This monograph summaries of policy-relevant published research on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander economic development and labour market issues. Topics covered include employment, land tenure, government policies and programs, mining, demographic trends, tourism, and subsistence. The monograph updates Indigenous Australians in the Economy: Abstracts of Research, 1991-92. The bibliography is indexed by subject and geographic region and contains an introductory essay by Professor Jon Altman, Director, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University.
This monograph will be of interest to Indigenous Australians, policy makers, bureaucrats and researchers focusing on the economic situation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The annotations provide important background material to facilitate informed discussion about a range of topical issues, including the High Court's Mabo decision and the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.