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Retrospective Chart Review of Holter Monitoring and Exercise Stress Testing at Two Queensland Rural Hospitals

  • Author: Roberts, Tiffany Kate
  • Publisher: Queensland University of Technology
  • Published: 2020

Background: People living in rural and remote areas are faced with a multitude of health disadvantages. These disadvantages include limited access and decreased utilisation of medical services, increased rates of…

Ntaria Design: A Western Arrarnta imagining of digital drawing and communication design

  • Author: St John, Nicola
  • Publisher: Swinburne University of Technology
  • Published: 2020

This thesis is about culture, representation, perception, and visual communication. It is set in

Valence adjusting structures in Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjarrain a Role and Reference Grammar account

  • Author: Pyle, Conor Jerram
  • Publisher: University of Dublin, Trinity College
  • Published: 2020

This thesis is a synchronic study of valence adjusting, switch-reference and ellipsis in three

An applied anthropology of electronic waste in central Australia

  • Author: Gideon A, Singer
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Published: 2020

As an applied anthropology study of electronic waste (e-waste) in the remote town of Alice Springs, this dissertation chronicles how e-waste is understood and managed in the arid interior of…

Torres Strait Islander students' experiences transitioning from various locations to Brisbane to undertake university studies

  • Author: Fairfoot, G
  • Publisher: Queensland University of Technology
  • Published: 2020

The purpose of this research was to ascertain what Torres Strait Islander students who have relocated from various locations around Australia to Brisbane in order to attend university, report have…

Strategies to provide co-designed and community-led oral health promotion for Aboriginal children in rural and remote communities in New South Wales, Australia

  • Author: Dimitropoulos, Yvonne
  • Publisher: University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health School of Dentistry
  • Published: 2020

. Aim: This thesis aims to identify themes of effective and culturally appropriate oral health

Potential for transmission of zoonotic helminth infections among dingoes and dogs in the Wet Tropics of North Queensland, Australia

  • Author: Smout, Felicity Angela
  • Publisher: James Cook University
  • Published: 2019

Wild dogs (dingoes, free-ranging domestic dogs and hybrids) have the potential to pose a threat to biodiversity conservation and the health of domestic animals, livestock and humans in the Wet…

Looking after Country: Towards an understanding of Indigenous perspectives on evaluating success

  • Author: Macdonald, Jennifer Mairi
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University
  • Published: 2019

thesis advances the discussion by providing accounts of how TOs and Rangers from two ILSM groups –in the

Visions and violence of policy: An ethnography of Indigenous Affairs bureaucratic reform in the Northern Territory of Australia

  • Author: Michel, Thomas
  • Publisher: University of Sydney
  • Published: 2019

blurred boundaries between intrinsic and extrinsic forces. My thesis thus assembles some minor

Understanding early childhood teaching and learning in two Northern Arnhem Land family and playgroup contexts

  • Author: Lee, Wan Yi
  • Publisher: The University of Melbourne
  • Published: 2019

This PhD study is situated within the Australian Research Council Linkage Project ‘Building a Bridge into Preschool in Remote Northern Territory Communities (Maningrida and Galiwin’ku)’. The study aimed to improve…

The development of the culture of non-Aboriginal government workers in remote Aboriginal settlements in Central Australia

  • Author: Bergen, Penelope Joan
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University and Australian National University
  • Published: 2019

frequently changing hierarchies - that is identified in this thesis, would likely benefit from the

Rural encounters with cancer: Astudy of the lived experience of people in the Central West of New South Wales

  • Author: Jones, Ruth
  • Publisher: Charles Sturt University
  • Published: 2019

This qualitative phenomenological study aims to contribute to a deeper understanding of the cancer journey in a rural context by exploring, articulating and analysing the unique challenges faced by people…

Applications of information theory to economics and finance

  • Author: Singh, Ranjodh
  • Publisher: Curtin University
  • Published: 2019

(Relevant part of abstract) Finally, the thesis proposes a new method of modelling population

Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of evidence-based guidelines for the Diabetic Foot in rural and remote Western Australia using the World Health Organization Framework

  • Author: Schoen, Deborah
  • Publisher: The University of Western Australia
  • Published: 2019

Diabetes is a leading cause of lower extremity amputation in Australia. Identifying patients 'at-risk' and preventing first diabetic foot ulcer are paramount. This mixed methods study delivered a multifaceted intervention…

Understanding police-Indigenous relations in remote and rural Australia: police perspectives

  • Author: Dwyer, Anna
  • Publisher: Queensland University of Technology
  • Published: 2018

Indigenous people in Australia are vastly over-represented within the criminal justice system. While there has been fierce debate in academic circles regarding the nature of this overrepresentation, discriminatory policing practices…

Regional woven distribution: A resource and needs based building strategy for the remote Northeast Arnhem Land region of Australia

  • Author: Robertson, Hannah
  • Publisher: University of Melbourne
  • Published: 2018

This thesis argues that, when reconsidered strategically, construction in remote Indigenous

Mechanistic and statistical models of skin disease transmission

  • Author: Lydeamore, Michael J.
  • Publisher: The University of Melbourne
  • Published: 2018

thesis is to develop and analyse both mechanistic and statistical models of skin sores and scabies

Allies and adversaries: categories in Murrinhpatha speaking children's talk

  • Author: Davidson, Lucinda
  • Publisher: University of Melbourne
  • Published: 2018

This thesis investigates the linguistic and cultural resources that eight Indigenous children draw

Disparities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous educational attainment: Exploring factors related to low average school NAPLAN scores in the Northern Territory

  • Author: Coleman, Rachel
  • Publisher: University of New Hampshire
  • Published: 2018

The Indigenous population is a small minority in most areas of Australia, except the Northern Territory where Indigenous people make up roughly a quarter of the population. Indigenous people have…

Socio-economic, geographic, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inequalities in diabetic foot disease and diabetes-related lower extremity amputations

  • Author: Singh, Adrian
  • Publisher: Queensland University of Technology
  • Published: 2018

Background: Diabetic foot disease (DFD) is one of the leading reasons why a person with diabetes is hospitalised. These complications are the result of significant patho-physiological changes from diabetes that…

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