Investigates the effectiveness of current mainstream, international, and Indigenous prevention programs and identifies principles of success.
Closing the Gap
Reports prepared for the Closing the Gap Clearinghouse. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Family Studies was funded from 2009 to 2014 to deliver the Clearinghouse. The Clearinghouse was a Council of Australian Governments’ initiative jointly funded by all Australian Governments.
This paper examines the Australian and international evidence on cultural competence in health care settings.
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: A review of interventions for prevention and management in Indigenous communities
This resource sheet provides estimates on the prevalence of FASD in the general and Indigenous populations of Australia.
This resource sheet reviews past and current programs, research and strategies for the prevention and treatment of ear disease in Indigenous children.
Effective strategies to strengthen the mental health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Identifies what works, what doesn't, and the gaps in the research evidence.
Funding Indigenous organisations: Improving governance performance through innovations in public finance management in remote Australia
Reviews the literature on Australian and international experiences and suggests avenues for future engagement.
Reviews the research literature to identify the school-based factors that contribute to an effective learning environment.
This resource sheet examines some of the initiatives and programs that have been trialled in Australia to address this issue.
Reviews evaluation studies on parental educational engagement in Australia and presents case studies on several programs.
Explores the issues concerning and best practice for data collection for and about Indigenous people in Australia.
Effectiveness of traineeships and apprenticeships for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population
Looks at the data on participation rates, gender differences, occupation types, employment outcomes, and personal outcomes, and reviews their impacts.
The paper reviews what is known about successful ventures, what works, what doesn't, and what further research is needed.
This paper explores the disparity in participation and attainment by Indigenous Australians in education and training and how it can be addressed.
Looks at the effectiveness of both Indigenous-specific and mainstream Australian employment programs, as well as overseas programs.
Review of early childhood parenting, education and health intervention programs for Indigenous children and families in Australia
Reviews the research literature on the effectiveness of intervention programs for Indigenous children and their families in early childhood.
This paper considers the role of the arts in building and supporting healthy communities.
What works?: A review of actions addressing the social and economic determinants of Indigenous health
Reviews evidence relating to improving Indigenous outcomes across a range of key social and economic health and welllbeing.
Reviews the available evidence and identifies a list of principles of 'what works' and 'what doesn't work' to assist with program implementation.
This resource sheet examines the links between housing quality and health outcomes and the mechanisms by which housing influences health outcomes.
Improving the early life outcomes of Indigenous children: Implementing early childhood development at the local level
Reviews the research on why localised early childhood development is an effective means to close the gap in Indigenous early childhood development.