Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues

Journal of Australian Indigenous IssuesThe Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues (JAII) is a quality interdisciplinary academic journal publishing refereed articles in all areas of Australian Indigenous Studies. It was formed in 1998. It invites submission of manuscripts for both the double-blind refereed articles section and for the commentaries section.

The JAII is published four times a year. These four issues constitute one volume. The views expressed by contributors do not necessarily reflect the views of the Editor, Australian Indigenous Editorial Board or Publisher. The JAII is published by the David Unaipon College for Indigenous Education and Research, University of South Australia. The ISSN is 1440 – 5202.


Andrew Gunstone
University of South Australia

Australian Indigenous Editorial Board

Dennis Foley
The University of Newcastle

Bronwyn Fredericks
Central Queensland University

Max Lenoy
James Cook University

Doug Morgan

Bronwyn Reynolds
University of Tasmania

Mark Rose
Latrobe University

Previous issues have covered many disciplines, including

  • Politics
  • Public Policy
  • Education
  • History
  • Cultural Studies
  • Law
  • Art
  • Health

Previous special theme issues

  • 1998 Federal Election (Volume 1, Number 3)
  • Indigenous Issues and the United Nations (Volume 2, Number 1)
  • Mandatory Sentencing (Volume 3, Number 1)
  • Australian Reconciliation (Volume 8, Numbers 3-4)
  • Howard Government and Indigenous Affairs (Volume 9, Numbers 2-3)
  • Apology to the Stolen Generations (Volume 11, Number 2)
  • Health Workers and Indigenous Communities (Volume 13, Number 3)
  • Demonstrating Indigenous Women’s Education Leadership (Volume 14, Number 1)
  • Current Perspectives on Indigenous and Multicultural Sports Studies (Volume 15, Number 2)
  • Indigenous Entrepreneurship (Volume 15, Number 4)

Previous special conference proceedings issues

  • 2007 Indigenous Researchers Forum (Volume 10, Number 2)
  • 2008 World Indigenous Peoples Conference: Education (Volume 12, Numbers 1-4)
  • 2011 Indigenous Policy and Dialogue Conference (Volume 14, Numbers 2-3)

Book on first ten years of the JAII

  • Gunstone, A. (ed.). 2008. History, Politics and Knowledge: Essays in Australian Indigenous Studies. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing.

Areas of study and research

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