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Reluctant Representatives: Blackfella bureaucrats speak in Australia’s north

Ganter, Elizabeth

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'How can you make decisions about Aboriginal people when you can’t even talk to the people you’ve got here that are blackfellas?’ So ‘Sarah’, a senior Aboriginal public servant, imagines a conversation with the Northern Territory Public Service. Her question suggests tensions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who have accepted the long-standing invitation to join the ranks of the public service. Reluctant Representatives gives us a rare glimpse into the working world of the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2016-11
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/222061
DOI: 10.22459/CAEPR37.11.2016
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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