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Author Australia. Parliament. House of Representatives. Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs.

Title Language and culture : a matter of survival : report of the inquiry into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language maintenance / House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs
Published Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service, 1992

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Description xvi, 122 pages ; 25 cm
Series Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ; 1992, no. 164
Summary Committee explored the extent of language loss and attempts at language maintenance through submissions and discussions with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; recommendations on increasing language awareness, increasing language use by media, interpreter and translating services, teacher language training, linguistic training, school based language education provided, language policy funding; emphasis on parents teaching languages to children; recognition of Aboriginal English as dialect variation
Analysis Aboriginal languages
Aborigines
Committees and inquiries
Federal issue
State issue
Notes Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http://www.austlii.edu.au/car/MOSDONE
Cat. no. 9211423
Chair: Duncan Kerr
Spine title: A matter of survival
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Copy 2 donated by Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation
Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Issuing Body At head of title: House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Government policy.
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Study and teaching.
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.
Australian languages -- Government policy.
Australian languages -- Study and teaching.
Australian languages.
Language and culture.
Language and education.
Language obsolescence -- Australia.
Linguistic minorities.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Languages -- Revival.
Author Colquhoun-Kerr, Duncan.
Australia. Parliament. House of Representatives. Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs.
LC no. 93198197
ISBN 0644244429
Other Titles Matter of survival
Report of the Inquiry into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language maintenance
Matter of survival
Report of the Inquiry into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language maintenance