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Social Justice and Native Title report 2014

Posted on: 1 December, 2014
Issue: Vol 14 No 4, October 2014 – December 2014
Related to Cultural ways Justice Policies Offender health Social issues

Gray K, Tipps-Webster T, Moore R, Priday E, Gargett A, Dick D (2014)
Social Justice and Native Title report 2014
Sydney: Australian Human Rights Commission

This publication, prepared annually in accordance with the Australian human rights commission act (1986) and the Native title act (1993), examines the enjoyment and exercise of human rights by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014. The report covers the following topics:

  • social justice – year in review
  • Racial discrimination act 1975 – proposed changes to racial hatred provisions
  • native title – year in review
  • creating safe communities including justice reinvestment
  • nations – self-determination and a new era of Indigenous governance
  • the declaration within Australia of the United nations declaration on the rights of Indigenous peoples and the benefits for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

The report provides recommendations to Government.

Abstract adapted from Australian Human Rights Commission

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