A Thematic History of Bilingual Education in the Northern Territory

  • Brian DevlinEmail author
  • Samantha Disbray
  • Nancy Devlin
Part of the Language Policy book series (LAPO, volume 12)


In 1950 Robert Menzies, then Prime Minister of Australia, was party to a little known, high-level agreement which acknowledged that in some circumstances a bilingual approach in education might be the best way to reach more traditionally oriented Aboriginal students in remote areas of the Northern Territory (NT) of Australia.


Language Policy Aboriginal People Northern Territory Bilingual Education Bilingual Program 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Charles Darwin UniversityCasuarinaAustralia

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