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Conflict, Politics and Crime by Aboriginal people are grossly over-represented in Australia's courts and gaols. Despite numerous inquiries, State and Federal, and the considerable funds spent trying to understand this phenomenon, nothing has changed. Indigenous people continue to be apprehended, sentenced, incarcerated and die in gaols. One part of this inexorable process is the behaviour of the police.
Call Number: Indigenous 364.0899915 CUN
Publication Date: 2001
Aboriginal Justice and the Charter by How can Aboriginal justice be practically implemented in ways that go beyond sentencing initiatives and parallels to restorative justice? Aboriginal Justice and the Charter explores the tension between Aboriginal justice methods and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, seeking practical ways to implement Aboriginal justice. David Milward examines nine legal rights guaranteed by the Charter and undertakes a thorough search for interpretations sensitive to Aboriginal culture.
Call Number: Indigenous 342.7108 MIL
Publication Date: 2013
Indigenous Legal Relations in Australia by Indigenous Legal Relations in Australia considers Indigenous peoples contact with Anglo-Australian law, and deals primarily with the problems the imposed law has had in its relationship with Indigenous people in Australia. The book is comprehensive in scope and covers key issues relating to sovereignty, jurisdiction and territorial acquisition; family law and child protection; criminal law, policing and sentencing; land rights and native title; cultural consitutional law; social justice,self-determination and treaty issues.
Call Number: indigenous 342.94 BEH
Publication Date: 2009
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Aboriginal Studies - Aboriginality and the Land
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ABC Online Indigenous
This ABC website has links to all Indigenous newsitems, documentaries, interviews and online projects on ABC radio and television.
Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research
The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) is Australia’s foremost social science research body focusing on Indigenous economic and social policy from a national perspective. CAEPR aims to undertake social science research on Indigenous policy and development that is excellent by the best international and disciplinary standards and that informs intellectual understanding, public debate, policy formation and community action.
AIATSIS Native Title Unit Website
Provides some interesting information on specific native title claims and decisions, and general native title issues.
Aboriginal Heritage in Lane Cove
The Aboriginal Heritage Office is a joint initiative by Lane Cove, North Sydney, Manly, Warringah, Willoughby, Ku-ring-gai, Pittwater and City of Ryde councils, in a progressive move to protect Aboriginal Heritage in these areas.
The National Indigenous Times
The National Indigenous Times first hit the streets on February 27, 2002.
Fortnightly National Indigenous Newspaper – 100% Aboriginal-owned, 100% self funded