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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 11A.1.4 Table 11A.1.4 Unit Non-remote Total remote Aust Non-remote Total remote Aust Non-remote Total remote Aust Alcohol risk levels, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons, by non-remote/remote, by age, Australia (crude rates) 2014-15 (a), (b) Abstainers (c) Exceeded single occasion risk guidelines (d) Exceeded lifetime risk guidelines (e) 55 years + % 4.7 6.0 3.9 4.1 5.2 3.3 4.0 4.5 3.3 Total 15+ % 2.0 3.5 1.7 2.1 3.4 1.8 1.6 2.8 1.4 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) Source : ABS (unpublished) 2014-15 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey. Cells in this table have been randomly adjusted by the ABS to avoid the release of confidential data. Discrepancies may occur between sums of the component items and totals. Estimates with a relative standard error of 25 per cent to 50 per cent should be used with caution; estimates with a relative standard error greater than 50 per cent (reported as np) are considered too unreliable for general use. Data exclude not stated responses. Abstained is defined as those who did not drink alcohol in the previous 12 months or persons who drink one day a year or less. Risk level calculated on exceeding the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Australian Alcohol Guidelines 2009. For short-term/single occasion risk this is 5 or more standard drinks on any day over last 2 weeks. Guideline 2: For healthy men and women, drinking no more than four standard drinks on a single occasion reduces the risk of alcohol related injury arising from that occasion. Risk level calculated on exceeding the NHMRC Australian Alcohol Guidelines 2009. For lifetime risk this is more than 2 standard drinks on any day. Guideline 1: For healthy men and women, drinking no more than two standard drinks on any day reduces the lifetime risk of harm from alcohol-related disease or injury. np Not published. OVERCOMING INDIGENOUS DISADVANTAGE 2016 ATTACHMENT TABLES PAGE 2 of TABLE 11A.1.4


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