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Indigenous language education in remote communities

Bill Fogarty
Inge Kral

This Topical Issue is based upon a submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Inquiry into language learning in Indigenous communities, and has a specific focus on lessons the authors have learnt from working with Indigenous peoples in remote regions as both educators and researchers. The focus is on the role of Indigenous languages in emergent development activity in remote Australia and the out-of-school language and literacy needs of Indigenous adolescents and young adults, with a focus on the digital economy.

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Changing scale, mixing interests: Generational change in Northern Territory local government

Paper No & Year
79
2011
William Sanders

This paper examines recent local government reform in the Northern Territory from two perspectives. The first is a quantitative perspective on population and finances, which focuses on the mixing of diverse interests in the recent changes. The second is a more observational perspective gained from working with one pre-reform local government and now the new larger local government that has replaced it. The paper argues that the recent changes are generational in nature in a number of different ways.

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Reforming the Native Title Act

Jon Altman

In this Topical Issue, Jon Altman seeks to explore the ramifications of the Native Title Act Reform Bill, a private senator's bill introduced by Senator Rachel Siewert of the Australian Greens.

A version of this Topical Issue was provided as a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill 2011 completed in November 2011.

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Work, Welfare and CDEP on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands: First stage assessment

Paper No & Year
78
2011
Kirrily Jordan

This report presents the results of a first stage assessment of the impacts of recent changes to the Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) scheme on the Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. It draws on interviews and discussions with 15 Aṉangu (Aboriginal) people from the APY Lands as well as staff from Bungala Aboriginal Corporation and other relevant agencies. It also utilises available administrative and census data. As a first stage assessment the aim is to develop the foundation for further research throughout 2012 and 2013.

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An Exploratory Analysis of the Longitudinal Survey of Indigenous Children

Paper No & Year
77
2011
Nicholas Biddle

The Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children (LSIC) or Footprints in Time is the first large-scale longitudinal survey in Australia to focus on the development of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) children.

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Indigenous Cultural and Natural Resource Management Futures

Jon Altman
Seán Kerins
Janet Hunt
Emilie Ens
Katherine May
Susie Russell
Bill Fogarty

A version of this Topical Issue was provided as a submission to the Australian Government’s discussion paper Review of Caring for Our Country: Australia’s Natural Resource Management Investment Initiative.

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The Australian Employment Covenant: A Research Update

Kirrily Jordan

This Topical Issue provides an update on information concerning the Australian Employment Covenant, whose goal was to create 50,0000 Indigenous jobs by 30 June 2011.

Keywords: Indigenous employment, Australian Employment Covenant.

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