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Understanding type 2 diabetes among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth in northern Australia and assessing the child health impact of maternal diabetes

  • Author: Titmuss, Angela Therese
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University
  • Published: 2022

hyperglycaemia in pregnancy (in this thesis defined as gestational diabetes (GDM) or T2D in pregnancy) with

Exploring energy policy scenarios for the Northern Territory (of Australia) to transition to a low carbon economy by 2050

  • Author: Hosein, Ada Shereen
  • Publisher: Murdoch University
  • Published: 2022

The Northern Territory (NT) of Australia has one of the highest rates of solar insolation in Australia which can be a catalyst for future energy development. In addition, it has…

Hyperincarceration and Aboriginal life on the Victoria River

  • Author: Horton, Patrick
  • Publisher: The University of Sydney
  • Published: 2022

happens in families and communities when people are locked up all the time?", this thesis contributes

Safeguarding children from sexual abuse in remote Australia: Applying a "Both Ways" cultural approach

  • Author: Moore, Susan Janelle
  • Publisher: Charles Sturt University
  • Published: 2022

How do we keep our children safe from sexual abuse? This question underpins the grounded theory study in exploring how Aboriginal communities address child sexual abuse. Child sexual abuse has…

Goin’ Bush: The nursing experience of working in remote Australia

  • Author: Howard, Melissa
  • Publisher: Auckland University of Technology
  • Published: 2022

Personal experience of working as a remote nurse in Australia has brought an awareness that the uniqueness and complexity of this nursing brings challenges that are significantly different from those…

Realist evaluation for programs designed to reduce demand and harms of substance misuse at the community level in Australian remote Indigenous community settings

  • Author: Graham, Veronica
  • Publisher: James Cook University
  • Published: 2022

programs in these contexts with controlled and quasi‐experimental study designs. This thesis considered

Developing a culturally safe neurocognitive research approach to investigate reading aptitude for Australian Indigenous emergent readers

  • Author: Freire, Melissa R.
  • Published: 2022

Learning to read as a child living in a remote Indigenous community in Australia is impacted by many known social, cultural and contextual factors. In the remote Indigenous community of…

Accessible health care for Aboriginal young people in remote Australia

  • Author: Warwick, Susannah
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia
  • Published: 2021

Australian Aboriginal youth experience significant morbidity but may find it difficult to access culturally appropriate health care, particularly in remote areas. The Derby Aboriginal Health Service (DAHS) provides care in…

Building trauma informed teachers: A constructivist grounded theory study of remote primary school teachers' experiences with children living with the effects of complex childhood trauma

  • Author: Brown, Meegan Nola
  • Publisher: Queensland University of Technology
  • Published: 2021

Children from Australian remote areas are vulnerable to complex childhood trauma (CCT) as their communities face higher rates of disadvantage and exposure to potentially traumatic circumstances such as natural disasters,…

Human mobility models with imperfect data

  • Author: Vino, Thiripura
  • Publisher: University of Melbourne
  • Published: 2021

Human mobility plays a major role in the spread of communicable diseases. Remote Indigenous populations in Australia tend to have a higher risk of communicable diseases, and although high levels…

Expanded pharmacy practice in rural Australia

  • Author: Taylor, Selina Maree
  • Publisher: James Cook University
  • Published: 2021

Selina Taylor studied pharmacists, consumers, health professionals and stakeholders perspectives of expanded pharmacy practice and integrated her findings to develop and pilot an ear health intervention for rural community pharmacy.…

Planned early relocation of pregnant women who live in geographically isolated areas to near major birthing centres - a review of literature

  • Author: Klessa, Barbara
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University
  • Published: 2021

Globally, since the latter part of the 20th Century, maternal and neonatal mortality rates have continued to reduce. However, in high-income countries (HICs), rates are still higher for women living…

Retrospective Chart Review of Holter Monitoring and Exercise Stress Testing at Two Queensland Rural Hospitals

  • Author: Roberts, Tiffany Kate
  • Publisher: Queensland University of Technology
  • Published: 2020

Background: People living in rural and remote areas are faced with a multitude of health disadvantages. These disadvantages include limited access and decreased utilisation of medical services, increased rates of…

Ntaria Design: A Western Arrarnta imagining of digital drawing and communication design

  • Author: St John, Nicola
  • Publisher: Swinburne University of Technology
  • Published: 2020

This thesis is about culture, representation, perception, and visual communication. It is set in

#STOPADANI: The landscape of environmental activism in Australia

  • Author: Rupić, Michael C
  • Publisher: University of Hawai'i
  • Published: 2020

Australian grassroots action on climate change is a recent phenomenon. Climate change as an issueof concern entered the political landscape and the national psyche of Australia later than in othercountries,…

Valence adjusting structures in Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjarrain a Role and Reference Grammar account

  • Author: Pyle, Conor Jerram
  • Publisher: University of Dublin, Trinity College
  • Published: 2020

This thesis is a synchronic study of valence adjusting, switch-reference and ellipsis in three

Critical intervention: an archaeology of modern material culture, graffiti, and government policy in a remote Aboriginal community, Northern Territory, Australia

  • Author: Ralph, Jordan
  • Publisher: Flinders University
  • Published: 2020

such this thesis set out to investigate the situation in Barunga. This thesis explores material

Over the sandstone curtain: supporting rural Aboriginal young people in the youth justice system

  • Author: Butcher, Luke
  • Publisher: James Cook University
  • Published: 2020

-representation becomes apparent. The aim of this thesis is to understand how justice programs might

Supporting healthy lifestyle changes for type 2 diabetes prevention among young Aboriginal people in a remote Western Australian town

  • Author: Seear, Kimberley
  • Publisher: The University of Western Australia
  • Published: 2020

The aim of this project was to develop and enact appropriate approaches to support healthy lifestyle changes as part of longer-term diabetes prevention among younger Aboriginal people in Derby, Western…

“It would give you a space to be yourself”: The role for interior design in increasing Aboriginal student sense of belonging in Western Australian boarding schools

  • Author: Whettingsteel, Emma
  • Publisher: Curtin University
  • Published: 2020

experiences of education. The aim of this doctoral thesis was to address this gap through a process of

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