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4703.0 - Framework for Measuring Wellbeing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, 2010  
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Contents >> Law and Justice

LAW AND JUSTICE


CONCEPTUAL DOMAIN

This domain covers more than policing and formal corrective services. It represents fair and just treatment of individuals and communities, legal and customary expectations, obligations and experiences of acceptable behaviour, safety and freedom, personal safety, community initiatives and legal representation.

ELEMENTS OF THE DOMAIN

Individual Characteristics
Social, Cultural and Economic Environments
• Customary obligations (including conflicts)
• Experiences of discrimination and/or racism
• Personal safety and security
• Crime
• Juvenile offenders
• Victims of crime
• Human rights
• Native title
• Recognition of Indigenous rights & obligations in commonwealth and state law
• Education of legal rights and responsibilities
• access to legal services and legal aid
• Customary law
• Discrimination and racism
• Maintaining law and order
• Family violence
• Imprisonment and re-offenders
• Deaths in custody
• Poverty
• Police and community initiatives


ABS DATA SOURCES

Corrective Services Statistics Collection: see Corrective Services, Australia (4512.0), quarterly
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 Prisoner Census: see Prisoners in Australia (4517.0) annual
National Regional Profile 2004-2008 (1379.0.55.001 ) 2010
Recorded Crime - Victims collection: see Recorded Crime - Victims, Australia (4510.0) annual
Recorded Crime - Offenders collection: see Recorded Crime - Offenders (4519.0), annual
The Health and Welfare of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, 2010 (4704.0), 2010


Census of Population and Housing

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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