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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 10A.3.12 Unit Less than 50 50-99 100-199 200-499 500-999 1000 or more Total communities with 50 or more All communities Reported usual population Reason for overflows or leakages Blocked drains no. 7 28 29 23 7 1 88 95 19 527 Equipment failure no. 3 18 19 15 4 3 59 62 14 970 Insufficient capacity of septic system no. 2 14 6 3 2 1 26 28 5 360 Wet season no. 1 3 6 8 2 2 21 22 7 070 Population increases no. 8 10 2 1 1 22 22 4 722 Design or installation problems no. 3 15 15 7 2 1 40 43 7 614 Inappropriate use no. 7 7 10 7 1 32 32 10 837 Other no. 1 4 4 5 968 no. 12 41 45 30 10 4 130 142 30 140 % na 33.3 48.9 42.3 52.6 23.5 40.4 na 32.4 38 74 44 41 9 13 181 219 52461 % na 60.2 47.8 57.7 47.4 76.5 56.2 na 56.4 All communities no. 865 123 92 71 19 17 322 1 187 92 960 (a) (b) In the previous 12 months. (c) Total communities experienced overflows or leakages (c) Table 10A.3.12 Sewerage system overflows or leakages in discrete Indigenous communities, by usual population, 2006 (a), (b) Communities with a population of: Sewerage system overflows or leakages Proportion of communities that experienced overflows or leakages (d) Total communities experienced no overflows or leakages Proportion of communities that did not experience overflows or leakages (d) Data not collected in 'administered ' communities. An administered community in the CHINS surveys is a discrete Indigenous community that has a population of less than 50 people and is linked to a larger parent discrete Indigenous community or a Resource Agency for the provision and maintenance of services such as housing, water, power supplies and sewerage. Components may not add to totals as more than one response may be specified. OVERCOMING INDIGENOUS DISADVANTAGE 2016 ATTACHMENT TABLES PAGE 1 of TABLE 10A.3.12


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