Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people are substantially over-represented in the juvenile justice system in Australia, and this over-representation is highest in the most serious processes and outcomes – […]

Despite the multiple policy and practice reforms that were initiated after the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, over-representation of Indigenous young people in the juvenile criminal justice system […]

Ensuring that children get the best possible start in life is a key priority for the Australian Government. This report delivers the latest and most reliable information on how, as […]

This publication provides a picture of the social and emotional wellbeing of Indigenous Australians using data from the 2004-05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS) and a […]

Authors: Ware, Vicki-Ann

Research has shown that mentoring can have powerful and lasting positive impacts on the behavioural, academic and vocational outcomes of at-risk youth. This resource sheet examines the evidence on the […]

This Strategic Plan outlines the priorities of the National Advisory Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Information and Data in the period 2006-2008 for improving the quality and […]

There is now a substantial amount of published literature describing the range of programs and interventions that have been implemented in an attempt to improve aspects of community safety. Only […]

For Indigenous and non-Indigenous ex-prisoners alike, there are numerous benefits associated with employment, including reduced likelihood of reoffending and reimprisonment. This resource sheet discusses the issues surrounding employment of Indigenous […]

The purpose of this report is to assist the work of the National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee (NIDAC), the leading voice in Indigenous alcohol and other drug policy. NIDAC’s […]

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) was commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA) to evaluate the effectiveness of the Council of Australian Governments’ […]