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.
This strategy aims to help Queensland Department of Environment and Science to reframe relationships with Indigenous people by holding Country and First Nations people at the centre of policies and programs to service delivery.
Medical decision making using knowledge of patient identification as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander: what do medical students think?
This study investigates medical student attitudes regarding medical decisions made after asking if patients are of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander origin.
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...
CSIS spent the past year studying how Australia and India have grown their creative sectors and consider how foreign assistance and development aid tools can help other Indo-Pacific countries build capacity in their creative economies. This report focuses on four major creative industries—film and television...
This publication reports on a conference that explored the relationship of arts and cultural initiatives to soft-power agendas which, along with ‘market’ and ‘audience development,’ often underpin the Australian government’s investment in international arts activities.
The consequences of institutional racism can have a serious effect and has been widely recognised as needing to be addressed. This report summarises the outcome of the Health Performance Council’s work in this area in South Australia.
Like all modern societies, Australia has to understand, interpret and learn from its history. In this paper, Peter Kurti argues that we must be sure to protect our country, our communities and our citizens from the three dangers posed by cancel culture — the corrosion...
Addressing social and cultural determinants in primary care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
This position statement focuses on the effects of social and cultural issues for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, while recognising the benefits to all of a system-wide response.