This Australian Government strategy document includes actions to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages from across its departments and agencies. These actions are grouped under the Australian Government's interpretation of the UNESCO International Year of Indigenous Languages themes.
This report shows that many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 and over have complex and varied needs. It brings together data from more than twenty sources to identify potential measures or factors which may be associated with vulnerability to abuse.
This report explores the breadth of services offered by national, state, territory, university and public libraries for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and shows how these libraries celebrate local Indigenous culture.
Everyone in Australia has the right to access quality, inclusive and culturally safe aged care services that cater to their individual needs and respect their background and life experiences.
The Australian Government has published the Aged Care Diversity Framework and a series of action...
Based on the Life in Australia study, this report assesses Australians' support for Australia Day on 26 January.
Search the world's largest collection dedicated to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories.
The AIATSIS collection is vast and covers all aspects of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies. Our published holdings bring together items that are otherwise distributed across...
This paper uses data from the Census of Population and Housing to examine trends in Indigenous partnering and fertility between 2006 and 2016. The proportion of Indigenous adults who are partnered (either married or living in a de facto relationship) fell during the period examined....
This article explores questions regarding the development and support of Indigenous priorities and self-determination in Australian libraries and archives. It calls for greater use of Indigenous research methodologies within library and archival science in order to seek ways to decolonize and simultaneously indiginze libraries and...
This statement outlines concerns with the 2018 Deloitte Access Economics review of the implementation of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC).
This document is a key output of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) Evaluation Framework and covers evaluation projects, reviews, and evaluation capability development, which are planned to be conducted by the Indigenous Affairs Group of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet in 2018-19....
This paper examines service provider and criminal justice practitioner perspectives of the ‘Yes, I Can!’ adult literacy campaign. Interviews with 22 workers in regional New South Wales suggest that the majority believe the program can potentially improve the type and frequency of interactions between Indigenous...
How data sovereignty can empower First Australian communities to define success on their own terms, and in so doing, improve outcomes for people.
The committee focussed its efforts on the central proposal for constitutional change made in the Statement from the Heart - the proposal for a First Nations Voice. The committee has also been mindful of the need to ensure that its recommendations are legitimate and acceptable...
This report assesses the impact achieved in 2017 in Bourke, the site of Maranguka Justice Reinvestment, the first major community-led justice reinvestment initiative in Australia.
This report provides estimated numbers and demographic characteristics of the Stolen Generations survivors aged 50 and over in 2014–15. It presents data on a range of health and socioeconomic outcomes, and analysis of differences with an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander comparison group to examine...
In this paper, data collected about disability in Australia are examined, in particular for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) peoples. Data on the prevalence of disability in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations is an essential component of effective disability policy, planning and implementation....
In 2017, the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion, commissioned Deloitte Access Economics to undertake an independent review of the implementation of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (the Royal Commission).
A landmark in the history...
The Australian Indigenous Health InfoNet is an innovative Internet resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Indigenous health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible. In this way, the HealthInfoNet aims to contribute to ‘closing the gap’ in health between Indigenous and...
This discussion paper is designed to inform the national consultation process about the value, role, scope and form of a National Indigenous Arts and Cultural Authority (NIACA).
This research paper provides an overview of the key mechanisms by which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders can exercise their rights to land and waters in Victoria.