This publication is an edited version of Noel Pearson’s speech at the Centre for Independent Studies event ‘Scaling up success in majority Indigenous schools’, held in Sydney on 18 May 2021.
This research addresses the continuing disparity in education and employment outcomes of young people with disabilities, particularly youth who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and those living in regional and remote locations of Australia.
This strategy document aims to improve the way the Northern Territory government coordinates services and engages with regional and remote Aboriginal community members.
Leasing reforms on Aboriginal land in the Northern Territory: impacts on land rights and remote community governance
Since 2006, Aboriginal land in the Northern Territory has been subject to a range of land tenure reforms, mostly government-initiated. This paper examines the extensive and varied impacts of three leasing models on the governance of the land rights system and remote communities, and the...
Importance of land, family and culture for a good life: remote Aboriginal people with disability and carers
This article discusses the challenges associated with accessing services and supports in remote communities that can impact on a good life for Aboriginal people with disability.
“It’s helped me connect with more friends”: Supporting social media use to enhance the social networks of young people with disabilities living in rural South Australia
This report investigated the effectiveness of social media training and online mentoring support in building the social networks of young people with disability in rural communities.
“It’s different in the country” supporting ageing-in-place for people with developmental disability: an exploration of rural and metropolitan perspectives
This report assesses the gaps that exist in current disability and aged care sectors, including generic and specialist levels of care, that are required for successful ageing of people with developmental disabilities in both rural and urban regions of NSW and Queensland.
A rapid review of evidence to inform an ear, nose and throat service delivery model in remote Australia
This article aims to inform the development of a new and sustainable, evidence-based service delivery model for ear, nose and throat (ENT) services across Cape York, Australia.
This paper calls for an overhaul of the current approach to Indigenous economic participation through business creation. It outlines a practical model for remote Indigenous communities that harnesses the fundamental principle of supply and demand, and what the authors identify as the three foundations of...
Identifying environmental determinants relevant to health and wellbeing in remote Australian Indigenous communities: a scoping review of grey literature
This research identifies built and socio-political environmental indicators from publicly available grey literature documents locally relevant to remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory.