Aboriginal identification in NSW: the way forward

The Aboriginal self-identification project sought to understand why Aboriginal people identify as Aboriginal when using various government services.

Protocols for using First Nations cultural and intellectual property in the arts

This protocol guide spells out clearly the legal, ethical and moral considerations for the use of Indigenous cultural material in arts and cultural projects.

Remote and Rural Indigenous Allied Health: community report

This report proposes approaches for co-design in developing and delivering culturally safe and responsive workforce models and services that are informed by community members, carers, organisations and current service providers.
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Industry views about the Banned Drinker Register in the Northern Territory: early lessons from a qualitative evaluation

This paper explores industry stakeholders' perspectives regarding the extent to which the Banned Drinker Register (BDR) is meeting its objectives to improve community health and safety by reducing alcohol‐related harms.

Australia’s plants and animals have long been used without Indigenous consent. Now Queensland has taken a stand

Throughout history, native plants, animals and other biological materials have been removed without the consent of Indigenous people. Under the revised law in Queensland, anyone engaging in biodiscovery must take all reasonable measures to form agreement with the custodians of Indigenous knowledge being used.
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The decline of smoking initiation among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary students: implications for future policy

This article explores if smoking prevalence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary students aged 12–17 years has changed between 2005 and 2017.
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Roadmap to recovery: reporting on a research taskforce supporting Indigenous responses to COVID‐19 in Australia

This paper presents an overview of the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander COVID‐19 Advisory Group's recommendations to the COVID-19 Roadmap to Recovery report.

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth report: youth survey 2019

This report adds to existing research and offers rich insights into the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people, both by comparing the relative differences with non-Indigenous young people, as well as looking at their absolute results. Both ways of looking at the...

The RHD Endgame Strategy: the blueprint to eliminate rheumatic heart disease in Australia by 2031

Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is preventable. The collective experience of communities and clinicians, in addition to over 25 years of research, means the knowledge and evidence base now exists to eliminate rheumatic heart disease in Australia. This strategy document brings together this experience, knowledge and...
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Tackling Indigenous smoking: a good news story in Australian tobacco control

The achievements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tobacco control are among the most encouraging stories in Australian tobacco control and in efforts to improve Indigenous health and to Close The Gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.