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.
The opinions of Indigenous Australians viewed through a population lens: the Reconciliation Barometer
This paper examines an analytical/empirical approach to representing ‘Indigenous Australians’ – the biennial survey known as the Reconciliation Barometer (RB). It explores the RB’s revelation of the diversity of Indigenous opinion about two matters relevant to reconciliation: whether there is trust between Indigenous and non-Indigenous...
This book examines how Indigenous peoples around the world are demanding greater data sovereignty, and challenging the ways in which governments have historically used Indigenous data to develop policies and programs.
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.
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.
The key aim of this project has been to elevate the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls, and to reflect the holistic and interconnected nature of their lives. This community guide sets out the major findings and cross-cutting themes that are...
This report measures the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It provides comprehensive data across a range of outcome areas, along with supporting material on the strengths of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and the structural and systemic barriers that need to...
The Australian business guide to implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Designed to complement the global business reference guide for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) issued in 2013, this guide provides practical advice about how executives and companies can understand, respect and embed the rights of Indigenous Australians into their...
The authors of this report were commissioned by the National Health Leadership Forum to investigate approaches to workforce planning based on the healthcare needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Something stronger: truth-telling on hurt and loss, strength and healing, from First Nations people with disability
The purpose of this research paper is to support engagement with the First Nations disability community that is considerate of their cultural values and beliefs on disability and inclusion, and acknowledges the unique traumas arising from their experiences of social isolation, inequality and discrimination.