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A record $1.1 billion is being invested in Indigenous programs, services and initiatives this financial year, with New South Wales today becoming the first state to publish its own Interim Indigenous Expenditure Report (IER).

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Study into the NSW Indigenous Population


NSW has the largest Indigenous population in Australia and it is one of the fastest growing. In the 2011 Census, of the additional Indigenous Australians counted, 28.9% lived in NSW. Only Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory had a faster growth rate in their respective census counts.

Aboriginal Affairs contracted the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) to explore this increase. The report from this study is available here

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