Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)

The Central Coast’s Aboriginal Community. The NSW Aboriginal Land Council commissions the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) at the Australian National University to inform its policy development. It indicates that 42,326 Aboriginal males and 44,051 Aboriginal females identify as Aboriginal within the Sydney/Newcastle Aboriginal Land Council Region. Just over 45% are aged 15 to 24 years and approximately 8% between 25 and 54 years are participating in education. (Darkinjung LALC)