Government policy


Funded by the Federal Attorney General’s Department, the Indigenous Community Night Patrol Evaluation Project reviewed, evaluated and compared Indigenous community night patrol initiatives in Western Australia and New South Wales, […]

Changes to the Australian family law system in 2006 were designed to reduce separations, encourage greater involvement by both parents in children’s lives, protect children from violence and abuse, reduce […]

Publishers: Department of Justice

The Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement (AJA) is a formal partnership between the Victorian Government and the Koori community, which has been operating since June 2000 working to improve justice outcomes […]

This report documents the findings of an evaluation of the Trial Dry Area in Adelaide, which was introduced in a highly politicised context involving polarised opinions. The evaluation finds, among […]

Publishers: Queensland Parliament

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice Agreement was developed by theAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Board (ATSIAB) and the Queensland Government, and was signed in December 2000. The […]

This report documents the activities and findings of activities to mark the 40th anniversary of Australia’s Racial Discrimination Act. The main findings of this report relate to public consultations which […]

Publishers: NSW Government

This is the New South Wales Government’s response to the Noetic Group’s ‘Strategic review of the New South Wales juvenile justice system’ (2010). The Government acknowledges the review’s finding that […]

The Government’s response sets out where action has already been taken against specific recommendations of the ‘Doing time – time for doing’ report (the Report) and provides an indication of […]

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On 2 November the IJC held a Forum on Indigenous Data Sovereignty and had the privilege to hear from the following speakers.  The recording of Session One can be viewed […]

This report provides estimates of government expenditure across expenditure categories, mapped to the Council of Australian Government’s National Indigenous Reform Agreement building blocks. When combined with other information, the estimates […]