Government relations with First Peoples

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Aboriginal Australians government relations
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.
Report

Models for a National Commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people: options paper

This paper outlines a proposed model for the establishment of a National Commissioner that is based on examples of strongest compliance and provides concrete guidance for federal government decision-makers on the key elements required to establish an effective National Commissioner.
Article

An Indigenous ‘Voice’ must be enshrined in our Constitution. Here’s why

Concerns have emerged that the Uluru Statement’s call for constitutional enshrinement – or protection – of the Indigenous Voice to Parliament, is going unheeded.
Report

2021 State of reconciliation in Australia report

This report assesses the current status of reconciliation and outlines some practical actions that need to be taken in order to continue to progress the reconciliation process.