Prison to work report


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Council of Australian Governments (COAG)


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are among Australia's most disadvantaged job seekers. So are ex-prisoners. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ex-prisoners are doubly-disadvantaged as they try to find and hold down a job. While Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people comprised 3 per cent of the Australian population in 2015, they comprised a staggering 27 per cent of the incarcerated population. COAG Leaders indicate a shared commitment to better coordinating government services, especially in-prison training and rehabilitation programs, employment and health and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Equity; Indigenous people; Employment; Disadvantaged; Governance; Policy

Keywords: Prisoners; Cultural awareness; Cultural factor; Recommendations; Government role; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory]: COAG, 2016

Physical description: 152 p.

Also called: Prison to work

ISBN: 9781925362046 (hardcopy); 9781925362053 (PDF); 9781925362060 (DOCX)

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 131.359

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