This subject frames policy developments in Indigenous Australian affairs between first British contact and 1967 from Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian standpoints. It critically examines Indigenous Australian politics in relation to hegemonic political structures. Specific policy developments and legislative determinations are critically examined from Indigenous Australian perspectives and considered in light of Indigenous Australian pursuits of rights and self-determination. Students will examine the evolution of Indigenous Australian policy and analyse evident discourses. This subject explores the workings of policy implementation and how this impacts on the pursuit of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian interests. Students will be asked to examine and reflect on standpoint in relation to Australian policy.
School of Indigenous Australian Studies
Enrolment in this subject is available to students who have completed IKC100, IKC101, IKC102, IKC103, IKC200, IKC201, IKC202, IKC300, IKC302, and IKC303.
There is some commonality between learning outcomes and syllabus however the latter complies with AQF Level 8 standard. No TCR is applicable to IKC303 and IKC404.
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of IKC404 in Session 2 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.