Report on Government Services 2003: Indigenous Compendium

This report was released on 2 May 2003, was produced by the Steering Committee for the Review of Commonwealth/State Service Provision (SCRCSSP). It contains all Indigenous data reported in the Report on Government Services 2003.

See also

Contents

Background
Indigenous reporting
Terms of reference
COAG report on key indicators of Indigenous Disadvantage

The compendium of Indigenous data
Indigenous data in the compendium and Report on Government Services 2003
Care in interpreting Indigenous data
Improving Indigenous data

EDUCATION

Education Preface

School education
Indigenous full-time students
Access and equity
State and Territory specific learning outcomes
Nationally comparable learning outcomes
Literacy
Numeracy
Science
Apparent retention rates - commencement of secondary school to year 10; and from year 10 to year 12

Vocational Education and Training
VET participation by Indigenous status
Load pass rate for target equity groups
Student outcomes

JUSTICE

Justice Preface

Police Services
Indigenous staffing
Deaths in police custody and custody-related operations

Court administration

Corrective services
Prison custody
Community corrections
Prisoner death rates from unnatural causes

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Emergency Management
Indigenous access to air medical services

HEALTH

Health preface
Problems associated with Indigenous health data
Expenditures on health services for Indigenous people
Selected indicators of health outcomes
Mortality rates
Principal causes of death
Life expectancy
Birthweight of babies
Future directions in Indigenous health reporting

Public hospitals
Public hospitals – Separations by target group
Standardised Hospital Separation Ratios
Recurrent costs per casemix-adjusted separation

General Practice
Use of general practice services by Indigenous and non-Indigenous people

Health Management
Breast cancer – Participation rates of women from selected community groups in BreastScreen Australia programs
Mental Health – Services provided
Mortality due to suicide

COMMUNITY SERVICES

Community Services preface
Juvenile justice

Aged Care
Characteristics of older Indigenous people
Assessment services
Indigenous specific and flexibly funded services
Operational residential places and CACPs
Residential services per 1000 target population
Community care services
Community Aged Care Packages
Home and Community Care program

Disability services
Performance data within the disability services chapter
Service use by special needs groups
Indigenous representation per 1000 people

Children's services
Access of target groups – representation in services

Protection and support services
Child protection system
Current research
Notifications
Substantiation
Care and protection orders
Out-of-home care
Service quality – placement with extended family or in home-based care
Service quality – placement in accordance with the Aboriginal Child Placement Principle
Supported Accommodation and Assistance Program (SAAP)
Client Outcomes – achievement of independent living
Access and equity – proportion of people who receive a service
Appropriateness – matching of service with expressed needs

HOUSING

Housing
Service overview
Roles and responsibilities
Size and scope
Indigenous housing
State and Territory owned and managed Indigenous housing
Performance reporting – State and Territory owned and managed Indigenous housing
Appropriateness
Access
Quality
Efficiency
Indigenous community housing
Commonwealth Rent Assistance
Access
Outcomes
Affordability
Further developing indicators and data

STATISTICAL APPENDIX
Population, by age and sex
Population, by ethnicity
Indigenous population profile
Income
Educational attainment

References

Attachment tables

Printed copies

The report and attachments are available only on the website.

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