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Overcoming indigenous disadvantage - key indicators

Details:

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

TABLE 5A.7.3 Table 5A.7.3 Unit 314 years 1524 years 2534 years 3544 years 4554 years 55+ years Total 15+ years Total 3+ years Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 3 years and over: participation in selected social activities, participation in selected sporting and physical recreation activities, and attendance at Indigenous cultural events, by age groups, 2002, 2008 and 2014-15 (a), (b), (c) '000 na 4.9 6.0 5.9 5.3 6.2 28.2 na '000 na 82.7 71.1 57.8 38.4 32.2 282.2 na Coach, instructor or teacher '000 na 8.5 6.6 5.2 2.3 0.7 23.2 na Referee, umpire or official '000 na 7.6 4.6 3.3 1.6 0.4 17.6 na Committee member or administrator '000 na 4.0 4.9 4.0 1.7 1.5 16.1 na Player or participant '000 na 54.6 35.8 22.0 10.0 7.4 129.9 na Other capacity '000 na 3.4 2.5 2.3 1.1 0.2 9.6 na Total participated in one or more selected activities (e) '000 na 55.5 38.0 25.3 12.1 8.3 139.1 na '000 na 27.3 33.1 32.5 26.3 23.9 143.1 na '000 na 82.7 71.1 57.8 38.4 32.2 282.2 na Types of cultural events attended in last 12 months Funeral (f) '000 na 32.7 33.4 29.5 18.3 17.7 131.6 na Ceremony '000 na 18.0 16.3 13.9 10.0 8.2 66.4 na Sports carnival '000 na 27.6 22.3 18.1 8.8 7.2 84.1 na Festival/carnival involving arts, craft, music or dance '000 na 32.3 25.7 23.0 10.7 9.2 100.8 na Involved with Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander organisation '000 na 15.8 18.3 19.2 11.7 8.5 73.6 na Total attended any cultural events in last 12 months (e) '000 na 54.3 49.0 42.0 25.0 21.9 192.1 na Did not attend cultural events in last 12 months '000 na 28.4 22.0 15.8 13.4 10.3 89.9 na Has not been involved in any of the selected social activities in last 3 months Participation in selected sporting and physical recreation activities in last 12 months Types of activities undertaken in last 12 months Has not been involved in any of the selected sporting and physical recreation activities in last 12 months Total Attendance at cultural events in last 12 months Total OVERCOMING INDIGENOUS DISADVANTAGE 2016 ATTACHMENT TABLES PAGE 12 of TABLE 5A.7.3


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