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

Confronting Indigenous educational disadvantage: a Kimberley perspective

This analysis documents the challenges faced on the ground by educators in Western Australia’s Kimberley Region, as well as the lessons being learned by a current initiative providing intensive training and professional development across 24 schools.
Report

A profile of suicide and self-harm in the Kimberley

In Australia, suicide is a prominent public health concern and previous research has identified the disproportionately high rates of suicide in Aboriginal communities This report profiles self-harm, suicide attempts and completed suicide in the Kimberley region.
Report

Understanding the role of law and culture in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in responding to and preventing family violence

This is an exploratory study that has aimed to bring to light some perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from the Kimberley, Pilbara, Tiwi Islands, Mornington Peninsula and Darwin on family violence, with an emphasis on the positive role law and culture plays...
Strategy

A cultural security framework for Kimberley mental health/social and emotional well-being and alcohol and other drug services

This is a framework for the delivery of culturally secure mental health and alcohol and other drug services and support, which are respectful of the cultural rights and values of Aboriginal people in the Kimberley region.
Report

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.
Working paper

Kimberley Transitions, collaborating to care for our common home: beginnings ...

This scoping paper is a preliminary introduction to the aspirations, interrelated literature and research involved in development of the Kimberley Transitions Project, the full name for which is Kimberley Transitions: Collaborating to Care for Our Common Home. The focus is on Western Australia’s Kimberley region.
Policy

Kimberley Land Council intellectual property intellectual property and traditional knowledge policy

The Kimberley Land Council intellectual property and traditional knowledge policy is designed to set standards for how research is conducted.
Report

Integrating art production and economic development in the Kimberley

An overarching purpose of this study is to investigate and analyse the extent to which art and cultural production that has market potential can provide a viable pathway towards economic empowerment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in remote towns, settlements and outstations...
Commentary

New map, old roads

When the WA government issued a draft of its first independent policy on Aboriginal development (Resilient Families, Strong Communities: A Roadmap for Regional and Remote Aboriginal Communities) in mid July, it signalled the final act in a drama that began with the failure of WA...
Journal article

Increasing Indigenous self-harm and suicide in the Kimberley: an audit of the 2005–2014 data

This audit presents evidence of high rates of suicide and self-harm in Indigenous people of the Kimberley region, and highlights the need for multidisciplinary, culturally appropriate, innovative and youth-focused approaches to suicide prevention activities.
Interview

Grazing and controlled burning in Kimberley pastoral land management

This interview discusses important land care practices to ensure pastoral sustainability in the Kimberley region.
Report

Promoting diversity of cultural expression in arts in Australia: a case study report

This report aims to contribute to understanding and debate of the implications of UNESCO’s 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expression, to which Australia became a signatory in 2009.
Discussion paper

Karajarri: a West Kimberley experience in managing Native Title

This paper considers this ‘next level’. What happens after the native title rights are recognised?