By David Cousins
In 1973, Peter Rogers concluded that 'Australia has no longer performed itself justice within the dealing with of contemporary as opposed to Aborigines conflict... the shortcoming of preparation... is a shame to govt, deepest enterprises and unions alike'.
What has occurred given that then? Aboriginals and the mining industry experiences 3 major questions - to what volume have Aboriginals shared within the culmination of the mining growth? Have new land rights helped Aboriginals safeguard their pursuits as stricken by mining? And what has been the contribution of mining to the commercial improvement of distant Aboriginal groups? those are important questions for all considering the influence of mining growth on Aboriginal communities.
This booklet reports the participation of Aborigines within the mining corporation employment. It examines the contribution of the new land rights laws to holding Aboriginal pursuits. And it asks how a long way the expansion of mining in distant components of Australia has aided the commercial improvement of Aboriginal teams dwelling there. precise case reports of mining tasks incorporated.
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