Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child placement principle Victoria 2019

This report reviews the progress of the Victorian (VIC) Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).

Evaluation of early childhood schools and the Koori preschool program

This evaluation has identified a number of areas for future focus to continue to strengthen the provision of quality early childhood education in Early Childhood Schools and the Koori Preschool Program.

Always was, always will be Koori Children

This report has been published by the Commission for Children and Young People (CCYP) Victoria. It documents the findings of Taskforce 1000, which was an eighteen month project that critically reviewed the case plans and circumstances of 980 Aboriginal children in out-of-home care in Victoria.

Unfinished business: Koori women and the justice system

Executive summary Koori women make up the fastest growing segment of the Victorian prison population. They are currently being incarcerated at a much higher rate than both non-Koori women and Koori men.

Comparing sentencing outcomes for Koori and non-Koori adult offenders in the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria

There are many causes of over-representation of Koori people in Victoria’s prisons. The findings of this report show that it is influenced by Koori people being more likely to be sent to prison. This difference may be influenced by Koori people being more likely to...

Sentencing in the Koori Court division of the magistrates' court: a statistical report

This report, the first of two on the sentencing of Indigenous people in Victoria, presents a descriptive profile of the Koori Court. In 1991, the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody reported that Indigenous people were significantly over-represented in police custody, prisons and juvenile...

We can like research .. in Koori hands: a community report on Onemda Vichealth Koori Health Unit's research workshops in 2007

This report provides the background to four Koori community workshops in Victorian regional centres in 2007, and documents the participants' views on Koori health research and barriers to Koori community-controlled research.