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A case study of controversy: The Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy

  • Author: McCollow, John
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2019

The Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy (CYAAA) is a partnership between the Queensland Department of Education and Training (DET) and Good to Great Schools Australia (GGSA). The CYAAA has operated…

A long unfinished struggle: Literacy and Indigenous cultural and language rights

  • Authors: Oldfield, Janine, Lo Bianco, Joseph
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2019

What counts as bilingual education for Australian Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory (NT) has varied significantly depending on geographical location and temporal context, Indigenous community involvement and the prevailing…

Standardized testing and school achievement: The case of Indigenous-language speaking students in remote Australia

  • Author: Curran, Georgia
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Published: 2019

Standardized testing and school achievement: The case of Indigenous-language speaking students in remote Australia

Introduction: The scene for a reflexive practice

  • Authors: Kearney, Amanda, Bradley, John
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2020

In this introductory chapter, we establish this book as a story of relationships, intersecting lives and experiences, as they have taken place in a remote township in northern Australia, between…

Settler-colonial governmentality: The carceral webs woven by law and politics

  • Author: Anthony, Thalia
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2020

This chapter is concerned with the relationality of law and politics in historical and contemporary expressions of colonial sovereignty in the Northern Territory of Australia and how this weaves webs…

Remedying the misappropriation of genetic resources

  • Author: Blakeney, Michael
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2019

In the absence of an effective international legal regime to regulate biopiracy, a second-best solution is for source countries to regulate access to their genetic resources. Among the pioneering legislation…

Basic income and cultural participation for remote-living Indigenous Australians

  • Authors: Altman, Jon, Markham, Francis
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2019

In much of remote Australia where a sizable minority of Indigenous people live, labour markets are able to employ only a small fraction of the working-age Indigenous population, a legacy…

The digital, Indigenous art and politics

  • Author: Bessant, Judith
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
  • Published: 2014

Roebourne, or what the Ngarluma people call Ieramugadu, is the oldest township established in 1866 as a ‘non-Aboriginal town’ in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia (Edmunds 2012). It…

Digital literacy and other factors influencing the success of online courses in remote Indigenous communities

  • Authors: Prayaga, Prabha, Rennie, Ellie, Pechenkina, Ekaterina, Hunter, Arnhem
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2017

Uneven distribution of resources and services based on geographical location (commonly referred to as spatial inequality) is likely to influence Indigenous Australian higher education outcomes. Online education could potentially resolve…

Framing northern Australian agriculture’s future

  • Authors: Noble, Keith, Dennis, Tania, Larkins, Sarah
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2019

This chapter frames Northern Australia’s possible agricultural future and considers the specific relevance of planet and people matters to the past, present and future of individuals involved in Northern Australian…

Bringing it together: The thread of fairness

  • Authors: Noble, Keith, Dennis, Tania, Larkins, Sarah
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2019

Disasters happen, and it is not only natural events that cause them; they can also be the product of social, political and economic environments. However, when talking about human-induced (and…

A fair go, a fair future

  • Authors: Noble, Keith, Dennis, Tania, Larkins, Sarah
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2019

That Northern Australia will not develop in the same historical manner as the more populated south is a reasonable assumption – it is different geographically, climatically and demographically, and further development…

Community health planning: rural responses to change

  • Authors: Kilpatrick, Sue, Auckland, Stuart, Woodroffe, Jessica
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2019

The Routledge Companion to Rural Planning provides a critical account and state of the art review of rural planning in the early years of the twenty-first century. Looking across different…

Complicating dynamics: Adapting the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework to a remote Indigenous context in Australia

  • Authors: Moran, M, Simpson Reeves, L, Wright, A
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2018

Complicating dynamics: Adapting the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework to a remote Indigenous context in Australia

Singing on country and singing for country

  • Author: Palmer, D
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2018

Singing on country and singing for country

Stories from Central Australian Indigenous Community Schools in the Pintupi-Luritja region

  • Author: Mooney, Meg
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2017

In this chapter Meg Mooney reflects on her work firstly as literature production coordinator for the bilingual education program at Pintupi-Luritja schools, and then some years later supporting two-way science…

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

Some statistical context for analysis of CDEP

  • Author: Hunter, Boyd
  • Publisher: CAEPR
  • Published: 2016

This chapter takes a labour market perspective, gathering available statistical evidence and speculating on some possible outcomes of the closure of the Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) scheme. It also…

Looking for 'real jobs' on the APY Lands: intermittent and steady employment in CDEP and other paid work

  • Author: Jordan, Kirrily
  • Publisher: CAEPR
  • Published: 2016

This chapter focuses on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in the remote far north of South Australia. The author briefly touches on evidence that the move away from Community…

How can arts participation promote Indigenous social determinants of health?

  • Authors: Bartleet, Brydie-Leigh, Sunderland, Naomi, Lakhani, Ali
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
  • Published: 2018

This chapter draws on Australian and Canadian Indigenous frameworks to explore the relationship between arts activities and the social determinants of health (SDOH). It grounds these explorations in insights from…

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