We amended the Queensland Constitution in 2010, to honour Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait
Islander peoples as the First Australians, but there is still more work to be done, Ms Trad said.
"We're proud to promote initiatives and programs that support future Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander leaders within the health sector.
The journal offers Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander people a voice in important discussions that move beyond pleas such as the Uluru statement to get to the important in-depth discussions that impact lives.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander people make up only 2 percent of the adult Australian population, but make up around 27 percent of the adult prison population.
Achieving equity in education outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander students continues to be a key focus for educators across the country.
The congress's intention is to share information and work toward an integrated approach to improving health care and health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait
After many years working with Aboriginal & Torres Strait
Islander young people in youth support services, Nola decided to go it alone and start her own business.
In 1929, the Protector's office bought out PIL and the following year began to administer the company boats itself through the Aboriginal Industries Board (AIB), which in Torres Strait
became the Islands Industries Board (IIB) in 1939.
This disadvantages the training of music educators and makes the teaching of Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander musics difficult for some.
Results from a new mid Holocene site in the central-western Torres Strait
, north-eastern Australia are presented.
The poor health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander people is well known and well documented, with higher hospitalisation rates for most diseases (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare [AIHW] 2006) and a life expectancy that is approximately 20 years less than that of non-Aboriginal people (Australian Bureau of Statistics [ABS] 2006).
The Torres Strait
is often in the research literature--unsurprisingly since it is not only a key area for early settlement but one where ancient and modern practice resonate.