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Posted on April 29, 2011. Filed under: Reference, Web sites | Tags: , , |

Barani Sydney’s indigenous history: this City of Sydney website provides information in themes including people and place, first contact, government policy and significant people. It includes a glossary and timeline

Close The Gap Information about Australian indigenous health and the Close the Gap campaign on the Australian Human Rights Commission web site.

Australian Human Rights Commission

The Bringing Them Home oral history interviews This is a National Library of Australia website featuring oral history interviews with people who were involved in or affected by the removal of Indigenous children from their families.

Mountains of Help The web version of the directory recently launched at Springwood library providing advice about support services for young people in the Blue Mountains

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Human Rights and Babies

Posted on March 17, 2010. Filed under: Books, Reference | Tags: , , |

Titles recently added to our Reference collection

Human rights in Australia

This is part of our Find Legal Answers collection. It offers a comprehensive collection of international, Australian and comparative human rights materials. Includes each federal, State and Territory anti-discrimination laws as well as important High Court cases on a range of human rights issues. Useful for HSC Legal Studies: Human Rights.

Held in the Springwood Reference Collection.

75,000+ Baby Names for the 21st Century

This is the largest collection of baby names available in Australia (and possibly the world!).
Modern, traditional and global names are represented to give new parents a culturally diverse and imaginative range of baby names. Each name has an easy-to-understand meaning and includes the widest array of spelling variations. Names have been taken from 220 different languages, from continents Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australia, to island nations Western Samoa and Fiji to create a totally comprehensive selection. As well as modern creative names, the ancient languages are all well represented including some exotic choices from Assyrian to Gothic or Phoenician. Available at all branches in Reference.

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