it possible to become an Australian Citizen? Three ways it is possible to become an Australian citizen: 1. By birth: In Australia people automatically become an Australian citizen if they are born here and one or both of their parents is an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia. 2. By descent: If you are the child of an Australian citizen but you are born overseas you will generally be granted Australian citizenship. There are a number of rules that might apply to people in this category
Working Effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Why are Indigenous people in Australia still disadvantaged with regard to health care and services? For the last 200 years Indigenous people have been victims of discrimination, prejudice and disadvantage. Poor education, poor living conditions and general poverty are still overwhelming issues for a large percentage of our people and we remain ‘as a group, the most poverty stricken sector of the working class’ in
peoples’ struggles for rights and freedoms’. Since European invasion in 1788, Indigenous Australians have fought to retain their rights and freedoms and to have governments recognise them. From 1788 and onwards the British created settlements on land that Aboriginal people previously used and controlled. Throughout the 19th century the government applied policies of ‘protection’ that have segregated Aborigines from Australian society by denying them equality and opportunity. They have achieved some significant
coming here today in interest to invest. First I’ll start off by introducing myself. My name is William Minns and I have worked at Remote Living for 7 years now as chief designer and building schemes sub-manager. I’ve also taken a keen interest in Indigenous culture and have witnessed the dreadful conditions that some Aboriginal families have to live in in remote communities. Some children are living below the poverty line in over-crowded and malfunctioning housing situations. I don’t think you can
of the assignment being retained as an exemplar for future students (subject to identifying details being removed). Student Declaration (By typing your name you agree to the above) Amar Sablouh Ethnicity: In 2011, Indigenous people ‘represent around 2.5%’ of the Australian population, whereas they constitute only 1.1% of all applications to university’. The
Worldwide, injustice and adversity are issues that have past subsisted, causing pain and suffering to many. However, there have been several events and individuals of the Indigenous Australian and African American culture, who have demonstrated that throughout times of injustice and adversity, morality exists. As outlined in Deuteronomy 1:39 – “We are born into a world full of evil as well as good. We are not born with the understanding, but we all must learn to tell the difference between them
“Solutions will not be found while the indigenous people are treated as victims for whom someone else must find solutions”- Malcom Fraser, former Prime Minister of Australia. In the ideal Australia – the society is accepting of other cultures, specifically the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their culture and their beliefs. While and equal society within Australia is completely possible, given our history and the current stance of the non-indigenous population, this will be difficult.
“Solutions will not be found while indigenous people are treated as victims for whom someone else must find solutions”- Malcom Fraser, former Prime Minister of Australia. In the ideal Australia – the society is accepting of other cultures, specifically the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their culture and their beliefs. While and equal society within Australia is completely possible, given our history and the currant stance of the non-indigenous population, this will be difficult.
The Effectiveness of the Law in Achieving Justice for Indigenous People In relation to Australia, the term ‘Indigenous peoples’ refers to two distinct cultures of people who inhabited the land prior to European settlement – The Aboriginals and the Torres Strait Islanders. This population declined dramatically over the 19th and early 20th century due to the introduction of new diseases from European settlement, Government policies of dispersal and dispossession, the era
Indigenous Consideration Activity While working with a client from an Indigenous background, it imperative that a practitioner be culturally competent in order to ensure that the client’s culture is acknowledged and incorporated into the system of care provided (Cross, Bazron, Dennis, & Isaacs, 1989, p.1, in Herring et al., 2013). It also ensures that the practitioner is able to adapt his service to meet culturally specific needs of the client as culture plays a key role in the lives of Indigenous