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Author Australian Labor Party.

Title Australian Labor Party platform, resolutions and rules as approved by the 39th National Conference, Hobart, 1991 / [Australian Labor Party]
Published Barton, A.C.T. : R. Hogg, 1991


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  324.29407 Alp/Pra  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 281 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders
Summary Includes chapter 1 covering an introduction, land rights, sacred sites and cultural property, history and culture, self-determination, human rights, women, housing, health, care of children, education, employment, local government, media, conservation and the environment, Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, process of reconciliation, strategy for reconciliation, p. 1-13; ensure the Australia Council is mindful of the development and growth of Aboriginal arts activities p. 15; support greater participation by Aboriginals in arts activities by, for example, stimulation of developments in Aboriginal arts where traditional cultural practices have been disrupted p. 17; support and participate in the development of Aboriginal community-controlled radio and television broadcasting stations p. 25; special programs to recruit Aboriginal people into judicial office p. 35; after arrest an accused person shall not be questioned for longer than two hours for Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders p. 36-37; Aboriginal deaths in custody p. 40; special community education programs on consumer issues p. 45; ensure implementation of employment, education and training policies is consistent with policies on Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders p. 76; support Aboriginal Education Policy programs p. 78-79; ABSTUDY p. 84; this conference notes the expressions of opposition of Aboriginal traditional owners to mining within the borders of Rudall River National Park p. 101; target assistance to Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders to bring housing standards up to levels acceptable to their communities p. 130; encourage and fund appropriate services for Aboriginal communities p. 135; provide special health services for those who face problems of access such as Aboriginals p. 136; homeless people - the special needs of Aboriginal communities will be addressed p. 138; ensure research programs include factors relating to the health status of Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders p. 143-144; support greater participation in unions by groups which tend to be discriminated against such ad Aboriginal people p. 153; Australian government employees - ensure equitable and flexible staffing policies apply to Aboriginal people p. 157; where mineral development is proposed on aboriginal land, it will only proceed in accordance with procedures consistent with Labor's land rights policy p. 184; recognising that Aboriginal communities have made commitments as to the location of labour, and spending on investment, and based on expected incomes from established uranium mining and processing operations p. 194; social justice and unacceptable inequality p. 209; systematically address Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders' disadvantage p. 213; income support - recognise the diversity of cultures and life-styles p. 216; Aboriginal women p. 242; initiate programs promoting awareness among Aboriginal youth of their culture, including the promotion of Aboriginal culture to all Australian youth p. 249
Notes Includes index
Subject Australian Labor Party -- Discipline.
Australian Labor Party -- Platforms.
Australian Labor Party -- Rules and practice.
Australian Labor Party.
Political parties -- Australia -- Platforms.
Author Australian Labor Party. National Conference (39th : 1991 : Hobart, Tas.)