Remote Australia Online Search

Search here for evidence-based reports and resources about remote Australia

Remote Australia is a vast and complex area. To create opportunity, foster social inclusion and drive economic development in this region, you need a comprehensive knowledge base to drive change.

Remote Australia Online is exactly that. It’s an online platform that delivers authoritative research on topics that impact this region and its people, including education and its pathways, policy, business, social and cultural welfare, infrastructure, communication and natural resource management.

Remote Australia Online is for those who want to delve deeper into the complexities of remote Australia: its intricate and interconnected networks, the geographical, social, cultural and environmental influences, its opportunities, challenges, and to understand just what makes this unique region tick.

5249 Results

Low-income before and after Housing Costs, Comparing Australia’s Regions

  • Authors: Peter Siminski, Peter Saunders
  • Published: 2003

This paper is part of a broader project on household inequality and living standards being conducted by the Social Policy Research Centre in partnership with the Australian Bureau of Statistics…

Community capacity building: Starting with people not projects

  • Authors: Simpson, L. L, Wood, L. , Daws, L.
  • Published: 2003

In recent years, governments have responded to the socioeconomic challenges facing rural areas by emphasizing community empowerment and capacity building. This paper explores the impact of a community development initiative…

Indigenous people in vocational education and training : a statistical review of progress

  • Authors: Saunders, John, Jones, Michael, Bowman, Kaye, Loveder, Phil, Brooks, Louise, Australian National Training Authority., National Centre for Vocational Education Research (Australia)
  • Publisher: NCVER
  • Published: 2003

This report provides a statistical overview of Indigenous peoples' participation and outcomes in vocational education and training (VET) over the period of implementation of the Australian National Training Authority's 'Partners…

Photovoltaic-powered desalination system for remote Australian communities

  • Authors: Richards, Bryce S., Schäfer, Andrea I.
  • Published: 2003

This paper reports on the design and successful field testing of a photovoltaic (PV)-powered desalination system. The system described here is intended for use in remote areas of the Australian…

Sheep, shadows and silly saints: Constructions of women in leadership in Australian agriculture

  • Author: Pini, B.
  • Published: 2003

In recent years a considerable Australian literature has emerged on the subject of farm women's leadership. This paper addresses three questions in relation to this literature. The first is, how…

Feminist methodology and rural research: Reflections on a study of an Australian agricultural organisation

  • Author: Pini, B.
  • Published: 2003

This paper describes a feminist doctoral research project undertaken to examine women's leadership in the Australian sugar industry. My purpose is three-fold. Firstly, I seek to bridge the theoretical and…

Research at arm's length: the risks of doing research in remote locations

  • Author: Partington, G
  • Published: 2003

Conducting research in centres remote from home has many risks associated with it. In this paper, these risks are described in relation to the events that occurred while a research…

Shared antenatal care for indigenous patients in a rural and remote community

  • Authors: Nel, P, Pashen, D
  • Published: 2003

BACKGROUND: An increase in perinatal mortality prompted a review of services to pregnant women in remote northern and western Queensland, Australia. In order to address the needs of the indigenous…

Harvest of Bombax ceiba for the Aboriginal arts industry, central Arnhem Land, Australia

  • Authors: Griffiths, Anthony D., Philips, Anne, Godjuwa, Charles
  • Published: 2003

Aboriginal people in remote Australian communities have limited opportunity to participate in the market economy. The Aboriginal arts and craft industry offers an important option to generate cash income and…

Managing Australia's Environment

  • Authors: Dovers, Stephen, Wild River, Su
  • Publisher: Federation Press
  • Published: 2003

Examines Australia's resource and environmental management institutions. Managing Australia's Environment is a report card of unprecedented scope, examining Australia's resource and environmental management institutions and policies against the requirements of…

A snapshot of homelessness

  • Author: Creswell, A.
  • Published: 2003

Statistics and profile of SAAP (Supported Accommodation Assistance Program) clients. The Australian Federation of Homelessness Organizations (AFHO) is the organization that works to address and prevent homelessness in Australia. AFHO…

National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health: Framework for action by Governments

  • Author: National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Council
  • Publisher: prepared for the Australian Health Ministers’ Conference
  • Published: 2003

Goal To ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enjoy a healthy life equal to that of the general population that is enriched by a strong living culture, dignity…

Australian Ethnobotany: An Overview

  • Author: Clarke, P.A.
  • Published: 2003

Australian ethnobotany maintains a common area of interest for a wide range of specialists, some of whom study the physical properties of plants and their potential for use by the…

Prevalence of markers of Q fever exposure in the Kimberley, Western Australia

  • Authors: Bulsara, MK, Mak, DB, Fry, DF
  • Published: 2003

Although a large pastoral industry exists in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, there is no previously published information about the prevalence of immune markers for Q fever exposure in…

Learning music online: An accessible learning programme for isolated students

  • Author: Bond, A
  • Publisher: National Centre for Vocational Education Research
  • Published: 2003

This project explored the potential of the internet to teach instrumental music online to students in regional or remote regions of Western Australia. The project was established on the expectation…

Workforce Turnover in FIFO Mining Operations in Australia: An Exploratory Study

  • Authors: Beach, R., Brereton, D., Cliff, D.
  • Publisher: Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, and Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre, University of Queensland
  • Published: 2003

“The primary objective of this research project is to assist the mining industry manage workforce turnover more effectively, especially in fly-in/fly-out (FIFO) operations. A secondary objective is to map out…

Development of a model for sustainable delivery of outreach allied health services to remote northwest Queensland, Australia.

  • Authors: Battye, K.M., McTaggart, K.
  • Published: 2003

Introduction: Development of sustainable multidisciplinary services in north-west Queensland, Australia, is challenged by large distances, culturally diverse communities, a prolonged wet season, a history of poor retention of allied health…

Resource wars: The anthropology of mining

  • Authors: Ballard, C, Banks, G.
  • Published: 2003

The scope for an anthropology of mining has been dramatically transformed since the review by Ricardo Godoy, published in this review journal in 1985. The minerals boom of the 1980s…

Social exclusion and housing

  • Authors: Arthurson, K., Jacobs, K.
  • Publisher: Australian Housing and Urban Research Insitute: Southern Research Centre
  • Published: 2003

This report presents the findings of a literature review undertaken by the AHURI Southern Research Centre that addresses the relevance of the concept of social exclusion for Australian housing policy.…

Aborigines, tourism and sustainable development

  • Authors: Altman, J., Finlayson, J.
  • Published: 2003

An earlier version of this paper was originally prepared for the Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD) Tourism Working Group in 1991. It is divided into three parts: a review of research…

1 ... 229 230 231 232 233 ... 263