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A descriptive listing of Australian censuses and musters from 1788 to Federation.
Informit: Index to material on all aspects of crime and criminal justice, including corrections, crime, crime prevention, criminal law, criminology, juvenile justice, law enforcement, police and victimes of crime. This subset includes information on the involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the justice system.
Informit: This is a subset of the Australian Education Index (AEI) database that provides access to the Australian literature in education and training relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, including learning, psychology, social and cultural influences, language, literacy, teaching strategies, schools, teacher training, and professional development.
Informit: Covers research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to Australian families relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Subject coverage includes demographic trends and social change, family law and customary law, social policy and services, family economics, Aboriginal culture and family relations, sexual behaviour, counselling. Also covered are issues such as housing, health, employment and unemployment, Aboriginal children and child removal, child abuse, domestic violence, and child care.
Informit: Covers research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families, including children and child development, adolescence and youth, the aged and services to the aged, marriage and divorce, adoption and foster care, child abuse and domestic violence, child care, family economics,, counselling and therapy, employment and unemployment, family law, health, housing, health policy and services, minority families, population studies, social change and social issues, social and community services, and sexual attitudes and behaviours.
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry: The portal is a catalogue of Australian, State and Territory government information and services for the agricultural, fisheries, processed food and forestry industries. Categories to browse include resource management, products and resources, agricultural economics and agribusiness.
This portal provides links to resources, contacts, information, and government programs and services for Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders.
Informit: Covers Australian natural and cultural environment topics specific to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. Subject coverage includes aboriginal rock art sites, ceremonial grounds and sacred sites, important historical and archaeological sites, historic buildings and structures, historic towns and precincts, coasts, forests, national parks, endangered species, wetlands, rivers, geological features, wilderness areas and world heritage sites.
Informit: Covers information on Australia's natural and cultural environment, including national parks, endangered species, wilderness areas, important historical and archaeological sites, historic buildings, structures and towns. Formerly HERA.
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts: The Australian Heritage Database contains information about more than 20,000 natural, historic and Indigenous places.The database includes: places in the World Heritage List; National Heritage List; Commonwealth Heritage list;Register of the National Estate; List of Overseas Places of Historic Significance to Australia; and places under consideration, or that may have been considered for, any one of these lists. The information used to describe each place includes its values,legal status, significance, physical condition, history,location and boundaries, physical description, and bibliography Photographs of the place are included (if available) through links to the Australian Heritage Photographic Library Information about many Indigenous places in the Register of the National Estate is not available on the Internet. Search using latitude, longitude and map reference for places in New South Wales, Western Australia, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory and External Territories.
These are general sites for researching statistics on the Internet and provide a good starting place for researchers in this field. They lead to statistical information on a diverse range of specific topics as well as providing links to other useful sites both in Australia and overseas.
Mura Gadi is an online catalogue of the National Library of Australia's manuscript, pictorial and oral history resources relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Though it does not list the many books, periodicals and other publications in the Library relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, these materials can be found using the Library's online catalogue at http://www.nla.gov.au/catalogue/