Estimating the reliance of Aboriginal Australians on welfare

some policy implications by Jon C. Altman

Publisher: Australian National University, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research in Canberra

Written in English
Published: Pages: 26 Downloads: 510
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StatementJon C. Altman and D.E. Smith.
SeriesDiscussion paper / Australian National University, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research,, no. 19/1992
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1512645M
ISBN 100731513568
LC Control Number93195919

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Get this from a library. Estimating the reliance of Aboriginal Australians on welfare: some policy implications. [Jon C Altman; Diane Smith; Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research.] -- Examines the complexities involved in meeting the three broad aims of the Aboriginal Employment Development Policy; discusses income sources, unemployment benefit and.

The Aboriginal Employment Development Policy has three broad aims: employment, income and welfare dependency equality between Aboriginal and other Australians by the year The paper focuses primarily on the third and least scrutinised of these goals: the reduction of Aboriginal welfare dependency to levels commensurate with that of the total population.

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Census data are initially used to estimate Author: Jon Altman, Diane E Smith. The paper examines the changing position of Aboriginal people in relation to the Australian welfare state since European settlement. It begins by outlining the regime of exclusion that survived up to the s under the auspices of the broad policy of 'protection'.

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Aboriginal Australians also have significantly shorter life expectancy than their fellow citizens, with a gap of years for males and years for females, according to figures from   Find out more: Chapter 'Closing the gap in Indigenous education' in Australia's welfare Indigenous people over-represented in the child protection and justice systems.

InIndigenous children aged received child protection services at a rate around 7 times that for non-Indigenous children, and they were 10 times as likely to be in out-of-home care. expenditures – the welfare policies of the decades since then have failed. Radical new policies are now being trialled.

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The most recent census found that aboutAboriginal Australians aged 15 and over were working. That's a participation rate of 52 per cent, compared with 77 per cent for non-indigenous Australians, Mr Wyatt said in his speech.

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income below 40 per cent of the median compared to less than 10 per cent of all Australians. Also, the comparative income inequality of Aboriginal Australians does not appear to be improving.

Altman and Hunter () find that the disparity of Aboriginal to non-Aboriginal individual income actually increased in the decade –File Size: 94KB.

Key words: child welfare, juvenile justice, race disproportionality, indigenous children, administrative data. Abstract. Similar to other wealthy countries with colonised indigenous populations, Australia’s indigenous children, those of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are seriously over-represented in the child welfare system.

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Certain aspects and details may change, however the vision, foundation elements, and guiding principles outlined herein will endure. The most recent census found that aboutAboriginal Australians aged 15 and over were working.

That's a participation rate of 52 per cent, compared with 77 .