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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

A regional analysis of Indigenous participation in the Western Australian labour market

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: N. Biddle; J. Taylor
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 0731549449
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

Western Australia sits poised to reap huge benefits from a super-cycle of resource exploitation; labour demand is at an all-time high and challenges in securing an adequate labour supply are already evident; it is ironic then, that the very people whose land base is exploited to generate much of this wealth, who are often located i ....

A team approach to providing mental health services in a regional centre using a comprehensive primary health care framework

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Fairlamb, Judith; Muir-Cochrane, Eimear
  • Journal Name: Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health (AeJAMH)
  • Journal Number: Vol.6, No.1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

The value of comprehensive primary health care is often not appreciated in developed countries where technology and economics can limit its potential. Indigenous health workers and women's health workers have long understood that psychiatric diagnosis is not always helpful for some of the people who access their services, and have ....

Abbott's welfarism

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Reynolds, J
  • Journal Name: Indigenous Law Bulletin
  • Journal Number: Vol.5, No.20
  • Country: Australia

Reviewing an address by Tony Abbott, Minister for Employment Services and Workplace Relations, to the Indigenous Employment Conference in Canberra, 2002, the author suggests that Abbott's solutions to Aboriginal unemployment are based on a flawed premise. In his view Abbott's belief that native title stands in the way of a successf ....

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Parenting Workshop / Camps Project at Albury Community Health Centre

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Gibb, Catherine; Murray, Margaret
  • Publisher: National Rural Health Alliance
  • Published Location: Deakin West, ACT
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Parenting Workshop/Camp Project in Albury was designed to facilitate a culturally appropriate model of care that would incorporate the local community's expertise and individual talents in the delivery of parenting education. The aim of the project was to address the parenting issues and ne ....

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples ABS statistics

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: All

Includes data over various years on indigenous community services, crime and justice, education and training, health, housing, labour, language and culture, population issues, population size and distribution, and social issues Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/[email protected]/ViewContent?readform&view=ProductsbyTopic&Action=Expand&Num=5.1 ....

Aboriginal economy and social process: the indigenous hybrid economy and its sustainable development potential

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Altman, Jon
  • Journal Name: Arena Magazine
  • Journal Number: 56
  • Country: Australia

The indigenous hybrid economy - the state, the market and the Indigenous customary - sustainable development potential. Report Locationhttp://trove.nla.gov.au/work/153356834?q&versionId=167133098 ....

Aboriginal Health is Improving

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Anderson, Ian; Thomas, David
  • Journal Name: Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal
  • Journal Number: Vol. 30, No. 5
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Northern Territory

Research shows that Aboriginal health in the Northern Territory is improving though the pattern of change is not uniform from year to year, across all regions, or in every disease group. Some strategies are suggested which aim at working towards improved access to health services, housing, public health infrastructure, employment a ....

Aboriginal Health Worker Status in South Australia

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Dollard, Joanne; Strewart, Terry; Fuller, Jeffrey; Blue, Ian
  • Journal Name: Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal
  • Journal Number: Vol. 25, No. 1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

In 1999, the South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health reviewed the status, support arrangements and training needs of Aboriginal health workers (AHWs) in South Australia for the South Australian Aboriginal Health Partnership. This article presents the findings relating to the status or standing of AHWs. Major issues rela ....

Aboriginal health workers and diabetes care in remote community health centres : a mixed method analysis

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Si, Damin; Bailie, Ross S; Togni, Samantha J; d'Abbs, Peter H N; Robinson, Gary W
  • Journal Name: Medical Journal of Australia
  • Journal Number: Vol. 185, No.1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Northern Territory

This article investigates the impact of employing Aboriginal health workers on the delivery of diabetes care in remote community health centres. This study was part of the Coordinated Care Trials of health system reform, conducted from 1997 to 2002 in two remote areas of the Northern Territory: the Tiwi Islands and the Katherine We ....

Aboriginal population profiles for development planning in the northern east Kimberley

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Taylor, John
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 0731551087
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

The Northern East Kimberley region of Western Australia is facing a development crossroads with the need to make a decision on either the extension or closure of Argyle Diamond Mine. This region also has a major economic development problem in that half of its adult population is almost entirely Aboriginal, is highly dependent on w ....

Aboriginal water values and resource development pressures in the Pilbara region of north-west Australia

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Barber, Marcus; Jackson, Sue
  • Journal Name: Australian Aboriginal Studies
  • Journal Number: 2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

The Pilbara is a remote arid region with a significant Aboriginal population, rich mineral resources and rapid rates of mineral resource development. Pilbara Aboriginal people claim deep ongoing connections to the land and water-scapes of the area and value water sources and features for a range of socio-cultural, economic and envi ....

Abra-Cadastre - Now You See Them - Now You Don't: Improving Statistical Data and Geography in the Northern Territory of Australia

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Griffith, Dennis
  • Journal Name: Sustaining Regions
  • Journal Number: Vol. 7, No. 1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Northern Territory

The paper describes how some of the existing statistical classifications and definitions used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) hide or minimise the extent of disadvantage experienced in remote and sparsely populated areas of Australia. The ASGC Remoteness Classification, SEIFA Indices and definition of Unemployed person ....

ABS Housing and Infrastructure in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities Statistics

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: All
  • Scope: Divided by: State: All
    Region: No
    Industry: No
  • Regularity: Sporadic
  • Nature of Data (Primary/Secondary): Secondary

A summary of the results of the Community Housing and Infastructure Needs Survey, as it related to Indigenous Australians. Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/[email protected]/mf/4710.0 ....

Addressing high rates of smoking in remote Aboriginal communities: New evidence for GPs

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Robertson, Jan; Conigrave, Katherine; Ivers, Rowena; Hindmarsh, Elizabeth and Clough, Alan.
  • Journal Name: Australian Family Physician
  • Journal Number: Vol. 42 No. 7
  • Publisher: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Published Location: Sydney, NSW
  • ISBN: 0300-8495
  • Country: Australia

Objective: To inform smoking interventions by clinicians, particularly doctors, in primary healthcare settings in remote Aboriginal communities, we describe the results of tobacco surveys in remote Northern Territory communities. Method: During 2008-09 in three remote communities in the Northern Territory, 400 people (aged >/=16 years) were as ....

Adherence to management guidelines for growth faltering and anaemia in remote dwelling Australian Aboriginal infants and barriers to health service delivery

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Bar-Zeev, Sarah J; Kruske, Sue G; Barclay, Lesley M; Bar-Zeev, Naor; Kildea, Sue V
  • Journal Name: BMC Health Services Research
  • Journal Number: 13
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Published Location: London, United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 14726963
  • Country: Australia

Remote dwelling Aboriginal infants from northern Australia have a high burden of disease and frequently use health services. Little is known about the quality of infant care provided by remote health services. This study describes the adherence to infant guidelines for anaemia and growth faltering by remote health staff and barriers to effective ....

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