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Indigenous Australia: Contemporary Issues (6878.6)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice



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    • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (176407) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165276) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (153830) - View
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    The subject explores the contemporary issues affecting the relationships between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians. As an important component of multicultural studies it is of value for all Australians not only as a study of intrinsic worth, but also as a means of facilitating positive inter-group relations and enabling people to better understand their own culture through contrast.

    Learning Outcomes


    1) Critically reflect on historical and contemporary issues affecting the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians

    2) Articulate the main causes and forms of racism

    3) Demonstrate skills in developing and implementing antiracist strategies in a variety of community settings

    4) Adopt a socially responsible personal position on inter-group relations (not assessed)

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 2 hour tutorial.


    Successful completion of at least 24 credit points or permission of the subject convener.



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