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Asthma management in indigenous children of a remote community using an indigenous health model

  • Authors: Chang, A B, Shannon, C, O’Neil, M C, Tiemann, A M, Valery, P C, Craig, D, Fa'afoi, E, Masters, I B
  • Published: 2000

Objective: To describe the management of asthma in children in a remote indigenous community and the delivery of subspecialist service through the indigenous health-care model. Methodology: Children referred by indigenous…

Rural and remote oral health, problems and models for improvement: a Western Australian perspective

  • Authors: Steele, Lesley, Pacza, Tom, Tennant, Marc
  • Published: 2000

Oral healthcare in rural communities shares many of the dilemmas faced by medicine in providing services to large geographical areas with dispersed populations. This study examined the population data and…

Issues influencing the provision of palliative care services to remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory

  • Author: McGrath, Catharine L.
  • Published: 2000

Palliative care is a service available to many Australians subject to location and varying criteria. This paper seeks to identify some of the issues that hamper the provision of this…

Managing the Bush

  • Author: Williams, Jann
  • Publisher: Environment Australia: Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation
  • Published: 2000

In 1994 a national program of research and development was established by the Australian Nature Conservation Agency, now part of the Biodiversity Group of Environment Australia (EA), and the Land…

Racial Discrimination in the Private Rental Market: Overcoming Stereotypes and Breaking the Cycle of Housing Despair in Western Australia

  • Author: Solonec, T.
  • Published: 2000

Racist stereotypes place Aboriginal people at a disadvantage when seeking accommodation in Western Australia’s private rental market. Existing laws provide some avenue of redress for individuals who have experienced racial…

Effectiveness of a community-directed ‘healthy lifestyle’ program in a remote Australian Aboriginal community

  • Authors: Rowley, Kevin G., Daniel, Mark, Skinner, Karen, Skinner, Michelle, White, Gwyneth A., O'Dea, Kerin
  • Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
  • Published: 2000

Objective: To assess the sustainability and effectiveness of a community-directed program for primary and secondary prevention of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease in an Aboriginal community in north-west Western Australia.…

Housing Needs of Consumers of Mental Health Services in Rural New South Wales, Australia

  • Authors: Gordon Lambert, Paolo Ricci, Ross Harris, Frank Deane
  • Published: 2000

A survey of the housing needs of 101 people with mentally illness treated by the Central Western Area Mental Health Service were compared with data from the 1994 Australian Housing…

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 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…

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 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

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 Economic Status of Indigenous Australians

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

This paper examines the economic status of Indigenous Australians as a self-identifying group. It is an early version of an entry to the 2nd edition of the Encyclopedia of the…

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