Information for queensland's aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples, including information about family history, culture, reconciliation, the environment, native title, wages and savings, events, awards and community alcohol restrictions. Aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples recognition act 2013 no 18, 2013 compilation no 1 compilation date: 20 march 2015 includes amendments up to: act no 14, 2015 registered: 8 april 2015 about this compilation this compilation this is a compilation of the aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples. Statistics related to australia's aboriginal peoples and torres strait islander peoples. Discussion paper on constitutional recognition of aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples listen indigenous affairsconstitutional recognition referendum council friday, 28 october 2016 publication author(s): department of the prime minister and cabinet publication abstract: this discussion paper sets out. Browse aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples news, research and analysis from the conversation. Aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples have a unique place in australia as the original inhabitants of the land face the facts aboriginal and torres strait islander people stats across the country, many individuals and communities maintain strong connections to their culture, language and traditional lands, while also.
Torres strait islanders /ˈtɔːrɪs-/ are the indigenous people of the torres strait islands, part of queensland, australia they are distinct from the aboriginal people of the rest of australia, and are generally referred to separately there are also two torres strait islander communities on the nearby coast of the mainland at. Support for the social emotional wellbeing and information on depression and anxiety among aboriginal and torres strait islander people. Indigenous australians are the aboriginal and torres strait islander people of australia, descended from groups that existed in australia and surrounding islands prior to british colonisation the time of arrival of the first indigenous australians is a matter of debate among researchers the earliest definitely human remains.
These protocols for consultation documents were created in 1998 to provide guidance for people when consulting with torres strait islander individuals, groups and/or communities. The module is aimed at developing your understanding of key principles and concepts fundamental to specialist cancer nursing practice the learning activities aim to develop an scn's ability to provide culturally safe care when responding to the needs of indigenous australians at risk of or affected by cancer.
We aim to close the gap in life expectancy by improving the cultural, spiritual and emotional well-being of aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples. If we judge a society by how it treats its most vulnerable, then australia's report card is well below average poverty in australia is as harsh as it is in developing countries, and it's aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples – some half a million australians – who are among the most disadvantaged.
Aug 2, 2017 aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples have distinct identities, histories and cultural traditions explore the history of these rich cultures to learn more about indigenous australians history explore factual information on the history of aboriginal and torres strait islander people, including community. The anti-discrimination commission queensland's mission includes taking a leadership role in human rights in queensland through upholding, promoting and protecting the rights of aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples the commission acknowledges the structural barriers that aboriginal and.
Released 19 february 2018census of population and housing: characteristics of aboriginal and torres strait islander australians 2016 released 19 october 2017aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples: smoking trends australia, 1994 to 2014-15 released 31 august 2017census of population and housing. The aboriginal and torres strait islander histories and cultures priority uses a conceptual framework to provide a context for learning the framework comprises the underlying elements of identity and living communities and the key concepts of country/place, culture and people aboriginal and torres strait islander. These guides provide information on topics that aim to assist organisations implement and embed good practice when working and engaging with aboriginal and/or torres strait islander peoples, particularly within the act and region each guide provides a general overview, which we hope will generate change and. We offer aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples an opportunity to start or further your career and develop your professional and technical skills in the public service we have a range of entry level programs that are designed to provide a structured foundation as a gateway to a long and rewarding.
Aboriginal and torres strait islander higher education summary: the australian government seeks to ensure that all aboriginal and torres strait islander people who have the desire and capability to participate in higher education are able to do so and are supported to succeed read more about aboriginal and torres. Recognising aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples in the constitution george williams this paper is based on the inaugural andrew inglis clark lecture delivered at tasmanian parliament house, 7 july 2015. Services specific for aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples. The health and welfare of australia's aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples 2015 is the eighth in a series of reports that provide a comprehensive statistical picture of a range of topics considered important for improving the health and wellbeing of indigenous people the report presents up-to-date.