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Autonomy rights in Torres Strait: from whom, for whom, for or over what?

Sanders, William; Arthur, Bill (W S)


In recent years, Torres Strait Islanders have made a number of calls for greater governmental autonomy within the Australian federal system. This paper examines a number of these calls and government responses to them. It observes that progress towards greater autonomy has been slow and difficult and relates this to unresolved issues pertaining to three underlying analytic questions: from whom, for whom and for or over what is autonomy being sought? <p> The paper argues that there have been,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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