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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

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

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

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

National Shelter Pre-Budget Submission 2021-22

  • Author: National Shelter
  • Publisher: National Shelter
  • Published: 2021

National Shelter welcomes the opportunity to make this submission.This submission builds on the recent work of National Shelter, other peak bodies and our member organisations and draws on the extensive…

Confronting Indigenous educational disadvantage: A Kimberley perspective

  • Author: Hammond, Lorraine
  • Published: 2021

High quality education opens doors for Australian children — yet, this promise seems out of reach for many in majority-Indigenous remote communities. To a casual observer, the path to school…

Leasing reforms on Aboriginal land in the Northern Territory: Impacts on land rights and remote community governance

  • Author: Weepers, Jane
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University
  • Published: 2021

Since 2006, Aboriginal land in the Northern Territory (NT) has been subject to a range of land tenure reforms, mostly government-initiated. The most momentous are three different leasing regimes that…

The impact of COVID-19 on student placements facilitated by University Departments of Rural Health

  • Authors: Lisa Bourke, Barbara Hellwege, Belinda Jessup, Susan Heaney, Lyndal Sheepway, Ha Hoang, Tegan Podubinski, Annie Farthing, Rohan Rasiah, Robyn Fitzroy, Kehinde Obamiro, Santosh Jatrana, Geoff Argus, Sabina Knight
  • Publisher: Australian Rural Health Education Network
  • Published: 2021

or service. Allied health students were more likely to report that their placement had been cancelled

Researching the schoolhouse: Rethinking research on the staffing of rural, remote and isolated schools in Australia (2000-2019). Rural Education and .

  • Authors: Downes, N, Roberts, P, Dean, J
  • Publisher: Communities research group, University of Canberra, Centre for Sustainable Communities
  • Published: 2021

The staffing of non-metropolitan schools has been a significant concern in Australia since the inception of compulsory schooling. Over the last twenty years a plethora of research has been undertaken…

What happens when you lick too many rocks: The complexities of Adnyamathanha phonology

  • Authors: McEntee, John, Butcher, Andrew
  • Published: 2021

Adnyamathanha is one of the Thura-Yura languages, spoken in the northern Flinders Ranges of South Australia. It has a rather large inventory of consonant sounds, the analysis of which presents…

Researching the schoolhouse: Rethinking research on the staffing of rural, remote and isolated schools in Australia (2000-2019)

  • Authors: Downes, N, Roberts, P, Dean, J
  • Publisher: University of Canberra Centre for Sustainable Communities
  • Published: 2021

Researching the schoolhouse: Rethinking research on the staffing of rural, remote and isolated schools in Australia (2000-2019)

Worlds Apart: Remote Indigenous disadvantage in the context of wider Australia

  • Author: Price, Jacinta Nampijinpa
  • Publisher: Centre for Independent Studies
  • Published: 2021

report is to demonstrate the wicked problems Regional and Remote Indigenous communities face. While no

Northern Australian Bushfire and Natural Hazard Training

  • Author: Sutton, Stephen
  • Published: 2021

This report provides an overview, including the north Australian bushfire and natural hazard (‘BNH

Indigenous suicide: Finding a catalyst for action

  • Author: Dillon, Anthony
  • Published: 2021

initiative was updated in July 2020. The most recent Productivity Commission report on mental health

"On the radar": Supporting the mental wellbeing of mature-aged students in regional and remote Australia

  • Author: Crawford, Nicole
  • Published: 2021

conceptualisations of mental wellbeing (detailed in Section 2.2.1. of the Report). In brief, adapting the WHO’s

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