Aboriginal Australians--Government relations

Discussion paper

Discussion guide
25 Feb 2019
464

The purpose of this discussion guide is to assist Aboriginal Victorians to lead the design of a new accountability mechanism to keep government accountable to community in Aboriginal affairs.

Report

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and Productivity Commission
20 Feb 2019
233

This audit was undertaken to provide assurance that the Closing the Gap framework is appropriately governed, and that monitoring and reporting arrangements are being managed effectively and draw on accurate and appropriate data.

Report

19 Feb 2019
327

This report outlines how the Victorian Government is tracking against its commitment to improving outcomes for Aboriginal Victorians, as measured against the Victorian Aboriginal Affairs Framework.

Report

14 Feb 2019
645

This is the final report against the framework established in 2008, and marks a transition to the next phase of Closing the Gap.

Report

14 Feb 2019
270

For the first time, the Queensland Government has produced a new publication, a 'report card' contribution which it says moves away from a deficit model towards one underpinned by community strengths.

Commentary

14 Feb 2019
271

Some targets seem easier to meet than others, while some are just plain unreliable. Here are four things we've learnt from the last decade of Closing the Gap policy.

Commentary

22 Jan 2019
12

The Uluru Statement’s plan for an Indigenous Voice should be put to a vote as soon as possible, argues Gabrielle Appleby.

Other text

12 Dec 2018
23

In December 2016, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to refresh the Closing the Gap agenda ahead of the tenth anniversary of the agreement and four of the seven targets expiring in 2018. This statement responds to calls for the principles of empowerment and...

Strategy

6 Dec 2018
29

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....

Report

1 Dec 2018
64

The question that stimulated this critique was: how are healthcare stewards meant to restructure their corporate governance so that their healthcare services are more culturally safe and secure for Australia’s First Peoples?

Report

29 Nov 2018
83

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...

Report

4 Oct 2018
6

The Victorian Aboriginal Affairs Framework 2018-2023 (the VAAF) is the Victorian Government’s overarching framework for working with Aboriginal Victorians, organisations and the wider community to drive action and improve outcomes.

The VAAF sets a clear direction for how government will ‘Plan’, ‘Act’, ‘Measure’ and...

Report

2018 Refresh of the Victorian Aboriginal Affairs Framework and Closing the Gap
4 Oct 2018
2

The Community Engagement Report summarises the knowledge, expertise, thoughts and feelings shared by community, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal organisations and government as part of the VAAF refresh in 2018.

Strategy

Department of Communications and the Arts reconciliation action plan 2018–2019
24 Sep 2018
57

This Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) outlines the actions the department will take to improve opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff. The development process was led by the department's Indigenous Staff Network and RAP Working Group and helps to strengthen relationships with Aboriginal and...

Audio interview

31 Jul 2018
14

A bi-partisan parliamentary committee looking into constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians has released its interim report but has failed to recommend any clear way forward for the issue to be resolved.

Report

18 Jul 2018
381

The inquiry into service delivery to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities presented a range of complex and contentious policy issues. This paper provides insights on the lessons-learned from conducting the inquiry.

Briefing paper

10 Jun 2018
63

Polling released by The Australia Institute shows that a majority of voters support key recommendations put forward in the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

Blog post

8 May 2018
19

Governments keep saying they will ‘work with’ Indigenous interests. But they struggle to do so – not just politically, but administratively as well. Using boundary spanning methods will help, but can existing public servants make the transition?

Discussion paper

30 Apr 2018
277

Five academics and visitors at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research made submissions as part of the Closing the Gap Refresh ‘Have Your Say’ process. The views of these individuals have been consolidated into this document to ensure their longer-term availability.

Submission

30 Apr 2018
119

This submission focuses on the role of evaluation in ensuring Indigenous programs and services achieve their desired outcomes, and emphasises the importance of implementing a range of economic development targets.

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