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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).…

Regional planning and resilient futures: Destination modelling and tourism development - 'The case of the Ningaloo Coastal region in Western Australia'

  • Authors: Jones, Tod, Glasson, John, Wood, David
  • Publisher: Council of Australian Tourism and Hospitality Education
  • Published: 2010

The regional scale of planning is increasingly being seen as an appropriate scale for the planning and management of more sustainable development, including tourism planning often through the concept of…

Commemoration, communication and dark tourism: The Cyclone Tracy exhibit at the Northern Territory museum

  • Authors: Frew, Elspeth, White, Leanne
  • Publisher: Council of Australian Tourism and Hospitality Education
  • Published: 2013

This paper considers how tropical Cyclone Tracy, which struck Darwin on 24th December 1974, is interpreted for domestic and international visitors at the permanent exhibit at the Museum and Art…

Indigenous foods benefiting indigenous Australians

  • Authors: Higgins-Desbiolles, Freya, Vilkinas, Tricia, Wijesinghe, Gayathri, Akbar, Skye, Gifford, Stuart
  • Publisher: Council of Australian Tourism and Hospitality Education
  • Published: 2016

In Australia, a (re)emerging and hot trend is featuring native foods in restaurants, food tours and culinary arts. Based on the conceptual analysis for research undertaken for a pilot project…

Building relationships towards sustainable economic development in the Fitzroy River catchment

  • Author: Greg Mackay
  • Publisher: Australian Rangeland Society
  • Published: 2017

Development is not a new word for the Fitzroy Catchment in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. However, it is currently the focus of an enormous level of interest and…

“Locked out” and “left behind”: Aboriginal Adult English Literacy and Numeracy in Northern Territory – a call for collective action

  • Authors: Allison Stewart, Lorraine Sushames, Fiona Shalley
  • Publisher: Australian Council for Adult Literacy
  • Published: 2017

Northern Territory (NT) government policy acknowledges the “need for active participation by all people, including Indigenous people, for the north to achieve ongoing prosperity.” However the majority of Aboriginal adults…

What makes vocational education and training outcomes effective in tropical savanna communities? With special eference to tourism and hospitality

  • Author: Guenther, J
  • Publisher: Council of Australian Tourism and Hospitality Education
  • Published: 2005

This paper explores the meaning of effectiveness as it relates to vocational educationand training outcomes. The findings presented are based on research being conducted into theways that education and training…

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…

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…

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…

It’s all good: Implications of environment choice by domestic 4WD travellers in Australia

  • Authors: Taylor, A, Carson, D
  • Publisher: Council of Australian Tourism and Hospitality Education
  • Published: 2007

Despite mounting evidence suggesting a growing market overall and a widespread desire for experiential trips centred on the ambient attributes of environments, very little is known about the preferences of…

Planning and Development of Community Based Tourism: Bird Watching Destinations

  • Author: Harwood, S
  • Publisher: Council of Australian Tourism and Hospitality Education
  • Published: 2008

This paper examines the concept of community based tourism (CBT) to determine its potential in the planning and development of destinations for bird watching. There are two approaches used to…

Proceedings of the National Indigenous Homelessness Forum

  • Author: Standing Committee on Indigenous Housing
  • Publisher: Standing Committee on Indigenous Housing
  • Published: 2003

Presentations : Day one: Cultural dimensions of homelessness / Kerry Reed-Gilbert -- Measuring Indigenous homelessness issues / Vivien Durkay, Leanne Stromen -- Understanding homelessness in rural and remote locations /…

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.…

Systematic management of stocking rates improves performance of northern Australian cattle properties in a variable climate

  • Authors: Pahl, LI, Scanlan, JC, Whish, GL, Cowley, RA, MacLeod, ND
  • Publisher: New South Wales Department of Primary Industry
  • Published: 2013

The risks for extensive cattle properties in the rangelands of northern Australia arising from high inter-annual rainfall variability are predominantly managed through adjustments in stocking rates (SR). This modelling study…

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…

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…

Do multi-paddock systems increase evenness of grazing at the paddock scale?

  • Authors: Cowley, RA, White, IA, Hearnden, MH, Hunt, LP, Petty, SP, Symes, L
  • Publisher: New South Wales Department of Primary Industry
  • Published: 2013

There is ongoing debate about the benefits of multi-paddock rotationally grazed systems compared to continuous grazing (Briske et al. 2008). One of the purported benefits of high density short duration…

The future of remote Indigenous outstations: Options for living well on country after the bulldozers come

  • Author: Parnell, M
  • Publisher: Architecture_Media_Politics_Society
  • Published: 2016

Indigenous community governance in Australia is currently undergoing a change through an emerging economically rationalist approach, as promoted by Australian Federal, State and Territory Governments. This approach characterises outstation life…

Emergency management opportunities for remote Indigenous communities in northern Australia

  • Authors: Sangha, Kamaljit, Edwards, Andrew, Russel-Smith, Jeremy
  • Published: 2018

Despite frequent exposure to severe natural hazards including extensive bushfires, tropical cyclones and floods, remote Indigenous communities across northern Australia typically have little engagement in managing, mitigating or planning for…

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