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Inquiry into language learning in Indigenous communities

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Report

On Monday 17 September 2012, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs tabled the report of its inquiry into Language Learning in Indigenous Communities entitled Our Land, Our Languages: Language Learning in Indigenous Communities.

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 7 chapters and 3 appendices.

Our Land, Our Languages: Language Learning in Indigenous Communities

Front Cover (PDF 3056KB)

Preliminary pages (PDF 151KB)
Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations and List of Recommendations

Chapter 1 (PDF 66KB)
Introduction

Chapter 2 (PDF 300KB)
The role of Indigenous languages

Chapter 3 (PDF 249KB)
Indigenous languages policy

Chapter 4 (PDF 349KB)
Learning Indigenous languages and Standard Australian English

Chapter 5 (PDF 203KB)
Teaching Indigenous languages

Chapter 6 (PDF 260KB)
Interpreting and translating Indigenous languages

Chapter 7 (PDF 185KB)
Preserving languages for future generations

Appendix A (PDF 47KB)
List of Submissions

Appendix B (PDF 88KB)
List of Hearings and Witnesses

Appendix C (PDF 35KB)
List of Exhibits


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