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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…

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.…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

An assessment of funding to support rural and remote health research in Australia

  • Author: Patterson, Carla
  • Publisher: Blackwell Science Pty
  • Published: 2000

A systematic search was undertaken to ascertain the nature, source and extent of funding awarded to research projects that were directed specifically at aspects of rural health over the past…

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…

Horticultural development of Australian native edible plants

  • Authors: Ahmed, AK., Johnson, KA.
  • Published: 2000

The Australian native edible plant industry is rapidly expanding. We provide a review of the horticultural research that has been carried out on the top 14 commercially significant Australian native…

Aboriginal nutrition and the Nyirranggulung Health Strategy in Jawoyn Country

  • Authors: Taylor, J, Westbury, N
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • Published: 2000

One important component of the Nyirranggulung Health Authority’s strategy is a partnership between the Fred Hollows Foundation and the Jawoyn Association. As an extension of its ongoing work in the…

How definition of mental health problems can influence help seeking in rural and remote communities

  • Authors: Fuller Jeff, Edwards Jane, Procter Nicholas, Moss John
  • Published: 2000

The present study sought to understand the rural and remote influences on people’s identification of, and response to, mental health problems. Twenty-two key informants living in northern and western South…

An evaluation of a network for professional development in child and adolescent mental health in rural and remote communities

  • Authors: J Mitchell, P Robinson, C Seiboth, B Koszegi
  • Published: 2000

In 1998 a telemedicine network was established in South Australia and the Northern Territory to deliver educational material to professionals working in child and adolescent mental health in remote areas.…

The “Outreach” program: A consultancy to reduce chronic disease morbidity and mortality in Aboriginal people

  • Authors: Hoy We, Kelly A, Carmody M.
  • Published: 2000

Background: Aborigines in remote Australia are experiencing an epidemic of chronic disease. The “metabolic syndrome”, type 2 diabetes, hypertension cardiovascular, renal and chronic lung disease contribute to a 20-25 yr…

The role and relevance of indigenous cultural capital in environment management in Australia and the Pacific

  • Authors: Lal, P., Young, E.
  • Publisher: Australian Heritage Commission, c2001
  • Published: 2000

Reconciling natural and cultural heritage with economic development is a prime challenge for contemporary and future societies. Striving for such reconciliation is essentially the same as striving for sustainability —…

Estimating Indigenous Housing Need for Public Funding Allocation: a multi-measure approach

  • Authors: Neutze, M., Sanders, W., Jones, R.
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • Published: 2000

This paper advocates a multi-measure approach to Indigenous housing need for the purposes of public funding allocation. It has been developed from three reports examining Indigenous housing need undertaken in…

Beyond the pale - Contemporary Indigenous art

  • Author: Croft, Brenda
  • Publisher: Art Gallery Board of South Australia
  • Published: 2000

Art Gallery of South Australia Series Title:Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art 2000 Survey of contemporary art. Artists: Eddie Chambers, Ian Abdulla, Destiny Deacon, Julie Dowling...

Environmental Change in Australia Since 1788.

  • Author: Young, A. R. M.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press.
  • Published: 2000

This study reviews the environmental changes that have occurred in Australia since European settlement. It discusses the history of changing attitudes towards the natural environment in Australia and the problems…

Housing for Indigenous Australians

  • Author: Neutze, M.
  • Published: 2000

Indigenous Australians suffer from less adequate and affordable housing than any other group despite the efforts of national and state governments, especially in the past 30 years, to improve them.…

The failure of Australian legislation on indirect discrimination to detect the systemic racism which prevents Aboriginal people from fully participating in the workforce

  • Author: de Plevitz, Loretta Ruth
  • Publisher: Queensland University of Technology
  • Published: 2000

Government figures put the current indigenous unemployment rate at around 23%, 3 times the unemployment rate for other Australians. This thesis aims to assess whether Australian indirect discrimination legislation can…

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