17 Sep 2019

This report documents how illegal logging by criminal networks and resulting forest fires are connected to acts of violence and intimidation against forest defenders and the Brazilian state’s failure to investigate and prosecute these crimes.


29 Aug 2019

This audit finds that NSW Health is not forming effective partnerships with Aboriginal communities to plan, design and deliver appropriate mental health services. There is limited evidence that NSW Health is using the knowledge and expertise of Aboriginal communities to guide how mental health care...


6 Aug 2019

This is the third annual report on the Indigenous eye health measures. The measures cover the prevalence of eye health conditions, diagnosis and treatment services, the eye health workforce and outreach services.

Systematic review

A review and analysis of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researcher workforce
1 Aug 2019

This summary report provides a brief outline of the background, aims, methodology, findings and key recommendations of this research project, which is led by Aboriginal academics and funded by the Lowitja Institute.


30 Jul 2019

This report presents new data on vulnerability experienced by older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. It brings together data from more than twenty sources and shows that many Indigenous people have complex and varied needs.

Journal article

24 Jul 2019

This research assesses whether progress is being made towards reducing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inequality in life expectancy and under‐five mortality in the Northern Territory.


Clinical practice and resource manual
18 Jul 2019

This manual was developed by the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) as part of the Young Deadly Free project, to support clinicians in efforts to boost STI and BBV testing rates for young people living in and visiting remote communities.


17 Jul 2019

Only learning from past mistakes will improve policies for Indigenous people, Justin McCaul writes.


12 Jul 2019

Creating this strategy has provided detailed insights into the experiences of both practitioners and partners in the Australian screen industry. This process has provided an opportunity to review and translate the views of those who engage with the Indigenous Department into a meaningful and well-informed...


10 Jul 2019

During NAIDOC Week 2019, Ken Wyatt, Minister for Indigenous Australians, delivered his first major speech at National Press Club.


A guide for Community Drug Action Teams and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations
5 Jul 2019

In collaboration with Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW, the ADF has developed this resource to be used by Community Drug Action Teams and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations to build connections, work together and support each other to prevent and minimize harm...


5 Jul 2019

The theme for 2019’s NAIDOC Week is: ‘Voice. Treaty. Truth.’ Carissa Lee Godwin, APO’s First Peoples & Public Policy Collection Editor, outlines why these themes matter to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and how the APO collection supports them.


5 Jul 2019

The Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS) written submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. This submission is made from the perspective of an Aboriginal Community-Controlled Organisation (ACCO) providing a legal service for Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across criminal, family...


A dissertation submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree Doctor of Philosophy
1 Jul 2019

How are affective regimes of colonialism, such as the discourses and sites of memorialization, recognition, tourism, and climate change, challenged and negotiated within Oceania? What is at stake in these formations of colonialism and the ways they have been addressed by both Pacific nations and...


Community feedback report
1 Jul 2019

In 2018, the Western Australian government sought community views about a proposal to establish an independent statutory office for advocacy and accountability in Aboriginal affairs. This report outlines the main ideas and concerns raised through the feedback process.

Discussion paper

26 Jun 2019

The Productivity Commission has been asked to develop a whole-of-government evaluation strategy, to be utilised by all Australian government agencies, for policies and programs affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


24 Jun 2019

This report provides an overview of AIHW work on improving Indigenous identification, particularly in enhancing mortality estimation through statistical data linkage.


24 Jun 2019

Focusing on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, this report shows how rates of potentially preventable hospitalisations, potentially avoidable deaths and Indigenous health checks vary geographically within each Australian state and territory and between Primary Health Networks.


How France's ongoing control of French Polynesia resources violates the International Law of Self-Determination
21 Jun 2019

This report presents an independent policy and law analysis of the situation faced by French Polynesia and its peoples, who remain under the effective administrative and political control of France.


19 Jun 2019

While the moral imperative for making the nation’s institutions less exclusionary is unarguable, the political imperative for reform is weak or non-existent.