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eBooks - Australian Curriculum
Australian Origins: Volume 2: Japan to Zimbabwe by
Publication Date: 2012
This book tells the story of the origins of all Australians, from the very first immigrants more than 40,000 years ago to those who arrived in recent years. It follows the people who came from around the world to make Australia their home and examines the pressures that led to their moves. There are details of each country and its relationship with Australia, as well as a brief national history, to put the immigration patterns into context.
Books from RRC
Everything You Need to Know about the Referendum to Recognise Indigenous Australians by Detailing how the Australian Constitution was drafted, this book shows how Aboriginal peoples came to be excluded from the new political settlement, and provides what Australians need to know about the proposal to recognize Aboriginal peoples in the Constitution. It explains what the 1967 referendum--in which more than 90 percent of Australians voted to delete discriminatory references to Aboriginal people from the Constitution--achieved and why discriminatory racial references remain. Close to 15 million people will cast their vote in the upcoming referendum (the date is to be announced) and need expert information that is clear and informed--as found in this book--allowing them to participate in the debate and make an informed decision. Written by two of the best-known experts in the country on matters legal, indigenous, and constitutional, the book shows the symbolic and legal power of such a change and how to get there.
Call Number: 323.119 DAV
Publication Date: 2015-05-01
Indigenous Australian Cultures by
Call Number: 305. 89 COL
Publication Date: 2012-08-01
Indigenous Australian Culture covers a vast array of subjects on Indigenous Australian culture -- from fine arts to ceremonies, from legends to the culture's global influence.
Indigenous disadvantage by
Call Number: 362.10899915 IND
Publication Date: 2008
Aboriginal peoples - Health; Issues in Society - Periodical; Aboriginal peoples - Medical care; Aboriginal peoples - Social conditions - 21st century; Aboriginal peoples - Social policy.
Indigenous rights by
Call Number: 305.89915 IND
Publication Date: 2014
Human rights - Australia; Indigenous peoples - Civil rights - Australia;
Indigenous peoples - Legal status, laws, etc. - Australia; Issues in Society - Periodical
Australians Together – The Indigenous Civil Rights Movement in Australia
The fight for self-determination.
International law defines self-determination as the right of all peoples to freely determine their political status and freely pursue their economic, social and cultural development. The intended outworking of self-determination policy approaches was Indigenous participation in policy and decision-making, and in individual and community leadership. Finally Indigenous people could regain control over their own lives.
Indigenous Rights and Freedoms
By Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House.
An experience of Democracy.
Explore some of the stories associated with the journey of Indigenous rights and freedoms in our democracy.
By Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
Read about the struggles and achievements for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights.
Timeline: Recognition of Australia's Indigenous people
By ABC News, Jul 13 2015.
The omission of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the nation's constitution in 1901 has led to more than a century of debate over how best to recognise Australia's Indigenous people.
Timeline: Indigenous rights movement
BY SBS News. UPDATED 23/08/2013.
Here is an overview of the Indigenous rights movement from the beginning of the century.
It’s 50 years since Indigenous Australians first ‘counted’. Why has so little changed?
By The Guardian , May 19 2017 .
In 1967 Australia voted in a landmark referendum to finally include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in its census. But, as Paul Daley reports, the fight for genuine equality for the country’s first people is far from over.