Settlement Guide

Understanding Indigenous disadvantage in Australia

Settlement Guide

Incarceration nation

Whilst being 3.3 per cent of the Australian population, Indigenous men make up 27 per cent of prisoners and Indigenous women 34 per cent. Source: Joseph Mayers

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Published 18 August 2021 at 3:24pm
By Melissa Compagnoni
Source: SBS

Stemming from historical injustices, Indigenous disadvantage continues to affect First Nations people resulting in shorter life expectancy, poor health and education outcomes and disproportionately higher incarceration rates.


Published 18 August 2021 at 3:24pm
By Melissa Compagnoni
Source: SBS



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