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Living in public space: a human rights wasteland?

  • Author: Goldie, C.
  • Published: 2002

This article tells the story of Sam and John, two homeless men living in public space around Darwin in the Northern Territory. In August 1996, there were over 105,000 homeless…

The impact of rural clinical placement on student nurses' employment intentions.

  • Authors: Courtney, M., Edwards, H., Smith, S., Finlayson, K.
  • Published: 2002

Commonwealth Government health policy and professional organizations have indicated that successful recruitment and retention strategies are crucial to address the shortage of health professionals in rural and remote areas. This…

Marketing fine art on the Internet: Issue and ideas

  • Authors: Clarke, Irvine, Flaherty, Therese B
  • Published: 2002

The fine art market has grown into a $17bn industry. Yet only recently have art dealers and art buyers discovered the Internet as a viable marketing tool. As art galleries…

The Indigenous sector: An economic perspective

  • Author: Campbell, D.
  • Publisher: University of Queensland Press
  • Published: 2002

Pt. A: An economic framework for valuing fisheries resources. 1. Introduction 2. The importance of fisheries resources 3. Understanding economics and economic value 4. Value in a broader context 5.…

Indigenous Welfare in Australia

  • Authors: Baldry, E, Green, S
  • Published: 2002

The invasion and subsequent colonization of what was to become known as Australia, by the British in 1788 marked the meeting of two utterly different societies and the beginning of…

Trauma trails, recreating song lines: The transgenerational effects of trauma in Indigenous Australia

  • Author: Atkinson, J.
  • Publisher: Spinifex Press
  • Published: 2002

Providing a ground-breaking answer to the questions of how to solve the problems of cross-generational trauma, Trauma Trails moves beyhond the rhetoric of victimhood, and provides inspiration for anyone concerned…

Country policing: Its not rocket science

  • Author: Adcock, G.
  • Publisher: The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust of Australia
  • Published: 2002

No matter what structural, policy and practice changes are made within policing circles, there must never be a divergence from basic policing practicalities and well researched and established assumptions. In…

Negotiating Comprehensive Settlement of Native Title Issues: Building a New Scale of Justice in South Australia

  • Authors: Parry Agius, Jocelyn Davies, Ritchie Howitt, Lesley Johns
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies; Native Title Research Unit
  • Published: 2002

This paper discusses the statewide framework agreement process in South Australia from its inception in 2000. The framework agreement process seeks to comprehensively address native title claims across South Australia…

Design considerations for a solar-powered desalination system for remote communities in Australia

  • Authors: Richards, Bryce S., Schäfer, Andrea I.
  • Published: 2002

Water in many areas of Australia is scarce and of poor quality. In some areas high levels of treatment are required either due to contamination of waters or due to…

Evidence-based rural general practice: barriers and solutions in South Australia

  • Authors: Taylor, J., Wilkinson, D., Blue, I. A., Dollard, J. T.
  • Published: 2002

INTRODUCTION: This paper reports on research to ascertain the views of general practitioners (GPs) practising in rural and remote areas of South Australia, on evidence-based medicine (EBM). It follows our…

Designing and Selecting Samples: Qualitative research in practice

  • Authors: Ritchie, J., Lewis, J. , Elam, G.
  • Publisher: Sage
  • Published: 2002

refer May, T. 2002 'Qualitative Research in Action'

Unhealthy encounters: Legacies and challenges for the health status of settler and Aboriginal communities

  • Author: David Wilkinson
  • Publisher: The Hawke Institute, University of South Australia
  • Published: 2002

The impact of settler presence and activity on Aboriginal health status has been profound. In common with similar impacts in other settled countries worldwide, the dislocation and disruption of a…

Rural Housing, Regional Development and Policy Integration: An Evaluation of Alternative Policy Responses to Regional Disadvantage

  • Authors: Hillier, J., Fisher, C., Tonts, M.
  • Publisher: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.
  • Published: 2002

Within the context of 'responding to regional disadvantage', this project sought to interrogate the potential for the incorporation of a neglected housing dimension into the increasingly integrated approach currently being…

The environmental implications of the local-state antinomy in Australia

  • Author: Wild River, Su
  • Publisher: Australian National University
  • Published: 2002

An antinomy is a contradiction between a principle and its opposite, where there is a compelling case for accepting both. This thesis adopts the antinomy of local-state government in Australia…

Dealing with data: Using NVivo in the qualitative data analysis process

  • Author: Welsh, E.
  • Published: 2002

This paper will assess the way in which a qualitative data analysis software package—NVivo—can be used in the data analysis process. Computer assisted qualitative data analysis software (CAQDAS) has been…

Integrating Intellectual Property Rights and Development Policy

  • Author: UK Commission on Intellectual Property Rights
  • Publisher: Commission on Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR)
  • Published: 2002

It is our task to consider whether and how intellectual property rights (IPRs) could play a role in helping the world meet the Millennium Development Goals targets – in particular…

Western Australia v Ward on Behalf of Miriuwung Gajerrong, High Court of Australia, 8 August 2002: Summary of Judgement

  • Author: Lisa Strelein
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies; Native Title Research Unit
  • Published: 2002

On 8 August 2002, the High Court handed down its decision on Western Australia v Ward & Ors, relating to the native title claim by the Miriuwung – Gajerrong peoples.…

Some language-related observations for teachers in Torres Strait and Cape York Peninsula schools

  • Author: Shnukal, Anna
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published: 2002

Newly-graduated non-Indigenous teachers who go to remote Torres Strait and Cape York Peninsula (CYP) schools may experience a range of difficulties. This paper makes some observations about one of them:…

Regional level investment under the Natural Heritage Trust and the National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality

  • Author: Schweizer, Chris
  • Publisher: The Regional Institute Limited
  • Published: 2002

NAP & NHT There are two principal investment initiatives currently under way to address natural resource management issues in Australia: * the National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality…

Winning Native Title: The Experience of the Nharnuwangga, Wajarri and Ngarla People

  • Author: Michelle Riley
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies; Native Title Research Unit
  • Published: 2002

This paper is a conference speech which follows the negotiation of the Nharnuwangga, Wajarri and Ngarla native title settlement from the perspective of one of the native title holders, Michelle…

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