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Health outcomes and access to health and hospital services in rural, regional and remote New South Wales

  • Author: New South Wales Parliament Legislative Council Portfolio Committee No 2 - Health
  • Published: 2022

The delivery of health services in New South Wales is a joint responsibility between the Australian and New South Wales governments. In simple terms, the Australian Government is responsible for…

Caring for Elders, Community and Culture: A study of the potential impact of changes to the funding of home care on the aged care services provided by Dharriwaa Elders Group (DEG)

  • Author: Davidson, Bob
  • Publisher: Dharriwaa Elders Group, Community-Led Development, UNSW Sydney
  • Published: 2022

The purpose of this paper is to identify how the aged care services currently provided by Dharriwaa Elders Group (DEG) in Walgett may be affected by proposed changes to the…

Legacy waste management in central Australia

  • Authors: Mathur, Deepika, Nair, Devika, Norris, Ellie
  • Published: 2022

, what is covered in this report is more than just this understanding of legacy waste as it became

Developing effective emergency management partnerships in remote north Australian communities - final project report

  • Authors: Sithole, Bev, Campion, Otto Bulmaniya, James, Glenn, Burton, Danny, Dhamarrandji, Maratja, Hunter-Xenie, Hmalan
  • Published: 2022

Simplifying the system or deepening poverty? The new remote rent framework in the Northern Territory

  • Authors: Markham, F, Klerck, M
  • Publisher: CAEPR
  • Published: 2022

In early 2022, the Northern Territory published a new Remote Rent Framework, to come into effect from 5 September 2022. This radical new policy abolishes income-based rent setting in public…

Hydrogeological data review and assessment – Numbulwar, Northern Territory. A technical report from CSIRO to Power and Water Corporation

  • Authors: Taylor, AR, Turnadge, C, Mule, S, Munday, TJ, Ibrahimi, T, Lamontagne, S
  • Published: 2022

This report documents a hydrogeological data review and assessment for Numbulwar and the

Really proper dangerous one: Aboriginal responses to the first wave of COVID-19 in the Kimberley

  • Authors: Thorburn, Kathryn, Golson, Kate, Ridley, Catherine, Angus, Rosanna, Marshall, Melissa
  • Published: 2022

We know that the effects of a pandemic are as much social, economic and cultural as they are health-related and clinical. Documenting the societal impact in a region such as…

Mapping how outputs from various Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC projects could be combined to address the issue of how to best manage fuel to reduce bushfire risk into the future

  • Authors: Jeanneau, Amelie, Zecchin, Aaron, van Zelden, Hedwig, McNaught, Tim, Maier, Holger
  • Published: 2022

This project reviewed all of the Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC (CRC) publications hosted on the CRC website to identify outputs that could be of interest in addressing the issue…

Mapping the digital gap: Yuelamu, Northern Territory community outcomes report 2022

  • Authors: Featherstone, Daniel, Ormond-Parker, Lyndon, Holcombe-James, Indigo, Hawkins, Leah, Thomas, Julian, Kennedy, Jenny
  • Publisher: ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society
  • Published: 2022

stakeholder interviews, this report outlines the initial findings from the 2022 visit, and highlights the

Future delivery of foundation skills training in remote Australia: discussion paper: December 2022

  • Author: Australian Government Department of Employment Workplace Relations
  • Publisher: DEWR
  • Published: 2022

At the Jobs and Skills Summit in September 2022 the Australian Government committed to reinvigorate Commonwealth foundation skills programs to improve access and outcomes for all Australians, including a particular…

The Territory Gap: comparing Australia’s remote Indigenous communities

  • Author: Gregory, Peter
  • Published: 2022

The absolute and relative deprivation experienced by Indigenous people in remote and very remote Australia is well known. However, Indigenous people in remote areas are often lumped together as a…

’You going to uni?’ Exploring how people from regional, rural and remote areas navigate intoand through higher education

  • Author: Delahunty, Janine
  • Published: 2022

report, as widely accepted when referring collectively to regional, rural and remote1 (Roufeil and

Breaking down the barriers to Industry 4.0 in the north

  • Author: Savage, Gill
  • Publisher: Australian Strategic Policy Institute
  • Published: 2022

making a prominent contribution. This is a report about how innovators in the north are at the leading

Rante-rante ampe Marle and Urreye: Implications for policy and practice

  • Authors: Brown, Chay, Homan, Sarah, Simpson, Carmel, Leung, Loksee
  • Publisher: ANROWS (Australia's National Research Organisations for Women's Safety)
  • Published: 2021

This resource is a high level summary of the research report Rante-rante ampe Marle and Urreye

Confronting Indigenous educational disadvantage: A Kimberley perspective

  • Author: Hammond, Lorraine
  • Published: 2021

High quality education opens doors for Australian children — yet, this promise seems out of reach for many in majority-Indigenous remote communities. To a casual observer, the path to school…

National Shelter Pre-Budget Submission 2021-22

  • Author: National Shelter
  • Publisher: National Shelter
  • Published: 2021

National Shelter welcomes the opportunity to make this submission.This submission builds on the recent work of National Shelter, other peak bodies and our member organisations and draws on the extensive…

Rante-rante ampe Marle and Urreye: “Safe, Respected and Free from Violence” projects evaluation

  • Authors: Brown, Chay, Homan, Sarah, Simpson, Carmel, Leung, Loksee
  • Publisher: ANROWS (Australia's National Research Organisations for Women's Safety)
  • Published: 2021

The evaluation was underpinned by Indigenist research methodology and made use of a mixed-method approach to assess participants’ attitudes and beliefs about gender, violence and Aboriginal cultures, and whether participants’…

Indigenous fire and land management – impact and sustainability: The development of a Future Research Strategy around opportunities and challenges for sustainable partnerships in emergency management

  • Authors: James, Glenn, Burton, Danny, Campion, Otto, Hunter, Barry, Morrison, Jimmy, Gondarra, Ted, Bayung, James
  • Published: 2021

This research was conducted as a series of community-based discussions and workshops in the Northern Territory and north Queensland1. NAILSMA provided resources, logistics, backgrounding and other support to local Indigenous…

Community-led disaster resilience in Nauiyu Aboriginal community

  • Author: Ingram, Annie
  • Publisher: Centre for Humanitarian Leadership
  • Published: 2021

There is a need for emergency management systems in Australia to shift to a more collaborative model that involves working with communities rather than simply delivering to communities. This research…

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mobility in central Australia: Survey reference guide. Volume 2: Follow-up Surveys

  • Authors: Dockery, AM, Rottemberg, MJ
  • Publisher: Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre
  • Published: 2021

This report is the second of two volumes detailing the methodology and results of a major survey of

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