Report

Linking Indigenous communities with regional development: Australia overview

This report discusses key issues in demography, governance and policy, as they relate to Indigenous peoples in Australia. It focuses on the ‘governance of government’, including the difficult institutional environment that many Indigenous communities and organisations face.
Report

Wellbeing and healing through connection and culture

This review summarises the emerging research and knowledge, key themes and principles surrounding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural perspectives and concepts of healing and social and emotional wellbeing as they relate to suicide prevention.
Report

Aboriginal identification in NSW: the way forward

The Aboriginal self-identification project sought to understand why Aboriginal people identify as Aboriginal when using various government services.
Discussion paper

Are we mates yet? Agreement making between States and First Nations

This paper has been developed for Aboriginal Affairs NSW (AANSW) to assist communities and policy developers in considering the topic of ‘agreement making’ between the State and First Nations peoples.
Discussion paper

Indigenous cultural competency in the Australian teaching workforce

This paper aims to facilitate a re-imagining of how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures, identities and histories are reflected and understood in Australian classrooms. The ultimate goal is to improve how Australian education systems embrace the development of a culturally competent teaching workforce...
Policy report

Evaluation and review as drivers of reform in the Indigenous policy domain

This paper seeks to assess the influence of evaluation and review in influencing policy in the Indigenous affairs policy domain. The paper examines four high-level case studies of strategically significant policy issues within the Indigenous policy domain to assess the impact of evaluation in driving...
Briefing paper

New tools for reconciliation: legislation to implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

This paper examines the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) implementation through legislative measures taken or proposed by the federal and British Columbia (BC) governments.
Report

Summary of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2019

This summary report is useful for health workers and those studying in the field as a quick source of general information.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Was Lachlan Macquarie a mass murderer who ordered the genocide of Indigenous people?

Macquarie University Indigenous academic Bronwyn Carlson offered a rewording of the Hyde Park tribute to colonial administrator Lachlan Macquarie: "'Here stands a mass murderer who ordered the genocide of Indigenous people'"
Fact sheet

Indigenous financial impacts and risks and COVID-19: CSI and First Nations Foundation response

The Centre for Social Impact and First Nations Foundation policy response to the COVID-19 Disease is based on three key strategies: caring for communities, access to appropriate services, and targeting high-cost lending and misleading advice.