Murdi Paaki Regional Assembly
24th January 2020
The National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA), in partnership with the Murdi Paaki Regional Assembly (MPRA), engaged Burns Aldis to give a brief outline of the background to the Murdi Paaki model for community-led governance. The resource presents a summary of the lessons learned in the course of the history of the model, based on the voice and opinions of the MPRA.
More information on ABA Grants
15th January 2020
Applications for the next ABA grant funding round will open Tuesday 28 January 2020 and close Friday 20 March 2020.
Organisations that have had a contract with Mandatory Minimum Requirements since 1 July 2016
13th January 2020
Minimum Mandatory Indigenous Participation Requirement (MMR) targets currently apply to contracts valued at or about $7.5 million that are awarded in 8 industries. From 1 July 2020, the MMR will apply to contracts awarded in an additional 11 industries. The following table illustrates organisations that have had a contract with an MMR since 1 July 2016.
Meeting Communiqué: Indigenous Evaluation Committee, 13 September 2019
9th January 2020
The Indigenous Evaluation Committee’s fifth meeting was held in Canberra on 13 September 2019.
1000 Jobs Package Factsheets
7th January 2020
The 1,000 Jobs Package is a wage subsidy to support employment opportunities across remote Australia. Eligible employers will receive financial support to hire suitably skilled Community Development Program participants in new, ongoing jobs. The program is currently open and will close in April 2021, or earlier if all jobs are allocated.
Northern Australia Indigenous Development Accord
13th December 2019
The Northern Australia Indigenous Development Accord is an intergovernmental agreement focused on progressing Indigenous economic development in northern Australia. Indigenous participation is critical to increasing productivity, encouraging investment and realising the full potential of the North, and the Accord lays out a framework and implementation plan for achieving this.
Third Year Evaluation of the Indigenous Procurement Policy
3rd December 2019
The final report of the independent, third-year evaluation of the Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP), completed by Deloitte Consulting, confirms the Indigenous Procurement Policy’s success in increasing the rate of government purchasing from Indigenous businesses. The evaluation also identifies opportunities to improve the policy and its implementation.
Stories from Country 2015-2017
29th November 2019
How Indigenous Rangers and Indigenous Protected Areas are strengthening connections to Country, culture and community. The stories and case studies in this report showcase some of the many proud achievements of the Indigenous Ranger and Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) programmes from 2015 to 2017.
Voice Co-Design Senior Advisory Group Communique
13th November 2019
Canberra - Wednesday, 13 November, 2019 The Senior Advisory Group guiding the co-design process to develop an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voice met for the first time in Canberra today. The Group comprises 19 members drawn from a broad cross section of the Australian community. Members have a range of backgrounds and bring different experiences and expertise to the table. The Minister provided an opening statement to the Group and media, noting the historic opportunity presented by...
Family Violence Prevention Legal Services National Evaluation Report
13th November 2019
In 2017 Charles Darwin University was commissioned by NIAA (formerly the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet) to undertake an impact evaluation of the Family Violence Prevention Legal Service program, including whether program objectives and outcomes were being achieved and if providers were meeting the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims/survivors of family violence and sexual assault. This evaluation was completed in July 2019.