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Mortality rates in 14 Queensland Aboriginal reserve communities

  • Authors: Trigger, David S., Anderson, Christopher, Uncoln, Robyn A., Matis, Carol E.
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • Published: 1983

Age-standardized comparisons of mortality rates from four causes in 14 Aboriginal reserves and communities in Queensland were examined. The 14 reserves were allocated to two groups within 10 socioenvironmental variables.…

The mabarn and the hospital: the selection of treatment in a remote Aboriginal community

  • Author: Tonkinson, Myrna
  • Publisher: University of Queensland Press
  • Published: 1982

The mabarn and the hospital: the selection of treatment in a remote Aboriginal community

Competitive interactions in the dietary preference of kangaroos and sheep, cattle and goats in inland Australia

  • Author: Squires, V. R.
  • Published: 1982

The trophic ecology of the large macropods (kangaroos and euros) is summarized. Introduction of livestock has generally favoured the build up of numbers of kangaroos in the arid zone. The…

A syphilis epidemic in a Northern Territory Aboriginal community

  • Author: Jacobs, D. S.
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • Published: 1981

An epidemic of syphilis in an Australian Aboriginal community with no previous experience of the disease is described. Syphilis was diagnosed in 214 cases during the five-year period 1975 to…

Evaluation of preschool meals programmes on the nutritional health of Aboriginal children

  • Authors: Coyne, T., Dowling, M., Condon-Paoloni, D.
  • Published: 1980

One hundred and sixteen three to five year old Aboriginal children were included in an evaluation of the effect of preschool meals programmes on their nutritional health. Sixty-one children attending…

A Black Reality: Aboriginal camps and housing in remote Australia

  • Author: Heppell, Michael
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
  • Published: 1979

A Black Reality: Aboriginal camps and housing in remote Australia

Introduction: Past and present approaches and future trends in Aboriginal housing

  • Author: Heppell, Michael
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
  • Published: 1979

Introduction: Past and present approaches and future trends in Aboriginal housing

Epilogue: The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Housing Panel

  • Author: Heppell, Michael
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
  • Published: 1979

Epilogue: The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Housing Panel

A matter of control: Aboriginal housing circumstances in remote communities and settlements

  • Author: Reser, Joseph
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
  • Published: 1979

A matter of control: Aboriginal housing circumstances in remote communities and settlements

Influencing land use in pastoral Australia

  • Author: Young, Michael D.
  • Published: 1979

The impact of Australia’s land administration policies on arid land development and use is discussed with reference to the arid zone. Australia has made many mistakes in establishing methods of…

Room to move: Contemporary Alyawara settlement patterns and their implications for Aboriginal housing policy

  • Author: O'Connell, James F
  • Published: 1977

Room to move: Contemporary Alyawara settlement patterns and their implications for Aboriginal housing policy

The Salvado Memoirs : historical memoirs of Australia particularly of the Benedictine Mission of New Norcia and of the habits and customs of the Australian natives

  • Authors: Salvado, Dom Rosendo , Storman, E. J.
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia Press
  • Published: 1977

First published in Italian in 1851; account of first contact with Aborigines and abortive attempts to found missions; fighting among Aborigines; foundation of New Norcia; place of Aborigines among races…

The Remote Aborigines

  • Author: Rowley, Charles Dunford
  • Publisher: Australian National University Press
  • Published: 1971

This last book of Professor Rowley's trilogy on Aboriginal Policy and Practice deals with the situation of the 'full-blood' Aborigines in the centre and north of Australia. The author refers…

Mobility among Indigenous Australians

  • Authors: Taylor, J., Bell, M.
  • Publisher: Australian Government Publishing Service
  • Published: 1969

for historical comparative research

The composition of several arid spinifex grasslands of central Australia in relation to rainfall, soil water relations, and nutrients

  • Author: Winkworth, R. E.
  • Published: 1967

The study was restricted to communities of Triodia basedowii (hard spinifex) and Plectrachne schinzii (feathertop spinifex), which occur on extensive tracts of featureless sand plains. Measurements of plant cover, size,…

Kinship, mobility and community in rural New South Wales

  • Author: Beckett, J.
  • Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press
  • Published: 1965

Kinship, mobility and community in rural New South Wales

Old and New Australian Aboriginal Art

  • Author: Black, Roman
  • Publisher: Angus & Robertson
  • Published: 1964

Old and New Australian Aboriginal Art

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

  • Author: UN General Assembly
  • Published: 1948

PREAMBLE Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in…

Aboriginal children’s health, playgroup participation and early learning outcomes in two remote Northern Territory communities

  • Authors: Page, Jane, Murray, Lisa, Cock, Megan L, Eadie, Patricia, Nossar, Victor, Niklas, Frank, Scull, Janet, Sparling, Joseph

Objectives: This study aimed to explore the impact of early health risks on young Aboriginal children’s attendance in playgroups and their early learning outcomes. Design: The study used a cross-sectional…

From "period poverty" to "period parity" to meet menstrual health needs

  • Author: Hall, Nina Lansbury
  • Publisher: Elsevier

Menstruation is a natural experience for most girls and women, yet it is often associated with socially imposed taboos and shame. "Period poverty" is a new term that has garnered…

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