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Chapter 4: Key stakeholder perceptions of feral camels: A conservation manager survey

  • Authors: Zeng, B, Edwards, GP
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge CRC
  • Published: 2008

Through a questionnaire survey, we assessed the perspectives about feral camels and their management of people involved in managing conservation lands. The survey was designed to gauge: understanding about the…

Landscape-scale fire research in northern Australia

  • Authors: Williams, R.J., Barrett, D., Cook, G.D., Gill, A.M., Hutley, L., Liedloff, A., Myers, B., Woinarski, J.C.Z.
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
  • Published: 2009

Landscape-scale fire research in northern Australia

Future Australian climate scenarios

  • Author: Whetton, Penny
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
  • Published: 2011

Climate change is the greatest ecological, economic, and social challenge of our time. Climate change research over many years shows links between human activities and warming of the atmosphere and…

Bridging the Educational Gap: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Beliefs, Attitudes and Practices in a Remote Australian School

  • Authors: Warren, Elizabeth, Cooper, Tom J., Baturo, Annette R.
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Published: 2009

Indigenous education remains of grave concern within Australian society (Fitzgerald, 2002). Systems are currently making limited educational impact in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities (Department of Education, Training and…

Introduction: New world demography

  • Authors: Taylor, J., Bell, M.
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2004

Introduction: New world demography

Indigenous Innovation: New Dialogues, New Pathways

  • Author: Antony Taubman
  • Publisher: ANU E Press
  • Published: 2012

Trade, intellectual property and indigenous knowledge systems — the value systems, the cultural contexts, the very world views that these three simple terms can evoke are often assumed to be…

Critical reflections on the operation of Aboriginal night patrols

  • Authors: Scott, John, Barclay, Elaine, Sims, Margaret, Cooper, Trudi, Love, Terrence
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Published: 2018

Much has been written about Aboriginal night patrols in recent decades; this has typically been ethnographic or evaluative. However, little work has been done to situate night patrols against wider…

Understanding crime and justice in Torres Strait Islander communities

  • Authors: Scott, John, Morton, James
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Published: 2018

Questions of race and crime in Australia largely revolve around indigenous peoples. Australian criminologists cannot escape racial terminology which divides the population into groupings and largely ignores the complex ways…

Chapter 1: Defining what we mean

  • Authors: Saggers, S., Gray, D.
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin
  • Published: 2007

Chapter 1: Defining what we mean

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…

Setting Up Sociological Research

  • Author: Payne, Geoff
  • Publisher: Sage Publications
  • Published: 2011

Setting Up Sociological Research

The demographic basis of human evolution in southeastern Australia

  • Author: Colin Pardoe
  • Publisher: Oceania Publications
  • Published: 1990

Separation in population size and density, social structure, morbidity, mortality and gene flow in Aboriginal people along the Murray River from those of the hinterland; process of exclusivity in social…

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…

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…


  • Author: Howie-Willis, I.
  • Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press
  • Published: 1994


Sustainable Aboriginal livelihoods and the Pilbara mining boom

  • Author: Holcombe, S
  • Publisher: ANU ePress
  • Published: 2010

Recently referred to as ‘recreational lifestyles’ (Johns 2009:22), the various socioeconomic choices that some Aboriginal people make, in remote areas especially, are often contrasted with how these same people should…

Patenting the Kakadu Plum and the Marjarla Tree: Biodiscovery, Intellectual Property and Indigenous Knowledge

  • Authors: Holcombe, S, Janke, T
  • Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Published: 2012

The Australian government’s 2009 endorsement of the ‘Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples’ brings a renewed recognition and focus on Indigenous knowledge ownership in the area of Indigenous cultural…

Long-Distance Commuting in Australia.

  • Author: Haslam McKenzie, F.M.
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Published: 2016

This book addresses the socio-economic impacts of rapid economic development due to a global mining boom. It reviews the efforts taken by communities, governments and companies in Australia to deliver…

Rio Tinto's agreement making in Australia in a context of globalisation

  • Author: Harvey, Bruce
  • Publisher: Melbourne University Press
  • Published: 2004

Rio Tinto's agreement making in Australia in a context of globalisation

Becoming a culturally competent teacher: beginning the journey

  • Authors: Gower, G, Byrne, M
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia Press
  • Published: 2012

A good education is essential for making a successful life in the modern world. This book argues that Australia's Indigenous students are not being well served by the education systems.…

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