Aboriginal Australians--Economic conditions

Report

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and Productivity Commission
20 Feb 2019
231

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
325

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
633

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
268

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
270

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.

Audio

13 Nov 2018
6

We have a long way to go in closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

The Federal government regards economic empowerment as a key way of raising indigenous living standards.

And the Indigenous Procurement Policy (or IPP) is a central plank in...

Report

8 Nov 2018
10

The Australian government welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Senate Finance and Public Administration References Committee’s (the Committee) report Appropriateness and effectiveness of the objectives, design, implementation and evaluation of the Community Development Program (CDP) .

Working paper

26 Oct 2018
176

This paper explores some of the key factors that are impacting on Indigenous business development, including issues about the economics of discrimination and remoteness. The paper also outlines policy implications that arise from the analysis.

Guide

25 Oct 2018
10

The ABA Homelands Project is making a $40 million infrastructure investment into Northern Territory homelands/outstations. Indigenous providers will be approached to submit applications to deliver pre-approved infrastructure works. The ABA homelands project guidelines have been developed to give providers information on:

The purpose of...

Report

Indigenous Australians' Experiences of Applying for Disability Income Support (Disability Support Pension)
20 Oct 2018
10

This report examines the impact to Indigenous Australians in the community applying for the Disability Support Pension and service providers who ensure they have appropriate support and access to apply for the DSP. This report draws directly on data from interviews and focus groups conducted...

Report

11 Oct 2018
411

Over 24,000 young people responded to Mission Australia’s 2017 Youth Survey and over 1,200 (or 5.3%) of respondents were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. This report provides important insights into their aspirations, experiences and concerns.

Working paper

24 Sep 2018
128

This paper contributes to the poverty literature in Australia by presenting estimates of income poverty entry and exit rates for Indigenous people living in nonremote areas of Australia.

Commentary

29 Aug 2018
31

Governments have relied on a series of employment programs to tackle the employment gap, but these have not yielded positive outcomes.

Book

New paternalism to new imaginings
26 Jul 2018
254

The impact of neoliberal governance on Indigenous peoples in liberal settler states may be both enabling and constraining. This book is distinctive in drawing comparisons between three such states—Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

Briefing paper

21 Jun 2018
110

This paper provides information on the interactions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with financial institutions, including banks, insurers and superannuation funds.

Report

6 Jun 2018
189

Early labour market experiences are likely to have both immediate and ongoing effects, reducing income and wealth accumulation, and impeding future labour market success for Indigenous youth.

Report

6 Jun 2018
144

This paper examines trends in the employment rate of Indigenous Australians and how these trends vary by demographic and geographic characteristics, with a particular focus on changes between 2011 and 2016.

Briefing paper

16 May 2018
324

This paper provides an overview of the implications for Indigenous Australians of the 2018–19 Federal Budget, focusing on both Indigenous-specific budget announcements, as well as general or mainstream measures that have particular relevance for Indigenous Australians.

Report

2 May 2018
122

The Community Development Program (CDP) is remote Australia’s Work for the Dole (WFD) and 'job assistance' scheme. The CDP has been criticised by civil society groups, Indigenous groups, academics and even police, with allegations that it pays below minimum wage and its penalty system is...

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.

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