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Indigenous Wellbeing Handbook

Indigenous Wellbeing Handbook

The objective of the Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Wellbeing is to provide a reliable and convenient source of information for policy makers, academics and students on the wellbeing of Indigenous peoples and communities across the world.

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New Undergraduate Course - Indigenous Cultural and Natural Resource Management

New Undergraduate Course - Indigenous Cultural and Natural Resource Management

Introduces students to fundamental aspects of Indigenous relationships to lands, waters and cultural sites and is offered both as an Australian Indigenous Studies course (INDG2001) and an Environmental Science Course (ENVS2025).

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Evaluating New Income Management in the Northern Territory: Final Evaluation Report and Summary Report

Evaluating New Income Management in the Northern Territory: Final Evaluation Report and Summary Report

A relatively recent development in the Australian social security system has been the introduction of policies of income management for some people in receipt of income support payments.

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CAEPR Discussion Papers

CAEPR Discussion Papers

The CAEPR Discussion Paper series has been relaunched. CAEPR Discussion Papers are fully refereed reports on significant findings from research undertaken by Centre staff that merit widespread distribution and discussion.

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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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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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New Media Project

New Media Project

The Connecting, Communicating and Learning through New Media Project is exploring the impact of digital technologies and media practices on the social, cultural and linguistic ecology of remote Indigenous Australia.

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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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13
Jan
‘15

Experimental governance in Australian Indigenous affairs: From Coombs to Pearson via Rowse and the competing principles

CAEPR Discussion Paper No. 291/2014 - William Sanders

The competing principles framework for analysing Australian Indigenous affairs is revisited, starting with Rowse on 'the Coombs experiment'.

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18
Dec
‘14

Evaluating New Income Management in the Northern Territory: Final Evaluation Report and Summary Report

September 2014 - J Rob Bray, Matthew Gray, Kelly Hand and Ilan Katz

A relatively recent development in the Australian social security system has been the introduction of policies of income management for some people in receipt of income support payments. The policy limits the amount of income support paid to people as an unconditional cash transfer and imposes restrictions on how the remaining – sometimes termed ‘quarantined’ – funds can be spent. Income management was designed to ensure that these funds are spent on essential ‘basic’ items and to limit the amount of income that can be spent on tobacco, alcohol, pornography, and gambling.

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02
Oct
‘14

CAEPR Seminar: Reflections on Indigenous Nationhood in Four Countries

Professor Stephen Cornell reflects on three aspects of the current political situation of Indigenous peoples in the so-called CANZUS countries (Canada, Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand, and the United States). (Read the full abstract).

12.30 - 2.00pm,  Wednesday 8 October 2014, Hanna Neumann Building Room G058 (near Degree Café and Manning Clark Centre), ANU.

 

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