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Makarrata

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Australasian and Pacific History.

A Yolngu word commonly interpreted as ‘coming together after a struggle’. The former National Aboriginal Conference passed a resolution in 1979, calling for a Makarrata between the...

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National trusts

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Australasian and Pacific History.

Were formed in NSW in 1947, SA in 1955, and Victoria in 1956, followed by WA, Tasmania and Qld. Campaigns to conserve native bushland, like Sydney's Kuring-Gai National Park, and ...

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Reserve Bank of Australia

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History — Law.

The RBA was created by the Reserve Bank Act 1959 (Cth) as Australia's central bank, whose main responsibility is monetary policy. Other major roles of the RBA are to maintain ...

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Samuel Walker Griffith

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History — Law.

(born 21 June 1845; died 9 August 1920; Chief Justice 1903–19)

had a political and legal career of great distinction. He was twice Premier of Queensland, and then Chief Justice,...

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