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The Water Handbook: A guide for management of small water supplies in Australian Aboriginal settlements

  • Author: Grey-Gardner, R
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge CRC
  • Published: 2008

This handbook is to help people working with, and living in small remote settlements to develop a water management plan. The focus is on remote settlements that are isolated from…

Between a rock and a hard place: Economic policy and the employment outlook for indigenous Australians

  • Author: Gregory, R. G.
  • Publisher: University of Sydney
  • Published: 2005

This timely collection of articles explores some of the most pressing issues confronting both Australia's Indigenous peoples and Australia as a nation. In the current period of economic strength, Indigenous…

Accelerating the literacy development of indigenous students : the National Accelerated Literacy Program (NALP)

  • Author: Gray, B. N.
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University Press
  • Published: 2007

The National Accelerated Literacy Program (NALP) is an ambitious initiative that aims to develop the sustainable implementation of a successful and broadly based approach to achieving high level literacy outcomes…

Alienation from school among Aboriginal students

  • Authors: Gray, J., Beresford, Q.
  • Publisher: Institute for the Service Professions, Edith Cowan University
  • Published: 2001

Alienation from school among Aboriginal students

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…

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

GAB well maintenance field guide for artesian wells

  • Author: Government of South Australia
  • Publisher: SA Arid Lands NRM Board and the SA Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation
  • Published: 2007

GAB well maintenance field guide for artesian wells

Agriculture and Resource Policy: Principles and Practice

  • Author: Godden, D.
  • Publisher: Sydney University Press
  • Published: 2006

Agriculture and Resource Policy: Principles and Practice

The Discovery of Grounded Theory: Strategies for Qualitative Research,

  • Authors: Glaser, B. G., Strauss, A. L.
  • Publisher: Weidenfeld Nicholson
  • Published: 2009

• Discovery of grounded theory • Generating theory by comparative analysis • Generating theory • Theoretical sampling • From substantive to formal theory • Constant comparative method of qualitative analysis…

Dollar Dreaming - Inside the Aboriginal Art World

  • Author: Genocchio, Ben
  • Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
  • Published: 2008

Dollar Dreaming explores how the Aboriginal art movement, born of isolation and deprivation in one of the remotest and harshest places on earth, has in little more than thirty years…

Aboriginal Knowledge Narratives and Country: Marri kunkimba putj putj marrideyan

  • Author: Ford, Payi Linda
  • Publisher: Post Pressed
  • Published: 2010

. The thesis on which this book is based is a culmination of my research which drew on tyangi wedi tjan

Mining Agreements: Negotiated Frameworks in the Australian Minerals Sector

  • Author: Fitzgerald, A.
  • Publisher: Prospect Media
  • Published: 2001

This book sets out to tell a story that, it says, has long awaited the telling: the role of

Food and other gardens in and about remote communities. A guide-planning considerations and project opportunities

  • Author: Fawcett, Anthea
  • Publisher: Remote Indigenous Gardens Network
  • Published: 2013

This guide has been prepared primarily for community development practitioners and policy and program officers involved in developing garden projects or assessing funding submissions and project reports. We also hope…

Dying Words: Endangered Languages and What They Have To Tell Us

  • Author: Evans, Nicholas
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Published: 2010

The next century will see more than half of the world's 6000 languages become extinct, and most of these will disappear without being adequately recorded. Written by one of the…

The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

  • Author: Easterly, William
  • Publisher: Penguin Press
  • Published: 2006

In his previous book, The Elusive Quest for Growth, William Easterly criticized the utter

A review of Indigenous employment programs

  • Authors: Dockery, Alfred Micheal, Milsom, Nicola
  • Publisher: National Centre of Vocational Education Research, Australian Government
  • Published: 2007

This report critically reviews evaluations of the major post-1985 labour market assistance measures for Indigenous Australians, with a view to helping shape future policy in addressing Indigenous disadvantage. - In…

Beyond Humbug: Transforming government engagement with Indigenous Australia

  • Authors: Dillon, M, Westbury, N
  • Publisher: Seaview Press
  • Published: 2007

Analyses the underpinnings of government policy failure extending from the demography of remote Australia, land tenure and native title, to program implementation challenges and the institutional underpinnings of Indigenous disadvantage.…

Indigenous enterprise: Aboriginal Rural Resources Initiative Evaluation Methodology

  • Author: Desmond, H.
  • Publisher: Bureau of Rural Sciences
  • Published: 2000

This booklet is one outcome of the Aboriginal Rural Resources Initiative (ARRI) Project Evaluation Study undertaken by BRS for ATSIC. It describes the case-study evaluation methodology: its scope, methods of…

Student Compendium 2009

  • Author: Desert Knowledge CRC
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge CRC
  • Published: 2009

Summaries of DKCRC postgraduate student projects

A Business Guide for Indigenous People

  • Author: Department of Industries and Business NT, Office of Aboriginal Development
  • Publisher: Northern Territory Government, Department of Business, Industry and Resource Development
  • Published: 2001

A Business Guide for Indigenous People

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