Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Statistics

The theme for National Reconciliation Week in 2009 is ‘See the person, not the stereotype’.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples live in all parts of Australia, from the large cities to small country towns and very remote communities. They speak a multitude of languages and belong to hundreds of distinct descent groups.

The ABS has produced a number of snapshot articles about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, including:

National Reconciliation Week takes place between 27th May and 3rd June with Reconciliation events held across Australia each day. For more information check out the Reconciliation Australia website.

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