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Honour Among Nations? Treaties and Agreements with Indigenous People

  • Authors: Langton, M., Tehan, M., Palmer, L., Shain, K.
  • Publisher: Melbourne University Press
  • Published: 2004

Emerging from the growing interest in studying the relationship between indigenous peoples, and governments, and other indigenous groups, this collection of essays explores academic and public policy covering indigenous treaties.…

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…

Focus on Regions No. 3: Taxable Income

  • Author: Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics
  • Publisher: Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics
  • Published: 2004

The paper and associated database directly tackle the issue of quantifying economic growth in regions. BTRE derived regional economic activity indices for every Local Government Area in Australia from 1980–81…

The Bush Tomato Handbook

  • Author: Vincent, A.
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre
  • Published: 2010

The emerging bush tomato industry faces many challenges. These include regularity of supply, food safety, appropriate nomenclature, correct identification of species, domestication, cultivation, quality assurance and traceability. The Bush Tomato…

Race and Ethnicity: Culture, Identity and Representation

  • Author: Spencer, S.
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2006

Marxist views to post-colonialism, this book investigates the attendant debates, issues and analyses

Staffing an empty schoolhouse: Attracting and retaining teachers in rural, remote and isolated communities

  • Author: Roberts, P
  • Publisher: NSW Teachers Federation
  • Published: 2005

While the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) inquiry into rural and remote education and the Vinson Inquiry have highlighted many areas of concern and suggested solutions they are…

Aboriginal Knowledge and Intellectual Property Protocol: Community Guide

  • Authors: Orr, M., Kenny, P., Gorey, IN., Mir, A., Cox, E., Wilson, J.
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre
  • Published: 2009

Written particularly for the use of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote regions, this Protocol tells about the rules for researchers and shows how local Aboriginal people and…

Painting Culture: The Making of an Aboriginal High Art

  • Author: Myers, Fred R
  • Publisher: Duke University Press
  • Published: 2002

This text tells the complex story of how, over the past three decades, the acrylic dot paintings of central Australia were transformed into objects of international high art, eagerly sought…

Cultural Tourism: The Partnership Between Tourism and Cultural Heritage Management

  • Authors: McKercher, B., du Cros, H.
  • Publisher: The Haworth Hospitality Press
  • Published: 2002

Unique in concept and content, this book examines the relationship between the sectors that

McCulloch's Contemporary Aboriginal Art: the Complete Guide

  • Authors: McCulloch, Susan, McCulloch-Childs, Emily
  • Publisher: McCulloch and McCulloch Australian Art Books
  • Published: 2008

A lavishly illustrated survey of Aboriginal art and the regions it is produced around Australia including Central and Western Deserts; The Kimberley and West; Top End and Arnhem Land; Queensland;…

Their Way: Towards an Indigenous Warlpiri Christianity

  • Author: Jordan, I
  • Publisher: CDU Press
  • Published: 2003

Their Way: Towards an Indigenous Warlpiri Christianity

Once upon a time in Papunya

  • Author: Johnson, Vivien
  • Publisher: UNSW Press
  • Published: 2010

and school teacher Geoffrey Bardon play? In this compelling and personal book, Western Desert art

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Principles of Enterprise Clustering

  • Author: Jacobsen, D
  • Publisher: CRC for Remote Economic Participation
  • Published: 2016

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people operating tourism enterprises in remote Australia have increasingly recognised the benefits of working with each other and forming enterprise clusters in the bush. Working…

Aboriginals and the Mining Industry: Case Studies of the Australian Experience

  • Authors: Cousins, D, Nieuwenhuysen, J
  • Publisher: George Allen & Unwin
  • Published: 1984

Last century social and economic impact of resource development on Aborigines; including employment, training, protection of sacred sites; contribution of mining to economic development of Aboriginal communities; effectiveness of legislation…

Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods Approaches

  • Author: Creswell, J.
  • Publisher: Sage
  • Published: 2009

This book enables readers to compare three approaches to research - qualitative, quantitative, and

Governing Rural Development: Discourses and practices of self-help in Australian rural policy

  • Author: Cheshire, L.
  • Publisher: Ashgate
  • Published: 2006

By examining the policies of Australia and other Western nations, this book provides a critical

Aboriginal people and their plants - 2nd Edition

  • Author: Clarke, P.
  • Publisher: Rosenberg Publishing Pty Ltd.
  • Published: 2011

Aboriginal people and their plants - 2nd Edition

Sea Change: Movement from Metropolitan to Arcadian Australia

  • Authors: Burnley, I., Murphy, P.
  • Publisher: University of New South Wales Press
  • Published: 2004

This book examines so-called population turnaround describing the very significant migration of

Models of Intervention at the Point of Crisis in Aboriginal Family Violence

  • Author: Blagg, H
  • Publisher: Domestic Violence Prevention Unit
  • Published: 1999

Models of Intervention at the Point of Crisis in Aboriginal Family Violence

Culture in Australia: policies, publics and programs

  • Authors: Bennett, Tony, Carter, David
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published: 2001

Culture in Australia: policies, publics and programs

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