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    colonisation of Australia, many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are wary of white institutions and social welfare’ ( Chenoweth & McAuliffe 2012, p.274). Identify and discuss one or two of the historical events that have impacted on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and how the effects are seen today. Introduction This papers focus is based on the historical events that have being experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people during colonisation. The most traumatising

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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have faced disadvantages in various areas, particularly housing. The disadvantages these people face now are the result of policies introduced by the European settlers, then the government. The policies introduced were protection, assimilation, integration and self-determination. It is hard to understand the housing disadvantages faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people if their history is not

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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Until the 1960s, indigenous Australians – Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders – were denied rights and access to the legal system and excluded from formal participation in the political process. They were not counted in population censuses, were not allowed to serve on juries nor give evidence in court. Mostly, the government treated indigenous people as if they didn’t exist. In 1962, indigenous people were given the right to vote in

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    Torres Strait Islanders, death is something that is not taken lightly. The people of this indigenous community do not fear death; however, the death of friends and family members brings extreme grief, just as it does with any other society. In some ways the Torres Strait Islander’s death ceremonies are no different than ours, they mainly consist of a burial and a mourning period. Although there are some similarities, there are many more differences. When a person dies in the Torres Strait Islands

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    Comparative Analysis of Australian Aboriginals, Torres Strait Islanders, and the First Nations of Canada INTRODUCTION Equality in health implies that ideally everyone should have a fair opportunity to attain his or her full health potential and, more reasonably, that no one should be disadvantaged from achieving this potential. Based on this definition, the aim of policy for equity and health is not to eliminate all health differences so that everyone has the same level and quality of health

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    DETAILS OF MATTER BEFORE THE COURT On the 11th of March 2014 at the Melbourne Magistrates Court, the lowest Court in the judicial hierarchy, a criminal hearing (file number D12223078) took place in Court 4 between the defendant, Adam Caleb Hines and Victoria Police CIU Transit. Senior Constable Ryan was the Informant in this matter. Magistrate Rozencwajg conducted the Court proceedings on this day. The defendant was late and as a result the hearing was adjourned for half an hour. When Court

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    The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People have undergone much change since the colonisation. They have seen their lands dispossessed, been subjected to murder, rape, been denied of their language, cultures and spiritual beliefs as well as being denied of any individuality. It is because of problems such as these that the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are experiencing rates of mental illness far above that of the national average. This essay aims to discuss some of the social, emotional

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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were social beings who were linked to other people (including ancestors), through a number of totemic relationships. These relationships were very complex and test the intellectual agility of those who try to understand them. Most commentators speak and write about Aboriginal social relationships using the word tribe. "The system is worked out according to certain principles which are observed by the Aborigines:

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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander refers to persons of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and are accepted as such by the community in which they live. There are three key factors to be mindful of when exploring concepts of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander wellbeing: the wide-ranging impact of European colonisation; the influence of geographical and cultural dimensions on individuals and communities; and the barriers

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    The Aboriginals & Torres Strait Islander‘s reside in remote locations in specific regions, which makes it difficult for them to access high quality maternity health care facilities. The skilled maternity service providers play a crucial role in providing the required care and services, which can help in improving the health of women and children during the birth. The midwives play an important role in ensuring that the reasonable care is taken during the birthing process, and also after the birth

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