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Aborigines, tourism and sustainable development

  • Authors: Altman, J.C., Finlayson, J.
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, The Australian National University
  • Published: 1992

An issues paper on 'Aborigines and Tourism' was commissioned by the Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD) Tourism Working Group on 3 June 1991. It followed a verbal presentation on Aboriginal issues…

Birth defects in the infants of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal mothers with diabetes in Western Australia

  • Authors: Bower, Carol, Connell, Anthony F., Gent, Cameron R., Massey, Michael S., Stanley, Fiona
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • Published: 1992

Objective Because of the high prevalence of non-insulin-dependent diabetes in Australian Aborigines, and a suggestion that the prevalence of birth defects was high in the infants of Aboriginal mothers with…

Remote Possibilities: the Aboriginal Domain and the Administrative Imagination

  • Author: Rowse, T
  • Publisher: Australian National Universty North Australia Research Unit
  • Published: 1992

Aboriginal self-determination is a praiseworthy objective of government policy, but do we know how to implement this? Remote possibilities discusses this question by bringing together two traditions of work relevant…

An examination of recent suicides in remote Australia: Further information from the Kimberley

  • Author: Hunter, Ernest M.
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Published: 1991

Aboriginal suicide has emerged as an issue of public concern only within the recent past. Within the last decade there has been a substantial increase from levels that were previously…

Stand and deliver: Technology and teacher education in remote communities

  • Authors: Judyth Sachs, Lloyd Logan
  • Publisher: Australian Association for Research in Education
  • Published: 1991

There has been a proliferation in the use of technology in people's lives, both for professional and leisure purposes. However, educational institutions have made limited use of technology for delivering…

Food and nutrition policy issues in remote Aboriginal communities: lessons from Arnhem Land

  • Author: McMillan, S.J.
  • Published: 1991

There is a high incidence of nutrition-related diseases amongst Aborigines living in remote areas. An outline of the corporate food and nutrition policy of the Arnhemland Progress Association is given…

The housing need of indigenous Australians, 1991

  • Author: Jones, R.
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australia National University
  • Published: 1991

This monograph presents a rigorous quantitative assessment, against normative criteria, of the housing requirements of Indigenous people, and in doing so makes an important contribution to knowledge about the interrelationship…

Sharing the park: Anangu initiatives in Ayers Rock Tourism: a tourism impact study

  • Authors: Central Land Council, Pitjantjatjara Council, Mutitjulu Community
  • Publisher: Institute of Aboriginal Development
  • Published: 1991

Anangu perceptions of tourism in Uluru (Ayers Rock - Mount Olga) National Park; demographic, social and economic survey of the Mutitjulu community, 1985-1986; historical background - Anangu contact assimilation policy,…

Home range of the red kangaroo Macropus rufus

  • Author: Croft, David B.
  • Published: 1991

The home range of red kangaroos, Macropus rufus, and euros, M. robustus erubescens, was studied by radio-tracking in contiguous sites in semi-arid northwestern New South Wales, Australia. This paper reports…

Sustainable tourism in remote Australia: strategies for physical planning and infrastructure

  • Author: Bull, Catherin Jane
  • Publisher: Harvard University
  • Published: 1991

Abstract: Using theoretical and case studies, this dissertation explores how remoteness, tourism and sustainability relate to the planning of infrastructure for National Parks in remote Australia. Remote Australia is attractive…

Spatial mobility of working age Aborigines in settled and remote Australia: A preliminary analysis

  • Author: Taylor, J.
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University
  • Published: 1991

Despite the potential for government employment policies to influence the rate and incidence of migration among the Aboriginal workforce, little is known about the extent to which such policy impacts…

Regional Well-Being in Australia Revisited

  • Authors: Sorensen, A. D., Weinand, H.
  • Published: 1991

There have been many studies of regional well-being in Australia, but few match the range of variables and spatial detail employed in this paper. Twenty two socio-economic variables were drawn…

The social and family context of Aboriginal self-harmful behaviour in remote Australia

  • Author: Hunter, Ernest M.
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Published: 1991

In the preceding paper information was presented on a series of recent Aboriginal suicides in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. In this paper the author proceeds to an examination…

Humpy, House and Tin Shed: Aboriginal Settlement History on the Darling River

  • Author: Memmott, P.
  • Publisher: Ian Buchan Fell Research Centre, Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney
  • Published: 1991

This multidisciplinary longitudinal case study of Aboriginal housing and settlement in western New South Wales was carried out during 1986-1989. Anthropological and historical research has been used to study the…

The economic impact of tourism at Uluru National Park on other Aboriginal communities in Central Australia

  • Author: Altman, J.C.
  • Publisher: Institute for Aboriginal Development
  • Published: 1991

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The intercultural and socio-historical context of Aboriginal personal violence in remote Australia

  • Author: M. Hunter
  • Published: 1991

The intercultural and socio-historical context of Aboriginal personal violence in remote Australia

A framework for the ecology of arid Australia

  • Authors: Smith, D. M. Stafford, Morton, S. R.
  • Published: 1990

There have been few attempts to describe the key ecological relationships which may be controlling the biotic structure of the Australian arid zone. We develop a series of ‘propositions’ which…

The Dynamics of Decline: Implications for Social Welfare in Rural Australia

  • Authors: Lawrence, G., Williams, C.
  • Publisher: Centre for Rural Welfare Research, Charles Sturt University
  • Published: 1990

The Dynamics of Decline: Implications for Social Welfare in Rural Australia

Aboriginal children and their families: history and trends in Western Australia

  • Author: Ruth, E
  • Published: 1990

Overviews government policies of intervention in the lives of Aboriginal families in the south-west of Western Australia; definitions of Aboriginality affected levels of service provided to Aboriginal people; part-Aboriginal children…

The demographic basis of human evolution in southeastern Australia

  • Author: Colin Pardoe
  • Publisher: Oceania Publications
  • Published: 1990

Separation in population size and density, social structure, morbidity, mortality and gene flow in Aboriginal people along the Murray River from those of the hinterland; process of exclusivity in social…

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