Key policy documents

This annual report collates Indigenous data from the Report on Government Services. The Report examines the performance of the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments in the provision of education, health, […]

Since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, the issues of relations between police and Indigenous people, the detention of Indigenous people in police custody and the overrepresentation of […]

Jump to: navigation, search The Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (RCIADIC) (1987?1991) was a Royal Commission appointed by the Australian Government in October 1987 to study and report […]

Authors: Bartels, Lorana

In this brief, the sentencing of Indigenous women in Australia is considered. Court, community corrections and prisons data are presented together with a discussion of the emerging literature on whether […]

The Repeat Offenders Database, which has been collated by the New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, offers a unique opportunity to analyse data quality issues for an […]

The purpose of this position paper is to define the Territory policy response to the introduction of the Northern Territory Emergency Response (NTER) in June 2007. The NTER has delivered […]

Authors: Davis, Megan

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples recognises international norms and evolving human rights standards pertaining to Indigenous peoples. While some of the rights elaborated in the […]

Underlying causes of Aboriginal over-representation

Resources Department of Justice and Community Safety (VIC),2019

Authors: Odello, Marco

At its plenary meeting of 13 September 2007, the General Assembly of the UN adopted the text of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous peoples. The Declaration was not […]

Authors: United Nations
Publishers: United Nations

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) was adopted by the General Assembly on Thursday, 13 September 2007, by a majority of 144 states in favour, […]