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Remote Australia Online is for those who want to delve deeper into the complexities of remote Australia: its intricate and interconnected networks, the geographical, social, cultural and environmental influences, its opportunities, challenges, and to understand just what makes this unique region tick.

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Publications, Resources & Bibliographies

  • Author: National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, NCCARF
  • Published: Various

Publications, Resources & Bibliographies

Clearinghouse Publications

  • Author: Closing the Gap Clearinghouse
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare & Australian Institute of Family Studies
  • Published: Various

A clearinghouse for research and evaluation evidence on what works to overcome Indigenous disadvantage.

Publications, Resources & Bibliographies

  • Author: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
  • Published: Various

Publications, Resources & Bibliographies

A study of education in one Northern Territory remote community

  • Authors: O'bryan, Marnie, Fogarty, Bill
  • Publisher: Australian National University, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
  • Published: 2020

In 2020, young people from remote communities in Australia’s Northern Territory are required to attend boarding school in order to access a full secondary education. Commissioned by elders in one…

Boarding off and on country: a study of education in one Northern Territory remote community

  • Authors: O'Bryan, Marnie, Fogarty, William
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research
  • Published: 2020

In 2020, young people from remote communities in Australia's Northern Territory are required to attend boarding school in order to access a full secondary education. Commissioned by elders in one…

Policy responses to food insecurity in remote Indigenous communities: Social security, store pricing and Indigenous food sovereignty

  • Authors: Markham, Francis, Kerins, Seán
  • Publisher: Australian National University, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
  • Published: 2020

The proportion of remote-living Indigenous people who lived in a household that ran out of food, and could not afford to purchase more, increased from 32.8% to 38.6% between 2012–2013…

Ready for work: stories of innovative vocational education and training for regional and remote Indigenous students at Charles Darwin University

  • Author: Waters, Melinda
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University
  • Published: 2019

A common theme in Indigenous vocational education and training (VET) policy and literature is the imperative for educators to be culturally sensitive to the needs, priorities and interests of regional…

“This is the Circle of the Art World”: Joe Gumbula and the Value of Digital Repatriation in Australia and Beyond

  • Author: De Largy Healy, Jessica
  • Published: 2018

The title of this article was inspired by a filmed interview that I conducted with Joe Gumbula in France in July 2007 during one of his ARC-funded research trips in…

Joe Gumbula, the Ancestral Chorus, and the Value of Indigenous Knowledges

  • Author: Corn, Aaron
  • Published: 2018

Joseph Neparrŋa Gumbula (1954–2015) had an atypical scholarly trajectory. Born into a long line of Yolŋu leaders in the remote town of Milingimbi in the Arnhem Land Aboriginal Reverse, he…

Communicating neuroscience across cultures in remote Aboriginal communities with Brain Stories and No Smokes

  • Author: Cairney, S
  • Published: 2017

Recreational substance use is relatively new to Aboriginal communities, having been introduced largely since colonization. While emerging knowledge particularly in the field of neuroscience has been critical in understanding and…

Submission to the independent review into regional, rural and remote education

  • Authors: John Guenther, Robyn Ober
  • Publisher: Department of Education and Training
  • Published: 2017

The Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education emerged in the early 1970s in response to changes in government policies towards self-determination and self-management. These policies and the resulting structures that…

Native Foods Fact Sheets

  • Author: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Publisher: RIRDC
  • Published: 2014

A series of information Fact Sheets on native foods including ones that are produced in remote Australia

Integrating Indigenous Ecological Knowledge and Science in Natural Resource Management: Perspectives from Australia

  • Authors: Erin Bohensky, James Butler, Jocelyn Davies (Eds)
  • Published: 2013

Australian Aboriginal Peoples’ Seasonal Knowledge: a Potential Basis for Shared Understanding in Environmental Management – Suzanne M Prober, Michael H O'Connor, and Fiona J Walsh Is Validation of Indigenous Ecological…

Telemetry cost recovery calculator

  • Author: James, A
  • Publisher: Ninti One
  • Published: 2007

This form calculates the rough financial cost and savings in time and money from a telemetry investment. It does not include all variables and certain figures are based of loose…

Building literacy and numeracy for remote-area Aboriginal communities: book two, level one: literacy and numeracy

  • Authors: Oldfield, Janine, Hittmann, Alison
  • Publisher: Batchelor Press
  • Published: 2002

This is book two in this Workplace English Language and Literacy (WELL) funded series, and provides sample lessons and activities at levels one, two and three of the National Reporting…

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