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Are courts colourblind to country? Indigenous cultural heritage, environmental law and the Australian judicial system
In light of a number of significant recent cases, this article examines the role of the courts in the protection of Indigenous cultural heritage.
The controversial proposed Adani Carmichael coalmine commands diverse media headlines, but the untold story is about Indigenous rights and, in particular, the resistance of Wangan and Jagalingou people to the expropriation of their lands.
This paper builds on earlier work by exploring the rates of diffusion of information and communications technology for Indigenous Australians using data from the Australian Census Longitudinal Dataset 2006-2011.
The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the changing size and spatial distribution of the Indigenous population of Australia, comparing the results of the 2011 and 2016 Censuses.
This paper focuses on the Cashless Debit Card trial in the East Kimberley, Western Australia. The card aims to restrict cash and purchases to curb alcohol consumption, illegal drug use and gambling.
In a recent paper, former Keating government minister Gary Johns advocates a ‘no job, no house’ policy for remote Indigenous communities. Johns’ proposal is the latest in a line of offerings from conservative politicians and commentators on Aboriginal affairs. What arguments and evidence support such...
This paper uses data from the National Assessment Program, Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) to document the distribution of Indigenous students across Australian schools, as well as some of the potential effects of that distribution on literacy and numeracy outcomes.
Indigenous leaders have described the federal government's new approach to Indigenous policy as a return to assimilation, as blackmail, and as a form of social engineering. Others have heralded it as a much needed new direction in Indigenous affairs. Ruth McCausland examines the government's Indigenous...
Spatial variation in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women's access to 4 types of maternal health services
This report examines spatial variation in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women's access to hospitals with public birthing units and 3 other types of maternal health services. It also investigates possible high-level associations between access, maternal risk factors and birth outcomes.
In the 2008 Federal Budget, delivered on 13 May 2008, the ALP Government committed to the provision of $1.5 million for the establishment of a resale right scheme for visual artists.1 At the time of writing in May 2008, a Resale Right for Visual Artists...