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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

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…

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…

Diet and dust in the desert: Life in the early years of Oak Valley community, Maralinga Lands, South Australia

  • Authors: Palmer, Kingsley, Brady, Maggie
  • Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press
  • Published: 2021

Between 1953 and 1963 the British, in collaboration with the Australian Government, conducted atmospheric atomic tests and malfunction trials of uranium and plutonium based devices at two locations, Emu and…

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…

Mind the Gap: Understanding the Indigenous education gap and how to close it

  • Author: Fahey, Glenn
  • Published: 2021

Indigenous educational disadvantage — compounded by complex and interrelated social, health, and employment outcomes — remains among the most pressing and persistent public policy challenges in Australia. By school-leaving age,…

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…

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

Health outcomes and issues facing rural and remote communities

  • Authors: Halliday, Dan, Franklin, Richard, Sen Gupta, Tarun, Loxton, Marissa, Moss, Marg
  • Publisher: RDAQ Foundation
  • Published: 2021

RDAQ Foundation operated a Health Check Clinic in collaboration with University of Queensland Rural Clinical School (UQRCS), Rockhampton and James Cook University (JCU) Rural Generalist Program. It provided patrons at…

TCICA Region Telecommunications and Digital Connectivity Final Report of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health

  • Authors: Babacan, Hurriyet, McHugh, Jennifer, Marshall, Amber, Gopalkrishnan, Narayan, Dale, Allan
  • Publisher: Torres Cape Indigenous Council Alliance, The Cairns Institute and QUT Digital Media Research Centre
  • Published: 2021

social connectivity and quality of life”. These TCICA studies, along with this report, identify

‘Can I just share my story?’ Experiences of technology-facilitated abuse among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from regional and remote areas

  • Authors: Brown, Chay, Yap, Mandy, Thomassin, Annick, Murray, Minda, Yu, Eunice
  • Publisher: prepared by Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University for eSafety
  • Published: 2021

non-Indigenous women and they report three times as many incidents of sexual violence compared to

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

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