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Overcoming indigenous disadvantage - key indicators

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Title

Overcoming indigenous disadvantage - key indicators

Creator

Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT

Date

2003-11

Description

The OID report measures the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians have been actively involved in the development and production of the report. Section 1.1 describes the origins of the report, and section 1.2 describes its key objectives. Section 1.3 provides contextual information on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population. Section 1.4 includes a brief historical narrative to help put the information in the report into context. Section 1.5 summarises some recent developments in government policy that have influenced the report and section 1.6 provides further information on the Steering Committee and the OID Working Group that advises it.

Notes

"These reports generally uses the term ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians’ to describe Australia’s first peoples and ‘non-Indigenous Australians’ to refer to Australians of other backgrounds, except where quoting other sources." Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this publication may contain images of deceased people.

Table of contents

Preliminaries -- Overview chapter -- Introduction -- The framework -- Key themes and interpretation -- COAG targets and headline indicators -- Governance, leadership and culture -- Early child development -- Education and training -- Healthy lives -- Economic participation -- Home environment -- Safe and supportive communities -- Outcomes for Torres Strait Islander people -- Measuring factors that improve outcomes -- Appendices.

Language

English

Subject

Aboriginal Australians -- Ecoomic conditions; Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions; Public welfare administration -- Australia; Aboriginal Australians -- Services for; Closing the Gap of Indigenous Disadvantage (Australia)

Publisher name

Australia. Productivity Commission for the Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision

Place of publication

Canberra (A.C.T.)

Format

5 volumes (various pagings) : charts, colour map ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf

ISBN

9781740375917 (Print); 9781740375900 (PDF)

ISSN

1448-9805 (Print); 2206-9704 (Online)

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Australia. Productivity Commission for the Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/267090

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445158

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445153; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445154; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445156; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445151

Page content

Commonwealth of Australia 2016 ISSN 1448-9805 (Print) ISSN 2206-9704 (Online) ISBN 978-1-74037-590-0 (PDF) ISBN 978-1-74037-591-7 (Print) Except for the Commonwealth Coat of Arms and content supplied by third parties, this copyright work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence. In essence, you are free to copy, communicate and adapt the work, as long as you attribute the work to the Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision (but not in any way that suggests the Commission endorses you or your use) and abide by the other licence terms. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au. Third party copyright Wherever a third party holds copyright in this material, the copyright remains with that party. Their permission may be required to use the material, please contact them directly. Attribution This work should be attributed as follows, Source: Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision, Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage 2016. If you have adapted, modified or transformed this work in anyway, please use the following, Source: based on Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision data, Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage 2016. An appropriate reference for this publication is: SCRGSP (Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision) 2016, Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage: Key Indicators 2016, Productivity Commission, Canberra. Publications enquiries The Productivity Commission acts as the Secretariat for the Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision. This report and previous editions are available from the Productivity Commission website at www.pc.gov.au. The Steering Committee welcomes enquiries and suggestions on the information contained in this report, contact the Secretariat by phone: (03) 9653 2100 or email: gsp@pc.gov.au. Photographs Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this publication may contain images of deceased people. The Steering Committee thanks the Yiriman Project; Department of Agriculture and Food WA; Indigenous Landholder Services Organisation; the AIME Program; Mossman Gorge Centre; Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency; Care for Kids Ears, Department of Health; Kimberley Aboriginal Law & Cultural Centre; and the Family Wellbeing Program for providing the photographs reproduced in this report. No inference is intended that the people or communities shown are the subject of any issues raised in the report. Cover photos Clockwise from top left: Image of Walmajarri woman Julia Mayarn Lawford, photo taken by Janelle White, courtesy of Yiriman Project; Image of Kevin Barron, Yallalie Farm in Dandaragan WA, photo taken by Mark Chmielewski, courtesy of the Department of Agriculture and Food WA; Photo courtesy of the AIME Program; Photo taken by Secretariat staff, The Gab Titui Cultural Centre, Thursday Island, Queensland. This report generally uses the term Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians to describe Australias first peoples and non-Indigenous Australians to refer to Australians of other backgrounds, except where quoting other sources.


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