Social conditions

This research report forms part of a submission from the Indigenous Law Centre, University of New South Wales to the Federal Government in relation to its ‘Inquiry into Stolen Wages’. […]


This report identifies the barriers to ethnic equality in New Zealand through a process of research and engagement with public service agencies, researchers and affected groups and individuals. The report […]

In June 2007, the Australian Government responded to the report of the Northern Territory Board of Inquiry into Protection of Aboriginal Children with the announcement of a package of 12 […]

The report sets out to comprehensively analyse major reviews and evaluations of programs relevant to Indigenous labour market outcomes, including national mainstream and Indigenous-specific policies. This report critically reviews evaluations […]

Authors: Penman, Robyn

This study is an initiative of the Australian Government aimed at collecting longitudinal data that will help in the development of better outcomes for Indigenous children. One of the first […]

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 […]

Authors: Boland, Justine

Building on the sound basis of our existing statistical program, this paper outlines areas where the ABS could extend and enhance the suite of statistics for understanding the circumstances of […]

Authors: ACT Government

This report highlights the ACT’s progress on Closing the Gap on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander disadvantage. It has been long recognised that the Council of Australian Governments’ initiative to […]

Publishers: NSW Ombudsman

This special report to Parliament is made under Part 6A of the Community Services (Complaints, Reviews and Monitoring) Act 1993, which requires the NSW Ombudsman to audit the implementation of […]

Authors: Henry, Ken

This paper, which was presented as the closing keynote address to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Conference held in 2007, reflects on the conference theme of ‘diversity and […]