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Title Stolen generations : the way forward / editor, Justin Healey
Published Thirroul, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 2009


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Description 44 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Series Issues in society ; v. 289
Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; v. 289
Summary "Since the recent Rudd Government apology to Indigenous Australians over past welfare policies of forced removal of children, debate has continued over how to move beyond symbolism with practical measures aimed at healing the traumatic effects of historic wrongs and ameliorating Indigenous disadvantage. This book explores the history of Reconciliation and the Stolen Generations, and includes personal stories of removal and reactions to the apology. It also looks ahead and examines the debate over proposals to act on recommendations from the Bringing Them Home report which urges dealing with unfinished business, including monetary compensation and programs aimed at redressing disadvantage. Is saying sorry enough?"--Provided by publisher
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: page 43
Audience For secondary school age
Subject Stolen generations (Australia)
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- History.
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Government policy -- Australia.
Government liability -- Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Removal
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of.
Author Healey, Justin.
ISBN 9781920801991 paperback