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