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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

General

This section provides recent reference details and - where available - links and abstracts for general publications relating to social issues/indicators among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. References include journal articles, reports, theses, and other literature. To access our complete database please use our bibliography.

2014

Hing N, Breen H, Gordon A, Russell A (2014)

Aboriginal card gamblers and non-card gamblers: do they differ?.

International Gambling Studies; Latest articles(http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14459795.2014.896388):

Stoneham MJ, Goodman J, Daube M (2014)

The portrayal of Indigenous health in selected Australian media.

The International Indigenous Policy Journal; 5(1): 5

Retrieved January 2014 from http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/iipj/vol5/iss1/5

2013

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Australian Institute of Family Studies (2013)

The role of community patrols in improving safety in Indigenous communities.

Canberra: Closing the Gap Clearinghouse

Community patrols have the potential to increase Indigenous community safety, helping to reduce crime rates and alcohol-related harm and empower the local community. The most successful community patrols tend to enjoy community involvement and ownership and strong collaboration with police and a network of community services. This paper summarises the key evidence in support of community patrols. It includes detailed information on:

  • what is currently known about community patrols, including 'what works', and what is not known
  • safety and crime in Indigenous communities
  • the history of Indigenous community patrols in Australia, and the support they receive from levels of government
  • the evidence in support of community patrols
  • best practice for community patrols
  • the evidence gaps.

Abstract adapted from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and the Australian Institute of Family Studies

Community Affairs References Committee (2013)

Australia's domestic response to the World Health Organization's (WHO) Commission on Social Determinants of Health report "Closing the gap within a generation".

Canberra: Parliament of Australia

This report is the result of a Senate Community Affairs Committee inquiry into Australia's domestic response to the World Health Organization's (WHO) commission on social determinants of health report Closing the gap within a generation. It includes:

  • a broad overview of the theory and evidence indicating that social determinants play an important role in individual health outcomes in Australia
  • a summary of the World Health Organisation published report Closing the gap in a generation and its key recommendations
  • a discussion of government responses to the social determinants of health in Australia - current state and Commonwealth government initiatives are reviewed, including Closing the gap initiatives and South Australia's, Health in all policies approach
  • a summary of the current data gather mechanisms for the social determinants of health, as well as arguments regarding the efficacy and appropriateness of current efforts.

The inquiry comprised of 68 public submissions from organisations and individuals and four public hearings. Submissions, additional information, the Hansard transcript of evidence and responses to questions on notice can be accessed through the committee's website at the link below.

The report makes five recommendations.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Coordinator General for Remote Indigenous Services (2013)

Coordinator General for Remote Indigenous Services six monthly report October 2012 to March 2013.

Canberra: Office of the Coordinator General for Remote Indigenous Services

Holland C, Dudgeon P, Milroy H (2013)

The mental health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, families and communities.

Canberra: National Mental Health Commission

This comprehensive paper provides great insight into the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It builds on the information contained in A contributing life: the 2012 national report on mental health and suicide prevention by exploring more broadly the story of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the multitude of factors that impact on the mental health and wellbeing of this population. The paper is presented in three parts, with Part 1 providing an overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' mental health and social and emotional wellbeing. Part 2 reports on the unmet need for social and emotional wellbeing and mental health services and programs, and Part 3 focuses on national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and mental health policy.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Hollinsworth D (2013)

Decolonizing Indigenous disability in Australia.

Disability & Society; 28(5): 601-615

Lawrence C (2013)

Aboriginal health and the Australian Constitution: how do we fix them both? [editorial].

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; 37(2): 108-110

McLachlan R, Gilfillan G, Gordon J (2013)

Deep and persistent disadvantage in Australia.

Canberra: Productivity Commission

Nguyen OK, Cairney S (2013)

Literature review of the interplay between education, employment, health and wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote areas: working towards an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander wellbeing framework.

Alice Springs, NT: Ninti One Limited

This literature review investigated present wellbeing frameworks at a global and local level that are relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in remote Australia. Current government frameworks gather statistical data for policy analysis and program development. Progressively more frameworks are incorporating holistic measures of health, for example, cultural health, governance, and the impacts of colonisation.

The review highlights the need to establish a wellbeing framework that considers the strengths and resilience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people together with their worldviews, perspectives, and values. Cultural identity is vital combined with control, achievement, and inclusion at a wider level of society. Examples of successful projects are included in the review with recommendations for the development of a wellbeing framework.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Zhao Y, You J, Wright J, Guthridge SL, Lee AH (2013)

Health inequity in the Northern Territory, Australia.

International Journal for Equity in Health; 12: 79

Retrieved 13 September 2013 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-9276-12-79

2012

Altman J, Kerins S, eds. (2012)

People on country, vital landscapes, Indigenous futures.

Annandale, NSW: Federation Press

Hunter B, Biddle N, eds. (2012)

Survey analysis for Indigenous policy in Australia: social science perspectives.

Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research

This monograph presents the peer-reviewed papers from the 2011 Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) and Australian Bureau Statistics (ABS) conference Social science perspectives on the 2008 National and Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander social survey (NATSISS). The conference covered many topics including for example:

  • child development
  • crime and justice
  • culture
  • social and emotional wellbeing
  • health
  • housing
  • substance use.

The papers review the strengths and limitations of the NATSISS, how the NATSISS informs policy decisions, and recommendations for the design of future surveys. This book is a useful resource for researchers, policy makers, the national debate on Indigenous issues, and Indigenous communities and organisations.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2012)

Australian social trends, March quarter 2012.

Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2012)

Census of population and housing: characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2011.

Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Bond CEW, Jeffries S (2012)

Harsher Sentences? Indigeneity and prison sentence length in Western Australia's higher courts.

Journal of Sociology; 48(3): 266-286

Breen H (2012)

Risk and protective factors associated with gambling products and services: Indigenous gamblers in north Queensland.

International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction; 10(1): 24-38

Daly J, Sinclair C, Stokes A (2012)

Scenarios of inequity, South Africa's Limpopo and the Australian Western Desert.

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; 36(6): 521

Gale F, Bolzan N (2012)

Social resilience: challenging neo-colonial thinking and practices around ‘risk'.

Journal of Youth Studies; iFirst(http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2012.704985)

Retrieved 24 July 2012 from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/13676261.2012.704985

Kowal E (2012)

Stigma and suffering: white anti-racist identities in northern Australia.

Postcolonial Studies; 14(1): 5-21

McDermott DR (2012)

Can we educate out of racism?.

Medical Journal of Australia; 197(1): 15

New South Wales Centre for Epidemiology and Evidence (2012)

The health of Aboriginal people of NSW: report of the Chief Health Officer 2012.

Sydney: New South Wales Ministry of Health

Newman L, Biedrzycki K, Baum F (2012)

Digital technology use among disadvantaged Australians: implications for equitable consumer participation in digitally-mediated communication and information exchange with health services.

Australian Health Review; 36(2): 125-129

Osborne K, Ziersch AM, Baum FE, Gallaher G (2012)

Australian Aboriginal urban residents' satisfaction with living in their neighbourhood: perceptions of the neighbourhood socio-cultural environment and individual socio-demographic factors.

Urban Studies; 49(11): 2459-2477

Reeve R (2012)

Indigenous poverty in New South Wales major cities: a multidimensional analysis.

Australian Aboriginal Studies; 2012(1): 19-34

Research policy (2012)

Draft care and protection of children (therapeutic orders) Amendment Bill 2012: Northern Territory June 2012: submission by Jesuit Social Services.

Melbourne: Jesuit Social Services

Roman C (2012)

Making it clear : Aboriginal perceptions of racism in mainstream health care.

Doctor of Philosophy thesis, Charles Darwin University: Darwin

Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision (2012)

Report on government services 2012: Indigenous compendium.

Canberra: Productivity Commission

This report draws on the Report on government services 2012 to present data specific to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population. It reports on the delivery of mainstream services to Indigenous people including services for:

  • early childhood, education and training
  • justice
  • emergency management
  • health
  • community services
  • housing and homelessness.

Performance reporting focuses on the degree to which objective for a service is met. The report details the objective (outcomes) for each services stated and the performance indicators measuring the achievement of each objective.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Taylor A (2012)

More than mobile: migration and mobility impacts from the ‘technologies of change' for Aboriginal communities in the remote Northern Territory of Australia.

Mobilities; 7(2): 269-294

Thompson SC, Woods JA, Katzenellenbogen JM (2012)

The quality of Indigenous identification in administrative health data in Australia: insights from studies using data linkage.

BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making; 12: 133

Retrieved 16 November 2012 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6947-12-133

VicHealth (2012)

Disability and health inequalities in Australia: research summary.

Melbourne: VicHealth

2011

Amnesty International (2011)

'The land holds us:' Aboriginal peoples' right to traditional homelands in the Northern Territory : report digest.

Sydney: Amnesty International Australia

Amnesty International (2011)

'The land holds us:' Aboriginal peoples' right to traditional homelands in the Northern Territory [full report].

Sydney: Amnesty International Australia

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2011)

Australian social trends: December 2011.

Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2011)

General social survey: summary results: 2010.

Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australian Human Rights Commission (2011)

Social justice report 2010.

Canberra: Australian Human Rights Commission

The Social justice report is the primary responsibility of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner. In the 2010 report the Commissioner reviews developments in the exercise of human rights by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the year July 2009 to July 2010.

The 2010 report comprises three chapters, each dealing in a different way with the common threads of 'relationship-building' and 'effective engagement'. In chapter 1 the Commissioner outlines his key priorities for his term as Social Justice Commissioner, before presenting an argument and framework for the implementation of the United Nations declaration on the rights of Indigenous peoples in Australia.

Chapter 2 is concerned with the relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the broader Australian community. The Commissioner proposes constitutional recognition as a significant way to make real and tangible changes for all Australians. Included in this chapter are recommendations for a successful referendum, specifically emphasising the importance of engagement and education.

Chapter 3 is a case study of recent successes in the Fitzroy Valley, including community-led alcohol restrictions, an innovation model of local governance and a local community project to address Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. How these successes in Fitzroy Valley can be applied to the wider delivery of government programs and services is considered.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2011)

A profile of homelessness for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

This report presents a comprehensive picture of Indigenous homelessness in Australia. It finds that, whilst Indigenous Australians represented 2.5% of total population on census night in 2006, they accounted for 9% of the total homeless population, and 17% of all homeless people who accessed government-funded specialised homelessness services.

The report also presents findings on the following:

  • the types of homelessness experienced by Indigenous Australians
  • geographical distribution of Indigenous people accessing specialised homelessness services
  • support and services provided to Indigenous Australians who are homeless, including length of support, main reasons for seeking assistance, types of service provided, tenancy outcomes for specialist homelessness service clients, and case management goals achieved.

Information on non-Indigenous Australians is also presented for comparison purposes.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2011)

Australia's welfare 2011.

Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2011)

Housing and homelessness services: access for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

This publication reports on housing and homelessness circumstances for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It provides an overview of the housing problems Indigenous people face (including the standard of housing infrastructure) and the housing services that are available to assist them. In addition, an outline of homelessness is presented together with the services that Indigenous people can access.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2011)

National Social Housing Survey: a summary of national results.

Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2011)

People turned away from government-funded specialist homelessness accommodation 2009–10.

Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2011)

People turned away from government-funded specialist homelessness accommodation 2010–11.

Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Black C, Gronda H (2011)

Evidence for improving access to homelessness services.

Melbourne: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute

Gonski D, Boston K, Greiner K, Lawrence C, Scales B, Tannock P (2011)

Review of funding for schooling: final report.

Canberra: Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Horn M, Scuttella R, Wilkins R (2011)

Social exclusion monitor bulletin.

Melbourne: Brotherhood of St Laurence

Indigenous Electoral Participation Program (2011)

Using art to encourage voter enrolment among Indigenous Australians.

Retrieved 2011 from http://www.aec.gov.au/About_AEC/Publications/indigenous/index.htm

Kia A (2011)

Report on the social determinants of health think-tank, AHPA conference, Cairns 2011.

Cairns: 20th National AHPA Conference

Mansell M (2011)

Will the declaration make any difference to Australia's treatment of aborigines?.

Griffith Law Review; 20(3): 659-672

Maru YT, Chewings VH (2011)

A review of measurement and causal analysis of Indigenous poverty and disadvantage in remote Australia.

Canberra: CSIRO

Memmott P, Birdsall-Jones C, Go-Sam C, Greenop K, Corunna V (2011)

Modelling crowding in Aboriginal Australia.

Brisbane: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute

Milligan V, Phillips R, Easthope H, Liu E, Memmott P (2011)

Urban social housing for Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders: respecting culture and adapting services.

Melbourne: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute

This publication reports on research undertaken in the area of urban social housing for Indigenous people across Australia. The aim of the research was to recognise how the delivery of social housing services could be enhanced in culturally appropriate ways to meet Indigenous housing needs and to contribute to closing the gap in Indigenous disadvantage. The report includes the key findings from the research and the future direction needed for policy and practice in the social housing service delivery sector for urban Indigenous people.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Mitchell M, Every D, Ranzijn R (2011)

Everyday antiracism in interpersonal contexts: constraining and facilitating factors for ‘speaking up' against racism.

Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology; 21(4): 329-341

Newslines Radio (2011)

Newslines Radio.

Retrieved November 2011 from http://www.indigenous.gov.au/category/radio/

O’Faircheallaigh C (2011)

Social impact assessment and Indigenous social development.

In: Vanclay F, Esteves AM, eds. New directions in social impact assessment: conceptual and methodological advances. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar: 138-153

Pinnegar S, Randolph B, Davison G (2011)

Feasibility study to undertake a multi-year research project: addressing the concentrations of social disadvantage.

Melbourne: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute

Radoll P (2011)

The primary determinants of Indigenous household information and communication technology adoption: remote, rural and urban.

Australasian Psychiatry; 19(Supplement 1): S49-S52

Stacey C, Fardin J (2011)

Housing on native title lands: responses to the housing amendments of the Native Title Act.

Land, rights, laws: issues of native title; 4(6)

Retrieved from http://aiatsis.gov.au/ntru/documents/IPHousing.pdf

Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision (2011)

Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: key indicators 2011 overview.

Canberra: Productivity Commission, Australia

Victorian Department of Health (2011)

The health and wellbeing of Aboriginal Victorians: Victorian population health survey 2008 supplementary report.

Melbourne: Victorian Department of Health

Western Australian Council of Social Service (2011)

Indigenous People - Wacoss Issues Paper 2011-12.

Perth, WA: Western Australian Council of Social Service

World Health Organization (2011)

Closing the gap : policy into practice on social determinants of health : discussion paper.

Geneva: World Health Organization

2010

Aboriginal Affairs NSW (2010)

Two ways together report on indicators 2009.

Sydney: Aboriginal Affairs NSW

Anaya J (2010)

The situation of Indigenous peoples in Australia: special rapporteur on Indigenous Australia report.

Geneva: United Nations

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2010)

Australian Social Trends, Mar 2010.

Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2010)

Crime and Justice News, 2010.

Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2010)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social survey, 2008: Table 10. Indigenous persons aged 15 years and over, by age groups by sex [data cube].

Retrieved from http://abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/SUBSCRIBER.NSF/log?openagent&4714.0_aust_010_2008.xls&4714.0&Data%20Cubes&6959208EE47E867DCA25770B0016F56D&0&2008&21.04.2010&Previous

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2010)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social survey, 2008: Table 11. Indigenous children aged 4-14 years, by sex [data cube].

Retrieved 21 April 2010 from http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/SUBSCRIBER.NSF/log?openagent&4714.0_aust_011_2008.xls&4714.0&Data%20Cubes&F3D13C41FD47C376CA25770B0016F79E&0&2008&21.04.2010&Previous

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2010)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social survey: users' guide, 2008.

Retrieved from http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/4720.0?OpenDocument

This user's guide provides updated information on the 2002 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS). Updates include information on: family and culture; health; risk factors; education; work; income; and housing.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Australian Human Rights Commission (2010)

Community guide to the UN declaration on the rights of Indigenous peoples.

Canberra: Australian Human Rights Commission

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2010)

A profile of social housing in Australia.

Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2010)

Demand for government-funded specialist homelessness accommodation 2008-09: a report from the SAAP National Data Collection.

Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2010)

Needs of clients in the Supported Accommodation Assistance program: report on the high and complex needs census, 2008.

Canberra: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Australia

Australian Social Inclusion Board (2010)

Social inclusion in Australia: how Australia is faring.

Canberra: Australian Government

Bertossa S, Miller P, Chong A, Harvey P (2010)

Gambling in a remote Aboriginal setting - the good, the bad and the ugly.

Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal; 34(4): 10-12

Biddle N, Yap M (2010)

Demographic and socioeconomic outcomes across the Indigenous Australian lifecourse : evidence from the 2006 census.

Canberra: ANU E Press

Broome R (2010)

Aboriginal Australians : a history since 1788.

4 ed. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen &​ Unwin

Dockery AM (2010)

The subjective wellbeing of Indigenous Australians.

Perth, WA: Centre for Labour Market Research, Curtin Business School

This paper utilises data on self-assessed quality of life available from the expanded Indigenous sample of the 2001 National health survey to compare the subjective wellbeing of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. Assuming cross-cultural comparability of responses to the quality of life scale, Indigenous Australians are found to face a markedly lower quality of life than other Australians, consistent with the many objective measures of socio-economic outcomes. Differences in the determinants of subjective wellbeing are further explored to identify differences in values and preferences that may be embodied in Indigenous culture. The analysis is considered exploratory given the many limitations of the current data. The collection of data that can improve our understanding of the cultural constructions of wellbeing is identified as an important priority given the pertinence of such evidence for the formulation of policy to address the ongoing plight of Indigenous Australians.

Author abstract

Hulse K, Jacobs K, Arthurson K, Spinney A (2010)

Housing, public policy and social inclusion.

Melbourne: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute

Indigenous Implementation Board Western Australia (2010)

Report to the Hon. Dr Kim Hames MLA Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Indigenous Affairs.

Perth, WA: Indigenous Implementation Board, Western Australia

Kerins S (2010)

The future of homelands/outstations.

Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research

McCalman J (2010)

The good life: what about the children?.

Australian Journal of Social Issues; 45(1): 89-100

Message Stick ABC TV (2010)

Bush law.

: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Midford R, Tregenza J (2010)

Diversion Tactics (radio interview - MP3 audio file).

: thewire community radio

Associate Professor Richard Midford from the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, discusses a holistic approach to diversion away from prison that would go a long way towards reducing or ameliorating Indigenous incarceration. Broadcast on The wire, a daily current affairs program broadcast on community and Indigenous radio around the country.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Mission Australia (2010)

Hearing directly from vulnerable young Australians - Snapshot 2010.

Sydney: Mission Australia

Productivity Commission (2010)

Gambling: Productivity Commission inquiry report.

Canberra: Productivity Commission, Australia

Public Health Information Development Unit (2010)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social health atlas, Australia, 2010.

Adelaide: Public Health Information Development Unit, University of Adelaide

The Apology to the Stolen Generations (revised) [factsheet] (2010)

Reconciliation Australia

This factsheet on the national apology to the Stolen Generations answers the following questions:

1. Who are the Stolen Generations?
2. How do we know their stories are true?
3. Why was it important to apologise to the Stolen Generations?
4. Why did Australians of today apologise for something they were not responsible for?
5. What does the apology mean to me as a non-Indigenous Australian?
6. Why should we apologise when many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are better off because they were removed from bad circumstances?
7. Has the apology led to claims for compensation from members of the Stolen Generations?
8. What has the Government done for members of the Stolen Generations since the apology?
9. Why was the word 'sorry' important as part of the apology?
10. Does the apology mean that reconciliation has been achieved?

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Taylor J (2010)

Demography as destiny: schooling, work and Aboriginal population change at Wadeye.

Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research

This paper explores the capacity of the Indigenous population of Wadeye, in the Northern Territory, to maximise income, savings and investments through the pending demographic transition where the majority of the Indigenous population will be of working age. Given current levels of Indigenous education, workforce participation and productivity, the danger is that the opportunity for Indigenous families and communities to capitalise on this population structural change may be foregone. This issue is examined by establishing interactions between population change, educational outcomes and workforce participation among the Indigenous residents of Wadeye. It stresses two principal challenges to achieve optimal outcomes, including: restoring participation in schooling to best prepare the younger generations; and providing work opportunities for the older population that have had limited exposure to formal education.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Western Australian Council of Social Service (2010)

Indigenous people – 2011-12 issues paper.

Perth, WA: Western Australian Council of Social Service

Wilkins R, Warren D, Hahn M, Houng B (2010)

Families, incomes and jobs, volume 5: a statistical report on waves 1 to 7 of the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia survey.

Melbourne: The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey

2009

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner (2009)

Social justice report 2008.

Canberra: Australian Human Rights Commission

This report, released annually by the Australian Human Rights Commission (previously the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, HREOC) through the Office of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, considers the impact of government activity on the exercise and enjoyment of Indigenous peoples' human rights.

This year's report concentrates on human rights protections for Indigenous peoples, remote Indigenous education, Indigenous healing and the progress on achieving Indigenous health equality by 2030. The report includes 15 recommendations, ten recommendations on formal protections for Indigenous peoples human rights; four recommendations for remote Indigenous education; and one recommendation for Indigenous healing. The report also contains one follow-up action for the Social Justice Commissioner about providing advice on a model for a new National Indigenous Representative Body.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Altman JC, Biddle N, Hunter BH (2009)

Prospects for 'closing the gap' in socioeconomic outcomes for Indigenous Australians?.

Australian Economic History Review; 49(3): 225-251

Angel C, McDonald L (2009)

Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: latest data.

Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal; 33(5): 26-31

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2009)

Australian social trends, March 2009.

Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2009)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social survey, 2008: law and justice [data cube].

Retrieved 30 October 2009 from http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/SUBSCRIBER.NSF/log?openagent&law%20and%20justice%20-tables%201-11.xlsx&4714.0&Data%20Cubes&26DE78465527D0A2CA2577FA0011C50E&0&2008&16.12.2010&Latest

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2009)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social survey, 2008: Table 01. Indigenous persons aged 15 years and over, by Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin [data cube].

Retrieved from http://abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/SUBSCRIBER.NSF/log?openagent&47140do001_2008.xls&4714.0&Data%20Cubes&54C4C4C9B713B0C9CA25765E00152DF5&0&2008&30.10.2009&Previous

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2009)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social survey, 2008: Table 02. Indigenous persons aged 15 years and over, by remoteness area [data cube].

Retrieved from http://abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/SUBSCRIBER.NSF/log?openagent&47140do002_2008.xls&4714.0&Data%20Cubes&7481083DD9F3B635CA25765E00153062&0&2008&30.10.2009&Previous

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2009)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social survey, 2008: Table 05. Indigenous persons aged 15 years and over, 2008 and 2002 [data cube].

Retrieved 30 October 2009 from http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/SUBSCRIBER.NSF/log?openagent&47140do005_2008.xls&4714.0&Data%20Cubes&280C8C7E81C577B8CA25765E001537B9&0&2008&30.10.2009&Previous

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2009)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social survey, 2008: Table 08. Indigenous children aged 0-3 years, by remoteness area [data cube].

Retrieved from http://abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/SUBSCRIBER.NSF/log?openagent&47140do008_2008.xls&4714.0&Data%20Cubes&9C979FCE4E6BD31BCA25765E00153F3A&0&2008&30.10.2009&Previous

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2009)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social survey, 2008; Table 09. Indigenous children aged 0-3 years, by state or territory of usual residence [data cube].

Retrieved from http://abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/SUBSCRIBER.NSF/log?openagent&47140do009_2008.xls&4714.0&Data%20Cubes&CAAA9C3AC720772ACA25765E001541A1&0&2008&30.10.2009&Previous

Australian Human Rights Commission (2009)

National human rights consultation: Australian Human Rights Commission submission.

Canberra: Australian Human Rights Commission

Banks G (2009)

Are we overcoming Indigenous disadvantage?.

Retrieved from http://www.reconciliation.org.au/extras/file.php?id=511&file=Gary+Banks+overcoming+Indigenous+disadvantage.pdf

Biddle N (2009)

Ranking regions: revisiting an index of relative Indigenous socioeconomic outcomes.

Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research

Biddle N (2009)

Same suburb, different worlds: comparing Indigenous and non-Indigenous outcomes in city suburbs and large regional towns.

People and Place; 17(2): 56-63

Blunden S, Chervin RD (2009)

Sleep, performance and behaviour in Australian Indigenous and non-Indigenous children: an exploratory comparison.

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; 46(1-2): 10-16

Cornwall A (2009)

Restoring identity: final report of the Moving forward consultation project.

Sydney: Public Interest Advocacy Centre

Department of Families Housing Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (2009)

Report on the Northern Territory emergency response redesign consultations.

Canberra: Department of Families Housing Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Department of Families Housing Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (2009)

Report on the NTER redesign engagement strategy and implementation.

Canberra: Department of Families Housing Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Gracey M, King M (2009)

Indigenous health part 1: determinants and disease patterns.

Lancet; 374(9683): 65-75

Hayman NE, White NE, Spurling GK (2009)

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