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Author Smith, Diane (Diane Evelyn), author

Title From Gove to governance : reshaping indigenous governance in the Northern Territory / D.E. Smith
Published Canberra : Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, 2004
Canberra : Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University, 2004

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Description vi, 43 pages ; 26 cm
Series Discussion paper, 1036-1774 ; no. 265/2004
Discussion paper (Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research) ; no. 2004/265
Contents From Gove to governance: milestones of the road to reform: the Bark petition, land-rights and self government, community government councils and the Local Government Act, the governance environment in communities, Northern Territory government policy initiatives, Indigenous political aspirations and action, where do the milestones lead? -- Why is Indigenous governance in the spotlight?: demographic trends, welfare dependency, education and health outcomes, scale and spatial distribution, the implications for community governance today -- Reshaping Indigenous governance: key initiatives and options: regional authorities: a new era in governance?, cultural principles for governance: Indigenous subsidiarity, the established regional authorities, the cost-benefits of regionalised governance -- Lessons from regionalising governance to date -- Cultural match and legitimate governance, the Local Government Act: a framework for regionalised governance? - Resourcing Indigenous governance -- Capacity development for effective Indigenous governance -- The road ahead
Summary This paper attempts to identify the key challenges facing Indigenous people and governments in reshaping the architecture of Indigenous governance in the Territory, and considers some strategic options for a way forward
Analysis Northern Territory
Aboriginal communities
Management
Administrative arrangements
Self determination
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 38-43
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web
Discussion paper (Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research) no:2004/265 1036-1774
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Politics and government.
Community development -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Sustainable development -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Regionalism -- Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Councils
Local government -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Local government -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Management.
Local government -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Rules and practice.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Community development
Sustainable development -- Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government.
Community development -- Australia.
Genre/Form Rules.
Author Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, issuing body
ISSN 1036-1774
Other Titles Reshaping indigenous governance in the Northern Territory