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The Nuclear Fuel Cycle and South Australian Parliamentary Debates - 1976 to 1982
(History Trust of South Australia and the State Electoral Office, 2007-03)
On the 27 September 1977 Opposition leader, Dr David Tonkin, moved: That this House believes it is safe to mine and treat uranium in South Australia, rescinds its decision taken on 30 March 1977, and urges the Government ...
Aboriginal legal aid funding: discriminatory policy or a failure of federalism?
(Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales, 2009)
Australia’s federal system of government poses some difficulty in relation to compliance with obligations under international instruments, notwithstanding the Commonwealth’s unequivocal powers on external affairs in the ...
Norway's Sami Parliament
(Arena Publications, 2009)
There are many parallels between the role and function of the Samediggi, or Sami Parliament, and the former Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC). However, the positive approach of the Norwegian ...
Bhikhu Parekh's multiculturalist critique of liberalism
(Australian Political Studies Association, 2009)
Bhikhu Parekh argues that we must look beyond liberal democracy to a process of 'intercultural dialogue' in order to accommodate the legitimate claims of multiculturalism. He gives two main reasons: first, liberalism is ...
Notions of ecological citizenship in climate justice campaigns
(Ecopolitics Association of Australasia/Griffith University, Centre for Governance and Public Policy, 2005)
Within the climate change debate, organisations within the environment movement who stress a specific type of differentiated approach have come to be referred to as climate justice campaigns. These campaigns advocate ...
Balancing individualism and collectivism: user-centric policy design to enhance evolutionary development and to address complex needs
The paper discusses research on representation, accountability and sustainability based on testing out ideas with those who are to be affected by the decision-making process. The paper reflects on the relevance of participation ...
Climate justice campaigns and environmental refugees
(Macquarie University, 2004)
This paper is a preliminary discussion of the connections between environmental and human security through the notion of environmental refugees. The concept of environmental refugees appeared in a 1985 paper that argued ...
Making meaning of women's networks: a community of practice framework
(University of Southern Queensland, 2007)
Ecological citizenship - a new landscape for human rights Debate?
(The Australasian Political Studies Association, 2005)
Locating justice in a warming world: developing notions of climate justice in the UK and the USA
(Australasian Political Science Association, 2008)
This paper analyses the development and application of notions of climate justice by non-governmental groups (NGOs) within two Western developed nations. I argue that the development of the discourse of climate justice in ...