The Resource A body of evidence: : racism and the Northern Territory intervention, Irene Fisher

A body of evidence: : racism and the Northern Territory intervention, Irene Fisher

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A body of evidence: : racism and the Northern Territory intervention
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A body of evidence:
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racism and the Northern Territory intervention
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Irene Fisher
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Speech given at the University of Technology, Sydney and the University of Sydney; background to the Northern Territory intervention; argues that Aboriginal people around Australia have been calling for action for forty years, with children featuring in virtually all reports; presents evidence from the Sunrise Health Service on how the intervention has affected children; anaemia, a key measure in monitoring child health, had jumped from twenty per cent in 2004 to fifty-five per cent in June 2008; there is also evidence of the number of low birth weights increasing; Child Health Checks are to cease in June this year, however the coverage has only been 74 per cent; effects of income quarantining; discusses the suspension of the Racial Discrimination Act for prescribed communities
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  • Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation
  • Australia.
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