The Resource New national approach to preserve Indigenous languages

New national approach to preserve Indigenous languages

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New national approach to preserve Indigenous languages
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New national approach to preserve Indigenous languages
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eng
Summary
The Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Jenny Macklin, and Minister for the Arts, Peter Garrett, have announced a new approach to Indigenous languages on International Day of the World's Indigenous People; the focus will be on five key areas: "bringing national attention to Indigenous languages; encouraging the use of critically endangered languages to maintain and extend their everyday use as much as possible; making sure that in areas where Indigenous languages are being spoken fully and possed on, government recognises these languages when it interacts with Indigenous communities; helping restore the use of rarely spoken or unspoken Indigenous languages to the extent that the current language environment allows; an supporting the teaching and learning of Indigenous languages in Australian schools"; funding has been committed to interpreting and translating services in Remote Service Delivery sites; Maintenance of Indigenous Languages and Records program
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Macklin, Jenny
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non fiction
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1953-
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Garrett, Peter
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New national approach to preserve Indigenous languages
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http://www.formerministers.dss.gov.au/14491/new-national-approach-to-preserve-indigenous-languages/
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Previously available online at http://www.jennymacklin.fahcsia.gov.au/internet/jennymacklin.nsf/content/preserve_indigenous_languages_10aug09.htm
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New national approach to preserve Indigenous languages
Link
http://www.formerministers.dss.gov.au/14491/new-national-approach-to-preserve-indigenous-languages/
Publication
Note
Previously available online at http://www.jennymacklin.fahcsia.gov.au/internet/jennymacklin.nsf/content/preserve_indigenous_languages_10aug09.htm

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