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Indigenous self-employment: miracle cure or risky business?

  • Author: Hunter, B.H.
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, The Australian National University
  • Published: 1999

Running a business, or otherwise being self-employed, is one avenue for economic advancement for Indigenous people. However, employing oneself or others is a complex process with many potential pitfalls. In…

Indigenous community-based education

  • Author: May, S.
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters
  • Published: 1999

refer also Corson, 1998

Creating a sense of place: Indigenous peoples in vocational education and training

  • Authors: Robinson, C., Hughes, P.
  • Publisher: National Centre for Vocational Education Research
  • Published: 1999

The changing nature of indigenous involvement in vocational education and training (VET) over the past decade is one of the most remarkable transformations seen in Australia's educational history. The number…

Improving access to bushfood production and marketing information

  • Author: Nagy, L.
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published: 1999

This research paper was commissioned by RIRDC as a first step in the process of overcoming these information constraints. It provides a scoping study for a Bushfood Industry Database. The…

Working with adolescents to prevent domestic violence: Indigenous rural model

  • Author: Blagg, H
  • Publisher: National Crime Prevention, Attorney General's Department
  • Published: 1999

This is a report presented to National Crime Prevention (formerly known as National Campaign Against Violence and Crime) and the National Anti-Crime Strategy which covers the second phase of a…

An iron treatment trial in an Aboriginal community: Improving non-adherence

  • Authors: Kruske, SG, Ruben, AR, Brewster, DR
  • Published: 1999

Objective: To compare supervised vs unsupervised oral iron treatment in anaemic Aboriginal children living in a remote community with a 40% prevalence of iron deficiency anaemia. Methodology: A randomised unblinded…

Community strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus involved in a hospital outbreak

  • Authors: O’Brien, F. G., Pearman, J. W., Gracey, M., Riley, T. V., Grubb, W. B.
  • Published: 1999

Western Australia (WA) has been able to prevent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains from outside of the state from becoming established in its hospitals. Recently, a single-strain outbreak of MRSA…

Careers, aspirations and the meaning of work in remote Australia: Torres Strait

  • Author: Arthur, W.S.
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • Published: 1999

The Indigenous Policy Unit of the Department of Family and Community Services (DFaCS) has commissioned the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Research to carry out research aimed at determining how the…

Changing places: indigenous population movement in the 1990s

  • Authors: Taylor, J., Bell, Martin
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • Published: 1999

This paper presents selected measures of Indigenous population mobility using 1996 Census data and compares these with equivalent measures for the non-Indigenous population. There are two parts to the exercise.…

The Impact of Declining Rural Infrastructure

  • Author: Haslam McKenzie, F.
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published: 1999

The project has investigated the effect of declining rural community infrastructure and whether there is a relationship between social and community issues in a region and its economic and environmental…

Rebuilding the Jawoyn Nation: Regional agreements, spatial politics and Aboriginal self-determination in Katherine, Northern Territory

  • Author: Gibson, C.
  • Published: 1999

A balanced, good paper on the topic of regional agreements/indigenous people with good reference to the Mt Todd gold mine situation. The issues covered in this paper include: a) overview…

Isolation in rural, remote and urban communities

  • Authors: Fegan, Maureen, Bowes, Jennifer
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 1999

The book is about how children, families, and communities in Australia influence one another. It focus particularly on how children's development is affected by different contexts. In addition to research…

Authentication: The Role of Aboriginal Art Centres

  • Author: Dayman, Karen
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Criminlogy
  • Published: 1999

On contemplating this paper I found myself wondering what I should be talking about, or, more specifically, why I was floundering with its content. Steeped daily in the ‘authentic’ and…

Challenges to the Authenticity in the Aboriginal Art Market

  • Author: Adler, Christine
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Criminlogy
  • Published: 1999

Over the past two or three years the Aboriginal art market has been the subject of considerable media attention which has raised questions about the authenticity of Aboriginal art. Such…

We do it our way: A study of a two way learning exchange for external students in remote Western Australia

  • Author: Rabbitt, E
  • Publisher: Australian Association for Research in Education
  • Published: 1999

The learning styles of external students in remote areas differ from the pedagogy surrounding the modes of study offered by mainstream universities throughout Australia. For many students there are no…

Allied health in Central Australia: Challenges and rewards in remote area practice

  • Author: Bent, Anne
  • Published: 1999

The aim of this descriptive study, undertaken in 1997, was to examine the professional environment and work practices of physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists in public sector positions in…

Perspectives on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education

  • Author: Partington, G
  • Publisher: Social Science Press
  • Published: 1998

Perspectives on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education

Nursing practice in a remote area: an ethnographic study

  • Author: Cramer, Jennifer Helen
  • Publisher: Curtin University
  • Published: 1998

The solitary position of nurses who practise in geographically isolated communities to provide direct health care to a predominantly Aboriginal population characterises nursing in remote areas. Munoz & Mann (1982)…

The multidimensional nature of renal disease: Rates and associations of albuminuria in an Australian Aboriginal community

  • Authors: Hoy, Wendy E., Mathews, John D., McCredie, David A., Pugsley, David J., Hayhurst, Beverly G., Rees, Megan, Kile, Emma, Walker, Kate A., Wang, Zhiqiang
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Published: 1998

Background: An epidemic of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is accompanying the rising rates of hypertension, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease among Aborigines in the Northern Territory of Australia. Incidence…

Beneficial impact of the Homelands Movement on health outcomes in central Australian Aborigines

  • Authors: McDermott, R , O’Dea, K, Rowley, K, Knight, S, Burgess, P
  • Published: 1998

Objective: This study compares prevalence of obesity, hypertension and diabetes in two groups of Aboriginal adults: those living in homelands versus centralised communities in central Australia. It also compares weight…

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