Department of Education Employment and Workplace Relations (2011)
Universal access to early childhood education for Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander universal access strategy.
Canberra: Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
This report highlights the national agreements, reforms and associated developments that are relevant to achieving universal access for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. The resource also outlines the enrolment and attendance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in early childhood education in urban, regional and remote settings and across jurisdictions.
The report identifies four key focus areas:
- increasing access to early childhood education
- positive community awareness and engagement
- quality early childhood programs and activities
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness of teachers and support staff.
Abstract adapted from Department of Education Employment and Workplace Relations
Department of Families Housing Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (2011)
Stronger futures in the Northern Territory: discussion paper June 2011.
Canberra: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Ministerial Council for Education Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs (2011)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education action plan 2010–2014.
Canberra: Ministerial Council for Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs
National partnership agreement on remote Indigenous housing - [variation] (2010)
Council of Australian Governments
The National partnership agreement on remote Indigenous housing is an agreement between the Commonwealth of Australia and all Australian States and Territories. The purpose of the Agreement is to develop a strategy to improve the poor standard of housing in remote Australia and address the high levels of overcrowding and homelessness in remote Indigenous communities.
This document details the following information relating to the Agreement:
- objectives, outcomes and outputs
- roles and responsibilities of each party
- performance benchmarks and reporting
- financial arrangements
- governance arrangements
The factsheet provides a summary of the remote Indigenous housing National Partnership Agreement including the content, impact and benefits of the Partnership.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract