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Index to Reports: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework

  • Author: Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council (AHMAC)
  • Publisher: Australian Government AHMAC
  • Published: various

Strait Islander Australians. The biennial HPF report is the authoritative evidence base for Aboriginal

The barriers to accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme in regional and remote Queensland for children with cognitive disabilities and their families

  • Author: Triffitt, Abbie
  • Publisher: Queensland Family & Child Commission
  • Published: n.d.

Introduction: In Queensland between 2019 and 2020, there was an average of 187 children aged between 10 and 17 in custody each day, with the majority of these children being…

Learning with Family

  • Author: Northern Territory Government Department of Education and Training
  • Published: n.d.

The early years of a child’s life are the most important for learning and development. A child’s teachers in those early years are parents and families. They have a pivotal…

The Western Australian Aboriginal Child Health Survey

  • Author: Telethon Institute for Child Health Research
  • Published: Various

The Western Australian Aboriginal Child Health Survey (WAACHS) is a large-scale investigation into the health, wellbeing and development of Western Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and is the…

The Northern Australia Sustainable Yields Project

  • Author: CSIRO
  • Published: Various

CSIRO’s Northern Australia Sustainable Yields (NASY) project provides critical information on historical, recent and likely future water availability in a part of Australia that is renowned for its high rainfall,…

State of the Regions Report

  • Author: Australian Local Government Association
  • Published: Various

The State of the Regions (SOR) is a report prepared by National Economics and published annually by

Northern Australia Statistical Compendium

  • Author: Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics
  • Publisher: Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics
  • Published: Biennial

The publication provides an update across a wide range of subjects such as population, economic, social, education, transport, infrastructure, climate and natural resources for regions north of the Tropic of…

Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage: Key Indicators

  • Author: Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision
  • Publisher: Productivity Commission
  • Published: Biennial

a regular report against key indicators of Indigenous disadvantage. This report has an important

Social Justice Report. Prepared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Dr William Jonas

  • Author: Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission
  • Published: Annual

Commissioner is required to report annually to the Attorney-General regarding the exercise and

Minerals and energy: Major development projects

  • Author: Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences
  • Publisher: Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • Published: Annual

A bi-annual report detailing new projects in the minerals and energy sector, including recent

Broome clean energy study

  • Authors: Phillips, Rob, King, Angus, Bunn, Lenn
  • Publisher: Sustainable Energy Now
  • Published: 2023

This report builds upon the Kimberley Clean Energy Roadmap (KCER) by providing updated, cost

Healthy Homes Monitoring and Evaluation Project: Final Report

  • Authors: Grealy, Liam, Su, Jiunn-Yih, Thomas, David
  • Publisher: Menzies School of Health Research
  • Published: 2023

This report summarises the Healthy Homes Monitoring and Evaluation Project undertaken by Menzies

Yuwaya Ngarra-li Briefing Paper: Walgett’s drinking water

  • Authors: Earle, Niall, Spencer, Wendy, McCausland, Ruth, Futeran, Pauline, Webster, Jacqui, Leslie, Greg
  • Publisher: Dharriwaa Elders Group, Comunity-Led Development, UNSW Sydney,
  • Published: 2023

Ensuring safe drinking water in Walgett has been a long-term priority for the Dharriwaa Elders Group (DEG) and the Walgett Aboriginal Medical Service (WAMS). Their work has raised awareness of…

The National Rural and Remote Nursing Generalist Framework 2023–2027

  • Author: Office of the National Rural Health Commissioner
  • Publisher: Australian Government
  • Published: 2023

Rural and remote communities’ health and wellbeing needs are often more complex than those of urban communities (AIHW, 2022). Inadequate healthcare resources and infrastructure compounds poorer health outcomes and poorer…

Blue Carbon in the Northern Territory, Australia: A review of the status and potential for blue carbon restoration

  • Authors: Groom, R, Hutley, L, Brown, B, Lovelock, C, Vickers, R
  • Published: 2023

This literature review contributes to Phase I of the collaborative project ‘Investigating blue carbon opportunities in the NT’ (CDU, UQ & NAILSMA), which is co-funded by the INPEX operated Ichthys…

The devolution dilemma

  • Authors: Cowley, Anthony, Tremblay, Pascal
  • Publisher: Northern Institute, Charles Darwin University
  • Published: 2023

Governments and public servants need to enact the requirement to change the way public servants work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities under the Closing the Gap…

The unlucky country - life expectancy and health in regional and remote Australia. Part 1: NSW

  • Author: McBride, K
  • Publisher: The Australia Institute
  • Published: 2023

Australia has the world’s third highest life expectancy at 84.3 years. However, this national average masks the fact that the ‘lucky country’ has some rather less lucky residents. In every…

Indigenous Knowledge Forum, Garuwanga: Forming a Competent Authority to Protect Indigenous Knowledge – Final Report

  • Author: Indigenous Knowledge Forum
  • Published: 2022

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). This report outlines the

Remote communities: improving access to essential services

  • Author: Infrastructure Partnerships Australia
  • Publisher: Infrastructure Partnerships Australia
  • Published: 2022

communities across the country. For the purposes of this report, Infrastructure Partnerships

Remote Indigenous housing requires ongoing policy focus: Submission to the Review of the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement

  • Author: Dillon, M. C.
  • Publisher: CAEPR
  • Published: 2022

This Topical Issues paper identifies remote Indigenous housing as a structural gap in the nation’s overarching housing policies. The paper reproduces a submission to the current Productivity Commission review of…

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