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. Our website offers a number of features including open access to research results and publications, RSS feeds, and links to CAEPR-related material on other sites.
Call for Papers - Engaging Indigenous Economy Conference
On 4 and 5 September 2014, CAEPR will host the Engaging Indigenous Economy: Debating Diverse Approaches Conference at the University Commons, ANU. Coinciding with the retirement from CAEPR of its founding Director, Professor Jon Altman, the Conference will engage with the themes of Jon's research across a variety of disciplines, including comparative modern hunter-gatherer studies; economic hybridity and alternate development; land rights, native title and mining; and sustainable land-based indigenous livelihoods.
Potential presenters are invited to submit a paper abstract before 31 January 2014. For full details, please see the Conference webpage.
CAEPR Welcomes Visiting Indigenous Fellow
CAEPR extends a warm welcome to Elizabeth Marrkilyi Ellis, who joins us as a Visiting Indigenous Fellow during October 2013.
Recent Papers on Indigenous Engagement by Janet Hunt
Two recent papers by CAEPR researcher Janet Hunt are available for free download from the Closing The Gap Clearinghouse. They are Issues paper No. 5 'Engaging with Indigenous Australia—exploring the conditions for effective relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities' and Resource sheet No. 23, 'Engagement with Indigenous communities in key sectors'.