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The Resource Goondeen : Understanding Australia, Sophie Church with Everald Compton, Albert Holt and Henry Palaszczuk

Goondeen : Understanding Australia, Sophie Church with Everald Compton, Albert Holt and Henry Palaszczuk

Label
Goondeen : Understanding Australia
Title
Goondeen
Title remainder
Understanding Australia
Statement of responsibility
Sophie Church with Everald Compton, Albert Holt and Henry Palaszczuk
Creator
Contributor
Author
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In Aboriginal terminology, a 'Goondeen' is a person respected for their wisdom, gleaned from long experience; an elder who is listened to and their opinions shared and acted upon. In this book, you will meet three Goondeens: Uncle Albert Holt, a Murri man and champion of equality; Henry Palaszczuk, a migrant, former MP and community advocate; and Everald Compton, a successful businessman and social activist. Indigenous and non-Indigenous, these three men have joined together to reflect on key historical moments during their lifetimes, and to ask probing, sometimes uncomfortable questions about what type of country Australia is, and who Australians are as a people. For Everald Compton, Australia is a land of possibility but unfulfilled potential. For Henry Palaszcuzk, it is a place of opportunity and refuge, but also prejudice. For Albert Holt, it is a country of discrimination and bigotry - and of hope. This is not a history of Australia; it?s the multi-faceted personal story of a country that is complicated, bold, negligent and wondrous. It challenges YOU to truly understand Australia, by reaching into your own conscience and deciding what type of Australian you are, what type of country you want to live in and what Australia?s place in the world might be. It invites you to learn more about who Goondeens are, what it takes to become one and, above all, why Australia needs Goondeens."--Back cover
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Church, Sophie
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1931-
  • 1936-
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Compton, Everald
  • Holt, Albert
  • Palaszczuk, Henry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wisdom
  • National characteristics, Australian
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Australia
  • Australia
Label
Goondeen : Understanding Australia, Sophie Church with Everald Compton, Albert Holt and Henry Palaszczuk
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-150)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Prologue: Becoming Goondeen -- Part One: What is Australia? -- Australia is whose?:Mabo v Queensland - 1992 -- Australia is a defender of freedom: The Second World War - 1939 - 1945 -- Australia is an immigration nation: The end of the White Australia policy - 1966 -- Australia is a closed mind: World Trade Centre Attacks - 2001 -- Australia is a closed border:The Tampa Crisis - 2001 -- Australia is a nation-builder: The Snowy Mountains scheme - 1974 -- Australia is a nation divided: the Vietnam War - 1962-1972 -- Australia is a health provider: the introduction of Medicare - 1984 -- Australia is a man's world: equal pay for equal work - 1972 -- Australia is looking for leadership: the dismissal of Gough Whitlam - 1975 -- Australia is underachieving in school: the Gonski report - 2011 -- Australia is an embarrassment of riches: the global financial crisis - 2007 - 2008 -- Australia is droughts and flooding rains: the carbon tax - 2012 -- Australia is exploring a new world order: Brexit and the United States election - 2016 -- Part Two: Who are Australians? -- Australian are invaders and colonisers: the bicentenary of Australia - 1988 -- Australians are voting for change: referendum to amend the constitution - 1967 -- Australians are Sorry: national apology to the Stolen Generations - 2008 -- Australians are republicans and monarchists: the republic referendum - 1999 -- Australians are patriots and protestors: the Flag Act - 1953 -- Australians are ANZACS: the centenary of the First World War - 2014-2018 -- Australians are demanding equality: same sex marriage debate - 2016 -- Australian are sexist: Julia Gillard's 'misogyny speech' - 2012 -- Australians are ancient and modern: Sydney Opera House and Blue Poles - 1973 -- Australians are proud: Australia's Olympic Games - 1956 and 2000 -- Australians are racists and resisters: The Cronulla riots - 2005 -- Australians are digital immigrants and digital natives: The arrival of the internet - 1989 -- Australians are global citizens: The Australia-China Free Trade Agreement - 2015 -- Australians are getting older: The superannuation guarantee - 1992 -- Epilogue: Understanding Goondeen -- Notes -- Acknowledgements
Control code
000060682017
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
151 pages
Isbn
9780648147701
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1002848437
Label
Goondeen : Understanding Australia, Sophie Church with Everald Compton, Albert Holt and Henry Palaszczuk
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-150)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Prologue: Becoming Goondeen -- Part One: What is Australia? -- Australia is whose?:Mabo v Queensland - 1992 -- Australia is a defender of freedom: The Second World War - 1939 - 1945 -- Australia is an immigration nation: The end of the White Australia policy - 1966 -- Australia is a closed mind: World Trade Centre Attacks - 2001 -- Australia is a closed border:The Tampa Crisis - 2001 -- Australia is a nation-builder: The Snowy Mountains scheme - 1974 -- Australia is a nation divided: the Vietnam War - 1962-1972 -- Australia is a health provider: the introduction of Medicare - 1984 -- Australia is a man's world: equal pay for equal work - 1972 -- Australia is looking for leadership: the dismissal of Gough Whitlam - 1975 -- Australia is underachieving in school: the Gonski report - 2011 -- Australia is an embarrassment of riches: the global financial crisis - 2007 - 2008 -- Australia is droughts and flooding rains: the carbon tax - 2012 -- Australia is exploring a new world order: Brexit and the United States election - 2016 -- Part Two: Who are Australians? -- Australian are invaders and colonisers: the bicentenary of Australia - 1988 -- Australians are voting for change: referendum to amend the constitution - 1967 -- Australians are Sorry: national apology to the Stolen Generations - 2008 -- Australians are republicans and monarchists: the republic referendum - 1999 -- Australians are patriots and protestors: the Flag Act - 1953 -- Australians are ANZACS: the centenary of the First World War - 2014-2018 -- Australians are demanding equality: same sex marriage debate - 2016 -- Australian are sexist: Julia Gillard's 'misogyny speech' - 2012 -- Australians are ancient and modern: Sydney Opera House and Blue Poles - 1973 -- Australians are proud: Australia's Olympic Games - 1956 and 2000 -- Australians are racists and resisters: The Cronulla riots - 2005 -- Australians are digital immigrants and digital natives: The arrival of the internet - 1989 -- Australians are global citizens: The Australia-China Free Trade Agreement - 2015 -- Australians are getting older: The superannuation guarantee - 1992 -- Epilogue: Understanding Goondeen -- Notes -- Acknowledgements
Control code
000060682017
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
151 pages
Isbn
9780648147701
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1002848437

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