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Addressing priorities in indigenous affairs : statement by Senator the Honourable John Herron, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, 12 May 1998
Bib ID 333041
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
 
Online Versions
Description Canberra : Australian Govt. Publishing Service, 1998 
i, 135 pages ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 064452488X
Series

Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ; 1998, no. 78.

Summary

The government has concentrated its effort in indeigenous policy in the areas of greatest need - health, housing and infrasturcture, education and training, and employment. By specifically targeting these areas of severe socio-economic disadvantage, particularly in remote communities, the government will produce improved outcomes for the most needy indigenous Australians. These programmes were also protected from budget savings measures in 1996-97.

Full contents
  • 1. Accountability
  • 2. Improving outcomes in key areas
  • 3. Promoting economic independence
  • 4. Support for women and families
  • 5. The importance of land
  • 6. Recognising and protecting culture and heritage
  • 7. Law and justice
  • 8. Torres Strait Islands
  • 9. Reconciliation
  • 10. Future
 
Notes

"12 May 1998."

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1665643718

Subjects Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission.  |  Federal aid to Aboriginal Australians.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Services for.  |  Torres Strait Islanders -- Appropriations.  |  Torres Strait Islanders -- Services for.  |  Federal aid to Australian aborigines.  |  Federal aid to Torres Strait Islanders.  |  Native title.  |  Law.  |  Housing.  |  Health.  |  Economics.  |  Employment.  |  Race relations - Reconciliation.  |  Government policy - Self determination - 1993-2004.  |  Land rights.  |  Education.  |  Cultural heritage - Protection.  |  Family.  |  Finance - Budgets - Commonwealth Government.  |  Australia -- Appropriations and expenditures.
Other authors/contributors Herron, John, 1932-
Terms of Use Commonwealth of Australia 1998. 

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