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Curated from a broad selection of key Indigenous policy topics, the First Peoples & Public Policy Collection brings together diverse, policy-relevant practice resources and research information to support the development and implementation of better public policy.
Discussion paper

Codesign in the Indigenous policy domain: risks and opportunities

This paper argues that it is incumbent on governments around Australia to demonstrate that they are serious in pursuing co-design, and this will require a sustained focus on demonstrating to First Nations citizens, and indeed all Australians, that the processes adopted are legitimate.
Journal article

Developing sustainable and high impact NFPs for Indigenous Australians

In this article, Aboriginal non-profit leader and Fulbright Scholar, Adam Davids, offers insights for Indigenous not-for-profits by drawing on the experience of successful racial minority-serving institutions in the USA.
Journal article

Physical violence and violent threats reported by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a disability: cross sectional evidence from a nationally representative survey

This paper uses nationally representative data, and seeks to examine several questions about experiences of physical violence and violent threats reported by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with disability.
Policy report

Worlds apart: remote Indigenous disadvantage in the context of wider Australia

Remote and very remote Indigenous communities have become victims of a ‘wicked problem’. This paper analyses a wide range of data from locations and communities across Australia. While it cannot be said the issues identified are exclusive to Indigenous communities, it is clear that Indigenous...
Report

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal services: national picture 2018-19

This report provides a comprehensive national snapshot of the valuable services provided by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal services.
Draft report

Dalarinji – ‘Your story’: preliminary report to community

This preliminary report shows the need to understand the experiences and perspectives of young First Nations LGBTIQA+ peoples living in Australia.
Report

Dreaming big

This publication sets the scene and shares the wisdom gathered through conversations with over 400 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders towards developing the Queensland Healing Strategy.
Report

Report of the South Australian Commissioner for Aboriginal Engagement

This report outlines the activities of the South Australian Office for the Commissioner for Aboriginal Engagement, and highlights the ongoing exclusion and inequalities experienced by Aboriginal people in South Australia.
Report

Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices): securing our rights, securing our future—report

This report builds upon past research work through a strengths-based national engagement process, seeking community reflections on the status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls’ rights over the past 34 years, and into the present day.