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Inquiry into Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage 2008

In 2007 the Standing Committtee on Social Issues of the Legislative Council anounced an "Inquiry into Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage". The terms of reference allow the Inquiry to investigate the outcome of earlier Inquiries dealing with aboriginal issues which brings the 2004 "Inquiry into Issues relating to Redfern & Waterloo" under the tems of reference. Submissions close on 31st March 2008 and we have collected material relevant to Redfern Waterloo on this section of the site.
Submissions to Inquiry on Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage
This is a list of the submissions made to the Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues Inquiry into Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage. This list is based on the Inquiry's website. Submissions which are on the Inquiry website have the link to the submission built in to the Submission number and name and show the size of the file. Text after the submission indicates the document is in PDF text form and Scan indicates the document is a photo scan with no text and hence is not searchable and is not suitable for coping text from the submission. [ Please Note any quoting of text from submissions is not covered by Parliamentary Privilege and you may be open to defamation - see the Inquiry website for details]. The document should open in a new window.
Hearings and Witnesses
This is a one stop overview of who has given evidence to the Inquiry into overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage. The information for this list is taken from the various Hearing Transcripts for those who gave evidence publically and from the Notice of Public Hearings, where available, for coming witnesses that have been called to give evidence. This information is up to date as of 24th April 2008. As hearings approach the Draft Notices of Public Hearings appear and change - PLEASE CHECK THE INQUIRY WEBSITE TO CONFIRM THIS INFORMATION FOR COMING HEARINGS IS STILL CURRENT.
Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage in New South Wales Interim Report
The Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues Interim Report into Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage in New South Wales is available on the Parliamentary website.
File Executive Summary - Interim Report Inquiry into overcoming Indigenous disadvantage
This is an extract from the June 2008 Interim Report of the Inquiry into overcoming Indigenous disadvantage conducted by the NSW Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues. The Executive Summary provides an overview of the Inquiry so far on which the Inquiry requested supplementary submissions by 15th August 2008. File is 125KB PDF.
File Summary of Issues for Consideration - Interim Report Inquiry into overcoming Indigenous disadvantage
This is an extract from the June 2008 Interim Report of the Inquiry into overcoming Indigenous disadvantage conducted by the NSW Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues. The Summary of Issues for Consideration provides an overview of issues being considered by the Inquiry so far on which the Inquiry requested supplementary submissions by 15th August 2008. File is 128 Kb PDF.
File Chapter 10 - Summary of Issues for Consideration - Interim Report Inquiry into overcoming Indigenous disadvantage
This is an extract from the June 2008 Interim Report of the Inquiry into overcoming Indigenous disadvantage conducted by the NSW Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues. Chapter 10 sets out a Summary of Issues for Consideration on which the Inquiry requested supplementary submissions by 15th August 2008. File is 144 KB PDF.
Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage Inquiry - Redfern/Waterloo Case Study
“The need to improve communication between government and Aboriginal communities has been starkly apparent throughout the whole of this Inquiry, and is evident in the example of previous recommendations relating to the Needle Exchange in Redfern. This need is addressed in this report through recommendations strengthening partnership and consultation between government and Aboriginal communities” says the Final Report of Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues on Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage in New South Wales. Below is what the report says about the Redfern needle bus:
Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage in New South Wales Final Report
The link is to the Final Report of the Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues on Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage in New South Wales Final Report - Report 41 – November 2008. File is 989Kb PDF.
Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage in New South Wales Recomendations
This link is to the Summary of Recomendations to the Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues on Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage in New South Wales Final Report - Report 41 – November 2008. File is 110Kb PDF.
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