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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

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

Art at auction: Price formation and the creation of superstars in the Australian art auction market

  • Author: Wilson-Anastasios, Meaghan
  • Publisher: University of Melbourne
  • Published: 2008

This thesis shows that prices generated by the art auction system can be anything but mysterious

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

Understanding the challenges of managers from non-Indigenous backgrounds working in remote Australia: A cultural competence perspective

  • Author: Whittle, Michelle
  • Publisher: Flinders University
  • Published: 2013

This study explores the challenges non-Indigenous art centre managers face, from a cultural competence perspective, when they work in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Other cultural challenges were…

Indigenous Women's Career Development: Voices that Challenge Educational Leadership

  • Author: White, Nereda Dawn
  • Publisher: Australian Catholic University
  • Published: 2007

This research focuses on deepening our understanding about Indigenous women’s participation in contemporary Australian society by exploring their experiences in employment, careers, education and leadership. Since the purpose of this…

Indigenous peoples' livelihoods and emerging bush produce industries: recent experiences from Australia's arid zone

  • Author: White, J
  • Publisher: University of South Australia
  • Published: 2012

This thesis details the experiences of Aboriginal people involved in a variety of bush produce

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…

Making families and communities strong though small business

  • Author: West, Mara
  • Publisher: Murdoch University
  • Published: 2007

explored in this thesis through identifying: • What are the key business success factors for existing

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…

Modelling Land Susceptibility to Wind Erosion in Western Queensland, Australia

  • Author: Webb, NP
  • Publisher: The University of Queensland
  • Published: 2008

land erodibility, particularly at the landscape to regional scales (103 to 104 km2). This thesis

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, Fiona
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia
  • Published: 2008

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,…

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,…

Processes for effective management: learning from agencies and Warlpiri people involved in managing the Northern Tanami Indigenous Protected Area, Australia

  • Author: Walker, J
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University
  • Published: 2011

Over the past three decades, protected area management has moved away from a strict preservation to a more socially orientated management ethos. This change is based on ideals such as…

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…

The accessibility of Phase 2 Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs in rural and remote Australia

  • Author: van Gaans, Deborah Anne
  • Publisher: University of Adelaide
  • Published: 2013

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) continues to impose a heavy burden in terms of cost, disability and death in Australia. In 2011 cardiovascular disease was the largest single cause of mortality in…

Studying the effects of NAPLAN on Indigenous education in remote schools, Australia

  • Author: Unsworth, Paul
  • Publisher: University of South Australia
  • Published: 2013

Persistent under-achievement by Indigenous students in national literacy and numeracy tests remains a complex problem in education in Australia. This problem is most sharply defined in the contexts of remotely…

Clash of the paradigms: night patrols in remote central Australia

  • Author: Turner-Walker, Jennifer
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia
  • Published: 2012

remote settlement Patrols that informs this thesis. Some discussion of key reports and other

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

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…

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