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Missed opportunity: The NTER and sustainable development outcomes for Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory

Hunt, Janet


This article questions why the Labor Government has failed to fundamentally change the Northern Territory Emergency Response (NTER) which it inherited from the Howard government, in the face of evidence which suggests that it is a development intervention unlikely to bring about sustained change. There are two major problems which this article highlights: the coercive and denigrating approach of the NTER, and its failure to address the need for Indigenous governance to drive lasting Indigenous...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Social Issues
DOI: 10.1002/j.1839-4655.2010.tb00187.x


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