Land rights

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  • Difference Between Civil Rights And Land Rights In Australia Between 1960-1980

    What is the difference between Civil Rights and Land Rights in Australia between 1960 and 1980? 1. What argument does the source make? (if you are having trouble with this question, try breaking it down into two separate questions: What is the source about, and what does it say about its subject?) A. Source A, explores post the 1967 Referendum, in terms of addressing the misconceptions and generalisations that have been produced by scholars, the media and journalists, of whom have highlighted the success of the referendum falsely. Particularly, false emphasis of the change (before and after the referendum), results of, ‘full-citizenship’ for Aboriginals, equality in Australia, as well as, Aboriginals also gaining full right to vote.…

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  • Aboriginal Land Rights

    Aboriginal land rights is the return of the land which was unfairly taken from them on the original settlement of Australia.Eddie koiki Mabo fought against this and tried to save the meriam islands from the Queensland government who tried to deny them use of their own lands Mabo was strongly against this as his people had been there longer then anyone could remember. He claimed they had lived in permanent communities and had their own political and social organisations in their community. The…

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  • 2016 Federal Election Campaign Analysis

    The Following 15 years, the Federal Council for Aboriginal Advancement played a crucial role for constitutional change, equal wages, access to social service benefits and land rights. The year between 1960 and 1970 were very pivotal for the Indigenous Community. In the year 1962 the Commonwealth Electoral Act was passed which provided all the Indigenous people the right to enrol and vote for the federal elections. During the year 1967 a referendum was called by the government in response to the…

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  • Noel Pearson The Light On The Hill Analysis

    of the country´s most respected Aboriginal leaders and impressive intellects and powerful orators in Australia. He is a popular defender for Aboriginal rights, especially Aboriginal land. He has changed the approach to welfare, child abuse, child protection, education and economic development. In 2007, together with the Indigenous Affairs Minister Mal Brough, he launched a new welfare scheme for the Aboriginal people at Hope Vale. This scheme offers funds to help the Aboriginal community for…

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  • The Hadza Group Analysis

    Children primarily reside with their parents and siblings, but may often live with grandparents or aunts & uncles. Children sleep in the same hut as their primary caregiver until they reach puberty, at which point they can sleep in a hut with their age mates. These huts are typically constructed close to that of their parents and or grandparents. Children play, forage, and work throughout the day. Work may be seen as an extension of play because children’s games and social activities often…

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  • Land Rights In Australia Essay

    in Canberra is started on Australia Day due to land rights claims. 1984: The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Act is Passed. 1981: A land rights conference is held at James Cook University where Eddie Mabo makes a speech outlining the land ownership and inheritance system on Murray Island. A lawyer at the conference suggests there should be a test case on claiming land rights through the court system. 1981: A land rights conference is held at James Cook University where Eddie…

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  • Eddie Mabo Land Rights

    Native Title or Land Title is a common law that allows indigenous people to own their traditional land and/or waters. In 1993 Native Title became a part of Australian law because Eddie Mabo influenced the high court to understand and acknowledge the bond that some indigenous groups share with their land/waters. Torres strait islanders or aboriginals are now able to claim native title over land that isn’t residential freehold, farms held in freehold, residential or commercial purpose leases,…

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  • Essay On Aboriginal Land Rights

    The struggle for land rights that occurred over 213 years ago has made a mark in history as one of the most racial inequality events of all time and Indigenous Australians have continued to fight for their land ever since.The first Aboriginal political organisation was formed in the 1920’s. Two of the most well known aboriginal organisations would be the Australian Aborigines League (AAL) and the Aborigines ' Progressive Association (APA). These organisations played a massive role in the…

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  • Land Rights In Australia Persuasive Essay

    groups is an ongoing problem in Brisbane, especially in the form of land ownership and rights. In his 2005 speech on the current challenges faced by Indigenous Australians, former Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Tom Calma acknowledged that Indigenous Australians hold distinctive rights as the original peoples of the land of which include “The right to land, which provides the spiritual and cultural basis of Indigenous communities” (Calma 2005). Alas, land rights…

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  • Eddie Mabo: Promoting Indigenous Land Rights

    great significance in the role of campaigning indigenous land rights and to help make a change of the struggle for rights and freedom of the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people. The Mabo case was a significant legal case held in Australia to the High court of Australia, that recognized land rights of the indigenous people. Eddie Koiki Mabo was born on the 29th of June 1936, on Murray island located in the Torres Strait. His mother had died giving birth and because of this, he was…

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