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Background of issues faced. Kevin. Ctgc_ip12.pdf. ContentServer. Apology to Australia's Indigenous peoples. Indigenous Viewer Advice Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following program may contain images and voices of people who have passed away.
The Speaker of the House (Hon Harry Jenkins MP): The Clerk. The Clerk: Government business notice number 1, Motion offering an apology to Australia's Indigenous peoples. The Speaker: Prime Minister. Prime Minister (Hon Kevin Rudd MP): Mr Speaker, I move: That today we honour the Indigenous peoples of this land, the oldest continuing cultures in human history. We reflect on their past mistreatment. We reflect in particular on the mistreatment of those who were Stolen Generations - this blemished chapter in our nation's history. The time has now come for the nation to turn a new page in Australia's history by righting the wrongs of the past and so moving forward with confidence to the future.
For the pain, suffering and hurt of these Stolen Generations, their descendants and for their families left behind, we say sorry. World Health Organization. Strategy to improve Aboriginal education - NSW Department of Education. A new strategy to improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal children and young people will be delivered through 15 schools in some of NSW's most complex and disadvantaged communities.
Connected Communities will allow the schools to become community hubs to deliver a range of services from birth, through school, to further training and employment. Premier Barry O'Farrell said the initiative recognises one size doesn't fit all for Aboriginal education and that new approaches are needed. "It is appalling that only a third of Aboriginal children who start Year 7 currently complete high school," Mr O'Farrell said. J.1440-1584.2007.00869. Hunter symposium paper 26Jun08 4. Social exclusion. Bish's slide. Education image. Mental Health image. Social exlcusion image. Ctg-ip03.pdf. Simpson_Aeron_E7.pdf. Schools%20education%20and%20social%20exclusion_CASEpaper29.pdf.
Improving employment for aboriginals - Recherche Google. Aboriginal Health. Building an Indigenous Employment Strategy kit - APSC. Improving employment outcomes for Indigenous Australians is now a responsibility for all agencies across the Commonwealth public sector.
The revised version of Building an Indigenous Employment Strategy–A Starter Kit for Commonwealth Agencies (the Kit) is now available. The Kit was first developed in 2008 to assist in the development of Indigenous Employment Strategies across the Australian Public Service (APS), and has now been expanded to assist all Commonwealth agencies.
The Kit has been reviewed and updated by the Australian Public Service Commission in partnership with the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. Across the Commonwealth public sector, agencies are at different stages in addressing Indigenous employment issues. An Indigenous Employment Strategy (IES) is an important tool to confirm your agency’s commitment, identify the areas to make improvements, and outline actions for moving forward. Why an Indigenous employment strategy? These areas include: At2 Indigenous Australian social exclusion draft#2. Improving the Educational Experiences of Aboriginal Children and Young People. The Western Australian Aboriginal Child Health Survey (WAACHS) was undertaken between 2000 and 2002 by the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) recognises the unique place of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia, and acknowledges their ongoing spiritual and cultural custodianship of their lands.
The RANZCP also recognises the right for all Australians to experience good mental health, and seeks to redress the inequities in health experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities through a variety of initiatives. This page brings together resources to support the work of health professionals in improving knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health issues. Our Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Committee. Strategy to improve mental health outcomes for Aboriginal people. Mental health for Aboriginal people is a significant health concern in South Australia, particularly for those living in remote areas.
A complex mix of personal, family and environmental factors, as well as the impact of cultural dislocation, has contributed to significant rates of mental illness amongst children, young people and adults. Other indicators of disadvantage, including domestic and sexual violence, compound this trauma. Grief and loss intensify lack of control over one’s life, which can lead to depression and substance abuse, amongst other illnesses. Aboriginal people over 18 years experience high/very high psychological distress at twice the rate of non-Aboriginal people.
The cost of mental ill health to society in general, and Aboriginal communities in particular, is extensive and includes family breakdown, reduced capacity for workforce participation, substance misuse, loss of ability for self-care, suicide, violence and offending behaviour. Actions. DownloadAsset. Ctgc_ip12.pdf. Education - Aboriginal Education Australia.
Education is the greatest single weapon to overcome disadvantage and the impact of this denial of education affects me and other Indigenous people to this day.
—Yvonne Butler, Aboriginal woman  How the government cheats at educational targets Education is a key issue raised by many Aboriginal community leaders and parents. Social-inclusion-fact-sheet.pdf. Social exclusion and social inclusion: Resources for child and family services. CAFCA Resource Sheets are designed for practitioners and policy-makers who plan and/or deliver services to children and families in Australia, especially within disadvantaged communities.
This Resource Sheet provides practitioners and policy-makers with information about social inclusion and social exclusion and how this impacts upon children and families in Australia. It also provides links to further resources on the topics of social inclusion and social exclusion. The information in this Resource Sheet is organised according to the four social inclusion "domains" of opportunity, as outlined below. It provides statistics from the latest Australian Social Inclusion Board (2010) on How Australia is Faring, and points to further online resources which are freely available and relevant to the Australian child and family services context.
What is social inclusion? In the Australian policy context, social inclusion is conceptualised as four key domains of opportunity - the opportunity to: ContentServer. Indigenous social exclusion : insights and challenges for the concept of social inclusion / Boyd Hunter.