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eBook Aboriginal rights in Kakadu: Breaking the bonds of economic assimilation (North Australia Research Unit discussion paper) ePub

by Jacqui Katona

  • ISBN: 0731548132
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  • Author: Jacqui Katona
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: North Australia Research Unit, Australian National University (1999)
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Aboriginal Rights in Kakadu book.

Aboriginal Rights in Kakadu book. Aboriginal Rights in Kakadu: Breaking the Bonds of Economic Assimilation.

Aboriginal rights in Kakadu: breaking the bonds of economic assimilation.

; Times: 20th century.

Aboriginal rights in Kakadu. breaking the bonds of economic assimilation. Aboriginal Australians, Economic conditions, Land tenure, Mines and mineral resources.

COOINDA, Australia - At a time when vast tracts of Australia are burning .

COOINDA, Australia - At a time when vast tracts of Australia are burning, Violet Lawson is never far from a match. In the woodlands surrounding her home in the far north of the country, she lights hundreds of small fires a year - literally fighting fire with fire. These traditional Aboriginal practices are attracting new attention as Australia endures disaster and confronts a fiery future. Over the past decade, fire-prevention programs, mainly on Aboriginal lands in northern Australia, have cut destructive wildfires in half.

The Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 provides the basis upon which Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory can claim rights to land based on traditional occupation. The Act was strongly based on the recommendations of Justice Woodward, who chaired the Aboriginal Land Rights Commission (also known as the "Woodward Royal Commission")

Traditionally, Aboriginal women gave birth in the place where they were born, "on country" with other women by their side (Carter et al. 1987;Callaghan 2001). Across rural and remote Australia women are being relocated so that they can give birth at regional settings.

Fire risk in Aboriginal peri-urban landscapes in North Australia Case .

Fire risk in Aboriginal peri-urban landscapes in North Australia Case studies from western Cape York Peninsula. Indigenous Native Title and land rights issues as they relate to land management The third theme identified includes a number of articles concerning land rights and Native Title and this briefing is not intended to cover these in detail. However, these issues should be considered in any planning process as future changes may affect the implementation of fire management plans.

Aborigines from Galiwnku Island gathering to watch the proceedings at which Prime Minister Kevin Rudd formally apologized to the Aboriginal peoples for their mistreatment under earlier Australian governments, February 2008. Mark Graham/AP Images

Aborigines from Galiwnku Island gathering to watch the proceedings at which Prime Minister Kevin Rudd formally apologized to the Aboriginal peoples for their mistreatment under earlier Australian governments, February 2008. Mark Graham/AP Images. fish-trapping fenceFish-trapping fence in north-central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. Traps such as this seem to offer evidence of the practice of aquaculture by early Australian Aboriginal peoples. Courtesy of AIATSIS; creator, Jon C. Altman (collection no. N03211 35).

Australia's annual average GDP growth during the Fraser era was 2 per cent – disappointing in terms of both our historical performance and international comparisons. Sixth, for the Hawke Government, social and economic equity was vital in the transition to economic liberalism. Equity was integral to the Accord, to Labor's own constituency and as a tactic in selling a market-based economic agenda.