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Indigenous heritage tourism and its economic value in Australia

  • Author: Zeppel, H.
  • Publisher: International Society for Ecological Economics and Australian National University, Australian Heritage Commission, c2001
  • Published: 2000

Indigenous culture and heritage are a major tourist attraction in Australia. The income generated from the sale of Aboriginal arts and crafts is AUD$200 million per annum, with half derived…

Vaccine cold chain integrity in remote Australia

  • Author: Zalitis, Dianne
  • Published: 2019

Introduction: This paper will discuss innovations using existing social media infrastructures to provide an effective pregnancy and parenting service that meets the needs of rural and remote Australians, without any…

The Great Southern EMET Program

  • Author: Young, R
  • Publisher: National Rural Health Alliance
  • Published: 2017

EMET is an Australasian College of Emergency Medicine program that is aimed at supporting and training the non-specialist workforce who in the Great Southern make up 92% (61 of 66)…

Rural and remote food security: multiple determinants

  • Authors: Michelle Young, Jane Dixon, Anthony Hogan
  • Published: 2011

In this paper we provide an overview of the concept of food security and the problems that are presented by the current food system in relation to the uneven nutrition…

Rural and remote cardiac outcomes: examination of a state-wide emergency medical service

  • Authors: Bronwyn Young, John Woodall, E Enraght-Moony, Vivienne Tippett, Louise Plug
  • Published: 2007

The Chain of Survival describes the factors most critical to survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Outcomes from OHCA outside of urban areas are infrequently reported, perhaps due to the…

Vaccine cold chain integrity in remote Australia

  • Author: Young, Angela
  • Published: 2019

Background: Understanding cumulative exposure to temperatures is important for assessing vaccine viability. Cold chain monitoring systems in Australia do not monitor cumulative exposures for individual vaccines from point of manufacture…

Facing the challenge of retaining new teachers in rural and remote settings: A report of two case studies using a community-based mentoring model in Queensland, Australia

  • Authors: Young, Janelle, Kennedy, Joy
  • Publisher: Australian Association for Research in Education
  • Published: 2011

Attracting teachers to live and work in rural and remote schools is a continuing challenge in more isolated parts of Australia and internationally. It was this challenge that prompted the…

"Let me have my own pigeon hole and copying number": Developing partnerships in rural and remote schools

  • Authors: Yarrow, Alan, Ballantyne, Roy, Hansford, Brian, Herschell, Paul, Millwater, Jan
  • Publisher: Australian Association for Research in Education
  • Published: 1997

In this paper, four questions of concern to Education Department s and teacher education institutions in Australia are addressed. How do we develop strategies to attract beginning teachers to rural,…

The Power of Data in Aboriginal Hands

  • Author: Wu, P.
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research Conference
  • Published: 2011

In this paper I want to talk about the critical role that data can play in development scenarios, when Aboriginal people are in control of collecting, managing and interpreting data.

Red Dirt Schools: Connecting community and curriculum

  • Authors: Wooltorton, Sandra, Guenther, John
  • Published: 2015

There is much talk about the seemingly intransigent gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal educational outcomes across Australia. From a critical theoretical perspective, a new paradigm is needed to frame the…

The importance of long-term flora monitoring across Australia’s Rangelands

  • Author: Ben Winter
  • Publisher: Australian Rangeland Society
  • Published: 2012

Flora monitoring throughout the Australian rangelands has been intrinsically linked to rangeland management throughout grazing history. Although this monitoring is often carried out daily on an informal scale by land…

Strategies for enhancing the attendance, engagement and retention of students enrolled at the Ngaanyatjarra Lands School in remote Western Australia

  • Authors: Wilson, Shane, Sharplin, Elaine, Howitt, Christine
  • Published: 2015

Achieving educational equality for Australia’s Indigenous peoples remains one of Australia’s principal educational challenges. The issue of non-attendance in Australia’s remote community schools continues to be of significant concern, as…

Effects of artificial watering points on rangeland bird communities

  • Author: Wilson, J.
  • Publisher: Australian Rangeland Society
  • Published: 2010

Provision of permanent water in Australia’s rangeland regions and the subsequent effects of grazing in these habitats have altered the composition and condition of arid zone bird communities. Some species…

Respecting Aboriginal people and their knowledge: Protocols for people involved in commercial bush foods enterprises, research and development with produce and knowledge from Central Australia

  • Authors: Wilson, L, Douglas, J, Walsh, F
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre
  • Published: 2008

Respecting Aboriginal people and their knowledge: Protocols for people involved in commercial bush foods enterprises, research and development with produce and knowledge from Central Australia

Cyanobacteria highly active during the wet season: A longterm study at Boodjamulla National Park, north-west Queensland.

  • Authors: Williams, W., Reichenberger, H., Rose, N., Büdel. B.
  • Publisher: Australian Rangeland Society
  • Published: 2010

This research is based in far north-west Queensland at Boodjamulla National Park, a dryland savannah dominated by Eucalyptus and Melaleuca woodlands and floodplains. The interspaces between the perennial tussock grasses…

Providing a diversity of management to achieve a greater plant diversity

  • Authors: Angus Whyte, Peter Jessop
  • Publisher: Australian Rangeland Society
  • Published: 2012

A bit of background and explanation of where we live, Wyndham is a 12,500ha property on the Anabranch River in Western NSW about 200km south of Broken Hill; we graze…

Land degradation issues and management concerns for Aboriginal communities of central Australia

  • Author: Wickam, S.
  • Publisher: School of Environment and Information Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW
  • Published: 1998

Aboriginal land management in Central Australia is not a recent phenomenon. When we discuss these concerns today we are addressing degradation consequences relating to industrial activities such as pastoralism, mining…

Indigenous Family Violence Offender Program (IFVOP): The Northern Territory experience

  • Author: White, D
  • Published: 2007

In 1996/7 a need to address Indigenous Family Violence in the community and prison was identified as a priority in an attempt to stem the increasing numbers of people entering…

The impact of Lippia on the social-ecological systems of the Gwydir Wetlands, and Macquarie Marshes in northern NSW

  • Authors: Whalley, R.D.B., Price, J.N., Macdonald, M.J., Berney, P.J.
  • Publisher: Australian Rangeland Society
  • Published: 2010

The Murray-Darling Basin is a Social-Ecological System (SES) of major importance to Australia and includes extensive wetland areas in the north western parts of New South Wales. Historical land use…

Revegetation with Australian native grasses – a reassessment of the importance of using local provenances

  • Authors: R.D.B. Wal Whalley, Ian H. Chivers, Cathy M. Waters
  • Publisher: Australian Rangeland Society
  • Published: 2012

Many restoration guidelines strongly recommend the use of local sources of seed in native plant revegetation projects. These recommendations are based on assumptions that the species used for revegetation are…

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