Key policy documents

Sexual assault of children has long-term devastating consequences for those who have experienced it, as well as their families. The preparation of a whole-of-government plan has been prompted by concerns […]

This report provides an evaluation of the Northern Territory Emergency Response (NTER) since July 2007 from a whole-of-government perspective. It aims to place the NTER in its political, social and […]

The Northern Territory Emergency Response (NTER), otherwise known as the ‘Intervention’, was announced on 21 June 2007 by the former Liberal Government, and received in principle bipartisan support from the […]

Authors: Cunneen, Chris

The purpose of this discussion paper is to provide the foundation for community negotiations on the development of an Aboriginal Justice Plan for New South Wales. The discussion paper follows […]

This document sets out the NSW Aboriginal Justice Plan for 2004-2014, which aims to reduce the over representation of Aboriginal people in the criminal justice system and to make Aboriginal […]

In 2002, Australian governments committed themselves collectively to overcoming the disadvantage experienced by Indigenous Australians. As part of this commitment governments agreed to a regular public report on progress. The […]

This is the sixth report in the Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (OID) series, which can trace its origins to the final report of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation in 2000. The […]

There is an urgent need to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ standard of living. This report demonstrates that by almost every indicator of wellbeing, Aboriginal and Torres Strait […]

Publishers: Queensland Government

This document sets out the full text of the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice Agreement, an agreement between the Queensland Government and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander […]

Current mulitparty support has created a historic opportunity to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first peoples of Australia, to affirm their full and equal citizenship, and […]