New Jobs Program Trial locations map
28th February 2024
This map shows the locations around Australia for the New Jobs Program Trial. The map outlines the following Community Development Program regions as part of the trial: 2. Kambalda/Norseman Region, WA 3. Ngaanyatjarra Lands, WA 4. Yaaliku Region, WA 5. Mid-West West Region, WA 15. East Kimberley Region, WA 16. Eyre Region, SA 17. Far West Region, SA 20. South East Alice Region, NT 21. South West Alice Region, NT 22. West Alice Region, NT 23. Alice Springs District, NT...
Youpla Support Program factsheet
28th February 2024
The Youpla Group also called the Aboriginal Community Benefit Fund (ACBF) sold funeral insurance to First Nations People. When it collapsed in March 2022, many people could no longer pay for Sorry Business. From 1 July 2024, the Australian Government will provide resolution payments through the Youpla Support Program. This factsheet provides more information on the Youpla Support Program.
Senate Order on Entity Contracts - 2023 Calendar Year
14th February 2024
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...
Fact Sheet: Remote Jobs and Economic Development Program
14th February 2024
The Remote Jobs and Economic Development Program (RJED) is coming for people living in remote areas of Australia. It will start in the second half of 2024 and create 3000 jobs over three years. The Remote Jobs and Economic Development Program (RJED) will: create local, paid jobs with good conditions let communities decide what jobs are created be developed in partnership with First Nations peoples.
Commonwealth Closing the Gap 2023 Annual Report and 2024 Implementation Plan
13th February 2024
The Prime Minister delivered the Commonwealth Closing the Gap 2023 Annual Report and 2024 Implementation Plan on 13 February 2024. The 2023 Annual Report assesses the Commonwealth’s delivery against actions outlined in the 2023 Implementation Plan. The 2024 Implementation Plan is forward looking, outlining the Commonwealth’s strategic priorities for Closing the Gap over the next year. The 2023 Annual Report and 2024 Implementation Plan is supported by the 2023 Annual Report Background Report...
24th January 2024
In accordance with paragraph 9(e) of the Indigenous Peoples Economic and Trade Cooperation Arrangement (IPETCA), which directs the Interim Body to establish the governance of and Terms of Reference for the IPETCA Partnership Council (the Partnership Council), the Interim Body hereby adopts the following Terms of Reference for the Partnership Council.
Replacing the Community Development Program consultation report
22nd January 2024
The Australian Government has committed to replace the CDP with real jobs with proper conditions — developed in partnership with First Nations people. Between February 2023 and June 2023, the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) conducted a ‘listen and learn’ consultations phase with remote communities on the Government’s commitment to replace the Community Development Program (CDP) with a program with real jobs, proper wages and decent conditions. The ‘listen and learn’ phase was an...
Indigenous story guidelines – Fact sheet
15th December 2023
These guidelines are to assist coordinators of Indigenous ranger teams to prepare Indigenous Stories (Performance Stories) about some of the changes to country or communities that have resulted from Australian Government Funding.
Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) Reform Discussion Paper
13th December 2023
The IPP sets targets for Commonwealth agencies on buying from First Nations businesses. This helps to raise the level of buying the government does with First Nations businesses. The Australian Government is considering options to reform the IPP. This discussion paper seeks views from First Nations business owners and other stakeholders on a number of potential IPP reforms and seeks new ideas. The purposes of the proposed reforms are: to create more opportunities for First...
Report to the Subcommittee for the Joint Review of the Remote Housing Model in the Northern Territory
11th December 2023
A report on the review of remote housing model in the Northern Territory to the subcommittee of the Joint Steering Committee through the National Partnership for Remote Housing Northern Territory (2018-2023).