Torres Strait Islander people

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Torres Strait Islanders
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Profiling excellence: Indigenous knowledge translation

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are the experts in knowledge translation. Research, evaluation and communication – these actions have been part of their culture for countless generations. In this publication, the authors provide several examples of Indigenous knowledge translation in practice.
Briefing paper

Australian Burden of Disease Study 2018: key findings for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Information on the burden of disease and injuries, as well as the contribution of various risk factors to burden, is important for monitoring population health and for providing an evidence base to inform health policy and service planning. This report provides information on burden of...
Discussion paper

Indigenous digital inclusion plan: discussion paper - September 2021

This discussion paper provides a basis for stakeholder consultations supporting development of the Australian government’s Indigenous digital inclusion plan. It provides an overview of issues relating to digital inclusion for Indigenous Australians, including identification of barriers to digital inclusion and the role of existing programs...
Discussion paper

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual arts and crafts: issues paper

The Productivity Commission has started a new study into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual arts and crafts. This issues paper sets out some of the issues and questions that people have raised in the early stage of the study.
Discussion paper

New Remote Engagement Program: discussion paper

The Australian government is reforming the way employment services are delivered to people living in remote Australia. This discussion paper has been released to invite public comment to help shape the design of a new remote engagement program. This program will replace the existing Community...
Report

Media literacy in Australia: a qualitative study

This study examines the media literacy needs of those who are already experiencing disadvantage in society due to various reasons. Among the diverse range of groups that experience disadvantage, researchers focused on the needs of four groups: multicultural communities, people with disability, older people in...
Literature review

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families in Australian Coroners Courts

Coroners Courts in many jurisdictions throughout Australia are seeking ways to ensure their processes and practices are culturally sensitive, particularly for supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islands families. This report provides a sound base for reviewing culturally sensitive practices within the coronial system.
Policy report

Big picture essays on Australian Indigenous policy: deep structures and decolonising

This publication comprises three, big picture essays reflecting on Australian Indigenous policy over the last half century.
Report

What works? Exploring the literature on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healing programs that respond to family violence

This research project is mapping and analysing 'what works' in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healing programs across the nation that respond to domestic and family violence and sexual assault. This review report includes an overview of the family violence, trauma and healing literature before...
Journal article

Review of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a preventable, lifelong disability. This review provides a comprehensive synthesis of the available information on FASD among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with reference to the limitations on population-based data and evaluated programs.