APO top content 2022
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First Peoples

Report

Close the gap - transforming power: voices for generational change

This report features nine case studies that demonstrate the essential role of Aboriginal and Torres Islander led decision-making and self-determination and need for reflection and accountability from governments and mainstream services.
Report

The Family Matters report 2021

The Family Matters report 2021 shows that Indigenous children continue to be removed from family and kin at disproportionate rates. This is despite overwhelming evidence about the harm this causes to children, families and communities.
Report

Overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2021

This publication aims to provide a comprehensive outline of the most recent indicators of the health and current health status of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Strategy

Wirkara Kulpa: Aboriginal youth justice strategy 2022–2032

This strategy was developed and led from the outset by the Aboriginal Justice Caucus. This process commenced with a planning workshop in 2018 where the Caucus outlined their aspirations for, and approach to, creating Victoria’s first Aboriginal youth justice strategy.
Policy report

Addressing coercive control without criminalisation

This policy brief sets out the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service’s position on the criminalisation of coercive control. It draws on international research and experience, consultation with other organisations working in this space.
Strategy

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health plan 2021–2031

This strategy document sets out the new national policy to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over the next 10 years.
Report

Deaths in custody in Australia 2020–21

The National Deaths in Custody Program has monitored the extent and nature of deaths occurring in prison, police custody and youth detention in Australia since 1980. In 2020–21 there were 82 deaths in custody: 66 in prison custody and 16 in police custody or custody-related...
Report

Connection to community

Connections to community are an important source of resilience for Indigenous Australians. This paper discusses several protective factors resulting from community connection that work to prevent suicide by strengthening resilience and increasing social and emotional wellbeing.
Report

Australian Burden of Disease Study: impact and causes of illness and death in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2018 – summary report

This summary report presents key findings from the Australian Burden of Disease Study: Impact and causes of illness and death in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2018. It provides estimates of the burden due to 219 diseases and injuries in Indigenous Australians, the contribution...
Journal article

Indigenous evaluation: how you do it is as important as what you find out

In 2020, KJ engaged Social Ventures Australia Consulting to evaluate their impact on Martu communities between 2010 and 2020 This article does not share the results of that evaluation, but rather reflects on and emphasises the importance of the process undertaken in an evaluation for...