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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Unaipon, David (1872–1967)

Kim Torney.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 175 words.

(1872–1967)

served as a spokesperson for the Aboriginal community for more than 50 years. Of Ngarrindjeri descent, born

Outstations

John Hirst.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 150 words.

are small settlements of Aborigines, usually close kin, who have left the large artificial ‘communities’ which had been gathered

Citizenship

Helen Irving.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 814 words.

means, broadly, membership of a political community. Beyond this minimal definition, however, lies much debate. For many decades before it

Local government

John Hirst.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 871 words.

has not been a necessity in Australia. It might be thought that in pioneering times local communities would have to

Local history

Graeme Davison.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 1485 words.

the history of local communities, small and large, often written for and by the locals themselves, is among the most

Voluntary services

Helen Doyle.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 259 words.

have been provided by a range of charitable and benevolent organisations, supported by church and community groups. The origins lie

Cooperative settlements

Helen Doyle.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 277 words.

are schemes to create rural communities by collective endeavour. They were first proposed in NSW in the 1820s, but not

Country Women's Association

Helen Doyle.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 195 words.

is a non-profit, non-sectarian, community-based women's organisation, established largely through the efforts of Grace Emily Munro (1879–1964). Following

Foundations

Graeme Davison.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 1888 words.

are the rock upon which communities build their history. Many traditional societies have their foundation myths—Rome, for example, has the

Standard of living

Graeme Davison.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 1556 words.

as a measure of individual and community well-being, was a social objective deeply grounded in Australian experience even before statisticians

Catholic Church

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Is the denomination of Western Christianity in communion with the Pope that traces its faith in Jesus Christ to the community formed around the apostles. Since the European Reformation of...

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Cooperative settlements

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Are schemes to create rural communities by collective endeavour. They were first proposed in NSW in the 1820s, but not established. An early attempt at group settlement in Van Diemen's ...

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Progress associations

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Were voluntary non-political bodies formed from among local residents in order to press for the improvement of basic services and community facilities in their own neighbourhoods. The first...

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Mei Quong Tart

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

(1850–1903),

was an entrepreneur and philanthropist, notable among early Chinese in Australia for his social, cultural and economic integration into the European-Australian...

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Alan Edgar Walker

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

(1911–2001)

was a Methodist minister at the NSW coalfield town of Cessnock. His strong social mission informed the book he wrote about the community and its needs, Coaltown (1945)....

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Foundations

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Are the rock upon which communities build their history. Many traditional societies have their foundation myths—Rome, for example, has the story of Romulus and Remus—but modern settler...

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Local government

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Has not been a necessity in Australia. It might be thought that in pioneering times local communities would have to provide for themselves, but this was not so. The colonial ...

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Voluntary services

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Have been provided by a range of charitable and benevolent organisations, supported by church and community groups. The origins lie in the Christian practice of charity, supplemented by...

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outstations

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Are small settlements of Aborigines, usually close kin, who have left the large artificial ‘communities’ which had been gathered together at missions, reserves, and cattle stations. They...

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Country Women's Association

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

(CWA)

is a non-profit, non-sectarian, community-based women's organisation, established largely through the efforts of Grace Emily Munro (1879–1964). Following a conference...

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