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  • Aboriginal Community Health

    North Queensland, Australia by using four categories among the ‘Social determent of the health Assessment Circle’ and enumerate and discuss how each one of the categories from SDH assessment circle has been applied to the Far…

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  • 1967 Referendum In Australia

    the state government of the Queensland region took complete control over the Torres Strait islanders which at the time were situated in the northern district of Australia. The events leading up to this take over therefore contributed to the Mabo versus Queensland state of affairs, also known as the Mabo decision. Although they had been taken away from their main land the Torres Strait Islanders and Aboriginals still continued their traditional way of life on the Murray Island. Taking place after…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Torres Strait Islanders

    Traditionally, the Islanders have had strong connection to their land and the sea, for example, their myth and the hero stories relate to each island (Beckett 1983, p. 203). However, the annexation to Queensland actually meant the islands ‘became part of the British Dominions’ (Kidd 1993, p. 35). The land to be owned others, not Islanders, may have caused the Torres Strait people to feel uncomfortable and risk of their land because, it is well- known that the Australian Aboriginal land was…

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  • Ted Kelk Analysis

    doggedly directing public attention to the terrible injustice the laws of Queensland imposed on gays, determined thereby to achieve law reform, and as a man of courage, determination and vision, he indeed became the catalyst for gay law reform in Queensland; Queensland born, and brought up on the family farm near Nambour, Ted entered teachers’ training college at only 16, then taught at Dajarra, a little country school near Cloncurry. A brilliant scholar, fluent in six languages with a…

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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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  • Nurse-Person-Centred Case Study

    language (Benevolent Society, 2013). Language and communication are major barriers when it comes to caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, therefore this may influence how I establish a therapeutic relationship with Mrs Akajen (Shahid, Durey, Bessarab, Aoun, & Thompson, 2013). Previous experiences of healthcare can also influence how we establish a nurse-person therapeutic relationship with a person. If Mrs Akajen had a previous bad experience of accessing healthcare she might find…

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  • Stolen Generation Case Study

    Since the onset of the colonisation from 1778 of the Australian mainland by the Crown of Great Britain, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have been subject to numerous practices and policies by the governments of the time. This essay examines government policies primarily in Queensland of segregation and integration of Queensland’s Indigenous peoples and how this led to the removal of Indigenous children from their families (Stolen Generations). Crucial to the understanding of the…

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  • Aboriginal Issues In Australia

    They have lived in Australia approximate 6000 years (Australian Museum n.d.). After European settlement in 1778, most of them were killed, imprisoned, enslaved, driven away and deprived of the ability to provide families (Korff 2016). On the basis of the census in 2006, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has estimated that the Indigenous population made up about 2.5% of the total Australian population. Over half of the total Indigenous population were currently living in New South Wales and…

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  • Role Of Faith Bandler Essay

    section of the constitution that discriminated against ATSI peoples. This petition was carried forward by FCAATSI of which she was the general secretary. Bandler knew better than most the importance of the referendum, most likely due to her background, which is evident from a quote of hers ‘I realised that the Commonwealth Government had much more money and more power would then take control of Aboriginal Affairs … and the Aborigines could benefit by it…’ . A key event of the process leading up…

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  • Interracial Family: A Case Study

    grandfather encouraged his grandchildren to question what they believed to be wrong in the world (O 'Shane, Miller, Miller, & O 'Shane, 2010). In Contrast, Patricia was raised by her father Patrick O’Shane (Irish Australian) and mother Gladys O’Shane (Indigenous Australian) in Mossman, North Queensland. As her father was married to an Aboriginal woman, he too experienced racism and was shunned. Gladys’s family embraced Patrick and he became a part of the Indigenous community where they lived (O…

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