...
Linking Indigenous communities with regional development: Australia overview
This report discusses key issues in demography, governance and policy, as they relate to Indigenous peoples in Australia. It focuses on the ‘governance of government’, including the difficult institutional environment that many Indigenous communities and organisations face.
Labour lines and Colonial power: Indigenous and Pacific Islander labour mobility in Australia
This book argues that both Pacific Islanders and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islands peoples made purposeful migrations to find work, reflective of rich cultures and histories of mobility.
Health-promoting food pricing policies and decision-making in very remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community stores in Australia
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in remote communities in Australia experience a disproportionate burden of diet-related chronic disease. This paper describes health-promoting food pricing policies, their alignment with evidence, and the decision-making processes entailed in their development in community stores across very remote...
Australia, poverty, and the Sustainable Development Goals: a response to the Australian government’s review of its progress on the SDGs
The Australian government recently delivered its first Voluntary National Review on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. ASAP Oceania has coordinated experts on several aspects of poverty to write brief, accessible responses to what the government writes about poverty (understood in a broad, multi-dimensional sense)...