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Proceedings of the Australian Rangeland Society 20th Biennial Conference: Resilient future rangelands: integrating environment and livelihoods

  • Publisher: Australian Rangeland Society
  • Published: 2019

Proceedings of the Australian Rangeland Society 20th Biennial Conference: Resilient future rangelands: integrating environment and livelihoods

Grazing behaviour of Dorper sheep and farmed goats and their implications for natural resource management in western NSW

  • Authors: Alemseged, Y, Hacker, RB, Toole, ID, Smith, WJ, Waters, CM, Melville, GJ
  • Publisher: New South Wales Department of Primary Industry
  • Published: 2013

The introduction of exotic herbivores into the semi-arid and arid zones of Australia resulted in dramatic change in the native vegetation (e.g. Noble and Tongway 1986; Friedel et al. 1990).…

The CDEP scheme: a flexible and innovative employment and community development program for Indigenous Australians

  • Authors: Altman, Jon, Gray, Matthew
  • Publisher: University of Melbourne, Centre for Public Policy
  • Published: 2005

The Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) scheme is an unusual program for Indigenous people primarily underwritten by welfare entitlements. Currently there are 39,000 CDEP places and around 60,000 Indigenous people…

Economic futures on Aboriginal land in remote and very remote Australia: hybrid economies and joint ventures

  • Author: Altman, John C
  • Publisher: University of Sydney Press
  • Published: 2005

Economic futures on Aboriginal land in remote and very remote Australia: hybrid economies and joint ventures

Culture, economy and governance in Aboriginal Australia

  • Authors: Austin-Broos, Diane J., Macdonald, Gaynor M.
  • Publisher: Sydney University Press
  • Published: 2005

This timely collection of articles explores some of the most pressing issues confronting both Australia's Indigenous peoples and Australia as a nation. In the current period of economic strength, Indigenous…

Diversity, trends, opportunities and challenges in Australian grasslands – meeting the sustainability and productivity imperatives of the future?

  • Authors: Bell, LW, Hayes, RC, Pembleton, KG, Waters, CM
  • Publisher: New South Wales Department of Primary Industry
  • Published: 2013

Grassland production systems contribute 40% to Australia’s gross agricultural production value and utilise over 50% of its land area. Across this area a broad diversity of systems exist, but these…

Becoming a teacher in Central Australia: Picturing resilience through arts-based research methods

  • Authors: Beltman, Susan, Papatraianou, Lisa, Strangeways, Al
  • Published: 2016

Enhancing resilience is recognised as key to addressing teacher attrition (Johnson et al., 2016) and addressing the challenges of the profession (Beltman et al. 2015; Papatraianou, 2012). However, two significant…

Parent perspectives of boarding: Insights from remote Aboriginal families

  • Authors: Benveniste, Tessa, Dawson, Drew, Guenther, John, Rainbird, Sophia, King, Lorraine
  • Published: 2016

Increasingly, remote Aboriginal families are being encouraged to transition their children into boarding environments to complete secondary schooling. This comes largely from recent policy recommendations and implementation of a strategic…

Learning through transcription

  • Authors: Bettinson, Mat, Bird, Steven
  • Publisher: Association for Computational Linguistics
  • Published: 2022

Transcribing speech for primarily oral, local languages is often a joint effort involving speakers and outsiders. It is commonly motivated by externally-defined scientific goals, alongside local motivations such as language…

Comparison of techno-economic optimisation models for rural hybrid microgrid design

  • Authors: Bird, S, Susanto, J, Shahnia, F
  • Published: 2022

This paper investigates the design of a hybrid renewable energy and diesel generator microgrid for a remote aboriginal community in Western Australia using two techno-economic design optimisation programs, HOMER and…

Buffel grass management in Indigenous communities

  • Author: Bowman, T
  • Publisher: Australian Rangeland Society
  • Published: 2017

Buffel grass has been recognised as one of the greatest threats to biodiversity in South Australia’s arid and semi-arid rangelands. It has the capacity to transform ecosystems through habitat loss,…

What tour guide stories can tell us about learning, education and training: A case study in the top end of the Northern Territory

  • Authors: Boyle, Alicia, Arnott, Allan
  • Publisher: Council of Australian Tourism and Hospitality Education
  • Published: 2004

A recently completed project supported by the Cooperative Research Centre for Sustainable Tourism investigated ways in which tour guides operating within Kakadu National Park have learnt to do their job.…

Exploring the contribution of design to mobile technology uptake in a remote region of Australia

  • Authors: Brady, Fiona, Dyson, Laurel Evelyn
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2016

Some of the most remote communities in Australia have participated in a technological revolution since the arrival of mobile phone networks in 2003. We follow this journey in four largely…

Balancing the blend - tourist motivations, experiences, and satisfaction at remote World Heritage Areas: The case of Australia's Riversleigh Fossil site

  • Author: Breakey, Noreen M
  • Publisher: Council of Australian Tourism and Hospitality Education
  • Published: 2011

World Heritage listing aims to provide protection for the precious natural and cultural sites on Earth. Listing can also increase awareness and visitation, particularly as 'presentation' is a tenant of…

Growing existing Aboriginal designs to guide a cross-cultural design project

  • Authors: Brereton, Margot, Roe, Paul, Amagula, Thomas, Bara, Serena, Lalara, Judy, Hong, Anita Lee
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Published: 2013

Designing across cultures requires considerable attention to inter-relational design methods that facilitate mutual exploration, learning and trust. Many Western design practices have been borne of a different model, utilizing approaches…

Infrastructure to improve beef business outcomes in the Queensland Gulf

  • Authors: Broad, KC, English, BH, Gunther, RA, Hegarty, ES, Rolfe, JW, Bray, SG
  • Publisher: New South Wales Department of Primary Industry
  • Published: 2013

There are significant economic and environmental issues impacting on the short and long term viability of family-run breeding enterprises in the Queensland Gulf. Falling cattle prices and increased business costs…

Education and Indigenous tourism: An exploration of Southern Cross University initiative

  • Authors: Buultjens, Jeremy, Boyd, Bill
  • Publisher: Council of Australian Tourism and Hospitality Education
  • Published: 2005

The potential for tourism to generate economic and cultural benefits for Indigenous people has been well recognized. However, the demand for Indigenous tourism product does not seem to be able…

iVisit: An information exchange tool for self-drive tourists in remote Australia

  • Authors: Carson, Dean, Schmallegger, Doris, Thompson, Graham, Jones, Roy, Pilgrim, Alan
  • Publisher: Council of Australian Tourism and Hospitality Education
  • Published: 2009

Recent research has identified the need for the development of a comprehensive in-vehicle information system for independent self-drive travellers (iVisit) in regional and remote Australia. The purpose of iVisit is…

Matching motivations and activities for 4WD club members and the implications for developing desert 4WD tourism

  • Authors: Coghlan, A, Prideaux, B
  • Publisher: Council of Australian Tourism and Hospitality Education
  • Published: 2008

Approximately 18% of Australia can be classed as desert and about 66% of the continent receives an annual rainfall of less than 500mm, classifying it as arid or semi-arid land.…

Database narratives: Conceptualising digital heritage databases in remote Aboriginal communities

  • Authors: H. Cohen, R. Morley, P. Dallow, L. Kaufmann
  • Published: 2010

Database narratives: Conceptualising digital heritage databases in remote Aboriginal communities

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