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Tony Dreise lead author on Indigenous School Attendance Report

Tony Dreise lead author on Indigenous School Attendance Report

CAEPR Research Scholar Tony Dreise is lead author of an ACER report on Indigenous school attendance. Tony descends from the Guumilroi people of north-west NSW and south-west QLD.

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Closing the Gap - Nicholas Biddle interview on ABC Overnight

Closing the Gap - Nicholas Biddle interview on ABC Overnight

This week marked the 10th Anniversary of "Close the Gap" , the initiative to provide health equality for the indigenous community. ABC Overnights' Trevor Chappell discussed this with CAEPR Fellow Dr Nicholas Biddle.

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Boyd Hunter and John Carmody awarded the Sir Timothy Coghlan Prize

Boyd Hunter and John Carmody awarded the Sir Timothy Coghlan Prize

Congratulations to Boyd Hunter, CAEPR Senior Fellow, and John Carmody, University of Sydney who were recently awarded the Sir Timothy Coghlan Prize for the best article in 2015 by the Australian Economic History Review

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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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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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Special CAEPR seminar held on 10 February featuring a talk by Ms Anne Karin Olli & Mr Bjørn Olav Megard

Special CAEPR seminar held on 10 February featuring a talk by Ms Anne Karin Olli & Mr Bjørn Olav Megard

'Consultations between Indigenous people & government - policy & implementation: the example of Norway & the Sami'.

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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.

Announcements

29
Apr
‘16

CAEPR Seminar - Therapy Culture and the Intentional Aboriginal [Anangu] Subject - Sarah Holcombe

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17
Feb
‘16

Boyd Hunter and John Carmody awarded the Sir Timothy Coghlan Prize

Congratulations to Boyd Hunter, CAEPR Senior Fellow, and John Carmody, University of Sydney

Drs Hunter and Carmody were recently awarded the Sir Timothy Coghlan Prize for the best article in 2015 by the Australian Economic History Review for their paper, 'Estimating the Aboriginal Population in Early Colonial Australia: The Role of Chickenpox Reconsidered'.

The abstract for the paper is as follows:

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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

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