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In 2008, the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) collected information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples aged 15 years and over; for the first time it also collected information about children aged 0?14 years. Children aged 0?14 years, and youth aged 15?24 years, make up over half of the total Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population. Therefore, the issues that affect them have a significant effect on the wellbeing of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities as a whole. This publication uses the new data collected in the 2008 NATSISS that primarily focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and youth. The articles in the publication include: A Population Overview; Culture; Heritage and Leisure; Family and Community; Health; Education; Learning and Skills; Paid Work; Income and Economic Resources; Housing and Community Facilities; Law and Justice.
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