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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.5.6 Table 11A.5.6 Major cities Inner regional Outer regional Total non remote Remote Very remote Total remote Australia Select variables contributing to community functioning for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians aged 15 and over, by remoteness, Australia, 2008 (per cent) (a), (b) 99 100 98 99 93 90 91 97 81 75 64 75 47 41 43 67 74 68 56 67 40 32 35 59 71 67 68 69 60 55 57 66 79 74 74 76 71 64 66 74 Total persons aged 15 and over 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 (a) (b) (c) Proportions calculated in relation to number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians aged 15 and over who identify with a clan group. (d) Proportions calculated in relation to number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians aged 15 and over who are employed. .. Not applicable. Source : ABS and AIHW analysis of 2008 NATSISS; AHMAC (2012) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2012 Report . Has access to motor vehicles whenever needed Can easily get to places needed Unless otherwise indicated, proportions are of the estimated total Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population aged 15 and over. Where another population is indicated, this has been used to calculate proportions. Household members used telephone(s) in last month Used computer in last 12 months Unless otherwise indicated, data are for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population aged 15 and over. Numbers have been rounded to zero decimal places as reported in AHMAC 2012. Relative standard errors and confidence intervals are available at cost upon request through the ABS National Information Referral Service. Used Internet in last 12 months OVERCOMING INDIGENOUS DISADVANTAGE 2016 ATTACHMENT TABLES PAGE 3 of TABLE 11A.5.6


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