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Working on country: Contemporary indigenous management of Australia's lands and coastal regions

  • Authors: Baker, R., Davies, J., Young, E.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2001

The text offers a comprehensive account of indigenous land and water management in Australia, with an emphasis on practical outcomes to manage the country for a sustainable future. It is…

Working on country: listening, sharing and providing practical support

  • Authors: Baker, R., Davies, J., Young, E.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2001

This chapter serves as an overview of the whole book, under the following headings: (1) Listening and communicating - provides an overview of chapters from the book. (2) Resources for…

Pancreatitis in remote Australia: an Indigenous perspective

  • Author: Paul J. Ah-Tye
  • Published: 2001

In Australia, pancreatitis has been associated with gallstones in approximately 35% of cases and alcohol in approximately 25% of cases. The present study was performed to analyse the aetiology of…

Work practices of rural and remote physiotherapists

  • Author: Lorraine Sheppard
  • Published: 2001

Physiotherapists in rural and remote areas face challenges in their service delivery. The challenge is to provide accessible and comprehensive services to rural and remote Australians. Research was undertaken regarding…

Chapter 4 - Effects of fire in the landcape

  • Authors: Jeremy Russell-Smith, Tony Start, John Woinarski
  • Publisher: Tropical Savannas CRC
  • Published: 2001

Every year thousands of square kilometres of grasslands in northern Australia go up in flames and smoke. Is it wanton destruction or part of the natural ecosystem of tropical savannas?…

A Vision for Change: National Plan for Women in Agriculture and Resource Management - Second Implimentation Report 1999-2000

  • Author: Standing Committee on Agriculture and Resource Management
  • Publisher: Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Australia
  • Published: 2001

The National Plan for Women in Agriculture and Resource Management was produced by the Rural Women’s Working Group representing the Commonwealth, States and the Northern Territory, through an extensive process…

Understanding Homelessness: an Indigenous Australian perspective

  • Author: Lester, J.
  • Publisher: Dulwich Centre Publications
  • Published: 2001

Chapter discusses homelessness; historical context; Stolen Generations; example of assumptions of policy makers about 'homeless' Aboriginal people in Victoria Square; foster placements; welfare.

Environment, Society and Natural Resource Management: Theoretical Perspectives From Australasia and the Americas

  • Authors: Lawrence, G., Higgins, V., Lockie, S.
  • Publisher: Edward Elgar
  • Published: 2001

Environment, Society and Natural Resource Management: Theoretical Perspectives From Australasia and the Americas

Creating better educational and employment opportunities for rural young people

  • Authors: Kenyon, P., Sercombe, H., Black, A., Lhuede, D.
  • Publisher: National Youth Affairs Research Scheme
  • Published: 2001

This study explores current education, training, and employment issues and opportunities for rural youth in Australia, and suggests ways in which relevant education, training, and employment options and prospects can…

Factors influencing the recruitment and retention of nurses in rural and remote areas in Queensland

  • Authors: Hegney, Desley, Rogers-Clark, C., Gorman, D., Baker, S., McCarthy, S.
  • Publisher: University of Southern Queensland, Dept. of Nursing,
  • Published: 2001

Factors influencing the recruitment and retention of nurses in rural and remote areas in Queensland

Toward an anthropological theory of value : the false coin of our own dreams

  • Author: Graeber, David
  • Publisher: Palgrave
  • Published: 2001

This innovative book is the first comprehensive synthesis of economic, political, and cultural theories of value. David Graeber reexamines a century of anthropological thought about value and exchange, in large…

Education and health behaviour of Indigenous Australians: Evidence from the 1994 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey

  • Authors: Gray, A., Boughton, B.
  • Publisher: Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Tropical Health
  • Published: 2001

Strong relationships between education and health outcomes have been identifi ed in most countries of the world, with children of more educated parents having more favourable health and a better…

A Future for Regional Australia: Escaping Global Misfortune

  • Authors: Gray, I., Lawrence, G.
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published: 2001

This text interprets the predicament faced by Australia's regional people from their own perspective and proposes a means by which they can act together to find a secure future under…

Thinking regionally, acting locally: lessons for Australia from overseas housing and regional assistance policies

  • Authors: Gleeson, B. , Carmichael, C.
  • Publisher: UNSW - UWS Research Centre, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
  • Published: 2001

This paper reports research by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute: University of New South Wales & University of Western Sydney Research Centre that examines polices to address social…

Gap analysis to inform an experts' workshop on access to information: A key to building trust in the minerals sector

  • Authors: Gibson, G., MacDonald, A., Thomson, I.
  • Publisher: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
  • Published: 2001

The Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development (MMSD) Project is an independent two-year project of research and consultation seeking to understand how the mining and minerals sector can contribute to the…

Keeping youth in communities: Education and out-migration in the South West.

  • Author: Eversole, R.
  • Published: 2001

The out-migration of youth is a particular concern facing rural communities. A study of eight communities in the Blackwood region of South Western Australia demonstrates the key role of educational…

Chapter 0 - Contents & Preface

  • Authors: Rodd Dyer, Peter Jacklyn, Ian Partridge, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Dick Williams
  • Publisher: Tropical Savannas CRC
  • Published: 2001

Every year thousands of square kilometres of grasslands in northern Australia go up in flames and smoke. Is it wanton destruction or part of the natural ecosystem of tropical savannas?…

Economic Impacts of Salinity on Townsite Infrastructure

  • Author: Department of Agriculture WA
  • Publisher: Department of Agriculture WA
  • Published: 2001

This report summarises the findings from the investigation of the predicted economic impact of rising saline groundwater in six rural towns representing the range of situations found in the agricultural…

Social assessment in natural resource management institutions

  • Authors: Dale, Allan, Taylor, Nick, Lane, Marcus
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
  • Published: 2001

Part I. Introduction to social assessment in natural resource institutions: [1]. Social assessment in natural resource management: promise, potentiality and practice Part II. Institutionalising social assessment in the global context:…

Incentives for sustainable land management: Community cost sharing to conserve biodiversity on private lands: A guide for local government revised edition

  • Author: Bateson, Paul
  • Publisher: Environment Australia and Environs Australia
  • Published: 2001

Across Australia, people working the land are taking the next steps toward sustainable land management. This is in response to widespread acknowledgement that poor native vegetation management is affecting the…

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