Aboriginal Australians economic conditions

Report

It’s the economy, stupid: economic participation only way to Close the Gap

Indigenous policy needs to get back to these fundamentals, with a focus on school attendance, jobs and creating the environment for Indigenous business creation — especially in remote and regional Indigenous communities, argues Warren Mundine in this analysis report.
Working paper

Measuring the social impact of income management in the Northern Territory: an updated analysis

The findings outlined in this working paper strongly suggest that income management has failed to achieve any systematic community level improvements in outcomes for the Indigenous population of the Northern Territory.
Working paper

Trends in social security receipt among Indigenous Australians: evidence from household surveys 1994–2015

This paper uses data from National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Surveys to examine trends in social security receipt among the Indigenous population between 1994 and 2014/15, as well as documenting the declining receipt of Community Development Employment Project (CDEP) wages.
Report

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and the superannuation system

It is remarkable how little existing literature there is on outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in retirement and old age. This report helps to fill this void, and offers some important insights that improve our understanding of the financial security that the...
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.
Report

Measuring progress in Queensland's remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

This paper provides a first step at measuring and communicating progress in Queensland's discrete Indigenous communities. The framework in this paper is intended to illustrate an approach to measuring progress that can be further subdivided to provide a more detailed analysis of the key drivers...
Article

The coronavirus supplement is the biggest boost to Indigenous incomes since Whitlam. It should be made permanent

The Coronavirus temporary increase to income support should be made permanent to assist with Indigenous Australians currently living in poverty.
Strategy

Everyone together: Aboriginal affairs strategy 2019-2029

The strategy has been designed as a blueprint for government agencies to put Aboriginal people at the centre of policy design and delivery, and to empower communities to determine their own futures.
Strategy

South east Australia regional Indigenous land and sea strategy 2019 – 2022

The Regional Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy (RILSS) for the South-East region represents an additional, more focused layer to the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) Group’s strategic direction as laid out in the National Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy (NILSS) for the period 2019...
Strategy

South west Australia regional Indigenous land and sea strategy 2019 – 2022

The Regional Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy (RILSS) for the South-West Australia region represents an additional, more focused layer to the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) Group’s strategic direction as laid out in the National Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy (NILSS) for the period...