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Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to draw on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) perspectives, theoretical understandings, and available evidence to answer questions about what is required to effectively address Indigenous people’s mental health and social and emotional wellbeing.
This report provides an investigation of early intervention and diversionary practices aimed at preventing offending behaviour in Indigenous young people with a cognitive disability and/or a mental health problem. It builds on the Australian Human Rights Commission's previous report, 'Indigenous young people with cognitive disabilities...
This report by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner and the Steering Committee for Indigenous Health Equality presents the outcomes from the National Indigenous Health Equality Summit, 18 – 20 March, 2008. On the final day, at the Great Hall, Parliament House,...
This issues paper addresses the following three questions: * First, what lessons can be learned from mechanisms for representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples at the national, State/ Territory or regional level that have previously existed or that are currently in place? * Second,...
This paper argues that a national Indigenous representative body has to be a fundamental component of the Indigenous policy landscape if we are to make lasting progress in improving the conditions of Indigenous people and our communities.
This overview of research and findings by the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission during 2001–2006 was prepared by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner. This paper is intended to ensure that any program responses to family violence in Indigenous communities are...
Over the past year, the Indigenous Health Campaign, or Close the Gap, coalition has been working with non Indigenous organisations to reverse the entrenched disparity and poor outcomes in Indigenous health. The campaign has been led by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health leaders and...
Co-Chair of Reconciliation Australia, Professor Tom Calma AO, is an Aboriginal elder from the Kungarakan tribal group and a member of the Iwaidja tribal group in the Northern Territory. Professor Calma delivered this presentation for the Australian Parliamentary Library National Reconciliation Week lecture.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project (ATSISPEP) is an important Australian Government response to the above. This report summarises the work of ATSISPEP in expanding the evidence-base for what works in Indigenous community-led suicide prevention.