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CAEPR welcomes Dr Jerry Schwab as new Director

CAEPR welcomes Dr Jerry Schwab as new Director

Dr Robert G (Jerry) Schwab has been appointed as CAEPR Director. A long-time member of CAEPR’s academic staff, he is a recognised leader in the field of Indigenous policy research with a focus on Indigenous education, literacy and youth policy.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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02
Sep
‘15

International Conference on Welfare Reform: Meeting the Policy Challenges of Change

17-18 September 2015,

Australian National University, Canberra

Welfare reform is an important and hotly debated issue around the world. Governments in a number of countries, including Australia, the UK and New Zealand are actively reviewing their welfare systems. This conference will bring together university academics, the community sector and policy makers to provide perspectives from Australia, the UK, New Zealand and Sweden on future directions for social security systems.

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13
Jul
‘15

CAEPR welcomes Dr Jerry Schwab as new Director

Dr Jerry Schwab

Dr Robert G (Jerry) Schwab has been appointed as Director of The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR). A long-time member of CAEPR's academic staff, he is a recognised leader in the field of Indigenous policy research.

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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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