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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.3.43 Table 11A.3.43 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Non-Indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Non-Indigenous NT, proportion of juvenile apprehensions diverted, by Indigenous status, by sex, 2002 to 2015 (a), (b), (c) Proportion diverted (%) Juvenile apprehensions (no.) Females 59.2 66.7 125 57 Total 36.4 46.2 948 340 2005 Males 26.7 53.4 772 292 Females 67.2 75.9 125 79 Total 32.3 58.2 897 371 2004 Males 26.6 46.1 831 345 Females 61.2 70.3 147 101 Total 31.8 51.6 978 446 2003 Males 35.9 51.8 803 299 Females 59.6 76.3 151 97 Total 39.6 57.8 954 396 2002 Males 39.7 46.7 779 353 Females 66.4 85.0 119 107 Total 43.2 55.7 898 460 (a) (b) (c) Source : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander data are based on self-identification by the juvenile. Where cases did not result in a diversion, these cases either proceeded to court or were resolved in some other manner (it is not an indicator of the number of matters referred to the courts). Northern Territory Police (unpublished). Data refers to apprehension cases rather than individual persons, therefore, there may be a number of cases that relate to one person. OVERCOMING INDIGENOUS DISADVANTAGE 2016 ATTACHMENT TABLES PAGE 2 of TABLE 11A.3.43


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