Post colonisation policies and practices have impacted Indigenous communities and families
Post colonisation policies and practices have impacted Indigenous communities and families
In 2000 words, address the following statement:

“Post colonisation policies and practices have impacted Indigenous communities and families”. Discuss and analyse how these policies and practices impact/contribute to contemporary issues within Indigenous communities today.

Within this essay please ensure discussion includes:

• Human rights
• Stolen generation
• Protection and segregation

Further information:
• Your essay must use at least 8 references which should be acknowledged correctly within your paper and in your reference list.
• At least 5 of your sources must be from the required reading from the subject modules.
• Other sources must be reliable academic sources – for example, do not use Creative Spirits, Wikipedia or Skwirk/Red Apple.
• You must use correct terminology.


Rationale

This assessment item links to the following learning outcomes:

◦ Be able to critically analyse post colonisation policies and practices and their impact on Indigenous communities and families;
◦ Be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of contemporary issues which impact upon Indigenous peoples and communities;
◦ Be able to demonstrate skills in research and effective communication;
Be able to apply knowlege of Australias obligations under the United Nations human rights framework for the protection of Indigenous Australian Human Rights.
Presentation
◦ Assessment tasks should be submitted on EASTS as a Microsoft Word document. Do not submit as a PDF document.
◦ The first page should contain your name, student number, subject code, word count and due date. Please use 12 point font and avoid the use of fancy templates with added colour or graphics
◦ Line spacing should be double spacing.
◦ The assessment tasks should be within +/- 10% of the word limit. The word count is taken from the first word to the last word and includes quotes. Quotes must comprise less than 10% of the total word count.
◦ Proof-read your work so that it is free of spelling, grammar and punctuation mistakes. Use language that is appropriate to academic and professional tasks. Ensure you use respectful and appropriate terminology. For assistance, see Learning Skills: http://www.csu.edu.au/division/studserv/learning
◦ Your reference list should contain all source documents that you refer to, quote or paraphrase from. It must conform to the APA referencing style: http://student.csu.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/294977/APAReferencingSummary2013.pdf

Marking criteria
1. Provides an introduction that addresses the content of the essay
Weighting 10%
HD – High Distinction: Addresses the content and contextualises and locates the arguments within the introduction.
D – Distinction: Introduction addresses the content of the essay and introduces and highlights the relevant arguments.
C – Credit: Introduction addresses the content of the essay and introduces the relevant arguments.
P – Pass : Introduction addresses the content of the essay. Makes some attempt to introduce the relevant arguments.

F – Fail: Introduction does not address the content of the essay. Does not introduce the relevant arguments.

2. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of historical and political impacts on Australian Indigenous peoples relating to:
◦ Human Rights
◦ Stolen Generations
◦ Protection and Segregation
◦ Weighting 30
HD: The key historical events and political policies and practices which relate to the impacts on Indigenous Australian peoples have been examined.
D: The key historical events and political policies and practices which relate to the impacts on Indigenous Australian peoples have been assessed.
C: The key historical events and political policies and practices which relate to the impacts on Indigenous Australian peoples have been identified and explained.
P: The key historical events and political policies and practices which relate to the impacts on Indigenous Australian peoples have been identified and described.
F: The key historical events and political policies and practices which relate to the impacts on Indigenous Australian peoples have not been identified and/or described.

3. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the impact of colonisation on:
◦ Human rights
◦ Stolen Generations
◦ Protection and Segregation
Weighting 30%
HD: An examination of how colonisation has impacted on contemporary Indigenous Australians has been undertaken. Examination also considers Indigenous Australian Human Rights, Indigenous Australian Stolen Generations & Indigenous Australians protection and segregation.
D: An assessment of how colonisation has impacted on contemporary Indigenous Australians has been undertaken. Assessment also considers Indigenous Australian Human Rights, Indigenous Australian Stolen Generations & Indigenous Australians protection and segregation.

C: An explanation of how colonisation has impacted on contemporary Indigenous Australians has been undertaken. Explanation also considers Indigenous Australian Human Rights, Indigenous Australian Stolen Generations & Indigenous Australians protection and segregation
P: A description of how colonisation has impacted on contemporary Indigenous Australians has been undertaken. Description also considers Indigenous Australian Human Rights, Indigenous AustralianStolen Generations & Indigenous Australians protection and segregation.
F: Knowledge of how colonisation has impacted on contemporary Indigenous Australians has not been undertaken. Does not consider Indigenous Australian Human Rights, Indigenous Australian Stolen Generations & Indigenous Australians protection and segregation.

4. Provides a concluding summary of the argument
Weighting 10%
HD: Summarises the arguments and reflects on the key points
D: Summarises the arguments and provides an analysis of the key points
C: Summarises the arguments and explains the key points
P: Summarises the arguments
F: Knowledge of how colonisation has impacted on contemporary Indigenous Australians has not been undertaken. Does not consider Indigenous Australian Human Rights, Indigenous Australian Stolen Generations & Indigenous Australians protection and segregation. .

5. Clarity of structure, written expression and presentation, and correct citations and referencing where required
Weighting 20%

HD: Grammar, spelling and structure are correct. Argument is well developed. Adheres to prescribed format including word limit. Uses APA academic referencing correctly. Correct terminology has been used. Writing is succinct.
D: Grammar, spelling and structure are correct. Argument is clear. Adheres to prescribed format including word limit. Uses APA academic referencing correctly. Correct terminology has been used
C: Grammar, spelling and structure are correct. Argument is evident. Adheres to prescribed format including word limit. Use of APA academic referencing has been attempted. Correct terminology has been used.
P: Grammar, spelling and structure are correct. There is some attempt to develop an argument. Adheres to prescribed format including word limit. Use of APA academic referencing has been attempted. Some incorrect terminology
F: An academic standard of writing is not demonstrated. There is little to no attempt to develop an argument. Does not adhere to prescribed format. There is no attempt to use an approved academic referencing system. Incorrect terminology.