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Education and employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

This audit assessed whether Queensland is reducing the gap in education and employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Working paper

Community functioning for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: analysis using the 2014–15 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey

This paper has four main aims: to identify a subset of community functioning measures and develop an index or set of indices; to analyse the distribution of community functioning by remoteness, sex and age; to analyse the factors associated with community functioning; and to analyse...

Remote Indigenous housing system: a systems social assessment

The poor state of Indigenous housing in remote areas is generally acknowledged as one of Australia's most intractable housing problems. The thesis examines why the remote Indigenous housing system does not meet the housing needs of Indigenous people in remote areas and discusses an alternative...
Discussion paper

Incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

The ALRC has been asked to consider laws and legal frameworks that contribute to the incarceration rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and inform decisions to hold or keep Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in custody.
Journal article

Improving preventive health care in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary care settings

Preventable chronic disease is the largest contributor to the health differential between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, but recommended best-practice preventive care is not consistently provided to Indigenous Australians.

Lessons from the Tiwi Islands: the need for radical improvement in remote Aboriginal communities

John Cleary, former Tasmanian MP and minister, served three years as chief executive officer of the Tiwi Islands remote Aboriginal community. He has drawn on this experience to outline the need for change across all areas in remote Aboriginal communities: health, housing, education, employment and...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework - 2017 report

The health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is improving for a number of measures, although there remain many areas where further concerted effort will be needed to achieve improvements in health outcomes.

German ethnography in Australia

German ethnographers in Australia, many of them missionaries who first wrote on Australian Aboriginal cultures in the 1840s, produced a valuable body of work that will greatly enrich regional ethnographies.

Sustainable tenancy for Indigenous families: what services and policy supports are needed? Final report

Lesley Cooper, Mary Morris present the findings of the project, 'Sustainable Tenancy for Indigenous Families: What Services and Policy Supports are Needed?', which aimed to identify the major factors that initiate and sustain iterative homelessness among Indigenous families, especially Indigenous women and children, in both...

Indigenous labour supply constraints in the West Kimberley

This paper examines a set of supply-side issues that undermine successful Indigenous participation in the West Kimberley resource boom.The West Kimberley is the latest region in Western Australia poised to reap huge benefits from a super-cycle of resource exploitation. Labour demand is at an all-time...