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Accessing preschool in remote Queensland

  • Authors: Dockett, Sue, Perry, Bob
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2022

Accessing preschool in remote Queensland

Exploring collaborative research partnerships in remote Indigenous communities

  • Authors: Page, Jane, Scull, Janet, Cock, Megan L, Gapany, Dorothy, Stewart, Samantha, Murukun, Marilyn, Lawrence, Rona, Dhurrkay, Jonica, Hayes, Felicity, Burarrwanga, Verity, Goveas, Jessica, Chynoweth, Leah, Callahan, Michelle, Scannell, Nuala, Murray, Lisa, Yi Lee, Wan, Eadie, Patricia, Sparling, Joseph
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2022

‘Guḻarri (fresh water) has met the dhukun (metaphorically meaning confusion, doubt, misunderstandings or myths) and over the past three years become clear again, drinkable and nourishing.’ This story of freshwater,…

Indigenous Australians and their lands: post-capitalist development alternatives

  • Author: Altman, Jon
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2022

This chapter explores post-capitalist development alternatives that are emerging in remote Australia for Indigenous peoples who have repossessed their ancestral lands. My exploration is based on over 40 years of…

Muḻmuḻ—Flecks of Foam in an Everchanging Educational World: Community-Based Participatory Research

  • Author: McMahon, Kathryn
  • Publisher: Springer Nature Singapore
  • Published: 2022

The chapter explores the research processes and outcomes and some of my own personal experiences in a collaborative community-based research project at Yirrkala. Yolŋu elders, a younger generation of Yolŋu…

Yijala Yala: Big hART Creative Producing Cultural Livelihoods in the Pilbara

  • Author: Schaefer, Kerrie
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2022

This chapter presents the second of four case studies exploring contemporary practices of community performance. Big hART’s practical methodology engages a multilayered approach holding in tension individual experiences of exclusion,…

Conceptualising social sustainability in sustainable luxury tourism in Martuwarra, northern Western Australia

  • Authors: Nordensvärd, Johan, Poelina, Anne
  • Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
  • Published: 2022

Sustainable luxury has often been seen to offer both environmental sustainability and the possibility for innovative entrepreneurial development of natural and cultural heritage. The possibility and challenges of sustainable luxury…

A brief history of linguistics in the Northern Territory

  • Authors: Black, Paul, Devlin, Brian Clive
  • Publisher: Springer Nature Singapore
  • Published: 2022

In Charles Darwin University 1985 a paper by Stephen Harris and Beth Graham pointed out a number of ways in which linguistic research could contribute to bilingual educationBilingual education, with…

“You only learn to read once”: Stephen Harris’s insights and professional leadership in the NT bilingual program

  • Author: Murray, Frances
  • Publisher: Springer Nature Singapore
  • Published: 2022

Stephen Harris’s ability to share his knowledge and researchHarris, Stephenresearch on learning styles with those involved in the Northern Territory’s bilingual programs for remote Indigenous-language-speaking students ensured the highest quality…

Patient-centred point-of-care testing: A life-changing technology for remote primary care

  • Authors: Spaeth, Brooke, Matthews, Susan, Shephard, Mark
  • Publisher: IntechOpen
  • Published: 2022

Point-of-care (POC) testing has proven to be a life-changing and transformational technology for patients with acute, chronic, and infectious diseases who live in regional and remote Australia. This technology facilitates…

Loss and longing for the field during COVID-19 in Australia, and finding it again because “Ngukurr is everywhere”

  • Authors: Senior, Kate, Chenhall, Richard, Edmonds, Frances
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2022

This chapter provides an autoethnographic description and analysis by Kate Senior and her colleagues Richard Chenhall and Fran Edmonds about isolation and longing for the field and how people have…

Stephen Harris and the domain separation debate

  • Authors: Devlin, Brian Clive, Black, Paul
  • Publisher: Springer Nature Singapore
  • Published: 2022

Domain separation was one of the strategies advocated by Stephen Harris. While some have seen merit in this approach, others have contested it. This article reviews the debate in the…

Language, heart and mind: Can Aboriginal languages be revived?

  • Author: Harris, John
  • Publisher: Springer Nature Singapore
  • Published: 2022

This chapter explores John Harris and Stephen Harris’s shared interest in Aboriginal languages and their intrinsic role in the maintenance of culture. The words of a rap song performed by…

The invisible cohort: Remote students’ engagement and success in higher education

  • Authors: Pollard, Louise, Skene, Judy, Venville, Grady
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2021

This chapter applies a remote lens to the experience of rural students in higher education. Students from remote locations are usually subsumed within the regional students’ cohort for policy and…

Indigenous children’s ‘ways of knowing’: Exploring literacy learning for Indigenous preschool children in remote communities in Australia

  • Authors: Spencer, Alexis, Rouse, Elizabeth
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2021

Indigenous Australian children are more likely to score below the national literacy and numeracy benchmarks and less likely to access quality early childhood education and care than non-Indigenous Australian children.…

Digital coercive control and spatiality: Rural, regional, and remote women’s experience

  • Authors: Harris, Bridget, Woodlock, Delanie
  • Publisher: Emerald
  • Published: 2021

Technology increasingly features in intimate relationships and is used by domestic violence perpetrators to enact harm. In this chapter we propose a theoretical and practical framework for technology-facilitated harms in…

Engaging Indigenous peoples in technology supported human service offerings

  • Authors: Wilson-Evered, Elisabeth, Zeleznikow, John
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2021

Loss of historical artefacts arising from colonisation and past social policy continue to cause disadvantage and distress for indigenous peoples all over the world and particularly so in Australia. Social…

Ngintaka Songline tracks in the museum

  • Author: James, Diana
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2021

In March 2014, a large group of Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara traditional owners gathered outside the South Australian Museum in Adelaide to protest the proposed closure of the Ngintaka Exhibition. Bad press…

Perceptions about climate change impacts and adaptation - case studies from Indigenous communities in northern and central Australia

  • Authors: Zander, Kerstin K., Maru, Yiheyis T., Race, Digby, Mathew, Supriya, Rainbird, John
  • Publisher: ANU Press
  • Published: 2021

The impact of climate change is one of the most significant environmental challenges facing humans. Australia is likely to face temperature increases in the range 0.6–1.5°C by 2030 and 2.2–5°C…

Traversing the online landscape: A remote Indigenous community perspective

  • Authors: Kariippanon, Kishan, Senior, Kate
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2021

This chapter attempts to tackle a sweeping assumption that globalisation and technology has created an equal playing field and homogenised users of the Internet and social media. Health services and…

Unique challenges in developing capacity in rural and remote Australia: Arts utility in growing rural and remote places

  • Author: Anwar-McHenry, Julia
  • Publisher: Nova Science Publishers
  • Published: 2021

In this book, the authors present current research in the study of capacity development opportunities and challenges and capacity building in education, health and capital. Topics discussed include capacity building…

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