Useful Websites

ABC Online Indigenous News
http://www.abc.net.au/indigenous/
The ABC’s portal for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander news.

ACER Indigenous Education Research Database
http://opac.acer.edu.au:8080/ierd/index.html
A searchable web database containing details of books, articles, conference papers and reports on various aspects of Indigenous education from publishers in Australia and overseas.

Australian Indigenous Health Info Net
http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/
A resource for people working or studying in the area of Indigenous health in the tertiary sector.

EDUResearch Matters
www.eduresearchmatters.wordpress.com
EDUResearch Matters seeks to critically engage in contemporary educational debates. Education is the focus of significant media reporting and commentary as well as a key policy area. The Australian Association for Research in Education invites members of the Australian educational research community to contribute.

Guidelines for Ethical Research in Indigenous Studies, AIATSIS
http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/research/ethicsreview.php
The AIATSIS Guidelines for Ethical Research, founded on respect for Indigenous peoples’ inherent right to self-determination, and to control and maintain their culture and heritage.

Indigenous Teaching
http://www.indigenousteaching.com/
Exemplars and resources for anyone engaged in ‘Indigenous teaching’ in Australian universities or beyond. In the Australian context, ‘Indigenous teaching’ is inclusive of any teaching involving Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students, teachers, or subject matter.

Indigenous Research Pathways

http://www.indigenousresearchpathways.edu.au/

This website is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and university staff to assist in facilitating and supporting the transition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from undergraduate to postgraduate research.

Indigenous Studies Research Network, QUT
http://www.isrn.qut.edu.au/
A network of Indigenous researchers and non-Indigenous research affiliates who are actively contributing to the establishment of Indigenous studies as a discipline and committed to professional development and academic excellence.

International Network of Indigenous Health Knowledge and Development
http://www.inihkd.org/index.html
The INIHKD is an international assembly dedicated to improving the health of indigenous peoples in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States through indigenous and community-led research, health services and workforce development.

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/guidelines/publications/e52
The source of authoritative guidelines for ethical conduct in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research. While related specifically to health and medical research, these guidelines provide valuable advice for all researchers and teachers.

Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
http://naisa.org/
NAISA is a professional organisation dedicated to supporting scholars and others who work in the academic field of Native American and Indigenous studies. Founded in 2008, NAISA hosts the premier scholarly meeting in Native studies. The association has more than 600 members from over a dozen countries and scores of Indigenous nations and peoples.

Teaching4Change
http://www.teaching4change.edu.au
This website offers practical resources for tertiary educators in Indigenous Australian studies. It includes Teaching and Learning resources with sample scenarios in tertiary Indigenous Australian studies, literature, and useful web links. The website also includes a facility for submitting examples of Indigenous Australian studies classrooms using PEARL (political, embodied, active, and reflective learning)

The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=JIE
Access to the AJIE which has played a vital role in raising awareness of educational issues for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; fostering debate among researchers, government representatives and community groups; and sharing stories of success between both Indigenous and non-Indigenous practitioners positioned in the broad area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education.

The Conversation
http://theconversation.edu.au/
An independent, not-for-profit, news and information service sourced from the university and research sector.