Service delivery in Queensland’s remote and discrete Indigenous Communities

Investments by governments, the private sector and not for profit organisations significantly affect the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Queensland’s remote and discrete communities.


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There have been many innovative and successful programs implemented by, and for, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. However, community outcomes for some programs and services have been mixed.

This inquiry aims to understand what works well, and why, to improve outcomes for all remote and discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.


There will be many different ways for you to provide your views. Arrangements can be made by:

Inquiry documents

Submitter Document
Amnesty International Submission - Download
Amnesty International Attachment - Download
Apunipima Cape York Health Council Submission - Download
Barambah Local Justice Group Submission - Download
Burke Shire Council Submission - Download
Cairns Regional Council Submission - Download
Centre for Indigenous Health Equity Research, Central Queensland University Submission - Download
Cape York Land Council Submission - Download
Central Queensland University Submission - Download
Cape York Institute Submission - Download
Department of Transport and Main Roads Submission - Download
CheckUP Submission - Download
Indigenous Consumer Assistance Network Submission - Download
Local Government Association of Queensland Submission - Download
National Centre for Family Wellbeing Submission - Download
North West Queensland Indigenous Catholic Social Services Submission - Download
Palm Island Community Company Submission - Download
Palm Island Community Company Attachment 1 - Background paper - Download
Palm Island Community Company Attachment 2 - Integration Statement - Download
Palm Island Community Company Attachment 3 - Economic Impact Statement - Download
Pau Enterprises Indigenous Corporation Submission - Download
Queensland Council of Social Service Submission - Download
Queensland Government Submission - Download
Royal Flying Doctor Service Submission - Download
The Centre for Independent Studies Submission - Download
Torres Strait Regional Authority Submission - Download
Torres Strait Island Regional Council Submission - Download
Torres Strait Islanders' Regional Education Council Submission - Download
University of Queensland Submission - Download
University of Queensland Submission - Download
UTAS Prof Daphne Habibis Submission - Download
Woorabinda Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Social and Emotional Wellbeing and Health Submission - Download
Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council Submission - Download

Timelines and key dates

1

Initial public consultation

Early 2017 mid 2017
2

Consultation paper

30 March 2017
3

Draft Report

October 2017
4

Further public consultation

October 2017
5

Final Report submitted to government

December 2017

Upcoming events

22
Dec

Final Report Provided to Government