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"You mob listen" : intercultural exchange and indigenous media in Northern Australia

  • Author: Fisher, Daniel Todd
  • Publisher: UMI Dissertation Services
  • Published: 2007

Thesis (Ph.D.) -- New York University, 2005. Includes bibliographical references.

Overseas trained doctors in rural and remote Australia: do they practise differently from Australian trained doctors?

  • Author: Laurence, Caroline Olivia May
  • Publisher: University of Adelaide
  • Published: 2007

Over the last seven years the recruitment of overseas trained doctors (OTDs) has formed a significant part of Australia’s policy to address the medical workforce issue of geographic maldistribution to…

Dialoguing in the Desert for Sustainable Development: Ambivalence, Hybridity and Representations of Indigenous People

  • Author: McGrath, Natalie
  • Publisher: Murdoch University
  • Published: 2007

will require dialogue. This thesis explores how institutional practice and discourse frames

Chronic heart failure beyond city limits: an analysis of the distribution, management and information technology solutions for people with chronic heart failure in rural and remote Australia

  • Author: Clark, Robyn Anne
  • Publisher: University of South Australia
  • Published: 2007

Background Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) is defined as a complex clinical syndrome that is frequently, but not exclusively, characterised by objective evidence of an underlying structural abnormality or cardiac dysfunction.…

Bioconversion of waste paper by termites: A landfill of opportunity. A feasibility study of employing Australian subterranean termites in the management of discarded paper (lignocellulosic waste).

  • Author: Severtson, D
  • Publisher: Curtin University of Technology
  • Published: 2006

Termites (order Isoptera) are insects, with a highly evolved social system of soldiers, workers, and two reproductive classes. Australia houses more than three hundred species, and colonies can have a…

Effect of Sheep, Kangaroos and Rabbits on recruitment and regeneration of shrubs and tree species of South Australia

  • Author: Palisetty, R
  • Publisher: University of South Australia
  • Published: 2006

After European settlement, Australian rangelands especially in South Australia underwent significant changes because of the main land use of pastoralism. Many studies have revealed that the plant communities are negatively…

To climb or not to climb? The sacred deed done at Australia’s mighty heart

  • Author: Hueneke, H
  • Publisher: The Australian National University
  • Published: 2006

their law and culture as well as their concern for visitors’ safety by not climbing. This thesis

Gigyea fire: A study of the transformation and maintenance of Aboriginal place properties on the Georgina River

  • Author: Long, S.
  • Publisher: University of Queensland
  • Published: 2005

In this thesis a platform of knowledge is provided for the development of enhanced Indigenous

Remote Indigenous Housing System: A Systems Social Assessment

  • Author: Jardine-Orr, A. F.
  • Publisher: Murdoch University
  • Published: 2005

generally acknowledged as one of Australia's most intractable housing problems. The thesis examines why

Shifting Sands: Transience, Mobility and the Politics of Community in a Remote Mining Town

  • Author: Pattenden, C.
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia
  • Published: 2005

Shifting Sands: Transience, Mobility and the Politics of Community in a Remote Mining Town

How do tourism destinations compete? : an analysis of the duplication of purchase law

  • Author: Mansfield, A.
  • Publisher: University of South Australia
  • Published: 2004

perceptual methods for identifying and describing competitors, this thesis takes an empirical approach by

Imag(in)ing women as homeless: re/tracing socially concerned photography

  • Author: Crinall, K. M.
  • Publisher: University of Western Sydney
  • Published: 2003

This thesis is primarily concerned with the meanings that are produced when women become visible

A Gudbala Laif? : health and wellbeing in a remote Aboriginal community - what are the problems and where lies responsibility?

  • Author: Senior, Kate Adele
  • Publisher: Australian National University
  • Published: 2003

The thesis is a study of a single community, its health, expectations and aspirations. It is a

Development of an inventory to assess the moderating effects of cultural resilience with Aboriginal youth at risk of depression, anxiety and suicidal behaviours

  • Author: Westerman, T.
  • Publisher: Curtin University
  • Published: 2003

Bias in the assessment of Aboriginal youth experiencing mental health problems has long been recognised in the literature (Davidson, 1995; J.J Goodnow, 1988; Kearins, 1981). The basis of this bias…

A study into the domestication of Solanum centrale, Australian bush tomato

  • Author: Collins, C.
  • Publisher: Univ. of Adelaide
  • Published: 2002

market demand for its use as a flavouring. This thesis investigated improved methods of propagation, the

The environmental implications of the local-state antinomy in Australia

  • Author: Wild River, Su
  • Publisher: Australian National University
  • Published: 2002

case for accepting both. This thesis adopts the antinomy of local-state government in Australia as its

It's a Power: An Interpretation of the Aboriginal Memorial in its Ethnographic, Museological, Art Historical and Political Contexts

  • Author: Jenkins, Susan
  • Publisher: Australian National University
  • Published: 2002

It's a Power: An Interpretation of the Aboriginal Memorial in its Ethnographic, Museological, Art Historical and Political Contexts

Non-Shelter Outcomes of Housing: A Case Study of the Relationships between Housing and Children’s Schooling

  • Author: Young, P.
  • Publisher: University of Sydney
  • Published: 2002

sample of public housing tenants and a smaller group of educators. This thesis begins with an

Two for the price of one: a qualitative study of the lives of mining wives

  • Author: Rhodes, L.D.
  • Publisher: Curtin University of Technology
  • Published: 2001

. Focussing on the wives of men in the professional ranks of a mining career, this thesis explores, from a

Digital songlines: the adaption of modern communication technology at Yuendemu, a remote Aboriginal community in central Australia

  • Author: Buchtmann, Lydia
  • Publisher: Canberra University
  • Published: 2000

During the early 1980s the Warlpiri at Yuendemu, a remote Aboriginal community in Central Australia, began their own experiments in local television and radio production. This was prior to the…

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