Family history

Cultural Resilience for Children in Out of Home Care

There is a crisis in the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Australia’s child protection system.

By us, for us - Understanding & measuring First Nations cultural learning & wellbeing

The provision and evaluation of First Nations early childhood and youth initiatives is characterised by a lack of culturally appropriate, place-based assessment frameworks and outcome measures.

Setting the foundations for Aboriginal community-led child protection research

The over-representation of Indigenous children in child protection systems remains a pressing human rights issue facing Australia.

Understanding pathways to support Yolngu children and families to achieve string learning in two systems

Dharraŋanamirr dhukarr guŋgayunaraw djamarrkuḻiw ga gurruṯumirriw marŋgikunharaw ḏälkunharaw gakalwun dhiyakun marrmaw’nha romgun.

Tindale Genealogical collection

Norman Tindale was an anthropologist based at the South Australian Museum.


Storylines is a State Library of Western Australia project to explore, identify and return Aboriginal heritage material from our collections.

Footprints in Time - The Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children (LSIC)

Footprints in Time is the name given to the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children (LSIC), an initiative of the Australian Government.

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, 2014-15

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) was conducted from September 2014 to June 2015 with a sample of 11,178 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living

“Anybody can make kids; it takes a real man to look after your kids”: Aboriginal men’s discourse on parenting

Men in general have largely been overlooked from contributing to the parenting conversation and ‘until fairly recently, most research on family behaviour focused on women and children’ exclusively.

“Got to build that trust”: the perspectives and experiences of Aboriginal health staff on maternal oral health

In Australia, models of care have been developed to train antenatal care providers to promote oral health among pregnant women.