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Members of the Yorta Yorta Aboriginal Community v Victoria [2002] HCA 58 (12 December 2002) - Comment

  • Author: Lisa Strelein
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies; Native Title Research Unit
  • Published: 2003

It has been suggested that the interpretation of the requirements of proof applied in Yorta Yorta v Victoria may lead to discriminatory differentiation between one group of Indigenous people and…

Reconciliation, Assimilation, and the Indigenous Peoples of Australia

  • Author: Short, Damien
  • Published: 2003

Reconciliation as a peacemaking paradigm emerged as an innovative response to some of the mass atrocities and human rights violations that marked the 20th century. It provided an alternative to…

Non-Indigenous History of the Pilbara

  • Author: Scadding, G.
  • Publisher: Murdoch University Institute for Social Sustainability
  • Published: 2003

This document has categorised the history of the Pilbara into five sections. These are: Pre European settlement — Discovery of the Pilbara; From pastoral settlement in the 1860's to the…

Innovation in Rural Queensland: Why some towns prosper while others languish

  • Authors: Plowman, I, Ashkanasy, N., Gardner, J., Letts, M.
  • Publisher: Department of Primary Industries, Queensland
  • Published: 2003

Rural Australia is under increasing social, economic and environmental pressure—and there is a perception of rural Australia struggling to adjust. Nowhere is this more evident than in some of Australia's…

The A-Z of Social Research

  • Authors: Miller, R., Brewer, J.
  • Publisher: Sage
  • Published: 2003

Contents #Abduction and Retroduction # Action Research # A Case Study # Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) # Attitudes # Biographical Method # CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing) # Case Study…

A National Analysis of Strategies Used to Respond to Indigenous Itinerants and Public Place Dwellers

  • Authors: Memmott, P., Long, S., Chambers, C.
  • Publisher: Aboriginal Environments Research Centre, University of Queensland
  • Published: 2003

“This research monograph provides a national overview of local strategies being used to address the needs and problems of homeless and itinerant Indigenous Australians who are living in public places.…

A Study of the Factors Influencing the Operating Location Decisions of Small Firms

  • Authors: Mazzarol, T. , Choo, S.
  • Published: 2003

Investigates the purchase of industrial real estate by small to medium enterprises. Using a three-stage methodology, examined the views of a stakeholder panel, then drew a sample of 450 firms…

Screening for diabetic retinopathy in remote Australia: A program description and evaluation of a devolved model

  • Authors: Donna B. Mak, Aileen J. Plant, Ian McAllister
  • Published: 2003

Objectives: To describe the diabetic retinopathy screening program operating in the Kimberley and evaluate recruitment into and the quality and timeliness of, the screening procedure. Method: Review of the documents…

Is schooling good for Aboriginal children's health?

  • Author: Malin, M.
  • Publisher: Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal & Tropical Health
  • Published: 2003

Overseas research has found a correlation between parental schooling and child and individual health, and between literacy levels and population health. Research in Australian Indigenous contexts points to a less…

Investigations into in vitro manipulation of Solanum centrale (Bush Tomato)

  • Authors: Johnson, KA., Ahmed, AK., Armstrong, G.
  • Published: 2003

Solanum centrale J.M. Black (Solanaceae) commonly called bush raisin or bush tomato, or known locally as “kampurarpa”, is a small clonally spreading undershrub with yellow fruit that dry on the…

Reduction in natural death and renal failure from a systematic screening and treatment program in an Australian Aboriginal community

  • Authors: Hoy, Wendy E., Wang, Zhiqiang, Baker, Philip R. A., Kelly, Angela M.
  • Published: 2003

Reduction in natural death and renal failure from a systematic screening and treatment program in an Australian Aboriginal community. Background Australian Aborigines in remote areas are experiencing an epidemic of…

Introduction to Tourism: Dimensions and Issues

  • Author: Hall, C. M.
  • Publisher: Hospitality Press
  • Published: 2003

This title draws together many of the contemporary issues and themes in Australian and international tourism in a manner that is easy to understand and useful to students of tourism,…

An Examination of Indigenous Australian Entrepreneurs

  • Author: Foley, Dennis
  • Published: 2003

There is little published literature available on urban contemporary Indigenous entrepreneurs in Australia. The paper defines the Indigenous Australian entrepreneur and provides an insight into the contemporary environment in which…

Governance for sustainable development: Strategic issues and principles for Indigenous Australian communities

  • Authors: Mick Dodson, Diane Smith
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • Published: 2003

This Discussion Paper examines the concepts of ‘governance’, ‘good governance’ and ‘sustainable development’ in the context of Australian Indigenous communities and regions. It explores the hypothesis that there is vital…

Indigenous by definition, experience, or world view: Links between people, their land, and culture need to be acknowledged

  • Authors: Cunningham, C, Stanley, F
  • Published: 2003

“Indigenous” has a number of usages that differ from “to be born in a specific place,” which is how the Concise Oxford Dictionary defines it. These usages tend to define…

Population and environment in Australia: Issues in the next half century

  • Author: Burnley, I.
  • Published: 2003

This paper considers the likely future population in Australia to 2050 and is cast within the context of environmental limitations, to which Griffith Taylor alerted the nation in the 1920s…

Focus on Regions No. 1: Industry Structure

  • Author: Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics
  • Publisher: Department of Transport and Regional Services
  • Published: 2003

Australia, like many other developed countries, has experienced a decline in the importance of the manufacturing and agriculture sectors over recent decades, and strong growth in the services sector. In…

Developing Australia's regions : theory and practice

  • Authors: Beer, Andrew, Maude, Alaric, Pritchard, Bill
  • Publisher: University of New South Wales
  • Published: 2003

This is a book that recognises that regions matter - what takes place in our diverse regions fundamentally determines the nation's quality of life. It delves behind the headlines and…

Achieving Social Justice: Indigenous rights and Australia’s future

  • Author: Behrendt, L.
  • Publisher: Federation Press
  • Published: 2003

This new work argues that a broad Indigenous rights framework is crucial to achieving positive change in the socio-economic disadvantage into which Indigenous Australians are born. It explains why addressing…

Turnover and FIFO Operations: Some Facts, Opinions and Theories

  • Authors: Beach, R., Cliff, D.
  • Publisher: Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, University of Queensland
  • Published: 2003

“Currently there is much discussion about the retention of mine professionals within the mining industry. There is also concern about the difficulties of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) as a prolonged lifestyle.…

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