Making a Difference: Fifty years of Indigenous Programs at Monash University, 1964-2014

Sitarani Kerin

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Abstract

Established In 1964 the Centre for Research Into Aboriginal Affairs propelled
Monash University into a position of academic leadership In the ongoing struggle
for justice for Aboriginal people. Leading the way in research into the causes
of Aboriginal disadvantage and the teaching of Aboriginal Studies. Monash
has also been at the forefront of moves to widen educational and employment
opportunities for Indigenous people. Focusing on the leaders who steered
Monash's lndigenous programs over half-a-century, Making a Difference tells
the story of visionary and committed individuals -some newcomers to Australia,
some Australian-born, some Indigenous - who sought to improve Aboriginal
peoples' lives in the face of numerous obstacles.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationClayton Vic Australia
PublisherMonash University Publishing
Number of pages158
ISBN (Print)9781925377248
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Publication series

NameIndigenous Studies
PublisherMonash University Publishing

Keywords

  • Aboriginal Australian History
  • Aboriginal Australian Education
  • Aboriginal Australian Social conditions

Cite this

Kerin, S. (2016). Making a Difference: Fifty years of Indigenous Programs at Monash University, 1964-2014. (Indigenous Studies). Monash University Publishing.