Indigenous affairs

Discussion paper

Discussion guide
25 Feb 2019
463

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

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

11 Feb 2019
28

This report presents key findings from the 2018 survey, showing the attitudes and perceptions Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians hold about each other.

Report

5 Feb 2019
107

This paper argues that although the Inuit and the Sámi continue to face inertia and resistance to change from non-Indigenous governments at all levels, continuing the development of robust and effective institutions of self-rule and shared rule is critical to the success of Indigenous self-determination...

Report

20 Dec 2018
127

First Nations art and craft is not simply a collection of design elements in some artistic media presentation. They are in fact a representation of cultural songlines. Art is therefore integral to the cultural identity, stories and history of First Nations peoples. It is about...

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....

Annual Report

28 Nov 2018
6

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Agreement 2015–18 (the Agreement) provides a strategic framework setting out the commitment of the ACT Government and service partners, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body, and the community, to work together to recognise and respond to the...

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.

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.

Report

ACFID Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Programs Community of Practice 2017 Forum summary report
12 Apr 2018
56

In November 2017, the ACFID Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community of Practice hosted a forum in Alice Springs, entitled Effective Development Practice Strengthening Indigenous Voice, Decision Making and Control. This report documents forum outcomes and learnings that can inform other engagement with Aboriginal and...

Report

21 Mar 2018
71

The Burrup Peninsula is known for its cultural and archaeological significance, as it is the densest known concentration of rock engravings anywhere in the world. It contains Australia's largest collection of Aboriginal rock art (also known as petroglyphs), with more than one million images in...

Strategy

28 Feb 2018
627

This resource is a guide for evaluation of programs and activities under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS). The evaluation framework is intended to align with the wider role of the Productivity Commission in overseeing the development and implementation of a whole of government evaluation strategy...

Working paper

15 Feb 2018
704

The Closing the Gap targets feature heavily in the current policy measurement framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians at both the national and state/territory levels. The aim of this paper is to provide helpful information to consider when assessing alternative frameworks for measuring...

Strategy

Supercharging Indigenous business start-up and growth 2018-2028
12 Feb 2018
789

The Indigenous Business Sector Strategy will help more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people build sustainable businesses that will support themselves, their families and their communities.

Report

ANROWS Horizons Issue 01-2018
29 Jan 2018
896

Foregrounding the perspective of Aboriginal people who work within the family violence space or have had experience of family violence, this report supports the creation of a network of place-based Indigenous family violence strategies owned and managed by Indigenous people.

Discussion paper

14 Dec 2017
15

Remote communities offer unique challenges that mean mainstream employment and participation solutions have historically fallen short of community expectations. Remote communities feature weaker labour markets, geographic dispersion, language and cultural differences and service delivery challenges. Furthermore, Government payments are the main source of income in...

Discussion paper

19 Jul 2017
288

The ALRC has been asked to consider laws and legal frameworks that contribute to the incarceration rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and inform decisions to hold or keep Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in custody.

Report

26 May 2017
821

Disproportionate rates of Indigenous imprisonment are unfair, unsafe and unaffordable, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Report

17 Nov 2016
518

The Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage report measures the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

This comprehensive report card measures where things have improved (or not) against fifty-two indicators across a range of areas including governance, leadership and culture, early childhood, education, health, home...

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