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Indigenous Data Sovereignty - Toward An Agenda

Indigenous Data Sovereignty - Toward An Agenda

Edited by Tahu Kukutai and John Taylor. CAEPR Research Monograph 38 is now available for download.

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Reluctant Representatives: Blackfella bureaucrats speak in Australia’s north

Reluctant Representatives: Blackfella bureaucrats speak in Australia’s north

By Elizabeth Ganter. CAEPR Research Monograph 37 is now available for download.

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Better Than Welfare?

Better Than Welfare?

CAEPR Monograph No 36 - Better Than Welfare - Work and Livelihoods for Indigenous Australians after CDEP. Edited by Kirrily Jordan

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Indigenous Rights, Recognition and the State in the Neoliberal Age Symposium

Indigenous Rights, Recognition and the State in the Neoliberal Age Symposium

CAEPR is delighted to host a two-day symposium investigating Indigenous rights, recognition and the state in the neoliberal age on Monday 21 November and Tuesday 22 November 2016

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Community Wellbeing from the Ground Up: A Yawuru Example by Mandy Yap and Eunice Yu

Community Wellbeing from the Ground Up: A Yawuru Example by Mandy Yap and Eunice Yu

This report was launched today at the Civic Centre Broome.

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Why do Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people leave the Australian Public Service?

Why do Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people leave the Australian Public Service?

There has been a long-term trend of decline in the representation of Indigenous Australians in the APS. At 30 June 2013, 2.3 per cent of the total APS workforce identified as Indigenous, down from 2.8 per cent in 2002.

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Visiting Indigenous Fellowship

Visiting Indigenous Fellowship

The CAEPR Visiting Indigenous Fellowship scheme provides opportunities for collaboration between CAEPR research staff and Indigenous researchers and leaders.

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Indigenous Population Project

Indigenous Population Project

This Project explores the dynamics and regional geography of Indigenous population and socioeconomic change, including detailed regional analyses, assessments of social and spatial mobility and disadvantage.

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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.

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10
Nov
‘16

Indigenous Artist Terry Ngamandara Wilson provides new key image for CAEPR

Gulach (spike rush) by Terry Ngamandara Wilson

Image credit: Terry Ngamandarra Wilson, Gulach (detail), painting on bark, private collection © Terry Ngamandarra/Licensed by Viscopy, 2016.

We are very happy to announce CAEPR has received formal permission to use the Gulach (spike rush) design on CAEPR’s webpage, various publications and for public events. This design was painted on bark by artist Terry Ngamandara Wilson (1950-2011) who lived in the community of Gochan Jiny-Jirra on the Cadell River in north central Arnhem Land. Permission to use the image came from Terry’s family, Maningrida Arts and Culture and Viscopy.

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12
Aug
‘16

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.

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20
Jul
‘16

CAEPR'S Seminar Series - Resumes on 3 August 2016

CAEPR's Seminar Series for Semester 2 will resume on Wednesday 3 August 2016.

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Seminars

The current CAEPR Seminar program has concluded. Details of upcoming seminars will be advertised as they become available.

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