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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…

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

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

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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

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

Exploring peer group supervision in virtual teams in rural and remote Australia

  • Author: Nickson, Amanda Margaret
  • Publisher: James Cook University
  • Published: 2015

-based approach was the philosophy that guided the action research activities. In this thesis, the

Using technology to improve access to emergency mental health care in rural and remote Australia: an evaluation of the Mental Health Emergency Care-Rural Access Program (MHEC-RAP)

  • Author: Saurman, Emily
  • Publisher: University of Sydney
  • Published: 2015

The Mental Health Emergency Care-Rural Access Program (MHEC-RAP) aims to improve access, safety, and service coordination of specialist emergency mental health care via telehealth technologies. The program was planned and…

Power, policy and remote citizen activism: a case study of the Lake Eyre Basin Wild Rivers policy

  • Author: Capel, Christene Susanne
  • Publisher: Monash University
  • Published: 2015

This PhD research examines what influence women and men in Central Western Queensland (CWQ) have on natural resource management policy that significantly impacts on their lives and livelihoods. It uses…

Cultural Icons and Cash Commodities: The Two-World Story of Australian Bush Foods

  • Author: Cleary, Jennifer
  • Publisher: University of South Australia
  • Published: 2014

Uniquely Australian flora and fauna, known as ‘bushfood’ or ‘bush tucker’ plays an important role in the daily lives of many Aboriginal peoples, particularly those living in remote Australia. Bush…

Building an Implementation Framework for Agreements with Aboriginal Landowners: A Case Study of The Granites Mine

  • Author: Barnes, Rodger
  • Publisher: University of Queensland
  • Published: 2014

This thesis addresses the important issue of implementation of agreements between Aboriginal people

Understanding buyer behaviour in the primary market for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art: A cross-disciplinary study in marketing and arts management

  • Author: Booth, Jessica A.
  • Publisher: University of South Australia
  • Published: 2014

the lower and middle markets (defined in this thesis as artworks sold for between $500 and $5,000

Improving access to pulmonary rehabilitation in rural and remote Australia

  • Author: Johnston, Catherine Louise
  • Publisher: University of Sydney
  • Published: 2014

(COPD) and reducing associated healthcare costs. Prior to the work presented in this thesis a

Wild articulations: the wild rivers Act 2005 (QLD), conservation, development and sustainable futures in remote Australia

  • Author: Neale, Timothy
  • Publisher: University of Melbourne
  • Published: 2014

This thesis examines issues of development, Indigeneity and environmental conservation

Australian and overseas trained doctors - a study of community integration, quality of life and the resultant retention in rural and remote Australia

  • Author: Verma, Prikshat
  • Publisher: RMIT University
  • Published: 2014

This study has explored the impact of the community integration of ATDs (Australian Trained Doctors) and OTDs (Overseas Trained Doctors) in rural and remote communities on their quality of life…

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