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Numerical and experimental study of small natural draft dry cooling tower for concentrating solar thermal power plant

  • Author: Li, Xiaoxiao
  • Publisher: The University of Queensland
  • Published: 2018

experimental tests, this thesis investigated the cooling performance of this small NDDCT in

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…

The augmented rural reality: how rural high school students’ decisions to pursue university study in digital media are ‘augmented’ by the role of life history and cultural capital.

  • Author: Turner, Krystle
  • Publisher: Queensland University of Technology
  • Published: 2018

influences include family, community, school and digital media. The thesis draws on 25 interviews conducted

Building resilience through connection: Exploring networking in remote Aboriginal tourism enterprises

  • Author: Eccles, K
  • Publisher: University of South Australia
  • Published: 2017

economic opportunities on country. This thesis examines the networking activities that underpin the

Applying collective impact to improve health services for Aboriginal people in rural and remote communities

  • Author: Gwynne, K.
  • Publisher: University of Sydney
  • Published: 2017

The aim of this thesis was to examine whether utilising a collective impact model of design

Staging standpoint dialogue in tristate education: Privileging Anangu voices

  • Author: Osborne, Sam
  • Publisher: Victoria University
  • Published: 2017

practice, with little debate that actively involves Aboriginal people themselves. This thesis

Anangu Muru Wunka - Talking Black Fella: a critical policy analysis of the Northern Territory compulsory teaching in English for the first four hours of each school day

  • Author: Oldfield, Janine Gai
  • Publisher: The University of Melbourne
  • Published: 2016

This research investigated the effects on two remote Indigenous communities of a Northern Territory (NT) of Australia education language policy, Compulsory Teaching in English for the First Four Hours of…

New World, Old Frontiers. An ecological perspective on the problem of attraction and retention of statutory child protection workers in the West Australian Department for Child Protection’s Murchison District: 2009–2012

  • Author: Collins, Maree
  • Publisher: Australian National University
  • Published: 2016

The attraction and retention of statutory child protection workers in regional, rural and remote Australia has been identified at the national and state/​territory level as a priority challenge for the…

An interpretive description of the recruitment and retention of locum nurses working in rural and remote Australia

  • Author: Becker, Susanne
  • Publisher: University of South Australia
  • Published: 2016

It is widely acknowledged that rural and remote Australians have poorer levels of health than their major city counterparts. As nurses are the most widely and evenly distributed health professional…

Marketing remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tourism to Australians

  • Author: Akbar, S
  • Publisher: UniSA
  • Published: 2016

The present research models Indigenist research methodology, embedded within the marketing discipline, to investigate barriers to Australians participating in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tourism. Interviews with operators showed…

Investigations into the role of the enabling environment in supporting Indigenous economic development: A case study of remote community Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art centres 2007–2013

  • Author: Congreve, S
  • Publisher: Curtin University
  • Published: 2016

programs have been determining factors in their success (Altman, 2013). This thesis explores how policies

Motor performance, prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Aboriginal children in remote Australia

  • Author: Lucas, Barbara
  • Publisher: University of Sydney
  • Published: 2016

to the context of this Thesis and a literature review of the existing evidence. The current Thesis

A double-edged spear - the social life of youth, mobile phones and social media in a remote Aboriginal community

  • Author: Kariippanon, Kishan
  • Publisher: University of Wollongong
  • Published: 2016

Social media and mobile phones are a global phenomenon and remote communities in North East Arnhem Land have been drawn into the adoption of these emergent technologies. This study of…

The introduction of Montessori teaching and learning practices in an early childhood classroom in a remote Indigenous school

  • Author: Holmes, Catherine
  • Publisher: University of Notre Dame
  • Published: 2016

The purpose of this research was to observe and describe the effect of Montessori pedagogy in a remote Aboriginal Early Childhood program to ascertain whether this alternative approach to education…

Generalist registered nurses caring for mental health clients in remote areas of Australia: an interpretive case study

  • Author: Trueman, Scott
  • Publisher: James Cook University
  • Published: 2016

Aim: The aim of this study was to examine the social world of generalist nurses delivering mental healthcare in remote Australia. Background: Of Australia's population of approximately 25 million, one…

Mine lifecycle planning and enduring value for remote communities

  • Author: Robertson, S
  • Publisher: University of New England
  • Published: 2016

support these operations. This thesis examines whether mine lifecycle planning can generate enduring

Educative curricula and improving the science PCK of teachers in middle school settings in rural and remote Australia

  • Author: Townsend, A
  • Publisher: Edith Cowan University
  • Published: 2015

, and knowledge of personal beliefs and orientations toward science teaching and learning. This thesis

Perceptions and attitudes of international tourists towards Aboriginal tourism.

  • Author: Ashwell, Janine
  • Publisher: Flinders University
  • Published: 2015

Whilst tourism has been cited as having the potential to provide economic opportunities for remote Aboriginal communities, participation rates of international tourists in Aboriginal tourism activities within Australia have been…

Legal and institutional strategies to support the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in bush food commercialisation

  • Author: Lingard, Kylie
  • Publisher: University of New England
  • Published: 2015

Islander peoples in bush food commercialisation. This thesis uses a combination of methods to develop

Sustainability of Remote Aboriginal Art Centres in Australian Desert Communities

  • Author: Petersen, Kim
  • Publisher: Curtin University
  • Published: 2015

This thesis investigates and analyses the functions and business practices that underpin the

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