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This discussion paper explores how Aboriginal Victorians might achieve recognition of their sovereignty, control over their own affairs, and enshrine their rights to self-determination and culture.
Firearm deaths occur in heated situations because police carry guns as standard issue. This article explores the imperatives for firearm training for Australian police officers.
This submission from the Human Rights Law Centre is directed at particular aspects of the legal system, including law, policies and processes that contribute to the overrepresentation of Aboriginal children and young people, and provides recommendations aimed at addressing systemic issues.
High prevalence of chronic middle ear disease has persisted in Australian Aboriginal children, and the related hearing impairment (HI) has been implicated in a range of social outcomes. This study investigated the association between HI in early childhood and youth offending.
A report of a study conducted alongside the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency, an Aboriginal community controlled organisation. The purpose of this study was to establish healing solutions for Aboriginal suvivors of sexual abuse.
This report shows Indigenous knowledge is being applied successfully in a wide range of services and business activities, with good results for Indigenous peoples and, when government funding is involved, a great return on investment.
This paper is based on a desktop review and findings from a study carried out by Fairio and others on women in the 2017 national elections and women in the local-level government elections. The study finds that women face immense challenges when contesting elections. The...
This resource outlines the Public Health Association of Australia's (PHAA) position on the incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia. It should also be read in conjunction with PHAA’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health policy position statement.
In partnership with Aboriginal Territorians, the Northern Territory government is developing the Northern Territory Aboriginal Justice Agreement. The NT government has released this draft to seek input from Territorians before finalising the content of the agreement.
This document is a companion document to the draft Northern Territory Aboriginal Justice Agreement. It brings together the background information, consultation findings and evidence that informed the development of the agreement. It provides the rationale for the initiatives and strategies contained in the agreement.