Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Jim Harding ; cover design, Rick Coffin.|
|Series||Series: In the public interest -- working paper no. 1, In the public interest -- working paper no. 1|
|Contributions||University of Regina. Prairie Justice Research.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||43 p. :|
|Number of Pages||43|
|ISBN 10||0773100520, 0773101403|
Get this from a library! Wrongs and rights: the economic, social and cultural rights of indigenous peoples in Australia. [Nicky Jones; University of Queensland. School of . Through analysis of the drafting of the Constitution of Australia students will consider what this process, and the final form the constitution took in , reveal about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ rights and freedoms. They will then assess the impact of the changes to the Constitution, brought about by the Referendum, on Aboriginal and Torres Strait. Right Wrongs - On , Australians voted in a referendum to change how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were referred to in the Constitution. How far have we come since ? The nature of land rights changed in the s when the Labor Party developed the five principles approach to land rights that proposed: 1) Aboriginal land be held under freehold title 2) full legal protection of Aboriginal sites 3) Aboriginal control in relation to mining on Aboriginal land 4) access to mining royalty payments and 5.
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