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Living FIFO: The Experiences and Psychosocial Wellbeing of Western Australian Fly-in/fly-out Employees and Partners

  • Author: Sibbel, Anne M.
  • Publisher: Edith Cowan University
  • Published: 2010

Using a concurrent multi-methods design employing both quantitative and qualitative methodologies this study investigated the psychosocial wellbeing Western Australian fly-in/fly-out (FIFO) mining employees and their partners. The quantitative phase of…

Living FIFO: The Experiences and Psychosocial Wellbeing of Western Australian Fly-in/fly-out Employees and Partners

  • Author: Sibbel, A.
  • Publisher: Edith Cowan University
  • Published: 2010

Using a concurrent multi-methods design employing both quantitative and qualitative methodologies this study investigated the psychosocial wellbeing Western Australian fly-in/fly-out (FIFO) mining employees and their partners. The quantitative phase of…

Domestic Tourists 4WDing in Central Australia: Implications for Desert Aboriginal People

  • Author: Jacobsen, D
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University
  • Published: 2010

The question of what being a domestic tourist might actually mean has attracted limited inquiry despite the volume of research dedicated to tourists and tourist experiences in the literature. The…

Unsettling country: the sensation of painting in remote northern Australia

  • Author: Rannersberger, Caroline
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University
  • Published: 2010

Unsettling country: the sensation of painting in remote northern Australia

A study of the choice of owner-accountants to practice in regional and remote areas

  • Author: Carter, A.J.
  • Publisher: University of South Australia
  • Published: 2010

in the preparation of this thesis. Interview recordings were transcribed and analysed using the

Understanding the impact of the inherited institutional environment on tourism innovation systems in resource dependent peripheries: a case study of the Flinders Ranges in South Australia

  • Author: Schmallegger, D.
  • Publisher: James Cook University
  • Published: 2010

The purpose of this dissertation is to use the theoretical foundations of the 'staples thesis' to

An Ambivalent Hospitality: Aboriginal senior public servants and the representation of others in Australia’s self-governing Northern Territory

  • Author: Ganter, E
  • Publisher: ANU
  • Published: 2010

thesis begins with a history of Aboriginal employment in the Northern Territory administration which

Routing instability in ad hoc networks

  • Author: Chun-Ping Wang, Jerry
  • Publisher: University of Wollongong
  • Published: 2010

An ad hoc network is a collection of self-configured nodes that are dynamically and arbitrarily located in such a manner that the interconnections between nodes are capable of changing on…

Evaluation of the Anticancer Potential of Plants Used as Traditional Medicines by Aboriginal People

  • Author: Savigni, Donna
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia
  • Published: 2010

Chapter 1. Aboriginal Australians maintain the oldest continuous culture on earth, and their wealth of phytochemical knowledge is largely unknown to the Western world. This study sought to tap into…

A theory of the viewer experience of interactive television

  • Author: McGinley, Maurice
  • Publisher: Murdoch University
  • Published: 2009

practitioners. In response to this call, this thesis develops an integrative theory of the user experience of

Aboriginal Pedagogies at the Cultural Interface

  • Author: Yunkaporta, Tyson
  • Publisher: James Cook University
  • Published: 2009

, particularly native knowledge of pedagogy. So the dual aims of this thesis are to demonstrate how

The effects of fly-in/fly-out commute arrangements and extended working hours on the stress, lifestyle, relationship and health characteristics of Western Australian mining employees and their partners

  • Author: Clifford, S.
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia
  • Published: 2009

The Western Australian (WA) mining industry directly employs approximately 56,000 people. Almost half work Fly-in/Fly-out commute arrangements (FIFO, e.g. employees living in a city are flown to a remote worksite…

An economic analysis of the auction market for Australian art: Evidence of Indigenous difference and creative achivement

  • Author: Coates, Bronwyn
  • Publisher: RMIT University
  • Published: 2009

This thesis explores factors that determine the price for Australian art sold at auction. Using a

Fire in arid and semi-arid Australia, 1998-2004

  • Author: Turner, D
  • Publisher: University of Adelaide
  • Published: 2009

This project provides an objective, continental and regional perspective, on fire regimes across the arid and semi-arid regions of Australia for the period 1998 to 2004, using data derived from…

Indigenous female educational leaders in Northern Territory remote community schools: Issues in negotiating school community partnerships

  • Author: Kamara, Martha Sombo
  • Publisher: Australian Catholic University
  • Published: 2009

Over the years in the Northern Territory, there has been a growing interest among educators and Indigenous people in remote communities to improve community school leadership and school community partnerships…

Kurunpa [Spirit]: Exploring the Psychosocial Determinants of Coronary Heart Disease among Indigenous men in Central Australia

  • Author: Brown, Alexander
  • Publisher: University of Queensland
  • Published: 2009

The life expectancy (LE) gap experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in one of Australians most enduring health divides. Whilst there are many likely reasons, cardiovascular diseases (CVD)…

What Makes an Aboriginal Council Successful? Case Studies of Aboriginal Community Government Performance in Far North Queensland

  • Author: Limerick, Michael
  • Publisher: Griffith University
  • Published: 2009

Improving Aboriginal community governance is increasingly recognised as pivotal to closing the gap in social and economic outcomes between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. The past decade has seen a shift…

Water and wastewater systems sustainability in remote Australia

  • Author: Werner, Melanie
  • Publisher: University of Wollongong
  • Published: 2009

This research examines the sustainability of small water and wastewater systems for remote settlements in Central Australia, and develops a multi-criteria assessment framework to compare the performance of technologies for…

To hunt and to hold: Martu Aboriginal people's uses and knowledge of their country, with implications for co-management in Karlamilyi (Rudall River) National Park and the Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia

  • Author: Walsh, F
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia
  • Published: 2009

This ethnoecological study examines land uses by modern Martu Aboriginal people on their country. They occupy very remote settlements—Parnngurr, Punmu and Kunawarritji—in the Great and Little Sandy Deserts. In 1990,…

Teaching an Indigenous Sociology: A response to current debate within within Australian sociology

  • Author: Butler, Kathleen
  • Publisher: University of Newcastle
  • Published: 2009

a localised praxis is of far greater utility. This thesis considers the author’s pedagogical

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