Under the Coalitions Indigenous Advancement Strategy, we have doubled the rate that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
organisations deliver services.
For more than half of the entries, copies are held in the library of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Studies, Canberra, as well as the library of the University of Queensland.
The budget continues the Coalition Governments efforts to invest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
organisations to deliver services for their communities.
The partnership will include a Joint Council on Closing the Gap, which for the first time will include ministers nominated by jurisdictions, together with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
representatives chosen by the Coalition of Peaks.
NCTGD is a national day of action to pledge support for helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
achieve health, social and educational equality by 2030.
Todays event is part of a broader ADF commitment to providing career opportunities to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
, offering a number of pre-enlistment programs to help candidates prepare for life in the Navy, Army or Air Force.
The $35 million in Indigenous specific measures announced today will help tackle the drivers of family and domestic violence and address the specific needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
people affected by violence.
The Council welcomed advice from the NDIA that it is working to develop a better understanding of the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
and how this impacts on Indigenous participants, providers and communities.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Social Justice Commissioner has been invited to provide an additional proposal to the Federal government for funding to hold a National Summit in 2020.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
peoples deserve a voice in decisions that impact their lives, and at an institutional level have unique knowledge and important perspectives to offer Australian democracy.
Although population data identifies that the highest concentration of Indigenous people is in urban eastern Australia, the percentage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
people within individual populations rises with increasing remoteness.
"We're proud to promote initiatives and programs that support future Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
leaders within the health sector.