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Indigenous Research, Differing Value Systems

  • Author: Foley, D.
  • Published: 2000

Indigenous Research, Differing Value Systems

Missed Opportunities: Unlocking the Future for Women in Agriculture

  • Authors: Dimopoulos, M., Sheridan, M.
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation and Agriculture Fisheries & Forestry - Australia
  • Published: 2000

This report documents the outcomes of processes undertaken as a result of the national research project Missed Opportunities: Harnessing the Potential of Women in Australian Agriculture. In 1997 the Rural…

Business as usual? Local conflicts and global challenges in Northern Australia

  • Author: Dixon, Rod
  • Publisher: North Australia Research Unit, The Australian National University
  • Published: 2000

While the economics and policies affecting regional areas in Australia have changed markedly over the past few years, there has been very little change in the everyday realities of life…

Should we have a universal concept of "Indigenous Peoples' Rights"?: Ethnicity and Essentialism in the Twenty-First Century

  • Author: Bowen, J.R.
  • Published: 2000

Should we have a universal concept of "Indigenous Peoples' Rights"?: Ethnicity and Essentialism in the Twenty-First Century

A self-help approach to remote area housing, St Paul's Village, Moa Island, Torres Strait, 1986-92

  • Author: Haar, Paul
  • Published: 2000

A self-help approach to remote area housing, St Paul's Village, Moa Island, Torres Strait, 1986-92

Skin infections and infestations in Aboriginal communities in northern Australia

  • Authors: Currie, B. J., Carapetis, J. R.
  • Published: 2000

The most important skin infections in Aboriginal communities in central and northern Australia are scabies and streptococcal pyoderma. Scabies is endemic in many remote Aboriginal communities, with prevalences in children…

Reproductive health, infertility and sexually transmitted infections in Indigenous women in a remote community in the Northern Territory

  • Authors: Kildea, Sue, Bowden, Francis J.
  • Published: 2000

Objective: To investigate markers of reproductive health in a remote Indigenous community in Northern Australia. Methods: A retrospective, cross–sectional analysis of case notes of 342 women between the ages of…

A potted history of 19th-century remote-area nursing in Australia and, in particular, Queensland

  • Author: Trudy Yuginovich
  • Published: 2000

Knowledge of the history of remote-area nursing in Australia is necessary if we are to truly understand the processes that have dictated the boundaries and reality of the scope of…

More than time and place: Using historical comparative research as a tool for nursing

  • Author: Trudy Yuginovich
  • Published: 2000

Views of history often seem to be inextricably intertwined with assumptions about past and present political systems and the kind of pressure groups they generate. This fact is important when…

Recommendations: National Inquiry into rural and remote education

  • Author: Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
  • Publisher: HREOC
  • Published: 2000

Public consultations had revealed that access to education was a significant concern in rural and remote areas of Australia, particularly in relation to ongoing economic decline. In response, the Australian…

Indigenous heritage tourism and its economic value in Australia

  • Author: Zeppel, H.
  • Publisher: International Society for Ecological Economics and Australian National University, Australian Heritage Commission, c2001
  • Published: 2000

Indigenous culture and heritage are a major tourist attraction in Australia. The income generated from the sale of Aboriginal arts and crafts is AUD$200 million per annum, with half derived…

Developing a Culturally Appropriate Therapeutic Approach with Indigenous Australians

  • Authors: Vicary, D,., Andrews, H.
  • Published: 2000

Many Australian psychologists have little information about how to perform culturally appropriate assessment and therapy with Aboriginal clients. This article explores relevant history that affects the psychological health of Aboriginals,…

Ngukurr at the millenium: A baseline profile for social impact planning in south-east Arnhem Land

  • Authors: Taylor, J., Bern, J., Senior, K.A.
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, The Australian National University
  • Published: 2000

Rapid change arising from large-scale development projects can place severe strain on the physical infrastructure and social fabric of affected communities, as well as providing opportunities for betterment. The remote…

Transformations of the Indigenous population: Recent and future trends

  • Author: Taylor, J
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • Published: 2000

By the 1970s, the Indigenous population had undergone a series of systematic fluctuations in fertility and mortality levels, uneven over space and time, but ultimately comprehensive and uniform in effect.…

Determining the effectiveness of vegetation management programs: Measures and methodologies Literature Review

  • Author: RIRDC/LWRRDC/FWPRDC Joint Venture Agroforestry Program
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published: 2000

This wide ranging review includes research on salinity, soil conservation, water quality, biodiversity, wood production, crop yields, infrastructure damage and carbon sequestration. It also encompasses the success or otherwise of…

Traditional Aboriginal Medicine Practice in the Northern Territory

  • Author: Devanesen, D
  • Published: 2000

Traditional Aboriginal medicine is a complex system closely linked to the culture and beliefs of the people, knowledge of their land and its flora and fauna. Its survival is explained…

Indigenous enterprise: Aboriginal Rural Resources Initiative Evaluation Methodology

  • Author: Desmond, H.
  • Publisher: Bureau of Rural Sciences
  • Published: 2000

This booklet is one outcome of the Aboriginal Rural Resources Initiative (ARRI) Project Evaluation Study undertaken by BRS for ATSIC. It describes the case-study evaluation methodology: its scope, methods of…

The role of welfare in the economy of two Indigenous communities

  • Authors: Daly, A., Smith, D.
  • Published: 2000

This paper reports on the results of the t1rst year of a four-year study of the relationship between indigenous people and the welfare system in two communities: Kuranda in North…

What is the connection between Aboriginal education and Aboriginal health?

  • Author: Boughton, B.
  • Publisher: Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Tropical Health
  • Published: 2000

A review of international research into the impact that various indicators of socio-economic status, and especially education levels, have on people's health. The paper also canvasses some of the issues…

The effects of the CDEP scheme on the economic status of Indigenous Australians: some analyses using the 1996 Census

  • Authors: Altman, J, Gray, M
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • Published: 2000

The Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) scheme is currently the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission's (ATSIC's) most significant program. Since its establishment in 1977, this Indigenous-specific program has been…

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