Essays Tagged: "Torres Strait Islander"

Why have people migrated to Australia and what have been the effects of Immigration on the country and its people?

a and many more other countries. The first people who migrated to Australia were the Aborigines and Torres Strait islander. They arrived in Australia between fifteen thousand and fifty thousand years ...

(4 pages) 210 2 2.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Australia became a multi-ethnic country.

a and many more other countries. The first people who migrated to Australia were the Aborigines and Torres Strait islander. They arrived in Australia between fifteen thousand and fifty thousand years ...

(4 pages) 39 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Reconciliation In Australia

he four strategies, were drawn up after extensive consultations between the Council, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the wider Australian community.The strategies contained in the d ... the Reconciliation Process which details progression towards reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the wider community. It contains such plans as education about re ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A Report on the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Sexual Health Program

COULD BE STRENGTHENED6.1 Recommendations7. CONCLUSION8. REFERENCES1. INTRODUCTIONThe Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Program was developed through a project undertaken jointly by the Departmen ... ced in February 1995 and was launched in December 1995. There were approximately 800 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in secure custody in Queensland when this program was being developed. ...

(9 pages) 65 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Evaluate the effectiveness of the law in responding to the changing nature of the family.

ves of families emerging from the changing nature of family law, such as-* Marriage* Aboriginal and Torres strait islander customary marriages* Polygamous marriage* Defacto relationships* Same sex rel ...

(4 pages) 39 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Aboriginal People Under British Control

ent agencies running their lives. This period culminated in the establishment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Commission (ATSIC) as a Commonwealth statutory authority in March 1990. ATSI ... r times and infectious diseases are twelve times the Australian average. Only 33% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children complete schooling compared with the national average of 77%. The un ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Review of the Australian and Torres Strait Islander Commission in Australia

John Howard led opposition opposed to the concept of the ATSIC, and its idea to give aboriginal and torres strait islanders a separate status. John Howard made a speech on his opposition of the ATSIC ... s to create a black nation within the Australian nation, it should go ahead with its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) legislation ... In the process it will be doing a monument ...

(2 pages) 18 0 1.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

An analysis of the ATSIC (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission) website - the question being "Consider the aims of ATSIC for their site how effective do you find it?"

By using a universal resource, the Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Commission website is able to inform, educate, entertain and promote Austra ... non-linear, impermanent, transparent and infinite structure."Land is at the core of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, heritage and identity"Australian Indigenous culture is directly depe ... hrough this new contemporary medium. The website is used as a mean of empowering the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; providing them with a global platform to share their culture."The sit ...

(4 pages) 27 0 4.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Australian Indigenous Studies

ple have always lived in this land we call Australia it was long ago the home of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. The most prominent features of those people’s cultures were the strong ... d the Aboriginals in the census and gave them the right to vote. In 1990 A.T.S.I.C. (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission) was established and provided a voice for the Aboriginals and Torr ...

(5 pages) 59 1 3.8 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Review of Diabetes in the Indigenous Australian Population

ealth care they require to effectively manage the condition. However, the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders populations [generally regarded as a disadvantaged group] suffer a dispropor ... ailored health care services with which to properly manage the condition. Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are amongst the most disadvantaged groups in the world, and this review aims ...

(8 pages) 59 0 3.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Austrailian aborigines

concerning the Aborigines from the individual states to the Federal government. The Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders get the Australian citizenship.1975 The Racial Discrimination Act is enacted ... nizes the existence of land title before the first European settlement. It says that Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders should be able to claim native title if they could show a "close and continu ...

(8 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Relationship between Aboriginal law and state and commonwealth law.

relationship between Aboriginal law and Australian law has changed a lot over time. Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander customary law, wasn't recognized in Australia in 1788 because of terra nulliu ... made to improve the relationship.Bibliography:http://www.nwjc.org.au/atisla.html#Aboriginal%20and%20Torres%20Strait%20Islander%20Legal%20Serviceshttp://www.vals.org.au/legal/legal.htmMichael Barker an ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Family Violence and Abuse in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

nother family or community member an which undermines that persons wellbeing.”( Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice Commissioner 2006)The definition of domestic violence in Indigenous c ... onments where deviance and atrocities have become accepted as normal behavior”( Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Woman’s Task Force cited in Keel 2004).Bibliography: Aboriginal and Torr ...

(9 pages) 28 0 1.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Should Australia governments appoligized to aboriginal people for 'Stolen Geration'? why

ion. It is damage for their health that faced with physiological and physical abuse. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission’s recent research has shown that “the practices of remov ...

(3 pages) 1044 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Identify and critically assess the application of key Indigenous protocols in the Australian Public Relations (PR) Industry.

nd diversity of that community. As the original inhabitants of Australia, Indigenous Australian and Torres Strait Islander people are one such cultural group, and as such it is important to recognize ... eard, despite being a legitimate and active culture in the Australian community. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures are complex, and maintain their own perspectives and opinions on var ...

(11 pages) 23 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies