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Title A decision to discriminate : Aboriginal disempowerment in the Northern Territory
Published East Melbourne, Vic. : Concerned Australians, 2012

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  305.89915 Dtd/Adi  AVAILABLE
 MELB  305.89915 Dtd/Adi  DUE 16-03-20
Description 116 pages : color illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
regular print
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- Background: Consultations; Self-determination -- The Senate inquiry: The intervention -- Key areas of legislation: Alcohol; Food security; Land reform; Customary law; Income management; School attendance (SEAM) -- Evidence provided to the Committee at the Canberra Hearings -- The decision to discriminate: The committee; The report; The terms of reference; Review of the legislation; The parliamentary process -- Appendices
Summary Important historical record that focuses on the Senate Committee Inquiry into the Stronger Futures legislation. It shows how the Government decision-making process chose to ignore the views and ideas expressed by many Aboriginal people of the Northern Territory communities in much the same way as has happened since colonisation
Analysis Aboriginal communities
Aboriginal reconciliation
Aborigines
Attitudes
Australian
Australian Aboriginal studies (Northern Territory)
Civil & human rights (Northern Territory)
Legislation
Members
Northern Territory
Northern Territory Emergency Response
Racial discrimination
Self determination
Senate committees
State government (Northern Territory)
Notes "First published in 2012 by 'concerned Australians'"--t.p verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references (pages 114-116)
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate, General
Notes Donated by Prof Lowitja O'Donoghue
Subject Australia. Parliament. Senate. Standing Committee on Community Affairs. Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Bill 2011
Aboriginal Australians -- Children -- Government policy.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Services for -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- History.
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Civil rights -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Family services -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Human rights -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Indigenous peoples -- Land tenure -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Intervention (Federal government) -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Author Harris, Michele.
Concerned Australians (Vic)
LC no. 2012518146
ISBN 0646588486
9780646588483
Other Titles Aboriginal disempowerment in the Northern Territory