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The effect of retail store managers on aboriginal diet in remote communities

  • Authors: Lee, A., Bonson, A. P., Powers, J. R.
  • Published: 1996

Key nutrient densities of the diet of two remote northern coastal Aboriginal communities were measured using the store-turnover method during the periods that three store managers were responsible for each…

Q methodology and qualitative research

  • Author: Brown, S. R.
  • Published: 1996

Q methodology combines the strengths of both qualitative and quantitative methods, and its use in research has been facilitated by recent developments in computer software. Q methodology is briefly illustrated…

Review of the nutrition policy of the Arnhem Land Progress Association

  • Authors: Lee, A. J., Hobson, V., Katarski, L.
  • Published: 1996

The process of implementation and the effect of the nutrition policy of the Arnhem Land Progress Association (ALPA) were reviewed three years after implementation of the policy in five remote…

Anti-streptokinase antibodies and streptokinase resistance in an Aboriginal population in northern Australia

  • Authors: Urdahl, K. B., Mathews, J. D., Currie, B.
  • Published: 1996

Background: Thrombolytic treatment with streptokinase in acute myocardial infarction has proven to be safe and effective in Caucasian populations with relatively low levels of anti-streptokinase IgG and streptokinase resistance. Higher…

Islam and Australia's Aborigines? A perspective from North-East Arnhem Land

  • Author: McIntosh, Ian S.
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • Published: 1996

In 1996, a group of Aboriginal dancers from Elcho Island in north-east Arnhem Land will travel to Macassar (Ujung Pandang), in Indonesia, to perform a ritual associated with the 'Dreaming'…

Ethnographic perspectives on the enumeration of aboriginal people in remote Australia

  • Authors: Martin, D., Taylor, J.
  • Published: 1996

This paper compares population counts and age distributions from the last two Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) enumerations of the Aboriginal population of Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, with the results…

Local governments and indigenous Australians developments and dilemmas in contrasting circumstances

  • Author: Will Sanders
  • Published: 1996

This paper examines developments and dilemmas in relations between local governments and indigenous Australians over the last quarter century. It establishes a framework for analysis based on differences in local…

Anthill and other injuries: a case for mobile allied health teams to remote Australia

  • Author: Owen Allen
  • Published: 1996

Remote rural districts of Australia can continue to expect a loss of public services due to the low population density and migration loss. However allied health services such as physiotherapy,…

Controversial and difficult issues in Aboriginal teacher education – Some Western educators' views of Aboriginal teacher training

  • Author: Buckley, Paul
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published: 1996

The interviews and discussions which are the main focus of this paper were conducted with five experienced teachers involved with Aboriginal education in remote rural schools in the Northern Territory…

Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in the Top End of Australia's Northern Territory

  • Authors: Carapetis, Jonathan R., Wolff, Don R., Currie, Bart J.
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • Published: 1996

Objective To describe the epidemiological and clinical features of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in the Top End of the Northern Territory. Methods A retrospective review (in some…

Cardiac pathology and adult aboriginal mortality: A coronial study of sudden and external cause deaths in the top end of the northern territory in 1990

  • Authors: Weeramanthri, Tarun S., Powers, Jennifer R., Collier, Jonathon W.
  • Published: 1996

A retrospective review of coronal records was performed for 179 adult decedents who came to coronal autopsy in 1990 and who had been living in the Top End of the…

Long-range movements of small mammals in arid Australia: implications for land management

  • Authors: Dickman, C. R., Predavec, M., Downey, F. J.
  • Published: 1995

This study investigated movements of seven species of small mammals at study areas in arid Western Australia and Queensland. Populations of all species fluctuated dramatically in abundance over time, with…

Malnutrition among rural Aboriginal children in the Top End of the Northern Territory

  • Authors: Ruben, Alan R., Walker, Alan C.
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • Published: 1995

Objective: To calculate the minimum prevalence of malnutrition among rural Aboriginal children under two years of age in the Top End of the Northern Territory (NT) using World Health Organization…

The Sustainability of Australian Agricultural Production Systems: A Realistic or Simply a Desirable Aim?

  • Author: Epps, R.
  • Published: 1995

Whilst the term sustainability has undergone considerable transformation from its original intended meaning, in the context of agriculture it is considered to have relevance to four aspects of the activity;…

'Farming Practice as Temporally and Spatially Situated Intersections of Biography, Culture and Social Structure'.

  • Authors: Phillips, E., Gray, I.
  • Published: 1995

This paper brings anthropological, sociological and geographical perspectives to bear on the problem of farm sustainability and, in particular, the legitimation of sustainable farm practices. It attempts to lay some…

Long distance commuting in resource industries: implications for native peoples in Australia and Canada

  • Author: O'Faircheallaigh, C.
  • Published: 1995

During the last fifteen years a fundamental change has occurred in the settlement patterns associated with resource projects in remote regions of Australia and Canada. The earlier practice of establishing…

Sustainability, development and rural aboriginal communities

  • Authors: Davies, J., Young, E.
  • Published: 1995

Aborigines, because of their population numbers and increasing control over land and resources, are crucial to the sustainable development of rural Australia. However, appropriate Aboriginal development requires the replacement of…

Soil seedbank patterns of four trees and shrubs from arid Australia

  • Author: Auld, Tony D.
  • Published: 1995

The seedbanks of four arid trees from Australia were examined using periodicrecovery of seeds buried in nylon mesh bags in the field. Casuarina pauper did not maintain a soil seedbank.…

Evaluation of strategies used by a remote aboriginal community to eliminate petrol sniffing

  • Authors: Burns, C. B., Currie, B. J., Clough, A. B., Wuridjal, R.
  • Published: 1995

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the success of strategies--including replacing petrol with aviation gasoline (avgas) in the fuel supply, and employment and skills-training programs targeting young people--in reducing petrol sniffing at Maningrida,…

General practitioner obstetric practice in rural and remote Western Australia

  • Authors: Bsc, Rosalind Welch, Sc, Grad Dip Env, Power, Ray
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • Published: 1995

The objective of this study was to examine the practice of obstetrics by general practitioners in rural and remote areas of Western Australia (WA). A questionnaire was mailed to all…

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