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Tangentyere Remote Area Night Patrol

  • Authors: Walker, J, Forrester, S
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Criminology and the Crime Prevention Branch
  • Published: 2002

Tangentyere Council is an Aboriginal, community-controlled resource agency, delivering essential services and programmes to 20 autonomous town camp communities in Alice Springs and the Central Australian region. These programmes and…

Keeping the bush in the game: New approaches to making regional tourism more competitive

  • Author: Tourism Task Force Ltd
  • Publisher: Tourism Task Force Ltd.
  • Published: 2002

Tourism is a competitive industry. Countries compete with other countries to attract overseas visitors. Regions within Australia compete with other similar regions to attract visitors. In fact regional Australia has…

White Flour, White Power: From Rations to Citizenship in Central Australia

  • Author: Rowse, T
  • Publisher: Australian National University Press
  • Published: 2002

The colonial practice of rationing goods to Aboriginal people has been neglected in the study of Australian frontiers. This book argues that much of the colonial experience in Central Australia…

Indigenous Australian Art in the National Gallery of Victoria

  • Author: Ryan, Judith
  • Publisher: National Gallery of Victoria
  • Published: 2002

This publication acknowledges the power and primacy of the indigenous art and culture. It follows five published catalogues on aspects of the collection and aims to extend the repertoire of…

A New Model of Policy Evaluation: Mining and Indigenous People

  • Author: O'Faircheallaigh, C.
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing
  • Published: 2002

This work addresses questions which are of central interest to scholars of public policy in all liberal democracies. How can we correctly identify the outcomes of public policies? How can…

Undergraduate nursing students‘ clinical experiences in rural and remote areas: recruitment implications

  • Authors: Jane Neill, Kerry Taylor
  • Published: 2002

Providing rural and remote clinical experiences for undergraduate nursing students could help address future recruitment in these areas, but adequate financial support for students during clinical placements is also necessary.…

Indigenous Knowledge and the Cultural Interface: underlying issues at the intersection of knowledge and information systems

  • Author: Nakata, Martin
  • Published: 2002

Indigenous Knowledge and the Cultural Interface: underlying issues at the intersection of knowledge and information systems

Guidelines for the development, implementation and evaluation of national public health strategies in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders: approaches and recommendations

  • Authors: Richard Murray, Kathy Bell, Jacinta Elston, Ian Ring, Michael Frommer, Angela Todd
  • Publisher: National Public Health Partnership, Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine James Cook University
  • Published: 2002

This report presents the findings of a project commissioned by the National Public Health Partnership (NPHP) to review options and make recommendations for guidelines on the development of national public…

More than an education : leadership for rural school-community partnerships

  • Author: Kilpatrick, Sue
  • Publisher: RIRDC
  • Published: 2002

The report presents case studies of rural school community partnerships in five very different rural communities. Each case study outlines the nature and extent of the partnership, and analyses the…

It's a Power: An Interpretation of the Aboriginal Memorial in its Ethnographic, Museological, Art Historical and Political Contexts

  • Author: Jenkins, Susan
  • Publisher: Australian National University
  • Published: 2002

It's a Power: An Interpretation of the Aboriginal Memorial in its Ethnographic, Museological, Art Historical and Political Contexts

Workforce retention in rural and remote Australia: determining the factors that influence length of practice

  • Authors: John S Humphreys, Judith A Jones, Michael P Jones, Paul R Mara
  • Published: 2002

Objectives: To ascertain which factors are most significant in a general practitioner's decision to stay in rural practice and whether these retention factors vary in importance according to the geographical…

“Unconventional Business": Marketing of Aboriginal Art from Remote Area Communities

  • Author: Healy, Jacky
  • Published: 2002

Since the 1940's when the first art centre was established at Ernabella art centres have continued to proliferate throughout remote area Australia and urban areas. In remote areas these centres…

Putting the Picture Together: Inquiry into Response by Government Agencies to Complaints of Family Violence and Child Abuse in Aboriginal Communities

  • Authors: Gordon, S., Hallahan, K., Henry, D.
  • Publisher: Department of Premier and Cabinet, Western Australia
  • Published: 2002

In November 2001 the Western Australian Government announced a special inquiry into the response by Government agencies to complaints of family violence and child abuse in Aboriginal communities. This was…

Indigenous small enterprise development: Implications for policy

  • Authors: Fuller, D., Gunner, S., Holmes, S.
  • Published: 2002

There are a number of important ways in which economic independence for Indigenous Australians can be enhanced and the economic development of their communities promoted. An important avenue will lie…

Goal attainment scaling: an effective outcome measure for rural and remote health services

  • Authors: Ruth Cox, Delena Amsters
  • Published: 2002

The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the utility of Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS) as an effective, multidisciplinary measure of client outcomes for rural and remote health services. Goal…

People, Power, Participation: A study of mining-community relationships

  • Authors: Cheney, H. , Lovel, R. , Solomon, F.
  • Publisher: Mining Minerals and Sustainable Development/ Australian Minerals and Energy Environment Foundation
  • Published: 2002

People in local communities are becoming increasingly influential as government decentralises its decision making in key areas such as environment and development. Over the last ten years, increased public participation…

Flammable Australia: The Fire Regimes and Biodiversity of a Continent

  • Authors: Bradstock, R.A., Willliams, J.E., Gill, A.M.
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published: 2002

Fire is pivotal to the functioning of ecosystems in Australia, affecting the distribution and abundance of the continents̕ unique and highly diverse range of plants and animals. Conservation of this…

Principles for better practice in Aboriginal health promotion: The Sydney Consensus Statement NSW Health 2002

  • Authors: Bellew, B, Raymond, I , Hughes, J
  • Published: 2002

On 29 October 2002, key representatives from all Australian states and territories who work in Aboriginal health promotion, general health promotion or population health met in Sydney, New South Wales…

Body mass index and mortality in Aboriginal Australians in the Northern Territory

  • Authors: Wang, Zhiqiang, Hoy, Wendy E.
  • Published: 2002

Objective: To assess the association between body mass index and the risk of all-cause and disease-specific mortalities in Australian Aborigines in a remote community. Design: A community based cohort study.…

Remote area Aboriginal Health Services managers: Key practice challenges

  • Author: John Wilson
  • Published: 2001

The following reflections on the author’s management practice are based on the text of an address given by the author at the 1999 International Conference of the Royal Australasian College…

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