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Accessible health care for Aboriginal young people in remote Australia

  • Author: Warwick, Susannah
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia
  • Published: 2021

Australian Aboriginal youth experience significant morbidity but may find it difficult to access culturally appropriate health care, particularly in remote areas. The Derby Aboriginal Health Service (DAHS) provides care in…

Building trauma informed teachers: A constructivist grounded theory study of remote primary school teachers' experiences with children living with the effects of complex childhood trauma

  • Author: Brown, Meegan Nola
  • Publisher: Queensland University of Technology
  • Published: 2021

Children from Australian remote areas are vulnerable to complex childhood trauma (CCT) as their communities face higher rates of disadvantage and exposure to potentially traumatic circumstances such as natural disasters,…

Human mobility models withimperfect data

  • Author: Vino, Thiripura
  • Publisher: Univesity of Melbourne
  • Published: 2021

Human mobility plays a major role in the spread of communicable diseases. Remote Indigenous populations in Australia tend to have a higher risk of communicable diseases, and although high levels…

Planned early relocation of pregnant women who live in geographically isolated areas to near major birthing centres - a review of literature

  • Author: Klessa, Barbara
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University
  • Published: 2021

Globally, since the latter part of the 20th Century, maternal and neonatal mortality rates have continued to reduce. However, in high-income countries (HICs), rates are still higher for women living…

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

#STOPADANI: The landscape of environmental activism in Australia

  • Author: Rupić, Michael C
  • Publisher: University of Hawai'i
  • Published: 2020

Australian grassroots action on climate change is a recent phenomenon. Climate change as an issueof concern entered the political landscape and the national psyche of Australia later than in othercountries,…

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

Critical intervention: an archaeology of modern material culture, graffiti, and government policy in a remote Aboriginal community, Northern Territory, Australia

  • Author: Ralph, Jordan
  • Publisher: Flinders University
  • Published: 2020

such this thesis set out to investigate the situation in Barunga. This thesis explores material

Over the sandstone curtain: supporting rural Aboriginal young people in the youth justice system

  • Author: Butcher, Luke
  • Publisher: James Cook University
  • Published: 2020

-representation becomes apparent. The aim of this thesis is to understand how justice programs might

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…

“It would give you a space to be yourself”: The role for interior design in increasing Aboriginal student sense of belonging in Western Australian boarding schools

  • Author: Whettingsteel, Emma
  • Publisher: Curtin University
  • Published: 2020

experiences of education. The aim of this doctoral thesis was to address this gap through a process of

Potential spread of rabies in dingo populations of northern Australia

  • Author: Gabriele-Rivet, Vanessa
  • Publisher: University of Sydney
  • Published: 2020

Australia is free from canine rabies. The spread of the disease in Indonesia has increased the risk of rabies incursion in northern Australia. Remote Indigenous communities, such as those in…

Indigeneity as a foundation for patterned Northern Territory remote Aboriginal student achievement within a stratified western education system

  • Author: Fry, Gary
  • Publisher: University of Sydney
  • Published: 2020

Over the past decade, national testing in literacy and numeracy for primary and junior secondary education reveals NT remote Aboriginal children have consistently performed at a much lower level than…

Entanglements of digital technologies and Indigenous language work in the Northern Territory

  • Author: Bow, Catherine
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University
  • Published: 2020

This thesis addresses the question of what happens when digital language resources are developed

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

Receiving by giving: The impacts of immersive service-learning for primary school-age students for primary school-age student

  • Author: Luinstra, Kimberley
  • Publisher: Edith Cowan University
  • Published: 2020

Immersive service-learning (ISL) tours provide opportunities for students to deepen their academic and social learning as they provide services to others in an environment different to their home. Research on…

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…

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

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