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Victory, disaster or scapegoat? Aboriginal 'self-determination' policy in the Northern Territory during the 1970s

Ward, Charlie


It is commonly understood that the federal policy of Aboriginal self-determination was responsible for significant changes that occurred in the Territory's remote Aboriginal Indigenous settlements in the 1970s. Rather than the administrative changes that self-determination policy entailed, broader policy shifts associated with 'equal rights' enabled remote Indigenous people to enact their own agendas of reform. This reformism brought deep and lasting changes to the Territory's Indigenous...[Show more]

CollectionsANU North Australia Research Unit (NARU)
Type: Public Lecture


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