Connects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with Australian Government policies and programmes and raises awareness about the initiatives that affect them most.
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Conducts, facilitates and promotes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies, especially through research, collections and publications. Provides information about their archives, library and Native Title Research Unit.
More: Online exhibitions – resources on aspects of Indigenous history
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
Outlines a Commonwealth funded national project with a focus on improving educational outcomes for Indigenous students.
Department of Education and Training
Indigenous Higher Education Units are located in universities around Australia. These Units provide support to Indigenous students, further Indigenous academic studies, create a network of Indigenous students and academics and provide an Indigenous presence on university campuses.
Department of Industry and Science
A regular report used by all Australian governments, the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples, the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare to understand the nature of Indigenous disadvantage and as a result has helped to inform the development of policies to address Indigenous disadvantage.