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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

What's in it for Koories? Barwon Darling Alliance Credit Union and the delivery of financial and banking services in north-west New South Wales

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Westbury, N
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 0731549066
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

Issues relating to Indigenous people's access to, and understanding of banking and other financial services are critical to their ability to participate in the economy, thereby improving their general quality of life and in the longer term, assisting in the reduction of welfare dependence. Indigenous people's comparatively low inco ....

Whole of government Indigenous service delivery arrangements

  • Year: 2007
  • Publisher: Australian National Audit Office
  • Published Location: Barton, ACT
  • ISBN: 0642809860
  • Country: Australia

Object of the audit was to assess how four key departments are implementing the 2004 Indigenous Affairs Arrangements (following the abolition of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission - ATSIC - and the mainstreaming of ATSIC's administrative responsbilities (IAAs); sets out the 20-30 year timeframe for the Indigenous ....

Working differently to make a difference in Indigenous communities

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Jarvie, Wendy
  • Journal Name: Public Administration Today
  • Journal Number: 14
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

A five-year COAG trial program in the Murdi Paaki region of western New South Wales was operated by the then Commonwealth Department of Education, Science and Training and the New South Wales Department of Education and Training, in partnership with 16 Indigenous communities. The purpose of the program was to explore innovative ways of doing busi ....

Young and homeless in rural South Australia

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Farrin, Jane
  • Journal Name: Parity
  • Journal Number: Vol. 18, No. 6
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

Youth homelessness is widely acknowledged as an area of concern and it has received reasonable focus and research attention in metropolitan areas. However, the particular concerns and needs of rural youth have not generally been investigated or documented. This is despite many rural young people experiencing problems relating to th ....

Youth development programs in central Australian aboriginal communities: A review of the literature

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Jess Lopes, Anna Flouris, Melissa A Lindeman
  • Journal Name: Youth Studies Australia
  • Journal Number: Vol. 32 No. 1
  • Publisher: Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies
  • Published Location: Hobart, Tas.
  • ISBN: 1038-2569
  • Country: Australia

In Central Australia, youth programs have addressed volatile substance misuse and, more recently, issues associated with crime rates, health and emotional wellbeing, cultural renewal, educational outcomes and 'socialising'. This paper outlines the current context of Aboriginal youth development programs in the Central Australian region and review ....

Youth Retention: Value of post secondary education in regional settings

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: RDA Mid North Coast
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The focus of this report is on the benefits of youth retention and attraction to the region by the presence of a growing tertiary and research sector. Growth in the young demographic of the Mid North Coast is needed, not just because it is a major gap in the region’s age profile, but that the youth are valuable human capital and have ....

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