Western Australia

Indigenous Consumers Count

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Consumer Protection Division]
Department of Commerce Consumer Protection
Government of Western Australia
Description
Includes results of literature searches, surveys of stakeholders and consumers and case study material. Objectives of the project were to examine current issues, relevance of Consumer Protection and acceptance of education programs, and to explore how existing and future needs can be met.
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Mistreatment of Older People in Aboriginal Communities Project: An Investigation into Elder Abuse in Aboriginal Communities

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Office of the Public Advocate
[Western Australia]
Description
Project methodology included a review relevant literature, developing communication material to raise awareness of the problem, consultation with Aboriginal people and organizations, analysis of demographic data and information gathered through the consultations.
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Narragunnawali Research Report #5: Preliminary Data Collection Findings

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Nicholas Biddle
Hannah Paddon
Karen Kellard
Description
Updates the analysis of the factors associated with participation in a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and outlines preliminary findings from the qualitative and quantitative data collection. Includes five case studies.
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Report of the Commission Appointed by His Excellency the Governor to Inquire into the Treatment of Aboriginal Native Prisoners of the Crown in This Colony ...

Alternate Title
Presented to the Legislative Council; No. 32.
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Commission Appointed by His Excellency the Governor to Inquire into the Treatment of Aboriginal Native Prisoners of the Crown in This Colony and Also into Certain Other Matters Relative to Aboriginal Natives
Description
Inquiry looked into the treatment of prisoners on Rottnest Island, where young boys were kept in a Reformatory section.
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Ways of Being, Ways of Talk

E-Books
Author/Creator
Department of Education and Training, Government of Western Australia
Description

Focus is on teaching English as a Second Language/Dialect to Aboriginal students.

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Young Aboriginal Women's Voices on Pregnancy Care: Factors Encouraging Antenatal Engagement

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tracy Reibel
Lisa Morrison
Denese Griffin
Llinos Chapman
Heather Woods
Women and Birth, vol. 28, no. 1, March 2015, pp. 47-53
Description
Sample included 28 young women and 56 senior women and service providers. Found role of female relatives was crucial, combined with availability of known and trusted care providers.
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Young Aboriginal Women's Voices on Pregnancy Care: Final Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Tracy Reibel
Lisa Morrison
Description
Includes results of brief literature review and findings from study with a sample of 84 individuals, 28 of whom were pregnant women or birth mothers 16-21 years, with the remainder being senior women and service providers. Themes which emerged were vulnerability, family support, accessing care, education, trusted provider and relocation.
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