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Indigenous disadvantage: assessing policy impacts

Chairman's speech

On 13 November 2003, the Chairman gave an address, Indigenous disadvantage: assessing policy impacts, to the conference Pursuing Opportunity and Prosperity hosted by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and The Australian in Melbourne. Gary Banks also chairs the Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision.

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Contents

Introduction

A 'strategic' framework
The vision
'Headline' indicators provide a snapshot
The innovation: 'strategic areas for action'

Some 'headline' messages

Outcomes in the 'strategic areas for action'
Young people
Families and communities
Substance 'use and misuse'
'Environmental health systems'
Economic participation and development

Doing better
Harnessing the report's potential
Policy Implications: some personal observations