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Detail from Gulach 2006 by Terry Ngamandara Wilson

Support for a constitutionally enshrined First Nations Voice to Parliament: Evidence from opinion research since 2017

Author/editor: F. Markham and W. Sanders

Paper no: 138

Year published: 2020

The Uluru Statement from the Heart, produced by the National Constitutional Convention in May 2017, contained a major proposal for reform: the alteration of the constitution to establish a First Nations Voice to Parliament. When the Turnbull Government formally responded to this proposition in...

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Detail from Gulach 2006 by Terry Ngamandara Wilson

Language use is connected to indicators of wellbeing: Evidence from the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey 2014– 15

Author/editor: Y. Dinku, F. Markham, D. Venn, D. Angelo, J. Simpson, C. O’Shannessy, J. Hunt and T. Dreise

Paper no: 137

Year published: 2020

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians have repeatedly asserted that individuals, families and communities can achieve better life outcomes if they maintain or develop knowledge and use of Indigenous languages. However, the evidence that rigorously quantifies the relationship between the...

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Detail from Gulach 2006 by Terry Ngamandara Wilson

Measuring the social impact of income management in the Northern Territory: An updated analysis

Author/editor: J.R. Bray

Paper no: 136

Year published: 2020

Income management policies have been in place in the Northern Territory since 2007. These policies limit how recipients of government income support payments can spend a proportion of these funds. The policies were initially directed at Indigenous Australians who remain the major group on the...

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Trends in social security receipt among Indigenous Australians: Evidence from household surveys 1994–2015

Author/editor: D Venn, N.Biddle & W Sanders

Paper no: 135

Year published: 2020

This paper uses data from National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Surveys to examine trends in social security receipt among the Indigenous population between 1994 and 2014/15 as well as documenting the declining receipt of Community Development Employment Project (CDEP) wages. In non...

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Detail from Gulach 2006 by Terry Ngamandara Wilson

Aboriginal Peoples and the response to the 2019-2020 bushfires

Author/editor: Williamson, B, Markham, F & Weir, JK

Paper no: 134

Year published: 2020

Aboriginal people were among those most affected by the 2019–2020 bushfires in south-eastern Australia. Yet aside from renewed public interest in cultural burning practices, Aboriginal people have received little attention in the post-bushfire response. In this paper, we describe population...

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Detail from Gulach 2006 by Terry Ngamandara Wilson

An Overview of Legal Instruments and other Measures to Aid in the Protection and Valuation of Indigenous Knowledge

Author/editor: J Stratton, B Blackwell, K Bodle & B Hunter

Paper no: 133

Year published: 2019

This paper outlines the legal instruments and other measures used to support the protection of Indigenous Knowledge (IK), with a view to attributing market value to IK. These instruments are categorised as either enforceable instruments or voluntary protocols, standards and guides. Enforceable...

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Detail from Gulach 2006 by Terry Ngamandara Wilson

Electoral Administration and Aboriginal Voting Power in the Northern Territory: Reality and Potential Viewed from the 2019 Federal Election

Author/editor: W Sanders

Paper no: 132

Year published: 2019

Due to population proportion, Aboriginal people have the potential to exercise electoral power in Australia’s Northern Territory. Looking back from 2019, this paper explores the contribution of Aboriginal votes to Federal elections in the Northern Territory. It argues that Aboriginal votes have...

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