Nuclear Family Nuclear Mindset – 9th bit

In this 9th bit attention is paid to who and/or what is excluded from forms of representation of Australian life by the workings of statutory definitions of ‘traditional Aboriginal owners’ as applied in two instances by different Aboriginal Land Commissioners.

“So what?” you may say, given the large number of people who have been included as traditional owners by the workings of that Act. Well, what is excluded may be something which makes all the difference to life in this country, especially in regard to properly recognising and affirming indigenous sovereignty.