Courses & Units

Contemporary Indigenous Australia HAB102

Hobart, Launceston

This unit has been discontinued.



Provides a detailed introduction to contemporary Aboriginal socio-economic experience across Australia from the final decades of the 20th century. Issues addressed include the extent of Aboriginal disadvantage; the experience of racism; aspects of contemporary Aboriginal cultures; child welfare, health and education issues. All issues are examined within the context of Indigenous self-determination. The unit highlights both Aboriginal disadvantage and Aboriginal achievement.


Unit name Contemporary Indigenous Australia
Unit code HAB102
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages

Teaching staff

Dr Mitchell Rolls

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019

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Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
not applicable

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Teaching Pattern

H on-campus, 2 x 50 minute weekly lectures, plus 1 weekly face to face tutorial.

L on-campus, 2 x 50 minute weekly lectures accessed via MyLo mymedia, plus 1 weekly face to face tutorial.

Off-campus, 2 x 50 minute weekly lectures accessed via MyLo mymedia, plus online tutorial discussions.


On/Off Campus:
Short written assignment totalling 750 words (20%), 1,750 essay (40%), 2-hr exam (40%)

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