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Compulsory income management and Indigenous peoples - exploring counter narratives amidst colonial constructions of 'vulnerability'

Bielefeld, Brooke (Shelley)


This article explores counter narratives to the dominant colonial narrative about Indigenous welfare recipients classified as ‘vulnerable’ under the compulsory income management laws. The compulsory income management laws and policies were implemented initially in 2007 as part of the Northern Territory Intervention, and were modified to some degree in 2010 in what the Government alleges to be a non-racially discriminatory manner. These laws were further entrenched and extended in June 2012 as...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Sydney Law Review
Access Rights: Open Access


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