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    From Little Things Big Things Grow The song “From Little Things Big Things Grow” is a song written and released in 1991 by Paul Kelly and is a song about the protest from the Gurindji people and Vincent Lingiari during their argument about land rights at Wave Hill station in August 1966. The Gurindji strike at Wave Hill station was an revolutionary incident that occurred in August of 1966 at Wave Hill station in the Northern Territory. On the eponymous date in 1966, Vincent Lingiari, a spokesman for the Gurindji people, led his fellow Gurindji compatriots and walked off their worksite and began a seven year strike. The strike was first assumed to be a strike by the Gurindji people about conditions and pay upon the station but it was quickly realised it was something far more important, Vincent and the Gurindji people wished to be given their land back, including Wave Hill station. In the end, Vincent Lingiari and his people achieved the goal they had set out to achieve after 8 years of strike action. In 1975, prime minister Gough Whitlam handed the land belonging to the Gurindji people back to Vincent Lingiari and his people and the strike led to the Aboriginals Land Right Act passed by the Whitlam government in 1975. Whitlam was quoted as saying this about the handover “On this great day, I, Prime Minister of Australia, speak…

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    Government Policies The government policies of the Northern Intervention consist of 4 major bills: the northern territory national emergency response bill, social security amendment, families, community, services, and other legislation amendment, and the appropriation bill of 2007. The legislation of the intervention presented many policies involving indigenous life. The legislation introduced alcohol restrictions for aboriginals as well as welfare reforms to end the flow of money towards…

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    There are numerous comparisons, similarities and differences to be noted between Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri and Emily Kame Kngwarreye none more than their art work. Both being from the central desert region of the Northern Territory, Australia and the Anmatyerre language group both Clifford and Emily share simular life experiences, beliefs of the dreaming, geography and views of their country. Both artists produced their work in a matching time and place with simular preferred mediums and both…

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    Conjoint Therapy

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    Domestic violence mitigation programme for Indigenous community To build a domestic violence free Territory, Northern Territory government developed a domestic and family violence reduction strategy “to increase the safety of victims and their children, reduce rates of intergenerational trauma caused by exposure to domestic and family violence, increase accountability of perpetrators and establish integrated service delivery systems that are sustainable and adaptable” (Nothern Territory…

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    capacity for endurance. Australian arts and literature have imitated the myths of the bushman and the drover, the fierce terrain through the works of ‘Clancy and the Overflow’ by Banjo Patterson (Carroll, 2006). Our national image has virtually always displayed our outback and landscape, but according to Nick Bryant, Australia is one of the greatest urbanised countries in the world (Bryant, 2009). The character of Australia isn’t simply about Australian individuals but the Australian…

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    a harder time connecting with other communities and people outside of their local area. Social media and internet access has become an important development for connecting the people in remote places, all over the globe (Virtanen 2015). When it comes to Indigenous Australians, there are people both for and against the use of social media. With the internet comes international connections, and a way for other Indigenous peoples around the world to connect with each other, especially those who…

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    Australia Film Analysis

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    Good morning/afternoon, ladies and gentlemen of the Australian Film festival selection panel for 2016, I present to you an amazing and accurate representation of Australian culture and community, the film directed by Baz Luhrmann, Australia. The film Australia was set in 1939, Lady Sarah Ashley played by Nicole Kidman travels from Britain to Australia to meet her husband Maitland Ashley played by Anton Monsted in northern Australia as the business is failing at Faraway Downs Farm. Maitland…

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    Indigenous Australian Youth Introduction (100 words) Although the ongoing efforts to close the inequality gap between Indigenous Australians and non-Indigenous Australians, statistics show that Indigenous Australian youth still face significant disadvantages. This report will discuss the disadvantages Indigenous youth face in education and the criminal justice system by using up-to-date statistics to illustrate this. Additionally, this report will link these disadvantages with unit concepts to…

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    Essay On Buffleheads

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    Saskatchewan, and the sub-arctic deltas including the Athabasca and Slave River parklands" (Gauthier, G. 1993). A few breeding grounds can be found locate in the northern parts of the United States. Their general populations spend most of their migration and winter time on two opposite sides of the U.S, the west coast and the east coast congregating in protected bays and estuaries. Unlike many ducks, buffleheads are one of a few species that remain monogamous. And return to the same nesting…

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    personal territories formulated by social norms and other verbal and nonverbal notifications sent by others. The term “public,” specifically means areas where individuals have freedom of access, but not necessarily of action (Guerrero, DeVito & Hecht, 1999). In this paper, I will describe my observations of how various people established their personal territories in five different places: the library, the elevator, the café, the concert, and the children’s playing room. People are able to take…

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