Aboriginal community controlled organisations

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Discussion paper

Indigenous nation building and the political determinants of health and wellbeing: discussion paper

This discussion paper sets a framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to take control of their health and wellbeing through nation building.
Journal article

Applying collective impact in Aboriginal health services and research: three case studies tell an important story

In this article, the authors argue that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health is an important public policy priority that requires new and different approaches to service delivery and research.
Report

Measuring the gap in health expenditure: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

Equity Economics, in partnership with the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO), undertook this analysis of the gap in health expenditure for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. In order to calculate the gap, they accounted for the burden of disease, which is more...
Report

Close the gap - transforming power: voices for generational change

This report features nine case studies that demonstrate the essential role of Aboriginal and Torres Islander led decision-making and self-determination and need for reflection and accountability from governments and mainstream services.
Report

Really proper dangerous one: Aboriginal responses to the first wave of COVID-19 in the Kimberley

Undertaken between September 2020 and January 2022, this research project sought to document the impacts of COVID-19 restrictions and other government measures on Aboriginal people in the Kimberley, and how Aboriginal communities and organisations responded to these measures.
Report

Above and beyond broadcasting: a study of First Nations media and the COVID-19 pandemic

Through case study examples, this report provides an understanding about how First Nations media organisations operated during the early days of Australia’s COVID-19 pandemic.
Report

The Family Matters report 2021

The Family Matters report 2021 shows that Indigenous children continue to be removed from family and kin at disproportionate rates. This is despite overwhelming evidence about the harm this causes to children, families and communities.
Report

Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap: partnership health check 2021

This publication reviews the state of the Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap against success indicators agreed by the Coalition of Peaks and government parties. The 2021 health check has been prepared by independent reviewer, ABSTARR Consulting.
Strategy

Sector strengthening plan: health

This Health Sector Strengthening Plan (Health-SSP) is offered as a resource to be used over the next three years to prioritise, partner and negotiate beneficial sector-strengthening strategies. The long-term objective of the Health-SSP is to build a strong community-controlled sector.
Report

Sector strengthening plan: early childhood care and development

This plan takes a particular focus on building the community-controlled sectors that address: early childhood education and care and child protection and family support services.
Report

Strengthening spirit and culture

This report builds the evidence base for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men’s healing programs. It promotes the benefits of men and boys reconnecting with cultural values and shows clearly that government investment in Aboriginal community-led men’s healing and behaviour change programs delivers better healing...
Guide

Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation practice framework

This framework represents two years of intense collaboration between Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation (KBHAC) and evidence-building partner, ARTD Consultants. It is believed to be a first of its kind document, bringing together a peer-reviewed evidence base around survivor-led models, collective healing and trauma-informed healing...
Journal article

Equity in access: a mixed methods exploration of the National Disability Insurance Scheme access program for the Kimberley Region, Western Australia

This study explores the process and early outcomes of work undertaken by a program to increase Aboriginal people’s awareness of, and access to, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Report

Indigenous Voice co-design process: an expert analysis of the NIAA public consultations

This report outlines expert analysis of the NIAA public consultations that were undertaken as part of the 2020-2021 Co-design Process for a national and regional/local Indigenous Voice.
Report

Breaking the Silence

This summary report presents the key findings of a state-wide survey completed by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, living in Western Australia and identifying as LGBTIQ+.
Journal article

Indigenous community-led programs to address food and water security: protocol for a systematic review

This article seeks to provide insights on models and mechanisms to encourage action and metrics for quantifying success of Indigenous community-led programs to improve food and water security.
Report

Keeping our kids safe: cultural safety and the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations

This resource is intended to support organisations engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children to implement the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations in a culturally-safe way.
Report

Our youth, our way

This report examines the lived experiences of Aboriginal children and young people in Victoria and the factors contributing to their over-representation in the youth justice system.
Report

Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap: health check 2020

This publication reviews the state of the Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap against success indicators agreed by the Coalition of Peaks and government parties.
Report

Strategic plan for funding the development of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled sector

This Strategic Plan has been developed to guide investment decisions and ensure maximum impact of funding provided by Australian Governments to support the development of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled sector.