2014-2015 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) Released

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have released the 2014-2015 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS). The NATSISS is the most comprehensive Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-specific survey in Australia. Run every six years, the NATSISS covers a broad range of social subject matter including culture and cultural identity, social networks, housing, health-related […]

IAHA SRC Members Reflection of Caring for Country Kids Conference

The Caring for Country Kids Conference was held in Alice Springs from the 17th-19th of April.  As members of the IAHA Student Representative Committee, Nellie and Celeste had the opportunity to represent IAHA at the conference, along with Workforce Development Officer, Kylie Stothers. “We heard from Ministers, professionals (including Allied Health professionals) and many academics […]

AIHW “Youth Justice in Australia 2014-2015” report finds Indigenous youth still over-represented

On the 27 April 2016 the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare (AIHW) released the Youth justice in Australia 2014–15 report. To view the full report click here. The report shows the overall numbers of young people under youth justice supervision fell by 23%, however, Indigenous over-representation is still high. ‘This decrease occurred in both community-based supervision (where […]