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Community development, civil society and local government in the future of remote Northern Territory growth towns

Peterson, Nicolas


In 2008, community government was abolished in the remote Aboriginal communities of the Northern Territory and centralised in large shires. It seems safe to assume that, for the foreseeable future, the population of most of these communities will remain predominantly Aboriginal. While such communities will continue to be centres of change, the co-residence of large populations of Aboriginal people also facilitates the reproduction of values and practices, some of which create a 'seemingly...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology
DOI: 10.1080/14442213.2013.804868


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