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ACYS books include titles such as Researching youth; Ethnic minority youth, Youth, crime and the media, and others on youth subcultures, and young people and work.

Indigenous youth: Research centres

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
Web site: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/
Formerly known as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Clearinghouse
The mission of the Clearinghouse is to contribute to the health of Australia's Indigenous people by making relevant, high quality information easily accessible to policy makers, health service providers, program managers, clinicians, researchers and the general community.
The Clearinghouse, which is based at the School of Health Studies, Edith Cowan University, encourages wide dissemination and exchange of information, and uses the world wide web to provide a range of resources to people interested in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Information is available on data sources, current resarch, theses, full text material, research findings and bibliographic data.

Aboriginal Studies WWW Virtual Library
http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-Aboriginal.html

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
Web site: http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/
The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is an independent Australian Government statutory authority devoted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies. It is Australia's premier institution for information about the cultures and lifestyles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education web site
NATSIEW: web site: http://www.natsiew.nexus.edu.au/lens/index.html

Aboriginal Studies Association
http://www.asa.nsw.edu.au/

Institute of Aboriginal Studies and Research
http://www.abst.mq.edu.au/
Based at Macquarie University, the IASR is a centre for the study and research of Indigenous issues. It has a number of roles including raising awareness of Indigenous issues? within the university and in the wider community; conducting research in Indigenous issues and establishing links with international students and tertiary institutions.

The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research
Web site: http://www.anu.edu.au/caepr/
The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) is a multi-disciplinary social sciences research centre focusing on Indigenous economic policy and economic development issues from a national perspective. Its publications aim to broadly evaluate government policy, influence policy formulation and inform rational debate. Established in 1990, CAEPR is funded by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC), the Australian Government Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and the ANU.

Centre for Aboriginal Studies
http://gunada.curtin.edu.au/research/
The Curtin Indigenous Research Centre undertakes research and development activities and projects within all its teaching units.

National Drug Research Institute:
Partnerships in the prevention of alcohol and other drug misuse among Indigenous Australians
http://db.ndri.curtin.edu.au/research.asp?resprtyid=10

Overseas resources

The Asia Pacific Indigenous Youth Network is an alliance of Indigenous youth organisations in Asia and the Pacific. It aims to promote and defend the rights of Indigenous peoples. See: http://www.apiyn.org/

Fourth World Indigenous Youth Conference
Web site: http://www.itv.se/boreale/wiyceng.htm
The Fifth World Indigenous Youth Conference at New Zealand/Aotearoa has been held but there does not appear to be a web site. The web site for the fourth conference still exists for the time being.

International Indigenous Youth Network
Web site: http://www.itv.se/boreale/valkea.htm
Soeren Labansen & Rickard Valkeapaa set up this web site to discuss the logistics of networking for the indigenous young people of the world.

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