Indigenous Australians

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  • Mad Bastards Film Analysis

    What does it mean to be Australian? In Australian media, an Aussie is typically portrayed as a Caucasian, larger-than-life, masculine male who tames crocodiles for a living and lives in the bush; the vast, yet stunning landscape that occupies over 70% of the country (1). This is how Australians want their country to viewed in the national spotlight. The problem is, this is not at all realistic. Australia is becoming a very multicultural country, with the amount of residents born over seas…

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  • Confabulation In Australia

    Australia has not been able to successfully reconcile Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in the last 30 years as a result of the attempts at practical reconciliation, such as the closing the gap program not allowing actual reconciliation since even if Aboriginals want to change their lifestyle, they are unable to do so because of the unwillingness of Australians to depart from racist ideologies and remember the need for reconciliation, preventing them from accessing jobs. The racist…

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  • Rudd's Speech To The Stolen Generations

    campaign. As promised, once he was elected, an apology was made to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders affected by the Stolen Generations. Mr Rudd’s aim was to close the gap between Aboriginals and white Australians, meaning that they will no longer be segregated within Australian society and would have equal rights. His speech stated that he wanted ‘to close the gap that lies between us…

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  • Stolen Generation

    This essay has two different parts, the chosen event and aspect will be about Indigenous Australian history of Stolen Generation. It will have answers to, What is Stolen Generation? why have Indigenous children been removed from their families? Also by analysing the nature of the effects and impacts of the event in practice of Indigenous Australians. Children from the Indigenous Australian background has been through so much traumatic events, that educators must have an understanding of these…

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  • Acknowledgement To Country Assignment

    Topic 1- Acknowledgment to Country and Indigenous Terms of Reference. Acknowledgement to Country is a statement that can be performed in both a formal or informal manner that recognises and respects the traditional landowners of this country and in particular the local region. It can be performed by a non Indigenous person and is delivered before a meeting, speech or formal occasion like a school assembly for example. (QLD Department of Education Training, 2015). This is an important protocol…

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  • Over The Fence Cultural Analysis

    The exhibition Over the Fence, currently on display at the UQ Art Museum features a selection of photographic works from eighteen contemporary Indigenous artists. The selected artworks have been drawn from the private collection of art enthusiast, collector and philanthropist Patrick Corrigan. The exhibition, curated by Gordon Craig and titled after an artwork by Destiny Deacon, features artists including Richard Bell, Bindi Cole, Fiona Foley, Nici Cumpston, Christian Thompson, Vernon Ah Kee,…

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  • How Does Terra Nullius Affect Australian Identity

    took the land from the Indigenous people of Australia. The idea and myth of terra nullius has had a large impact on Australian identity. Mainly it was to instill a sense of white ownership of Australia as a part of Australian identity. Though, to do such required a systematic oppression of the Indigenous Australians by denying them citizenship for many years, ignoring how their land was taken from them during colonization, and overshadowing their involvement in Australian military. Today, there…

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  • Reconciliation In Australia Essay

    arguments (Merriam-webster.com,2014). Reconciliation in Australia’s about the respect and unity between non-indigenous Australians and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander groups and is about the respect for the Indigenous people and valuing the justice and equality for all Australians (Australia.gov.au,2014). The reconciliation movement began with the referendum in 1967 where ninety per cent of Australians voted to remove clauses discriminating…

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  • European Colonisation Of Australia Case Study

    functioned to subjugate and control the indigenous population. The Aborigines Protection Act, 1909 (Cth) was particularly devastating, stripping Indigenous people of basic human rights and freedoms, and robbing generations of their connection to their families and culture. The Act was abolished in 1969, however, the trauma continues to impact the wellbeing of Indigenous people today. In an effort to reconcile past injustices and improve the lives of Indigenous people, the Federal Parliament…

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  • Civil Rights In Australia

    The native Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia had, since western settlement in 1788, been dispossessed of their natural freedoms and rights. Centuries later, by 1954, the law still discriminated against the indigenous, inhibiting their civil liberties; however, many improvements have occurred which substantially bettered the standards of life as present. Originally, Aborigines were considered savages and fell under the Flora and Fauna Act, but through the reconciliation…

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