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Are there cultural limits to tourism?

  • Author: Craik, J.
  • Published: 1995

This article poses the question: are there cultural limits to tourism? It argues that tourism is a culture industry in the sense that it markets cultural products to tourists as…

The Enigma of Social Sustainability in Rural Australia

  • Author: Smailes, P.
  • Published: 1995

While much previous work has been done on the general concept of ecological sustainability, there is relatively little that examines the likely spatial aspects of a socially sustainable rural system.…

Unresolved healthcare issues in rural and remote Australia: preliminary findings from a national rural health unit survey

  • Authors: David Harvey, Gurpal Sandhu, Roger Strasser
  • Published: 1995

A preliminary analysis of a survey answered by 317 health practitioners with interests in heath in rural and remote Australia is described. The most important unresolved issues in rural health…

Bushfires & Bushtucker - Aboriginal Plant Use in Central Australia

  • Author: Latz, P.
  • Publisher: IAD Press
  • Published: 1995

Bushfires & Bushtucker - Aboriginal Plant Use in Central Australia

Reading the rangeland: a guide to the arid shrublands of Western Reading the rangeland: a guide to the arid shrublands of Western Australia Australia

  • Authors: Burnside, Don, Holm, Alec, Payne, Alan, Wilson, Georgina
  • Publisher: Department of Agriculture and Food
  • Published: 1995

Managing the rangelands is complex. Soils and vegetation can vary considerablyover short distances in distinct or subtle ways. Separating climatic from managementinfluences on the condition of the land has always…

'Population Decline in Non-Metropolitan Australia: Impacts and Policy Implications'.

  • Author: McKenzie, F.
  • Published: 1994

Despite the overall growth of the Australian population there are significant levels of population decline in some regions. Depopulation has often been caused by technological and economic change. In some…

Stopping the Rip-Offs: Intellectual Property Protection for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

  • Authors: Australian Attorney-General's Department, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, International Trade Law and Intellectual Property Branch, Australian Cultural Development Office
  • Publisher: Commonwealth Government of Australia
  • Published: 1994

Cultural property -- Protection -- Law and legislation -- Australia. Aboriginal Australians -- Antiquities. Aboriginal Australians -- Material culture. Torres Strait Islanders -- Antiquities. Torres Strait Islanders -- Material culture.…

Apparent dietary intake in remote Aboriginal communities

  • Authors: Lee, Amanda J., O'Dea, Kerin, Mathews, John D.
  • Published: 1994

Apparent per capita food and nutrient intake in six remote Australian Aboriginal communities using the ‘store-turnover’ method is described. The method is based on the analysis of community-store food invoices.…

Encyclopedia of Aboriginal Australia

  • Author: David Horton
  • Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press
  • Published: 1994

This work contains the life stories and photographs of many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have made contributions to their people and their country.

Torres Strait Region

  • Author: Beckett, J.
  • Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press
  • Published: 1994

Torres Strait Region

Saibai

  • Author: Howie-Willis, I.
  • Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press
  • Published: 1994

Saibai

The housing need of indigenous Australians, 1991

  • Author: Jones, R.
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, Australia National University
  • Published: 1994

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…

The relative mobility status of Indigenous Australians: setting the research agenda

  • Authors: Taylor, J., Bell, M.
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • Published: 1994

A project under way at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research aims to establish, for the first time, comparative national parameters of Indigenous population mobility with particular reference to…

The mobility status of Indigenous Australians

  • Authors: Taylor, J., Bell, M.
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • Published: 1994

This paper provides, for the first time, comparative national parameters of Indigenous population mobility. Using a customised 54 region internal migration matrix from the 1991 Census, preliminary findings are presented…

Demographic estimates for the Aboriginal populations of three regions of Australia: Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia - 1986-1991

  • Authors: Luther, Norman Y, Gaminiratne, KHW, Gray, Alan
  • Publisher: Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • Published: 1994

A consistent correction procedure is used to determine improved, consistent estimates by sex of census age distributions, intercensal births, and intercensal deaths and net immigration by age for the Aboriginal…

Food-purchasing behaviour in an Aboriginal community. 2. Evaluation of an intervention aimed at children

  • Authors: Scrimgeour, David, Rowse, Tim, Knight, Sabina
  • Published: 1994

The previously described survey of food-purchasing behaviour in a central-Australian Aboriginal community demonstrated that children have sufficient disposable income to provision themselves directly from food outlets. Subsequently, a community-based intervention…

Survival tucker: improved diet and health indicators in an aboriginal community

  • Authors: Lee, A. J., Bailey, A. P., Yarmirr, D., O'Dea, K., Mathews, J. D.
  • Published: 1994

The poor nutritional status of Aboriginal Australians is a serious and complex public health concern. We describe an unusually successful health and nutrition project initiated by the people of Minjilang,…

A model of soil moisture balance and herbage growth in the arid rangelands of central Australia

  • Authors: Hobbs, Trevor J., Sparrow, Ashley D., Landsberg, Joe J.
  • Published: 1994

A simple model of soil moisture balance and herbage production in the arid and semi-arid rangelands of central Australia is presented. The model has few parameters and only requires inputs…

Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) - Annex 1C of the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization

  • Author: World Trade Organization
  • Publisher: World Trade Organization
  • Published: 1994

PREAMBLE Members, - Desiring to reduce distortions and impediments to international trade, and taking into account the need to promote effective and adequate protection of intellectual property rights, and to…

Census enumeration in remote Australia: Issues for aboriginal data analysis

  • Author: Taylor, John
  • Published: 1993

Given the crucial role played by census data in informing economic and social policies directed at the Aboriginal population in remote areas, some assessment of the quality of remote area…

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