Literature

ELIZABETH GANTER THESIS

Dr Ganter stresses that the government needs to realise the significance of the invitation it extends to Aboriginal people. What is this absence and how do Aboriginal senior officials individually and collectively participate in making it present in the Northern Territory bureaucracy? Tuesday 20th of September Please direct all enquiries to: While not all of my interviewees saw themselves as representing other Aboriginal people, it is an important finding that they described their contributions to the public service with reference to an Aboriginal interest wider than their own whether or not they were working in an Aboriginal policy or program. While her research focused on the Northern Territory Government, Dr Ganter says her findings are applicable to any public institution seeking Indigenous participation. But it was not until the time of the transfers of Northern Territory self-government in the s that Aboriginal employee numbers were assessed against the proportion of Aborigines in the Northern Territory and found wanting.

Aboriginal senior officials in the self-governing Northern Territory. Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre www. It draws upon historical material and interviews with 76 current and former Aboriginal senior officials which I carried out in Darwin, Alice Springs and other Northern Territory locations in Menu Members login Contact us Search. Contact information Dr Elizabeth Ganter Mobile: Through its various Aboriginal employment policies over the decades since self-government, the Northern Territory Government has continued to seek out and to seek to demonstrate publicly the administrative presence of Aborigines. ANU Press is a globally recognised leader in open-access academic publishing.

This is a study of Aboriginal representation in the administration of the Northern Territory before and since self-government.

While not all of my interviewees saw themselves as representing other Aboriginal people, it is an important finding that they described their contributions to the public service with reference to an Aboriginal interest wider than their own whether or not they were working in an Aboriginal policy or program. We produce fully peer-reviewed monographs and journals across a wide range of subject areas, with a special focus on Australian and international policy, Indigenous studies and the Asia-Pacific region.

It draws upon historical material and interviews with 76 current and former Aboriginal senior officials which I carried out in Darwin, Alice Springs and other Northern Territory locations in Many Aboriginal public servants feel they are under-recognised and under-valued, according to recent research by the Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre.

  CURRICULUM VITAE EBENISTE

What is this absence and how do Aboriginal senior officials individually and collectively participate in making it present in the Northern Territory bureaucracy? Value their knowledge and connections.

elizabeth ganter thesis

Representation is said to make something present which is absent. Copyright Gqnter Privacy Freedom of information. Tuesday 20th of September Please direct all enquiries to: Some meant, by this, encouraging their own families and thesiw to conform to an ideal of good citizenship by seeking their compliance with the delivery of government services. Elizabeth Ganter Elizabeth Ganter, a public servant and academic, lived and worked in the Northern Territory for over 25 years.

Through its various Aboriginal employment policies over the decades since self-government, the Northern Territory Government has continued to seek out and to seek to demonstrate publicly the administrative presence of Aborigines.

Indigenous Studies Portal :: Self-Government

Skip to main content. Some meant, by this, encouraging their own families and communities to conform to an ideal of good citizenship by seeking their compliance with the delivery of government services. She wrote Reluctant Representatives: What is this absence and how do Aboriginal senior officials individually and collectively participate in making it present in the Northern Territory bureaucracy?

As the sole instigator of the study, Dr Ganter received funding from the Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre, whose philosophy, she says, is to conduct desert research by engaging with the people who live and work there. Dr Elizabeth Ganter Mobile: CRC Association members have access to special arrangements, discounts and deals from these proud Australian supporters:. One comment, from a senior public servant, stood out in particular to Dr Ganter. Aboriginal senior officials in the self-governing Northern Territory Project overview This project is a PhD thesis concerning Aboriginal representation in the Northern Territory Government.

This is a study of Aboriginal representation in the administration of the Northern Territory before and since self-government. Reluctant Representatives gives us a rare glimpse into the working world of the individuals behind the Indigenous public sector employment statistics. Dr Elizabeth Ganter, who interviewed 76 current or former Aboriginal employees of the Northern Territory Government about their experiences representing their people through employment, says her research yields some important messages for government.

  DPS JODHPUR HOLIDAY HOMEWORK FOR CLASS 8

Elizabeth Ganter, a public servant and academic, lived and worked in the Northern Territory for over 25 years.

Elizabeth Ganter

North Australia Research Unit. Aboriginal senior officials in the self-governing Northern Territory. While not all of my interviewees saw themselves as representing other Aboriginal people, it is an important finding that they described their contributions to the public service with reference to an Aboriginal interest wider than their own whether or not they were working in an Aboriginal policy or program.

But it was not until the time of the transfers of Northern Territory self-government in the ganetr that Aboriginal employee numbers were assessed against the proportion of Aborigines in the Northern Territory and found wanting. Through its various Aboriginal employment policies over the decades since self-government, the Northern Territory Government tgesis continued to seek out and to seek to demonstrate publicly the administrative presence of Aborigines.

While her research focused on the Northern Territory Government, Dr Ganter says her findings are applicable to any public institution seeking Indigenous participation.

elizabeth ganter thesis

If bureaucracies are to represent the communities they serve, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public servants need to be heard and need to know their people are heard. It draws upon historical material and interviews with 76 current and former Aboriginal senior officials which I carried out in Darwin, Alice Springs and other Northern Territory locations in Contact information Elisabeth Elizabeth Ganter Mobile: Many described themselves as role models thesiz other Aborigines.

Her question suggests tensions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who have accepted the long-standing invitation to join the ranks of the public service.