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01
Jun
‘16

Operationalising the capability approach: developing culturally relevant indicators of indigenous wellbeing – an Australian example

New article by Mandy Yap (CAEPR) and Eunice Yu (Kimberley Institute

Mandy Yap & Eunice Yu (2016): Operationalising the capability approach: developing culturally relevant indicators of indigenous wellbeing – an Australian example, Oxford Development Studies, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13600818.2016.1178223

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31
May
‘16

Unpacking Reconciliation: Emerging thoughts from the ANU post-graduate community

Annick Thomassin, Talia Avrahamzon (CAEPR) and Annie Te One (NCIS) of the Reconciliation Action Week postgraduate student committee hosted and organised Friday's 'Unpacking Reconciliation' event with the support of Richard Baker (PVC Student Experience) and Jenny Corbett (PVC Research & Research Training).  This event showcased ANU's Indigenous Studies HDR students' research and presented ideas towards the process of reconciliation at the ANU.  CAEPR presentees included Helen Fraser, Talia Avrahamzon and Kaely Woods.  It was attended by Chancellor Gareth Evans and Vice Ch

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29
Apr
‘16

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

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18
Feb
‘16

Indigenous self-determination, development and peacebuilding in Timor-Leste

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18
Feb
‘16

Financial penalties imposed on 'job seekers' in remote areas: Why did they rise under RJCP (And what will happen under CDP?)

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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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