Welcome to CAEPR
The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) is Australia’s foremost social science research body focusing on Indigenous economic and social policy from a national perspective. CAEPR aims to undertake social science research on Indigenous policy and development that is excellent by the best international and disciplinary standards and that informs intellectual understanding, public debate, policy formation and community action.
Community Wellbeing from the Ground Up: A Yawuru Example - Report by Mandy Yap and Eunice Yu
At some point in our lives, we have asked ourselves one or all of these questions. What matters most in life? What makes life worth living? What makes you happy? What makes you feel good? What makes you flourish? What are important life areas? What and who should government allocate resources to? This report addresses these questions by outlining the development of wellbeing indicators that are from the ground up, working with the Yawuru in Broome, Western Australia, thereby prioritising the voices and inputs of Indigenous women and men in the conception and measurement of wellbeing.
CAEPR'S Seminar Series - Resumes on 3 August 2016
CAEPR's Seminar Series for Semester 2 will resume on Wednesday 3 August 2016.
Dr Maggie Brady presents two seminars to FARE - The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education
Dr Maggie Brady, a visiting fellow at CAEPR, has been invited to present two seminars for the policy staff of FARE – the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education located in Canberra. Originally established in 2001 with a $115m grant by the Australian Parliament as the Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation, FARE is a not-for-profit independent research and policy organisation focussed on stopping the harm caused by alcohol.