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What's New in Native Title - June 2017

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Publication or resource - 20 Jul 2017

June Oscar AO - Mabo Lecture 2017

National Native Title Conference 2017 Mabo lecture June Oscar AO Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Australian...

Video - 13 Jul 2017

Steps toward an inclusive research methodology for ‘at-risk’ youth

Due to a range of historical and structural factors, a large percentage of Australian Indigenous youths experience socioeconomic disadvantage (...

Presentation - 13 Jul 2017

Learning to lead and teach by doing collaborative Indigenous research

Wendy Somerville is a Jerrinja woman and PhD student at the University of Canberra. Her PhD asks how we can know history through place, memory and...

Presentation - 13 Jul 2017

Converging pathways: community cultural heritage and university research

This paper follows the journey taken by an Indigenous organisation and a university to develop an Indigenous Cultural Trail through 6 communities in...

Presentation - 13 Jul 2017

Community-level built environmental factors related to chronic and infectious diseases: strengthening evidence base for remote Indigenous communities

High prevalence of preventable chronic and infectious diseases in the Indigenous population is a major public health concern. Existing research has...

Presentation - 13 Jul 2017

AIATSIS CEO leads national delegation

AIATSIS CEO Craig Ritchie. The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) CEO, Craig Ritchie, will lead...

News - 10 Jul 2017

The quality of qualitative research: impact and engagement in Indigenous longitudinal research and scholarship

‘The Old People sent this story to us…To remember what those cloaks mean…Their message, our story, is to return the cloaks to our People' ...

Presentation - 10 Jul 2017

‘Culture is a health asset’: how and why we need to measure the cultural determinants of health and wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Unlike the economic and social determinants of health, cultural determinants of health and wellbeing are an emerging concept in research. On an...

Presentation - 10 Jul 2017

How does data impact on health policy and health outcomes?

Bin Tong is an epidemiologist and bio-statistician at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. She has been working as a Project Manager and...

Presentation - 10 Jul 2017

Beyond the white Toyota: Searching for meaningful engagements with remote Aboriginal Australia

The term ‘community engagement’ has become common in governmental discourse across OECD countries including Australia. In the context of remote...

Presentation - 10 Jul 2017

Research practice and impact in Indigenous values research

The livelihood values of Indigenous customary fishing project has seen AIATSIS and three diverse Aboriginal organisations work together to document...

Presentation - 10 Jul 2017

Reconciliation action plans and universities

In 2006, one of Australia’s peak national reconciliation organisations, Reconciliation Australia, developed the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP)...

Presentation - 10 Jul 2017

Successful Indigenous student transition to secondary education

Transition from primary to secondary schooling is one of the major transitions of students’ lives. This transition can be especially difficult for...

Presentation - 10 Jul 2017

Opening the doors for Indigenous research students

Indigenous academic achievement has been steadily growing but there is still a need for Australian universities to enable the success of Indigenous...

Presentation - 10 Jul 2017

Innovation and cultural capability

Policymaking and practical engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are profoundly cultural endeavours. AIATSIS’s 2015 report on...

Presentation - 10 Jul 2017

Re-focussing qualitative research: perspectives of health services researchers

Little is known about Focus group discussion (FGD) methods in Aboriginal health services research. The Re-Focus study explores the experiences of...

Presentation - 10 Jul 2017

Permeable boundaries: The Stolen Generations, former child migrants and forgotten Australians

Considering as its case study the federally-funded Find and Connect Web Resource, this paper will discuss the challenges which occur when the reality...

Presentation - 7 Jul 2017

Governing by numbers: the construction and publicity of deficit metrics in Indigenous education

This paper interrogates the concept of 'deficit metrics' and its pervasive effect on Indigenous education. Indigenous education in Australia is...

Presentation - 7 Jul 2017

Strengthening Australia’s First Languages

AIATSIS CEO Craig Ritchie and FLA Manager Faith Baisden sign the MOU. Photo AIATSIS Increased access to language materials, and collaboration...

News - 7 Jul 2017

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