When Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are in control of the decisions that affect their lives, they have better health and wellbeing. This report calls on governments and policy makers to adopt the changes needed to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander self-determination and...
Genuine partnerships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and non Indigenous service providers are important to support an environment in which First Nations communities can work towards self-determination – the collective right of peoples to determine and control their own destiny.
This treaty engagement report was informed by meetings with Victorian Traditional Owners, and the Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations' research and policy development.
This paper focuses on the historical contexts, including the triggers and the processes, behind the growing relevance of Indigenous data sovereignty as a critical tool to advance the Indigenous vision of self-determined development as part of the logic of broader self-determination.
A path forward: developing the Western Australian government’s Aboriginal empowerment strategy - discussion paper
The Western Australian Government is developing a strategy to guide how it works with Aboriginal people towards better social, economic, health and cultural outcomes. This discussion paper has been developed in collaboration with the WA Aboriginal Advisory Council and a range of Aboriginal organisations.
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.
The Autonomous Region of Bougainville will hold an independence referendum on 23 November 2019. The options are either ‘greater autonomy’ or ‘independence’. However, the outcome of the referendum is non-binding under the PNG Constitution.
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress has contriubted a submission to the development of a whole-of-government evaluation strategy to be used by Australian Government agencies to evaluate policies and programs affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
This plan is less about government and more about Aboriginal people. It focuses on revitalising and promoting language and culture, creating opportunities, increasing people’s capacity, providing choice and empowering people to exercise that choice, as well as giving them the tools to take responsibility for...
Dampier Peninsula’s community navigators empowering Kimberley families through their Aboriginal-led Woombooriny Amboon Angarriiya Partnership Initiative (WAAPI)
Nulungu's report on the Woombooriny Amboon Angarriiya Partnership Initiative (WAAPI), a project led by the Aboriginal people of Beagle Bay, Djarindjin, Lombadina and Ardyaloon communities.