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Friday, 12 August 2016

How Indigenous people are still homeless in modern Australia

How Indigenous people are still homeless in modern Australia
 - Since colonisation, Aboriginal people have been internally displaced from their country. The doctrine of terra nullius – a land without people – was established under British colonial government and persisted in Australian law until 1992). It served to reinforce the concept that Indigenous land was “empty”; it belonged to no one and so could rightly be claimed for Western exploitation or settlement. This doctrine