Colonisation

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Neo-colonialism
NARROWER TERMS
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Scott Morrison says the colony of New South Wales was founded on the basis there would be no slavery. Is he correct?

Is it correct that there was no slavery in Australia when NSW was founded as a colony? The verdict: Mr Morrison's claim checks out.
Book

On Taungurung Land: sharing history and culture

This publication is the first monograph to examine how the Taungurung Nation of central Victoria negotiated with protectors and pastoralists to retain possession of their own country for as long as possible. The book shares generational knowledge, in order to revitalise relationships to place and...
Report

Linking Indigenous communities with regional development: Australia overview

This report discusses key issues in demography, governance and policy, as they relate to Indigenous peoples in Australia. It focuses on the ‘governance of government’, including the difficult institutional environment that many Indigenous communities and organisations face.
Briefing paper

Historical trauma and whānau violence

This discussion explores historical trauma and the impact of whānau violence on Māori. In this paper, when the authors speak of whānau violence, they are speaking to both the violence perpetrated by colonisation and the State upon whānau, and the violence that occurs within and...
Book

Tulagi: Pacific outpost of British Empire

A new history of the Tulagi enclave provides an understanding of the origins of modern Solomon Islands. Tulagi was also a significant outpost of the British Empire in the Pacific, which enables a close analysis of race, sex and class and the process of British...
Report

Enduring colonization

This report presents an independent policy and law analysis of the situation faced by French Polynesia and its peoples, who remain under the effective administrative and political control of France.
Thesis

Indigenous performance in Oceania: affect, sociality, and sovereignty

How are affective regimes of colonialism, such as the discourses and sites of memorialization, recognition, tourism, and climate change, challenged and negotiated within Oceania? What is at stake in these formations of colonialism and the ways they have been addressed by both Pacific nations and...
Book

Indigenous mobilities: across and beyond the Antipodes

This edited collection examines Aboriginal and Māori travel in colonial contexts.
Commentary

It’s time for a new “unifying moment”

Evidence suggests that Australians aren’t strongly wedded to celebrating a national day on 26 January.
Report

Australia Day 2017: change the date mate?

The majority of Australians don’t want to change the date of Australia Day, see us become a republic or change the national flag, according to a survey conducted following the recent controversies of Australia Day 2017.