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‘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

Searching for Something About Emus

In 2001 the Bininj (Aboriginal) ecologist Dean Yibarbuk was working on a project about the decline of emu populations in western Arnhem Land. This...

Blog post - 5 Jul 2017

Embedding Indigenous voices at the State Library of New South Wales: Transforming practice through community engagement

The State Library of New South Wales (the Library) holds vast collections of material relating to the experiences of Indigenous people in Australia....

Presentation - 3 Jul 2017

In the flesh: infrastructure and research access

The Berndt Museum at the University of Western Australia has a range of collections including archive and reference material, photographs, film,...

Presentation - 3 Jul 2017

Collaborative Indigenous Research Initiative (CIRI) University of Canberra

CIRI is a network of researchers who are committed to Indigenous research. A focus within the University and CIRI is to grow the number of Indigenous...

Presentation - 3 Jul 2017

Return, reconcile, renew: understanding the history and effects of repatriation

The repatriation of Old People is an extraordinary Indigenous achievement and inter-cultural development of the past 40 years. Return, Reconcile,...

Presentation - 3 Jul 2017

Return, reconcile, renew: understanding the history and effects of repatriation

The repatriation of Old People is an extraordinary Indigenous achievement and inter-cultural development of the past 40 years. Return, Reconcile,...

Presentation - 3 Jul 2017

Fluid mechanics: the practical use of native title for freshwater outcomes

“What rights do native title holders have in relation to freshwater resources?” — a question tackled by legal scholars, lawyers and native title...

Publication or resource - 30 Jun 2017

What's New in Native Title - May 2017

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Publication or resource - 29 Jun 2017

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