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Commonwealth Indigenous-specific expenditure 1968–2012

Posted on: 26 November, 2012
Issue: Vol 12 No 4, October 2012 - December 2012
Related to Policies Services Education Social issues

Gardiner-Garden J, Simon-Davies J (2012)
Commonwealth Indigenous-specific expenditure 1968–2012
Canberra: Australian Parliamentary Library

This report presents identifiable Commonwealth spending in the area of Indigenous affairs from 1968 to 2012. This expenditure for programs and projects across all government portfolios aimed to address specific Indigenous issues or needs. The report highlights the trends in this expenditure over the 44 year period. Identifiable expenditure included for example: employment; health; law and justice; housing; community infrastructure; education and native title and land rights.

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