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4703.0 - Framework for Measuring Wellbeing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, 2010  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 05/03/2010  First Issue
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Contents >> Customary, Voluntary and Paid Work



This domain includes the activities in which an individual engages that contribute to the functioning of their society. It covers the standard measures of economic wealth and labour force participation and also extends into areas with an Indigenous specific focus such as cultural obligations, customary activities and traditional economies.


Individual Characteristics
Social, Cultural and Economic Environments
• Customary work (e.g. hunting, fishing and gathering)
• Voluntary work
• Engagement in paid work activity
• Self employment
• Work-related income support
• Unemployment
• Employment aspirations
• Balancing work and family/community roles
• Traditional economies
• Employment opportunities
• Workforce capacity
• Indigenous business activity
• Barriers to employment
• Employer support for working arrangements
• Access to labour market and training programs


Community Housing and Infrastructure Needs Survey: see Housing and Infrastructure in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities, Australia, 2006(4710.0), 2007
Labour Force Characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, Estimates from the Labour Force Survey, 2009(6287.0), 2010
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey, 2004-05(4715.0), 2006
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, 2008 (4714.0), 2009
National Regional Profile 2004-2008 (1379.0.55.001 ) 2010
The Health and Welfare of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, 2010 (4704.0), 2010

Census of Population and Housing

Maps and Census Profiles, Australian Indigenous Geographical Classification, 2006(4706.0.30.001), 2008
Population Characteristics, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2006(4713.0), 2010
See also the Census data home page on the ABS web site.

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