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The responsibility of state and local governments for service delivery to Aboriginal people: : the Halls Creek case, Greg Crough

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The responsibility of state and local governments for service delivery to Aboriginal people: : the Halls Creek case
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The responsibility of state and local governments for service delivery to Aboriginal people:
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the Halls Creek case
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Greg Crough
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eng
Summary
Discusses background to Supreme Court case in Western Australia which decided that the state government was not bound by the WA Health Act; also discusses which level of government takes responsibility for service delivery to Indigenous communities living on Indigenous land; ways in which Indigenous land is held in Western Australia; role of state government and role of ATSIC; report of the Task Force on Aboriginal Social Justice recommended changes in the administrative arrangements of Aboriginal affairs in Western Australia; mentions two further reports: 'Report of the Chief Executive Working Party on Essential Services to Aboriginal Communities' (Hames report) and ' Provision of Services to Aboriginal People in Western Australia: the Issues, an Action Plan and Proposed Legislation'; compares policy recommendations in these reports to similar policies introduced by the Northern Territory Government in the early 1980s; comments on the continuing element of assimilation in the concept of normalisation; role of local government in health services delivery; discusses why local government has not extended the benefits of the Western Australian Health Act to Aboriginal communities; details of the litigation by the Shire of Halls Creek against the Aboriginal Lands Trust for not providing appropriate sanitation facilities for a group of people living on Aboriginal Lands Trust land
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Crough, G. J.
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  • Aboriginal Communities Development Program
  • Australia.
  • Australia
  • Western Australia
  • Western Australia.
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The responsibility of state and local governments for service delivery to Aboriginal people: : the Halls Creek case, Greg Crough
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http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/journals/AILR/1997/
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The responsibility of state and local governments for service delivery to Aboriginal people: : the Halls Creek case, Greg Crough
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http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/journals/AILR/1997/
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Includes bibliographic references

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