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Engagement with Indigenous communities in key sectors (Resource sheet / Closing the Gap Clearinghouse no. 23)

04 Oct 2013

Genuine engagement with Indigenous people is a key aspect in overcoming Indigenous disadvantage. This resource sheet examines the research evidence on what works - and what doesn't - in engaging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities with services and policies in Australia. It draws on the literature from three sectors: early childhood services; environmental and natural resource management (NRM) activities; and health programs. This resource sheet complements the issues paper 'Engaging with Indigenous Australia - exploring the conditions for effective relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities', which outlines evidence of Indigenous engagement more generally, in Australia and overseas.

Date: 
4 October 2013

Click here to view the full article which appeared in Family Matters