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First Nations patch mosaic burning and varanid lizards: Research suppliment


'Aborigines using fire to hunt kangaroos', by convict artist Joseph Lycett, c1820, watercolour and gouache on paper. (National Library of Australia)
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Just 20 years ago Indigenous suicide rates were at the same rate for all Australians

How governments have tricked us over the Northern Territory Intervention

Even before the Intervention began in June 2007, government had long planned a new approach to the 'management' of Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory. It was no longer part of government thinking that self-determination and Aboriginal control over land could be allowed to continue. These were the Whitlam notions of 1975, and they were no longer acceptable.

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Prime Minister laps up welcome but breaks funding promise

Quality of life for Australians 2nd only to Norway, but for Aboriginal peoples 122nd

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