We envision a future Australia where Indigenous nations can pursue and exercise their right to self-determination and economic development through strong self–governance. We know that practical, effective and culturally legitimate governance is the fundamental building block for delivering real change.
2014 Indigenous Governance Awards Finalists interview highlights
The Indigenous Governance Awards exemplify strong governance. In this video clip the 2014 Awards Finalists discuss their governance experiences.
The Indigenous Governance Toolkit is a free online resource developed to support Indigenous nations, communities, individuals and organisations to strengthen their governance in ways that are meaningful to them.
Voices of Our Success Executive Overview Released
We are delighted to release Voices of Our Success Executive Overview. The Overview presents innovations and emerging trends identified in our analysis of the governance solutions of the top ranked 2014 Indigenous Governance Awards applicants.
2016 Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage report released
The 2016 Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage Report was released on Thursday, 17 November 2016. The report recognises governance as an essential component in promoting the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
Welcome to the Australian Indigenous Governance Institute. AIGI is an independent, non-government, not-for-profit organisation that is a centre of knowledge and excellence in governance.
What We Do
AIGI connects Indigenous groups, individuals and organisations to world-class best-practice expertise and knowledge, with a focus on building sustainable, effective and legitimate governance on the ground.
Our cover photo
The Australian Indigenous Governance Institute thanks 2012 Indigenous Governance Award finalist Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation (WYDAC) for use of the photo on this page.