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Aboriginal Australians government relations

Systematic review

Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap: Health Check 2020

This publication reviews the state of the Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap against success indicators agreed by the Coalition of Peaks and government parties.
Submission

Australian Human Rights Commission submission to the Indigenous Voice co-design process

This document outlines the Australian Human Rights Commission's submission to the Indigenous Voice Co-design Groups on the proposals outlined in the Indigenous Voice Interim Report of October 2020.
Discussion paper

Unfinished business: truth-telling about Aboriginal land rights and native title in the ACT

In this discussion paper, Ed Wensing argues that the ACT Government should not be afraid to follow the examples set by Victoria, Queensland and the Northern Territory, in commencing treaty discussions about possible ways of resolving the matters of sovereignty and self-determination, including over land...
Journal article

Walking the talk: evaluating the alignment between Australian governments’ stated principles for working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health contexts and health evaluation practice

This paper reveals that governments do not ‘walk the talk’, particularly when it comes to principles relating to Aboriginal participation in health.
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.
Discussion paper

UNDRIP and enshrining Aboriginal rights

Informed by international examples, this paper explores methods by which the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) could be enshrined in Victoria's Treaty process.
Strategy

The Gurra Gurra Framework 2020-2026

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.
Report

Interim report of the Northern Territory Treaty Commissioner

This interim report is an update to the Northern Territory Chief Minister on progress on key outputs as required under the Treaty Commissioner’s Terms of Reference for Stage 1.
Discussion paper

Northern Territory Treaty Commission: Treaty discussion paper

This public discussion paper is to inform an extensive, Territory-wide community consultation process with First Nations Territorians, led by the Treaty Commissioner, to assess whether a consensus or majority view exists on all or any of the matters included in this paper.
Policy

Aboriginal Procurement Policy

The NSW Government's Aboriginal Procurement Policy (APP) provides a significant opportunity to increase Aboriginal skills and economic participation.