Explicating key psychosocial determinants of successful Indigenous professionals' socio-economic well-being

087-e1464826935213-300x243 A new generation of professionals is triumphing in a new Indigenous Australia. There is a paucity of research that has explained the drivers of this success which has enabled these Indigenous Australians to lead productive and fulfilling lives. Hence little is known about how to replicate this success. This research aims to identify the psychosocial determinants of Indigenous professionals’ socio-economic well-being.

The expected outcomes will include new, research-derived strategies for enhancing Indigenous Australians’ socio-economic well-being, thus improving Australia’s productivity and economic growth, while advancing international Indigenous theory, research and practice, and building research capability of Indigenous researchers.

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Rajiv Maharaj

Team Leader

Professor Janet Mooney


Professor Janet Mooney, Dr Anthony Dillon, Dr Fabri Blacklock, Dr Marjorie Seaton

Start Date

1 January 2015

End Date

31 December 2017

Funding Body

ARC Indigenous Discovery Grant


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