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A research driven response to community concerns regarding the level of crime and fear of crime in the Northern Territory.
In recognition of the need to address community concerns regarding the level of crime and fear of crime in the...
This report examines movements between hospital and residential aged care by people aged 65 and over in 2008-09.
The use of hospitals by people living in residential care and the admission of people into residential care following a period in hospital...
This report recommends stricter limits to reduce the number people with disabilities being sterilised without their consent.
This brief describes some of the promising efforts to reduce Indigenous family violence in Australia and overseas, including both government and community initiatives, as well as support mechanisms and measures for victims.
The issue of family violence in Indigenous communities across Australia has been...
This paper presents a range of data illustrating the level of women's representation at the Commonwealth, state and territory, and local government levels, with a particular focus on the Commonwealth Parliament.
A key measure of women’s empowerment in society at large is their participation...
Among other recommendations, this paper argues that the Commonwealth should take the earliest opportunity to apologise publicly to those affected by former forced adoption policies and practices.
On 15 November 2010, the Senate referred to the Community Affairs References Committee an inquiry into former...
Multiculturalism has been a contested policy and concept since its introduction in Australia in the 1970s. While maintaining some core principles, in the three decades since its introduction, federal multicultural policy statements have evolved in response to changing government priorities and responses to the challenges...
It is not a new observation that Indigenous people in Australia experience violence at a higher rate than the general population. The impact of violence on Indigenous people and their communities has been widely documented by government and non-government inquiries, reports and commentaries. As...
This report is the outcome of a project undertaken for the Australian government's Department of Health and Ageing on the consistency and comparability of dependency information across three aged and community care programs: Home and Community Care, Aged Care Assessment Program and Community Aged Care...
The Report on Government Services 2012 was released in January 2012. The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) has identified the performance of mainstream services in relation to Indigenous Australians as a particular focus of the Report, and an Indigenous Compendium collating relevant data...