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Australian Indigenous Water Policy and the impacts of the ever-changing political cycle

Taylor, Katherine Selena; Moggridge, Bradley; Poelina, Anne


First Peoples are leading the conversation about Indigenous water rights policy in Australia. This paper reviews contemporary Aboriginal water policy and initiatives. We examine the ever-changing cycles of government action and inaction, and First Peoples’ responses. Three case studies: Strategic Indigenous Reserves in the Northern Territory, the First Peoples’ Water Engagement Council and the Fitzroy River Declaration illustrate: (1) First People’s expressions of the right to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Australasian Journal of Water Resources
DOI: 10.1080/13241583.2017.1348887


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