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Language use is connected to indicators of wellbeing: Evidence from the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey 2014/15

Dinku, Yontan; Markham, Francis; Venn, Danielle; Angelo, Denise; Simpson, Jane; O'Shannessy, Carmel; Hunt, Janet; Dreise, Tony


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians have repeatedly asserted that individuals, families and communities can achieve better life outcomes if they maintain or develop knowledge and use of Indigenous languages. However, the evidence that rigorously quantifies the relationship between the use of Indigenous languages and wellbeing is limited. Applying crosssectional regressions analysis to data from the 2014–15 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS),...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
Date published: 2020
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.25911/5ddb9fd6394e8
Access Rights: Open Access


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