Articles by: Dan Tout

Author Biography:

Dan Tout is a lecturer in history and sociology at Federation University and an Arena Publications Editor. His research focuses on settler colonialism and nationalism in Australia and their impacts on and implications for First Nations peoples. Dan was Arena Journal’s managing editor and is part of the editorial team behind Arena Online.

Informit: Stabilise, normalise eliminate

The Northern Territory Intervention as a strategy of settler colonialismThe Northern Territory Intervention and its continuation in the form of the perversely misnamed Stronger Futures legislation (which at the time of writing is set to pass the Senate in a rare instance of bipartisan cooperation) has already been subjected to critical analysis from a wide range of perspectives. Yet five years after the Intervention's announcement and on the eve of its ten-year extension, this radical…