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General

Global Education
Australian Human Rights Commission
Face the facts : Some questions and answers about Indigenous Peoples, Migrants and Refugees and Asylum Seekers (2008) (pdf, Australian Human Rights Commission)
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Amnesty International
United Nations
United Nations Information Centre, Canberra
Links to Human Rights Organizations and Resources (Recommended by - Australian Human Rights Commission )
State of the Village Report

Link to website for: Forestry & Conservation; Nuclear power; Whaling; Nuclear Armament; Recycling and Waste; Renewable Energy; Fossil Fuels.


Water: Australia

Water: science and solutions for Australia - CSIRO book edited by Dr Ian Prosser (free PDF/ePub). The book is also in our library, kindly donated by Dr Prosser.
Australia’s Water - government policies & other links (www.environment.gov.au/water/).
Murray-Darling Basin Authority – Many links and info about the river system.
National Water Commission
Commonwealth Environmental Water and also Commonwealth environmental water outcomes report 2010-2011
Aust. Water Association
Water agencies in Aust.- Links to government agencies in each state.
http://www.environment.gov.au/water/education/index.html - Aust. Water Education Toolkit – Many links to websites & info.
http://www.bom.gov.au/water/ - Water data and forecasts.
http://australia.gov.au/topics/environment-and-natural-resources/land-and-water-resources - Water & land links.
Australian Bureau of Statistics:
www.awa.asn.au - Australian Water Association
www.water.gov.au - Australian Water Resources 2005
www.clw.csiro.au - CSIRO Land and Water
www.environment.gov.au - Department of the Environment:
www.nwc.gov.au - National Water Commission
www.savewater.com.au - SaveWater
www.wentworthgroup.org - Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists

Water: Global issues

http://www.worldwater.org/ - Global freshwater.
http://www.worldwater.org/conflict/index.html - Water conflict – lists, timelines, maps.
http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0019/001922/192216e.pdf - Effect of global change on water resources.
WWAP (World Water Assessment Program)- UNESCO program.
Water in a changing world (WWAP)
World Health Organisation: Water sanitation
World Water Forum 2012
Vital water graphics: an overview of the state of the world’s fresh and marine waters- UN Environmental Program.
International Water Management Institute
World Water Council
Water consumption: Worldometers
http://www.waterfootprint.org/?page=files/home - Water footprint of nations & products.
Global water security-
Food and Agriculture Organisation (UN): Water

International conflicts

International Crisis GroupWorking to prevent conflict worldwide.
First3.0 Facts on international relations and security trends
The International The future of journalism.
The WWW virtual library: International affairs resourcesGlobal studies sources.
International Peace InstitutePromoting the prevention and settlement of conflict.
Wikipedia: List of territorial disputes
Wikipedia: Lists of active separatist movements
Go to Best of history websitesand search for specific conflicts eg Middle East conflict.
International conflicts Ed. at Scoopit.

Climate Change

www.acfonline.org.au - Australian Conservation Foundation
www.bom.gov.au/climate - Bureau of Meteorology Australia
www.cana.net.au - Climate Action Network Australia
www.climatechangeinaustralia.gov.au - Climate Change in Australia
www.climateinstitute.org.au - Climate Institute
CSIRO

www.daff.gov.au/climatechange - Department of Agriculture
www.climatechange.gov.au - Department of Climate Change
www.foe.org.au - Friends of the Earth
www.greenpeace.org.au - Greenpeace Australia Pacific
http://wwf.org.au - WWF-Australia

Marine Conservation

www.acfonline.org.au - Australian Conservation Foundation (Marine page)
www.australiancoralreefsociety.org - Australian Coral Reef Society
www.afma.gov.au - Australian Fisheries Management Authority
www.aims.gov.au - Australian Institute of Marine Sciences
www.marineconservation.org.au - Australian Marine Conservation Society
www.amsa.gov.au - Australian Maritime Safety Authority
www.csiro.au/Outcomes/Oceans - CSIRO Oceans and Coasts
www.daff.gov.au/fisheries - Department of Agriculture
www.gbrmpa.gov.au - Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
www.mesa.edu.au - Marine Education Society of Australasia Inc
www.reefed.edu.au - ReefED
www.wilderness.org.au/campaigns/marine-sanctuaries - The Wilderness Society (Marine Santuaries)
http://wwf.org.au/ourwork/oceans- World Wildlife Fund (Oceans page)

Whaling

www.marineconservation.org.au - Australian Marine Conservation Society
www.awcs.org.au - Australian Whale Conservation Society
www.environment.gov.au - Department of the Environment
www.greenpeace.org - Greenpeace
www.hsi.org.au - Humane Society International
www.stopwhaling.com.au - International Fund For Animal Welfare
http://iwc.int/home - International Whaling Commission
www.whales.org.au - Whales on the Net
www.wwf.org.au - World Wildlife Fund

Population Growth

Australian Bureau of Statistics

www.acfonline.org.au - Australian Conservation Foundation
www.apo.org.au - Australian Policy Online
www.apa.org.au - Australian Population Association
www.apop.com.au - Australian Population Institute
www.bca.com.au - Business Council of Australia
www.immi.gov.au - Department of Immigration and Border Protection
www.onlineopinion.com.au - On Line Opinion
www.populationparty.com - Stable Population Party of Australia
www.population.org.au - Sustainable Population Australia
Department of Immigration. Australia's refugee and humanitarian programme
Parliament of Australia Library: Asylum seekers and refugees: what are the facts?

Food Security and Hunger

www.ausaid.gov.au - AusAID
Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARE)
http://aciar.gov.au - Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
www.csiro.au - Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organization (CSIRO)
www.daff.gov.au - Department of Agriculture
www.fao.org - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
http://foodwise.com.au - Foodwise
www.foe.org - Friends of the Earth
www.sciencealert.com.au - Science Alert
www.worldbank.org/foodcrisis - The World Bank
www.worldvision.com.au - World Vision Australia

Renewable Energy

www.ata.org.au - Alternative Technology Association
www.abs.gov.au - Australian Bureau of Statistics
www.acfonline.org.au - Australian Conservation Foundation
www.cana.net.au - Climate Action Network Australia
www.csiro.au - CSIRO
www.climatechange.gov.au - Department of Climate Change
www.environment.gov.au - Department of the Environment
www.energymatters.com.au - Energy Matters
www.foe.org.au - Friends of the Earth
www.greenpower.com.au - Green Power
www.greenpeace.org.au - Greenpeace Australia Pacific
www.cleanenergyregulator.gov.au - Clean Energy Regulator
www.climateinstitute.org.au - The Climate Institute
wwf.org.au - WWF-Australia

Nuclear Power

www.anawa.org.au - Anti-Nuclear Alliance of WA
www.acfonline.org.au - Australian Conservation Foundation
www.nuclearaustralia.org.au - Australian Nuclear Association
www.ansto.gov.au - Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
www.arpansa.gov.au - Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
http://beyondnuclearinitiative.com - Beyond Nuclear Initiative
www.choosenuclearfree.net - Choose Nuclear Free
www.foe.org.au - Friends of the Earth Australia
www.greenpeace.org/international - Greenpeace International
www.helencaldicott.com - Helen Caldicott, MD
www.iaea.org - International Atomic Energy Agency
www.mapw.org.au - Medical Association for the Prevention of War
www.nucnet.org - NucNet (World’s Nuclear News Agency)
www.wilderness.org.au - The Wilderness Society
www.sacome.org.au - Uranium SA
www.world-nuclear.org - World Nuclear Association

Energy and Fossil Fuels

www.abs.gov.au - Australian Bureau of Statistics
www.australiancoal.com.au - Australian Coal Association
www.acfonline.org.au - Australian Conservation Foundation
www.beyondzeroemissions.org - Beyond Zero Emissions
www.csiro.au - CSIRO
www.climatechange.gov.au - Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
www.energymatters.com.au - Energy Matters
www.ga.gov.au/energy.html - Geoscience Australia
www.iea.org - International Energy Agency

Land Management

Australian Bureau of Statistics
www.nrm.gov.au - Caring for our Country
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
www.clw.csiro.au - CSIRO Land and Water
www.daff.gov.au - Department of Agriculture
www.environment.gov.au - Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
www.weeds.gov.au - Weeds in Australia

Threatened Species

www.abs.gov.au - Australian Bureau of Statistics
www.acfonline.org.au - Australian Conservation Foundation
www.amcs.org.au - Australian Marine Conservation Society
www.iucn.org - International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
www.wilderness.org.au - The Wilderness Society

Recycling and Waste

www.abs.gov.au - Australian Bureau of Statistics
www.acor.org.au - Australian Council of Recyclers
www.cleanup.org.au - Clean Up Australia
www.livingthing.net.au - Our Environment – It's a Living Thing
http://recyclingnearyou.com.au - Planet Ark
www.pacia.org.au - Plastics and Chemical Industries Association Inc
www.pneb.com.au - Publishers National Environment Bureau
www.wasteauthority.wa.gov.au - Towards Zero Waste
www.wastewise.wa.gov.au - WasteWise Schools Program
www.zerowaste.sa.gov.au - Zero Waste SA

Forestry and Conservation

www.abs.gov.au - Australian Bureau of Statistics
www.acfonline.org.au - Australian Conservation Foundation
www.daff.gov.au/forestry - Department of Agriculture
www.forestlearning.edu.au - Forest Learning (Forest and Wood Products Australia Ltd)
www.forestrycorporation.com.au - Forest Corporation of NSW
www.foe.org.au - Friends of the Earth Australia
www.greenpeace.org/australia - Greenpeace Australia
www.iucn.org - International Union for Conservation of Nature
www.un.org/en/events/iyof2011/ - United Nations (International Year of Forests, 2011)
www.wwf.org.au - WWF Australia

Natural Disasters

www.ag.gov.au - Attorney-General’s Department
www.ausaid.gov.au - AusAID
Australian Bureau of Statistics
www.acfid.asn.au - Australian Council for International Development
Bureau of Meteorology
www.climatespectator.com.au - Climate Spectator
CSIRO
www.disasterassist.gov.au - Disaster Assist
www.em.gov.au - Emergency Management Australia
www.ga.gov.au - Geoscience Australia
http://ipcc.ch - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
www.climateinstitute.org.au - The Climate Institute
www.wmo.int - World Meteorological Organization

Aid and Development

www.actionaid.org.au - Actionaid Australia
www.awid.org - Alternatives for Women in Development
www.ausaid.gov.au - AusAID
www.acfid.asn.au - Australian Council for International Development
www.cgdev.org - Center for Global Development
www.dfat.gov.au - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
www.givingonepercent.org.au - Giving One Percent
www.ode.ausaid.gov.au - Office of Development Effectiveness
www.oxfam.org.au - Oxfam
www.redcross.org.au - Red Cross
www.fdc.org.au - Foundation for Development Cooperation
www.undp.org - United Nations Development Programme
www.unocha.org - United States Office for the Coordination of Human Affairs
www.worldvision.com.au - World Vision

Nuclear Disarmament

www.aspi.org.au - Australian Strategic Policy Institute
www.foe.org.au - Friends of the Earth
www.greenpeace.org.au - Greenpeace
www.icanw.org - International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
www.nti.org - Nuclear Threat Initiative
www.pndnsw.org.au - People for Nuclear Disarmament

Poverty and social exclusion

www.anglicare.asn.au - Anglicare Australia
www.antipovertyweek.org.au - Anti-Poverty Week
www.acoss.org.au - Australian Council of Social Service
www.bsl.org.au - Brotherhood of St Laurence
www.dss.gov.au - Department of Social Services
http://melbourneinstitute.com - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
www.missionaustralia.com.au - Mission Australia
www.natsem.canberra.edu.au - National Centre for Economic and Social Modelling (NATSEM)
www.bensoc.org.au - The Benevolent Society
http://salvos.org.au - The Salvation Army

Children and young people at risk

www.asca.org.au - Adults Surviving Child Abuse
www.childhood.org.au - Australian Childhood Foundation
www.dss.gov.au - Department of Social Services
www.aihw.gov.au - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
www.burstingthebubble.com - Bursting the Bubble
www.childabuseprevention.com.au - Child Abuse Prevention Service Inc (CAPS)
www.ecpat.org - Child Wise Australia
www.kidshelp.com.au - Kids Help Line
www.raisingchildren.net.au - Raising Children Network
www.savethechildren.org.au - Save the Children

Mining boom in Australia

www.australianminesatlas.gov.au - Australian Mines Atlas
www.thisisourstory.com.au - Australian Mining: This is our Story
www.daff.gov.au/abares - Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences
www.abs.gov.au - Australian Bureau of Statistics
www.australiancoal.com.au - Australian Coal Association
www.daff.gov.au - Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
www.ga.gov.au - Geoscience Australia
www.minerals.org.au - Minerals Council of Australia
www.tai.org.au - The Australia Institute

Homelessness

www.abs.gov.au - Australian Bureau of Statistics
www.aihw.gov.au - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
www.chp.org.au - Council to Homeless Persons
www.dss.gov.au - Department of Social Services
www.hanover.org.au - Hanover Welfare Services
www.homelessnessaustralia.org.au - Homelessness Australia
www.mercyfoundation.com.au - Mercy Foundation
www.shelter.org.au - National Shelter Inc
www.wrrc.org.au - NSW Women’s Refuge Movement
www.vinnies.org.au - St Vincent de Paul Society
www.unitingcare.org.au - UnitingCare Australia
www.wesleymission.org.au - Wesley Mission

Ethical consumption and fair trade

http://aftinet.org.au - Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network Ltd
www.buynothingnew.com.au - Buy Nothing New Month
www.choice.com.au - CHOICE
www.cleanclothes.org - Clean Clothes Campaign
http://consumersfederation.org.au - Consumers Federation of Australia
www.consumersinternational.org - Consumers International
www.erc.org.au - Edmund Rice Centre
www.ethical.org.au - Ethical Consumer Group
www.fairtrade.com.au - Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand
www.fta.org.au - Fairtrade Association of Australia and New Zealand
www.fairtrade.net - Fairtrade International
http://fairwear.org.au - Fair Wear Australia
www.unglobalcompact.org.au - Global Compact Network Australia
www.oxfam.org.au - OXFAM Australia
www.weforum.org/issues/sustainable-consumption - World Economic Forum

Free trade and globalisation

http://www.ausaid.gov.au - AusAID
http://www.apo.org.au - Australian Policy Online
http://www.dfat.gov.au/trade - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Trade page)
http://www.globaleducation.edu.au - Global Education (AusAID)
http://www.globalissues.org - Global Issues
http://www.imf.org - International Monetary Fund
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au - On Line Opinion
http://www.oecd.org - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
http://www.oxfam.org.au - Oxfam Australia
http://www.worldbank.org - World Bank
http://www.wto.org - World Trade Organization (WTO)

Child poverty

www.anglicare.asn.au - Anglicare Australia
www.antipovertyweek.org.au - Anti-Poverty Week
www.acoss.org.au - Australian Council of Social Service
www.aracy.org.au - Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth
www.childfund.org.au - ChildFund Australia
www.un.org/millenniumgoals - Millennium Development Goals
www.natsem.canberra.edu.au - National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling
www.savethechildren.org.au - Save the Children
www.sprc.unsw.edu.au - Social Policy Research Centre
www.undp.org/poverty - United Nations Development Program (Poverty Reduction)
www.worldbank.org - World Bank

Refugees

www.ajustaustralia.com - A Just Australia
www.amnesty.org.au - Amnesty International
www.asrc.org.au - Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
www.humanrights.gov.au - Australian Human Rights Commission
www.refugeefoundation.org.au - Australian Refugee Foundation
www.chilout.org - Children Out of Immigration Detention (ChilOut)
www.dfat.gov.au - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
www.immi.gov.au - Department of Immigration and Border Protection
www.erc.org.au - Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education
www.iomaustralia.org - International Organization for Migration (IOM)
www.mrt-rrt.gov.au - Migration Review Tribunal - Refugee Review Tribunal
www.refugeehealth.org.au - NSW Refugee Health Service
www.startts.org.au - NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors
www.oxfam.org.au - Oxfam Australia
www.racismnoway.com.au - Racism. No Way!
www.rails.org.au - Refugee and Immigration Legal Service
www.refugeecouncil.org.au - Refugee Council of Australia
www.refugeesaustralia.org - Refugees Australia
www.rethinkrefugees.com.au - Rethink Refugees
www.startts.org - STARTTS
www.unhcr.ch - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Asylum seekers and immigration detention

www.ajustaustralia.com - A Just Australia
www.amnesty.org.au - Amnesty International
www.asrc.org.au - Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
www.asrc.org.au - Australian Human Rights Commission
www.refugeefoundation.org.au - Australian Refugee Foundation
www.chilout.org - Children Out of Immigration Detention (ChilOut)
www.dfat.gov.au - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
www.immi.gov.au - Department of Immigration and Citizenship
www.erc.org.au - Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education
www.iomaustralia.org - International Organization for Migration (IOM)
www.refugeehealth.org.au - NSW Refugee Health Service
www.startts.org.au - NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors
www.rails.org.au - Refugee and Immigration Legal Service
www.refugeecouncil.org.au - Refugee Council of Australia
www.rethinkrefugees.com.au - Rethink Refugees

Rights of indigenous peoples

www.amnesty.org.au/indigenous-rights - Amnesty International Australia – Indigenous Peoples’ Rights
www.antar.org.au - ANTaR
http://ama.com.au/policy/indigenous-health - Australian Medical Association – Indigenous Health
http://indigenousrights.net.au - Collaborating for Indigenous Rights (National Museum of Australia)
http://indigenous.gov.au - Indigenous Portal (Australian Government)
www.nntt.gov.au - National Native Title Tribunal
www.nsdc.org.au - National Sorry Day Committee Inc
www.recognise.org.au - RECOGNISE
www.reconciliation.org.au - Reconciliation Australia
www.reconciliationvic.org.au - Reconciliation Victoria
http://undesadspd.org/IndigenousPeoples.aspx - United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples

Racial discrimination

www.amnesty.org.au - Amnesty International Australia
www.humanrights.gov.au - Australian Human Rights Commission
www.amf.net.au - Australian Multicultural Foundation
www.dfat.gov.au - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
www.immi.gov.au - Department of Immigration and Border Protection
www.eoc.sa.gov.au - Equal Opportunity Commission of South Australia
www.equalopportunity.wa.gov.au - Equal Opportunity Commission of Western Australia
www.fecca.org.au - Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia
www.hrc.act.gov.au - ACT Human Rights Commission
www.multiculturalaustralia.edu.au - Making Multicultural Australia
www.antidiscrimination.tas.gov.au - Office of the Anti-Discrimination Commissioner (Tasmania)
www.playbytherules.net.au/component/content/article/81-links/1245-racism-in-sport - Play by the Rules: Racism in Sport
http://itstopswithme.humanrights.gov.au - Racism. It stops with me
www.racismnoway.com.au - Racism. No Way!
www.un.org/en/letsfightracism - United Nations – Let’s fight racism campaign
www.humanrightscommission.vic.gov.au - Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

Australian national identity

www.ausflag.com.au - Ausflag Limited
www.abs.gov.au - Australian Bureau of Statistics
www.flagaustnat.asn.au - Australian National Flag Association
www.apo.org.au - Australian Policy Online
www.republic.org.au - Australian Republican Movement
www.civicsandcitizenship.edu.au - Civics and Citizenship Education
www.dfat.gov.au - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
www.immi.gov.au - Department of Immigration and Border Protection
www.flagsaustralia.com.au - Flags Australia
www.australia.gov.au - National Australia Day Council
www.arts.monash.edu.au/ncas - National Centre for Australian Studies
www.onlineopinion.com.au - On Line Opinion

Relations with Asia

www.asiaeducation.edu.au - Asia Education Foundatio
www.asialiteracy.org.au - Asia Literacy Teachers Association of Australia
http://asaa.asn.au - Asian Studies Association of Australia
www.asialink.unimelb.edu.au - Asialink
www.foreignminister.gov.au - Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs
www.trademinister.gov.au - Australian Minister for Trade and Investment
www.aspi.org.au - Australian Strategic Policy Institute
www.eastasiaforum.org - East Asia Forum
www.lowyinstitute.org - Lowy Institute for International Policy

Australia's system of government

www.abs.gov.au - Australian Bureau of Statistics
www.elections.act.gov.au - Australian Capital Territory Electoral Commission
www.act.gov.au - Australian Capital Territory Government
www.aec.gov.au - Australian Electoral Commission
www.apo.org.au - Australian Policy Online
www.aph.gov.au/library - Department of the Parliamentary Library
www.eca.gov.au - Electoral Council of Australia
www.aph.gov.au - House of Representatives
www.arts.monash.edu.au/ncas - National Centre for Australian Studies
www.onlineopinion.com.au - On Line Opinion
www.aph.gov.au - Parliament of Australia
www.peo.gov.au - Parliamentary Education Office
www.aph.gov.au - Senate


Genetically modified food and crops

www.afaa.com.au - Agrifood Awareness Australia Limited
www.csiro.au - CSIRO
www.daff.gov.au - Department of Agriculture
www.foodstandards.gov.au - Food Standards Australia and New Zealand
www.greenpeace.org.au - Greenpeace Australia Pacific
www.monsanto.com.au - Monsanto
www.science.org.au/nova - Nova: Science in the News (Australian Academy of Science)
www.onlineopinion.com.au - On Line Opinion
www.seedsofdeception.com - Seeds of Deception
www.truefood.org.au - Truefood Network
www.ucsusa.org - Union of Concerned Scientists

Maps
Scribble Maps (http://www.scribblemaps.com/) Draw on Google Maps
ACTMAPi (http://www.actmapi.act.gov.au/) Web based tool for viewing maps and geographic information about Canberra and the ACT


Speeches
Australian Human Rights Commission : Media Centre Speeches


Interesting places
Global Oneness Project
The Long Now Foundation http://fora.tv/partner/Long_Now_Foundation


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