Tag Archives: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

AIHW releases Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health organisations online services report

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released the publication, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health organisations : online services report – key results 2014-2015 (PDF 12MB). The report, “presents information from 278 organisations across Australia, funded by … Continue reading

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Paper examines violence against women in Australian Indigenous communities

The report, Existing knowledge, practice and responses to violence against women in Australian Indigenous communities : state of knowledge paper (PDF 5MB) has been published by Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety. The paper, authored by Anna Tolsen and … Continue reading

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NT Government launches Remote Engagement and Coordination Strategy

The Northern Territory Government has launched a Remote Engagement and Coordination Strategy (PDF 1.31 MB). The strategy “responds to the need to improve the way we coordinate our services and engage with remote Aboriginal community members. This will not only … Continue reading

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CAEPR releases paper on Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples

The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) has published a paper entitled, The changing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population : evidence from the 2006–11 Australian Census Longitudinal Dataset (PDF 930kb). “The aim of this paper is to use … Continue reading

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Paper examines the issue of cultural competency in health service delivery for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) have released the issues paper, Cultural competency in the delivery of health services for Indigenous people (1.6MB). The paper, “aims to examine available evidence on cultural competence in health care settings to … Continue reading

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Report examines Indigenous provisions in the 2015-15 Budget

A new report entitled, Indigenous provisions in the 2015-16 Budget (PDF 780kb) has been authored by Dr Lesley Russell from the Menzies Centre for Health Policy at the University of Sydney. The report includes discussion of budget provisions to the … Continue reading

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Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services investigates better service delivery models for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families

The PS News article, Simpler service delivery to close gap, reports on, “new measures being trialled by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (DCCSDS) to help bridge the gap in access to services and programs for Indigenous … Continue reading

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Australian Government receives Empowered Communities report

The report, Empowered communities : empowered peoples (8MB) has been received by the Australian Government. The report which is, “the joint effort of a group of Indigenous leaders from across Australia brought together by the Jawun Indigenous Partnerships Corporation”, includes a … Continue reading

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New research report on family services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander children

A  research report entitled, Moving to prevention research report : intensive family support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children (PDF1.8MB). The aim of the  research, undertaken by Clare Tilbury from Griffith University, “was to explore the quality and … Continue reading

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AIHW releases report on Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) have released the report, Healthy futures report card – Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (PDF 4.1MB). The report, “presents information sourced from a variety of data sets, but mostly from two main … Continue reading

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