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Culture and communication in Aboriginal land management in New South Wales: a Koori perspective

  • Authors: Moore, G., Davies, J.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2001

This chapter provides the following sub-sections: (1) protocols for communication (2) management for our land, our mother (3) Aboriginal land and sea ownership (4) contemporary Aboriginal land management (5) Aboriginal…

"Bridging the communication gap": transferring information between scientists and Aboriginal land managers

  • Authors: Liddle, L., Young, E.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2001

The chapter looks at the kind of information needed by Aboriginal landholders, and what kind of communication that would best provide this. It outlines some of the conventional ways in…

Sustainable balance: a Yolngu framework for cross-cultural collaborative management

  • Authors: Robinson, C., Nanikiya, M.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2001

This chapter claims that collaboative management based on the theory and practice of recognising indigenous local authority for resource management decision making, offers a valuable mechanism by which conventional geographical…

Chapter 5 - Using fire to manage savanna

  • Authors: Rodd Dyer, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Tony Grice, Tim McGuffog, Peter Cooke, Dean Yibarbuk
  • Publisher: Tropical Savannas CRC
  • Published: 2001

Every year thousands of square kilometres of grasslands in northern Australia go up in flames and smoke. Is it wanton destruction or part of the natural ecosystem of tropical savannas?…

Moving towards joint management in New South Wales

  • Author: Feary, S.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2001

The chapter presents a perspective on Aboriginal ownership of national parks in NSW. It uses Jervis Bay as a case study to examine some of the issues that have arisen…

Working on country: listening, sharing and providing practical support

  • Authors: Baker, R., Davies, J., Young, E.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2001

This chapter serves as an overview of the whole book, under the following headings: (1) Listening and communicating - provides an overview of chapters from the book. (2) Resources for…

Sharing knowledge

  • Authors: Baker, R., Davies, J., Young, E.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2001

This chapter provides a good, brief overview of the title (sharing knowledge) and it offers suggestions through both general observation and case studies, about how knowledge can be shared. Cross-cultural…

Joint management of national parks

  • Author: Smyth, D.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2001

This chapter overviews indigenous mangement in national parks and provides (a) existing examples (b) an overview of agreements in each state of Australia (c) a brief assessment of park management…

Chapters 1 - 3 (Introduction;, Savanna landscapes; Savanna fire regimes)

  • Authors: Rodd Dyer, Peter Jacklyn, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Dick Williams, Garry Cook
  • Publisher: Tropical Savannas CRC
  • Published: 2001

Every year thousands of square kilometres of grasslands in northern Australia go up in flames and smoke. Is it wanton destruction or part of the natural ecosystem of tropical savannas?…

Negotiating Management

  • Authors: Baker, R., Davies, J., Young, E.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2001

This chapter is an introduction to Part IV of the book on Negotiating Management. It provides a good overview of this topic before the other chapters are presented. Most of…

Chapter 4 - Effects of fire in the landcape

  • Authors: Jeremy Russell-Smith, Tony Start, John Woinarski
  • Publisher: Tropical Savannas CRC
  • Published: 2001

Every year thousands of square kilometres of grasslands in northern Australia go up in flames and smoke. Is it wanton destruction or part of the natural ecosystem of tropical savannas?…

Understanding Homelessness: an Indigenous Australian perspective

  • Author: Lester, J.
  • Publisher: Dulwich Centre Publications
  • Published: 2001

Chapter discusses homelessness; historical context; Stolen Generations; example of assumptions of policy makers about 'homeless' Aboriginal people in Victoria Square; foster placements; welfare.

Chapter 0 - Contents & Preface

  • Authors: Rodd Dyer, Peter Jacklyn, Ian Partridge, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Dick Williams
  • Publisher: Tropical Savannas CRC
  • Published: 2001

Every year thousands of square kilometres of grasslands in northern Australia go up in flames and smoke. Is it wanton destruction or part of the natural ecosystem of tropical savannas?…

Chapters 7 & 8 - Monitoring fire regimes & Global trends and fire management

  • Authors: Grant Allan, Rodd Dyer, Andrea Johnson, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Cameron Yates, Garry Cooke
  • Publisher: Tropical Savannas CRC
  • Published: 2001

Every year thousands of square kilometres of grasslands in northern Australia go up in flames and smoke. Is it wanton destruction or part of the natural ecosystem of tropical savannas?…

A self-help approach to remote area housing, St Paul's Village, Moa Island, Torres Strait, 1986-92

  • Author: Haar, Paul
  • Published: 2000

A self-help approach to remote area housing, St Paul's Village, Moa Island, Torres Strait, 1986-92

Aussie GRASS: Australian grassland and rangeland assessment by spatial simulation

  • Authors: Carter, JO., Hall, WB., Brook, KD., McKeon, GM., Day, KA., Paull, CJ.
  • Publisher: Kluwer Academic Press
  • Published: 2000

Defining drought, categorising current droughts, and assessing grassland and rangeland sustainability in a quantitative and scientific manner are important national issues for Australian State and Commonwealth governments, landholders and agribusiness.…

Marketing Aboriginal Art

  • Author: Altman, Jon
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 2000

The most comprehensive and important work of its kind. The book covers everything from documented archaeological traditions and art styles, through to the development of the remarkably diverse contemporary Aboriginal…

Isolation in rural, remote and urban communities

  • Authors: Fegan, Maureen, Bowes, Jennifer
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 1999

The book is about how children, families, and communities in Australia influence one another. It focus particularly on how children's development is affected by different contexts. In addition to research…

Land Rights at work: Aboriginal people and regional economies

  • Author: Ah Kit, John
  • Publisher: University of Queensland Press
  • Published: 1997

Influential indigenous leaders provide analyses and reveal their passions for their people and land, and for the Australia we all want to call home. The book is inspired by the…

Land Rights and social justice

  • Author: Dodson, Michael
  • Publisher: University of Queensland Press
  • Published: 1997

Influential indigenous leaders provide analyses and reveal their passions for their people and land, and for the Australia we all want to call home. The book is inspired by the…

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