Text Australian reconciliation barometer

TLF ID M013910

This is an information page providing a summary of the Australian Reconciliation Barometer, a national research study measuring the progress of reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. The page includes links to reports for each biennial study as well as other related resources including fact sheets, question-and-answer documents and media releases. A range of case studies is also presented, exploring such topics as the importance of Indigenous culture, the relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other Australians and the role of business in reconciliation.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a valuable teacher resource supporting the year 6 history content description exploring democracy and citizenship, specifically the attitudes and opinions towards reconciliation of both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other Australians. The linked reports provide a wealth of information related to social opinion and present data as text, tables and graphic summaries. The historical versions of the biennial reports provide an opportunity to evaluate how opinion changes over time.
  • This resource is relevant for exploring the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures cross-curriculum priority of the Australian Curriculum. The interrogation of the findings of the reports supports the cultural priority of viewing social opinion through historical, social and political lenses.
Year level

6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Civics and citizenship
  • History

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Reconciliation Australia
  • Organization: Reconciliation Australia
  • URL: http://www.reconciliation.org.au/home/about-us
  • Publisher
  • Name: Reconciliation Australia
  • Organization: Reconciliation Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.reconciliation.org.au/home/about-us
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
  • © Reconciliation Australia. This material may be used and reproduced free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided all acknowledgements are retained.