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This online tutorial is directed towards people who would like to understand and know how to use statistics for the purpose of learning more about Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The pages are primarily intended to be educational, aiming at the following broad outcomes:

  1. To educate students in the importance of good quality statistical information for community and government decision making, particularly as it impacts on Australia's Indigenous population.
  2. To train students to use statistics critically.
  3. To promote awareness of issues relating to Australia's Indigenous population.

The pages have been designed to make them suitable for use in a classroom context.

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