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Indigenous people and the constitution / Australian Reconciliation Convention
Bib ID 283163
Format BookBook
Description Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, 1997 
vi, 40 p. ; 30 cm. 
Summary

The five Issues Papers produced by the Constitutional Centenery Foundation (CCF), commissioned by the Aboriginal Reconciliation Branch, Dept of Prime Minister and Cabinet, on behalf of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation, for the Council's triennium Report to Parliament, 1997: 1.The relevance of the Preamble to Indigenous Issues; 2.Racial discrimination and the Australian Constitution; 3.Indigenous political representation and participation; 4.A general Bill of Rights from an Indigenous perspective; 5.Mechanisms for a Treaty or other form of Agreement; all Papers contain comparative comments from/on other countries (eg New Zealand, USA etc)

Full contents
  • Issues paper 1. The Constitutional preamble
  • Issues paper 2. Constitutional mechanisms for a treaty or agreement between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians
  • Issues paper 3. Indigenous people and a general bill of rights
  • Issues paper 4. Racial discrimination
  • Issues paper 5. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' political representation and participation
 
Notes

"May 1997".

"Issues papers".

Subjects Australia. Constitution.  |  Australia. Constitution -- Congresses.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.  |  Human rights -- Australia.  |  Constitutional law -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations -- Congresses.  |  Torres Strait Islanders -- Government relations -- Congresses.  |  Indigenous peoples -- Congresses.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government -- Congresses.  |  Torres Strait Islanders -- Politics and government -- Congresses.  |  Indigenous peoples -- Politics and government.  |  Indigenous peoples -- Politics and government -- Congresses.  |  Aboriginal reconciliation -- Congresses.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Congresses.  |  Torres Strait Islanders -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Congresses.  |  Indigenous peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Congresses.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Anti discrimination - Legislation.  |  Law - International law - Human rights.  |  Law - Constitutional law - Constitutional reform.  |  Law - Constitutional law - Treaty movement.  |  Australia.
Other authors/contributors Australian Reconciliation Convention, (1997 : Melbourne, Vic.)
Terms of Use Commonwealth of Australia 1997. 

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