On the ground

Stanley, Fiona
August 2013
Griffith Review;2013, Issue 41, p90
The author explains that the key to bridging the persistent social, health, educational, and opportunity gaps between the First Nations peoples of Australia and the rest of the country's citizens is to offer them the power to develop the programs that are best suited to the needs of their communities. She also suggests that in order for them to succeed, the social services designed to improve the well-being of Aborigines should instill in these people a sense of pride in their own culture.


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