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Melissa Johns

Document: Staff Publication

Sanders, W. and Johns, M. ‘Debating Indigenous issues: More continuity than change’, Australian Journal of Social Issues, 40 (1): 55–71.

Document: Staff Publication

Johns, M. and Altman, J.C. A Comparison of Welfare Changes in Prescribed Northern Territory Indigenous Communities and Four Cape York, Queensland Remote Indigenous Communities, Report to the CLC, 19pp., November.

Document: Staff Publication

Johns, M. 'In their own words: National emergency response media timeline', in J. Altman and M. Hinkson (eds), Coercive Reconciliation: Stabilise, Normalise, Exit Aboriginal Australia, Arena Publications Association, Melbourne, pp. 325-35.

Document: Topical Issue

Submission by CAEPR researchers Jon Altman, Boyd Hunter and Melissa Johns to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry into Poverty and Financial Hardship in Australia, 18 September 2003. The document contains a brief literature review of key CAEPR publications on Indigenous poverty, and a listing of other relevant publications on Indigenous Australian socioeconomic status.

Document: Working Paper

This paper examines and compares two Indigenous jurisdictions in the Northern Territory and Cape York that have been subject to radical policy interventions by Federal and State Governments. The Northern Territory intervention emerged from the June 2007 release of the Ampe Akelyernemane Meke Mekarle (Little Children Are Sacred) report into child abuse and neglect. The Cape York trial, as it has become known, is a four year trial devised by the Cape York Institute and Cape York Partnerships.

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