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    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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    issue of animal cruelty has rapidly grown within Queensland. Animals are beaten, neglected, or forced to struggle for survival. They are left in unsanitary conditions with no food or water with little hope as they live out their days without the compassion they deserve leaving helpless animals to die each year. The penalties imposed by the current Queensland Criminal Code 1899 (Section 242) and the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001 (QLD) (Section 17, 18 and 19), are an inadequate deterrent to…

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Ted Kelk Analysis

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    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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    Thames and the dramatic steamy events in the steam tropics of the Congo. Perhaps the most significant reason for using variations in the chronology in Remembering Babylon is to gradually reveal Gemmy’s background as he feels his way towards understanding his identity and allegiances. The plot of the novel is driven by a surprising incident, related in the present (which is ‘one day in the middle of the nineteenth century’). Lachlan, a twelve year old boy, is leading his cousins Janet and Meg in…

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