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The links between housing and nine key socio cultural factors: A review of the evidence

  • Authors: Mullins, P., Western, J., Broadbent, B.
  • Publisher: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
  • Published: 2001

1. The main conclusion arising from this review is the need for caution in claiming a causal link between housing and non-housing outcomes. A relationship has certainly been shown for…

Renewable energy options for hot water systems in remote areas

  • Author: Lloyd, C. R.
  • Published: 2001

Providing hot water for remote indigenous communities in Australia has become a priority as part of the effort to improve indigenous health. Earlier work by Healthabitat, among others, has identified…

Social impact assessment in the mining industry: Current situation and future directions

  • Authors: Joyce, S.A., MacFarlane, M.
  • Publisher: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
  • Published: 2001

The Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development (MMSD) Project is an independent two-year project of research and consultation seeking to understand how the mining and minerals sector can contribute to the…

CDEP a a stepping stone to employment: the Port Augusta case

  • Authors: Gray, M., Thacker, E.
  • Published: 2001

Indigenous Australians in the Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) scheme have been working for welfare payments since 1977. One of the objectives of the scheme is to assist Indigenous Australians…

Alienation from school among Aboriginal students

  • Authors: Gray, J., Beresford, Q.
  • Publisher: Institute for the Service Professions, Edith Cowan University
  • Published: 2001

Alienation from school among Aboriginal students

Mining Agreements: Negotiated Frameworks in the Australian Minerals Sector

  • Author: Fitzgerald, A.
  • Publisher: Prospect Media
  • Published: 2001

This book sets out to tell a story that, it says, has long awaited the telling: the role of negotiated frameworks as a regulatory mechanism in the development of Australia's…

Chapters 1 - 3 (Introduction;, Savanna landscapes; Savanna fire regimes)

  • Authors: Rodd Dyer, Peter Jacklyn, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Dick Williams, Garry Cook
  • Publisher: Tropical Savannas CRC
  • Published: 2001

Every year thousands of square kilometres of grasslands in northern Australia go up in flames and smoke. Is it wanton destruction or part of the natural ecosystem of tropical savannas?…

Multicultural policy within local government in Australia

  • Authors: Kevin Dunn, Susan Thompson, Bronwyn Hanna, Peter Murphy, Ian Burnley
  • Published: 2001

This paper examines results from an Australia-wide survey of multicultural policies at the level of local government. Multicultural policies have the potential to advance a local 'politics of difference', recasting…

Measuring remoteness: Accessibility/Remoteness Index of Australia (ARIA)

  • Author: Department of Health and Aged Care
  • Publisher: Department of Health and Aged Care
  • Published: 2001

In order to systematically tailor services to meet the needs of Australians living in regional Australia, ‘remoteness’ (identified with lack of accessibility to services regarded as normal in metropolitan areas)…

Ideas for Community Consultation: A discussion on principles and procedures for making consultation work

  • Authors: Carson, Lyn, Gelber, Katharine
  • Publisher: Department of Urban Affairs and Planning, New South Wales
  • Published: 2001

This report presents ideas for achieving better community consultation, as a strategic arm of the reform of the plan making system in NSW. Note: much of the material in this…

Understanding circulation in Australia

  • Author: Bell, M.
  • Published: 2001

“Progress in the nascent field of inquiry concerned with understanding circulation in developed countries requires a balance between individual and aggregate modes of explanation. The sparsity and fragmentation of current…

Sharing knowledge

  • Authors: Baker, R., Davies, J., Young, E.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2001

This chapter provides a good, brief overview of the title (sharing knowledge) and it offers suggestions through both general observation and case studies, about how knowledge can be shared. Cross-cultural…

Working on country: Contemporary indigenous management of Australia's lands and coastal regions

  • Authors: Baker, R., Davies, J., Young, E.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2001

The text offers a comprehensive account of indigenous land and water management in Australia, with an emphasis on practical outcomes to manage the country for a sustainable future. It is…

Working on country: listening, sharing and providing practical support

  • Authors: Baker, R., Davies, J., Young, E.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2001

This chapter serves as an overview of the whole book, under the following headings: (1) Listening and communicating - provides an overview of chapters from the book. (2) Resources for…

Pancreatitis in remote Australia: an Indigenous perspective

  • Author: Paul J. Ah-Tye
  • Published: 2001

In Australia, pancreatitis has been associated with gallstones in approximately 35% of cases and alcohol in approximately 25% of cases. The present study was performed to analyse the aetiology of…

The epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in children in Far North Queensland

  • Authors: Fagan, R. L., Hanna, J. N., Messer, R. D., Brookes, D. L., Murphy, D. M.
  • Publisher: Blackwell Science Pty
  • Published: 2001

Objectives: To describe the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in children under 5 years of age in Far North Queensland and to examine the potential impact of a seven- and…

Where the data are deficient: A field evaluation of the effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination in remote Australia

  • Authors: Mak, Donna B., Plant, Aileen J., Rushworth, R. Louise
  • Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
  • Published: 2001

The aims of the study were to: (i) determine whether a field evaluation of a pneumococcal vaccination program conducted in 1991–1993 could show whether the program was effective; and (ii)…

Chapter 4 - Effects of fire in the landcape

  • Authors: Jeremy Russell-Smith, Tony Start, John Woinarski
  • Publisher: Tropical Savannas CRC
  • Published: 2001

Every year thousands of square kilometres of grasslands in northern Australia go up in flames and smoke. Is it wanton destruction or part of the natural ecosystem of tropical savannas?…

A Vision for Change: National Plan for Women in Agriculture and Resource Management - Second Implimentation Report 1999-2000

  • Author: Standing Committee on Agriculture and Resource Management
  • Publisher: Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Australia
  • Published: 2001

The National Plan for Women in Agriculture and Resource Management was produced by the Rural Women’s Working Group representing the Commonwealth, States and the Northern Territory, through an extensive process…

Understanding Homelessness: an Indigenous Australian perspective

  • Author: Lester, J.
  • Publisher: Dulwich Centre Publications
  • Published: 2001

Chapter discusses homelessness; historical context; Stolen Generations; example of assumptions of policy makers about 'homeless' Aboriginal people in Victoria Square; foster placements; welfare.

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