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Aboriginal affairs - towards some lessons for participative planning, by C. Duke and Elizabeth Sommerlad

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Aboriginal affairs - towards some lessons for participative planning
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Aboriginal affairs - towards some lessons for participative planning
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by C. Duke and Elizabeth Sommerlad
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Focuses on the relationship of Labor Party policy of and democratic need for the decentralization of decision making to unresponsive government bureaucracy; basic conflict which generates frustration; case study; Aboriginal Affairs; Pre-Labor - administration by Council of Aboriginal Affairs, and by N.T. Dept of Welfare and Commonwealth Dept of Interior; Labor establishment of Dept of Aboriginal Affairs and administration of Northern Territory as a preparatory exercise for taking over Aboriginal Affairs in other States; D.A.A.s principle of self-determination and its definition; political, legal, economic constraints inhibiting its implementation; new grass roots administrative structures - community advisers, Town Councils; new objectives; land rights, decentralization, vernacular education, Aboriginal involvement in adminstrative roles; changes after establishment of Dept of Aboriginal Affairs; 1) transference of functions to other Departments; 2) reorientation, e.g. staff seminars conducted by Centre for Continuing Education; 3) reorganization of Northern Territory Division, e.g. devolution of responsibility to local communities; 4) involvement with other groups, e.g. cattlemen, missions; Problems; unfulfilled expectations; early 1973 generous distribution of resources through Bryant; accusations of waste, Bryants dismissal; Cavanaghs appointment followed by formalization of Department and strict monetary accounting; the Perkins Affair(s); possible future role of a commission and the NACC
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Duke, C.
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Sommerlad, Elizabeth A.
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Bryant, Gordon
  • Cavanagh, J. L
  • Perkins, Charles
  • Australian National University
  • Australia
  • Northern Territory Administration
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Aboriginal Australians
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adult
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Aboriginal affairs - towards some lessons for participative planning, by C. Duke and Elizabeth Sommerlad
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"September 1974"
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volume
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text
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Contents
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
M0060534
Dimensions
30 cm.
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23 leaves
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection, Copy 3 donated by Lindsay Cleland.
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Stock number
11975
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0085106
Label
Aboriginal affairs - towards some lessons for participative planning, by C. Duke and Elizabeth Sommerlad
Publication
Note
"September 1974"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
M0060534
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
23 leaves
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection, Copy 3 donated by Lindsay Cleland.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Stock number
11975
System control number
0085106

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