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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” […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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March 27, 2017

The art of collaborative relationships

Professor Sharon Bell, board member of Ninti One, examines different approaches to collaboration and debunks the myth of individual creative genius. When we speak of innovation we increasingly couple it with collaboration. Collaboration is regularly promoted as a positive attribute and a productive means to an end. Read the full article http://sciencemeetsbusiness.com.au/collaborative-relationships/

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February 7, 2017

Australia’s contractors in international philanthropy: missing in action?

It will be essential for all development actors to contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is widely reported that achieving the SDGs will require raising more than $US500 billion of innovative financing per year, additional to increasing global ODA and other measures like overhauling tax rules and improving effectiveness. In this increasingly […]

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February 3, 2017

Ninti One Annual Review 2016

Please enjoy the Ninti One Annual Review 2016, which describes our achievements over the past year. Download it here.

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December 15, 2016

Seed funding granted

An application for seed funding under the University of Melbourne’s Indigenous Research Initiative scheme, and involving the CRC-REP’s Mike Dockery, has been successful. The project ‘Digital solutions for capturing connectedness and mobility data in remote Indigenous communities’ was allocated $50,000 and is due to be completed by February 2018. In addition to academics based with […]

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December 15, 2016

SA Government gets enduring community value from mining

Dr Boyd Blackwell, Principal Research Leader of the Enduring Community Value from Mining (ECVM) project, presented findings to the South Australian Government Department of State Development in October, including a preview of the ECVM Remote Community Toolkit. Departmental representatives once again confirmed the importance of ECVM’s work in helping inform the transition of Leigh Creek […]

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