Living Our Values Through Our Behaviours
28th March 2023
The shared values of the Agency are lived through behaviours. The whole Agency has joint responsibility for all of these behaviours, as everyone is both a team member and a leader from time to time. This document outlines what the behaviours look like for individuals. Other materials, such as the Values and Behaviours Toolkit, take an organisational view of our behaviours.
Our Agency Values
28th March 2023
Our Shared Values and Behaviours Our shared values and behaviours underpin how we work. To achieve our vision, to make a significant contribution to an Australia that respects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and peoples with fairness in economic and social participation, we must be a united team with a culture that positions us with the right capability, passion and pride to make a difference. The impact of these values and behaviours go beyond internal work practices. As we...
Summary of Feedback from the Indigenous Ranger Sector Strategy 2023
2nd March 2023
On 6 April 2022, the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) released the Indigenous Ranger Sector Strategy – Consultation Draft. Consultation on the strategy was open from April to July 2022. Between May and June 2022, the NIAA held virtual workshops and invited interested stakeholders to have their say on the strategy. We heard from a total of 258 participants who participated through 44 surveys, 30 written submissions and 25 workshops. This summary report provides an overview on the...
Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand Domestic Responses to COVID-19 from March 2020-July 2021
1st March 2023
This case study details the response measures to the COVID-19 pandemic both the Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand governments implemented from early 2020 to July 2021 and the effect they had on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Māori peoples.
The Community Development Program (CDP) Regions
22nd February 2023
The CDP is delivered in 60 regions and more than 1,000 communities across Australia. These regions, dispersed across around 75 per cent of Australia’s land mass, are characterised by weak labour markets which make it difficult to find work or gain work experience and skills.
Senate Order on Entity Contracts - 2022 Calendar Year
15th February 2023
Pursuant to the Senate Order on Entity Contracts (as amended 14 May 2015), the following table sets out contracts entered into by the National Indigenous Australians Agency, which provide for a consideration to the value of $100 000 or more and which: started during the period, ended during the period, and started before the period and ended after the period. Some of the contracts listed contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that are designed to protect the...
Indigenous Local Employment Fund – Grant Opportunity Guidelines
14th February 2023
This grant opportunity is part of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS). The NIAA works with stakeholders to plan and design the grant program according to the Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines (CGRGs).
Community Development Program Quarterly Compliance Data
14th February 2023
The Australian Government presents the Community Development Program (CDP) Quarterly Compliance Data. This contains job seeker compliance information for the CDP under the Job Seeker Compliance Framework (JSCF). The data in this report only applies to CDP. It should not be compared with any reporting undertaken for the Targeted Compliance Framework (TCF). The TCF is a separate framework which does not apply in remote areas or to CDP participants. TCF reporting is published separately by the...
2023 Commonwealth Closing the Gap Implementation Plan
7th February 2023
The Minister for Indigenous Australians has delivered the 2023 Commonwealth Closing the Gap Implementation Plan. This Implementation Plan is the first under the Albanese Government, and outlines the Commonwealth’s strategic priorities and efforts to close the gap over the next 12 to 18 months. In response to the Commonwealth Closing the Gap Annual Report 2022, the Implementation Plan paves a practical pathway with tangible actions to improve the lives of First Nations Australians. The...