The Binung Ma Na Du Cultural Stories and Living Histories on Wakka Wakka Country project
Researchers worked with Wakka Wakka Elders and local community members to co-design curriculum resources for local schools.
First Nations fathers are too often the subject of negative, often untrue stereotypes. We analysed data from around 150 dads about what they needed. Here’s what they said.
Delivering the Closing the Gap annual report, the prime minister has announced a national commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children among other measures.
The latest Closing the Gap report reveals just four of the 19 targets are on track to be achieved. It comes after years of failing to give First Nations people a say over their own lives.
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The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission has handed down a damning report into an unlawful policing strategy. It’s the latest example of First Nations children being over-policed.
The failed Voice to Parliament referendum dashed the hopes of many mapping out a path to reconciliation. If we look to the example set by North American Indians, there might be another way forward.
More Australian employers are keen to employ Indigenous workers, but a large-scale analysis of job adverts shows a mismatch between demand for and supply of Indigenous talent.
A Productivity Commission report released this week highlighted the continued lack of agency First Australians have - even though a comprehensive framework is already in place to try to Close the Gap
The broad-ranging criticism is contained in the commission’s first review of the 2020 “National Agreement on Closing the Gap”
Indigenous-owned business are powerful drivers of Indigenous employment.
New research shows keeping First Nations families together is better for the children’s wellbeing. How can First Nations families be better supported to achieve this?
In the 15 years since Australian governments committed to improving Indigenous employment rates, virtually nothing has been achieved.
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Decades of government Indigenous Affairs policy has not delivered. A new approach is needed. Policy-making informed by Indigenous lived experience through a Voice to parliament may be the answer.
The initiatives come amid a spate of publicity about the problems in Alice Springs and elsewhere in the Northern Territory
While statistics tell us the proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer who die is increasing, the reality is likely worse.
In this podcast, Michelle chats with the prime minister, Anthony Albanese, and leader of the opposition, Peter Dutton.
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After participation in the Literacy for Life Foundation adult literacy campaign, serious offences by students dropped by almost 65%.
This is a vote that is too important to be let fail. Yet you would be an optimist – despite the good support it is getting in the opinion polls – if you rated its prospects at 50-50
The ten-year National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children is proposing to align with Closing the Gap to address First Nations violence. This could work, but there are limitations.
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There has been a global shift to declare racism a public health crisis. But we need to drill deeper to understand racism, rethink health data and listen to lived experience.