April 2017

News

April 21, 2017

A Better Life in the Outback

Desert lands cover about a quarter of the Earth’s land mass and are home to some half a billion people and yet they are commonly portrayed as extreme places with marginalized communities. The people who live there are often perceived as living in hardship and isolation and surviving largely due to subsidies from the “mainstream” […]

News

April 10, 2017

Media Release: “Public Good” Cooperative Research Centre for Remote Economic Participation (CRC-REP) to Close

After seven years of operations, the Cooperative Research Centre for Remote Economic Participation (CRC-REP), based in Alice Springs, will close on 30 June 2017. The CRC-REP has developed a unique collaborative research program to systematically investigate and provide practical responses to the complex social, economic, health and education issues that affect economic participation, particularly with […]

News

April 4, 2017

CRC-REP Exit Report

The CRC-REP delivered significant economic and social benefits to remote Australia. It developed a unique collaborative research program to systematically investigate and provide practical responses to the complex social, economic, health and education issues that affect economic participation, particularly with respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in remote areas. Read our report […]