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[Social environment of the Northern Territory] and [Aborigines in the Northern Territory society]

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[Social environment of the Northern Territory] and [Aborigines in the Northern Territory society]
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[Social environment of the Northern Territory] and [Aborigines in the Northern Territory society]
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Section 1 - Aboriginal & part Aboriginal population, persistence of Aboriginal perception of & attitudes to natural laws, age distribution of population, contrasts attitudes of Europeans to Aborigines in Darwin with Alice Springs & Katherine, population growth figures 1947, 1966, 1971; marriage & family, family living patterns; education - facilities available (primary & secondary), adult education, museums, rock art galleries; industry, occupations & professions - barriers to Aboriginal employment; housing & services - Commonwealth work in construction, boarding accommodation for schools; communications - visual media important in a non literate environment; recreations - arts & crafts, sports; health - high infant mortality rate, traditional views on causes of ill health, changes in diet; religion; politics & government comparison of voting at Legislative Council elections with Australian voting pattern; group action on social issues - union campaign for improved wages for Aborigines & work of Australian Half-Caste Progressive Association noted; social welfare services - fostering of community agencies, range of services provided; law - notes existence of certain legal privileges, studies of drinking offences & juvenile delinquents; Section 2 - More detailed remarks on Aborigines and the law, legal assistance (including finance), interpreters, attitude of court (especially magistrates) and socio cultural factors involved in cases; special laws relating to Aborigines (provisions of 9 briefly listed); alcohol - on reserves, wet canteens, off reserves, numbers of offences, regional variations; financial & other assistance to Aborigines - on government settlements & missions (brief notes on allocations), pastoral properties - division of responsibilities, community adviser service; assistance to Aborigines attending European schools - funds for board, fares, fees etc., funds for attendance at special schools; education of part Aboriginal children; employment travel costs; social service benefits - special procedures (approximate statistics, 1971), PASDOWN scheme for pastoral workers, training allowance scheme; Aboriginal consultative bodies - local government type activities, involvement of Aborigines in policy & decision making (work of Advisory Council on Aboriginal Affairs & Aborigines Benefits Trust Fund Advisory Committee, Groote Eylandt Aboriginal Trust etc.); economic development - notes on government policy, increasing number of Aboriginal owned & run community stores, opportunites for employment in prospecting & mining ventures, assistance available
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[Social environment of the Northern Territory] and [Aborigines in the Northern Territory society]
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M0055002
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f 7748
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0078870
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[Social environment of the Northern Territory] and [Aborigines in the Northern Territory society]
Publication
Control code
M0055002
Stock number
f 7748
System control number
0078870

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