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This report aimed to inform the minerals industry and policy makers about key trends and issues relating to Indigenous employment in the minerals industry.
The apparent disconnect between communications and culture in remote Indigenous communities in Australia raises many questions about the nature of the relationship between the preferred and proffered technology of public policy and the needs and aspirations of the user group. It is important to explore...
Knowledge about sexual violence against women from Indigenous and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds is scant. Anecdotally, levels of sexual violence are purported to be high, but national victimisation surveys may not capture, or may misrepresent, the extent of sexual violence in these communities. While...
This snapshot presents an overview of Indigenous peoples' experiences of law and justice as reported in the 2002 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) as well as data from other relevant ABS collections. Unless otherwise specified, data relate to Indigenous people aged...
The new chair of the Australian Indigenous Communications Association, Jim Remedio, warns that the NT intervention is undermining Indigenous broadcasting, writes ELLIE RENNIE.
THE appointment of managers over community councils in remote communities is in direct conflict with the licence conditions which Indigenous...
Indigenous peoples' support for and emphasis on the "rights agenda" has been shaped by history. The political and constitutional history of Australia is indelibly connected to the contemporary problems of Indigenous Australia: insecurity of rights and policy experiments. It is only when we negotiate unfinished...
This report provides the first comprehensive assessment of the burden of disease of Indigenous Australians. Fatal and non-fatal outcomes are combined, but can be examined separately as well. This report provides details of the extent of premature mortality and disability estimated for over 170 disease...
We've heard a lot lately about the ill health and social difficulties of Aboriginal communities in some remote regions of the country and the government's response to them. What we haven't heard much about is how the environment in which Indigenous people live: the houses,...
This report highlights the significant levels of under-resourcing of the Northern Territory Education system and the impacts that this has on the ability of Indigenous people to access high quality public education.
Education is the Key calculates as many as 7500 Indigenous children...
Around half of Australia's Indigenous children are not enrolled in preschool education. This briefing paper recommends that two years of free, high quality and culturally appropriate preschool education should be made a priority for all Indigenous children.