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The intervention : an anthology / edited by Rosie Scott & Anita Heiss.

The intervention : an anthology / edited by Rosie Scott & Anita Heiss.
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ISBN 9781742235127
1742235123
Title The intervention : an anthology / edited by Rosie Scott & Anita Heiss.
Edition [2nd edition]
Publisher Sydney, NSW : NewSouth Publishing, 2016.
©2016
Description xvii, 255 pages ; 24 cm.
Note First edition published: 2015.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-254)
Summary In this historic anthology, award-winning writers Rosie Scott and Dr Anita Heiss have gathered together the work of twenty of Australian's finest writers both Indigenous and non-Indigenous together with powerful statements from Northern Territory Elders to bring a new dimension and urgency to an issue that has remained largely outside the public radar. One of the most invasive, puzzling and unprecedented actions by a government in Australian history -- the 2007 NT Intervention by the Howard Government- has resulted in an ongoing and flagrant breach of human rights. The introduction of this racist legislation has never been fully debated nationally nor has there ever been any significant consultation with the Indigenous communities most affected. In compelling fiction, memoir, essays, poetry and communiqués, the dramatic story of the Intervention and the despair, anguish and anger of the First Nations people of the Territory comes alive. The Intervention: an Anthology is an extraordinary document -- deeply moving, impassioned, spiritual, angry and authoritative -- it's essential reading for anyone who wants to understand this passionate opposition.
Subjects Intervention (Federal government) -- Northern Territory
Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Government relations
Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Social conditions
Human rights -- Australia
Other authors Scott, Rosie, 1948 - , editor
Heiss, Anita, 1968 - , editor
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A00871507 2017.102
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