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Discussion paper

The opinions of Indigenous Australians viewed through a population lens: the Reconciliation Barometer

This paper examines an analytical/empirical approach to representing ‘Indigenous Australians’ – the biennial survey known as the Reconciliation Barometer (RB). It explores the RB’s revelation of the diversity of Indigenous opinion about two matters relevant to reconciliation: whether there is trust between Indigenous and non-Indigenous...
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.
Report

Dreaming big

This publication sets the scene and shares the wisdom gathered through conversations with over 400 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders towards developing the Queensland Healing Strategy.
Report

2020 Australian Reconciliation Barometer

The Australian Reconciliation Barometer (ARB) aims to identify the attitudes Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians hold about each other, and about reconciliation in this country, and the opportunities for improvement in this area.
Strategy

Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan: October 2020–October 2021

The Reflect reconciliation action plan articulates the Australian Digitial Health Agency’s vision for reconciliation, achieving meaningful outcomes with and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, businesses and communities.
Strategy

Reconciliation Action Plan 2019-2020

As the lead agency for the Australian Public Service (APS), the Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet (PM&C) has a key role to play in reconciliation. This Reconciliation Action Plan provides a framework for the Department to become a more inclusive and diverse organisation...
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.
Discussion paper

Understanding the landscape: the foundations and scope of a Victorian treaty

This discussion paper explores how Aboriginal Victorians might achieve recognition of their sovereignty, control over their own affairs, and enshrine their rights to self-determination and culture.
Commentary

Grattan on Friday: Ken Wyatt juggles identity and politics

As an Indigenous man in a senior government role, Ken Wyatt is ambitious but pragmatic, as he struggles to bridge the gap between Indigenous expectations and political realities.
Discussion paper

VACCA discussion paper on treaty, self-determination and the Aboriginal community-controlled services sector

The purpose of this paper is to explore the possible implications of Treaty for Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs), highlight international examples of how treaty holders and Aboriginal agencies have established agreements for service delivery, advocacy and support, and provide some options on how similar...