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.
Jacky Green, CAEPR Visiting Indigenous Fellow Wins National Conservation Award
CAEPR Visiting Indigenous Fellow, Jacky Green, a Garawa man from the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria region (NT), was unanimously chosen by the Australian Conservation Foundation's selection committee as the 2015 Peter Rawlinson Award winner for his outstanding contribution to the environment.
The Peter Rawlinson Award is named after a person who made his own outstanding contribution caring for the natural environment and wildlife.
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.
CAEPR welcomes Dr Jerry Schwab as new Director
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.