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Fellow or Senior Fellow Position Available at CAEPR

Fellow or Senior Fellow Position Available at CAEPR

CAEPR invites applications for the position of Fellow or Senior Fellow (Academic Level C or D) to carry out social science research on Australian Indigenous policy. Closing Date: Sunday, 31 January 2016

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Jacky Green, CAEPR Visiting Indigenous Fellow Wins National Conservation Award

Jacky Green, CAEPR Visiting Indigenous Fellow Wins National Conservation Award

Jacky Green, a Garawa man from the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria region (NT), was unanimously chosen by the ACF's selection committee as the 2015 Peter Rawlinson Award winner for his outstanding contribution to the environment.

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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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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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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.

Announcements

29
Jan
‘16

CAEPR SEMINAR SERIES 1 2016: 'Consultation between Indigenous people and government - policy and implementation: the example of Norway and the Sami'

When:   Wednesday 10 February 2016 - 12.30 to 2.00pm   

Where:  LJ Hume Centre - Copland Building, Level 1, Room 1171,
               The Australian National University [Map]

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17
Dec
‘15

Fellow or Senior Fellow Position Available at CAEPR: Apply by Sunday, 31 January 2016

CAEPR invites applications for the position of Fellow or Senior Fellow (Academic Level C or D) to carry out social science research on Australian Indigenous policy that is of the highest international and disciplinary standard and informs intellectual understanding, public debate, policy formation and social action.

The area of specialisation is open but we are looking for a colleague who will complement the Centre’s existing disciplinary mix which includes anthropology, economics, political science and development studies.

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27
Nov
‘15

Learning on Country Program boosts community engagement and school attendance

A pilot program established in remote Aboriginal communities has been found to make great progress in improving Indigenous school attendance.

The Learning on Country program was established in July 2013 and delivered across five Arnhem Land sites - Maningrida, Yirrkala, Laynhapuy Homelands (Yirrkala), Groote Island and Galiwin'ku (Elcho Island).  It was developed through a collaborative process involving the Australian Government, community development practitioners, educators, local Elders and senior Indigenous Rangers.

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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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