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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…

Exploring engagement between Indigenous communities and government: lessons for Country management

  • Author: Anderson-Smith, B
  • Publisher: ANU
  • Published: 2008

This thesis explores engagement between Indigenous communities and governments in the Australian

Between two worlds: Aboriginal cultural autonomy and economic assimilation in remote Western Australia in the 1980s

  • Author: Arthur, W.S.
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia
  • Published: 1990

Restraints imposed by various cultural practices on formal employment and economic self management at Fitzroy Crossing and surrounding communities; overview of policies of self management and self determination; Aboriginal labour…

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…

The quality of maternal and infant health services and their utilisation by remote dwelling aboriginal families in the top end of Australia

  • Author: Bar-Zeev, SJ
  • Publisher: University of Sydney
  • Published: 2013

Aim The objective of this thesis was to investigate the quality of maternal and infant health

Linking with community development: an outsider working in remote Aboriginal communities of central Australia

  • Author: Barker, Ruth Nancy
  • Publisher: University of South Australia
  • Published: 1997

Linking with community development: an outsider working in remote Aboriginal communities of central Australia

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

Retention of allied health professionals in rural and remote areas of South Australia

  • Author: Barney, Tania
  • Publisher: University of South Australia
  • Published: 1998

Around one third of all Australians live in rural and remote areas. People living in rural and remote areas tend to experience poorer health status than their metropolitan counterparts. Differences…

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…

The use and benefits of ebusiness to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art centres in 2014

  • Author: Bendor, Iris
  • Publisher: Southern Cross University
  • Published: 2014

Islander art centres. This thesis identifies the knowledge gaps in the field of ebusiness in

The development of the culture of non-Aboriginal government workers in remote Aboriginal settlements in Central Australia

  • Author: Bergen, Penelope Joan
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University and Australian National University
  • Published: 2019

frequently changing hierarchies - that is identified in this thesis, would likely benefit from the

The business of bush foods: ecological and socio-cultural implications

  • Author: Berkinshaw, Todd Darren
  • Publisher: University of Adelaide
  • Published: 1999

This dissertation examines the emergence and growth of plant-based bush foods within the mainstream economy in the past two decades. In particular, it addresses the ecological and socio-cultural implications associated…

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

Entanglements of digital technologies and Indigenous language work in the Northern Territory

  • Author: Bow, Catherine
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University
  • Published: 2020

This thesis addresses the question of what happens when digital language resources are developed

The skin sore trial: exploring a better treatment option for impetigo in Indigenous children living in remote Australia

  • Author: Bowen, Asha
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University
  • Published: 2014

thesis presents the first randomised controlled trial conducted amongst&​nbsp;remote living

Creating livelihoods through Indigenous Protected Areas: the Nantawarrina experience

  • Author: Braham, K
  • Publisher: Flinders University
  • Published: 2007

Conservation management of protected areas provides Indigenous people with an opportunity to protect and enhance biodiversity, culture, and build community capacity to sustain livelihoods. Recognition of the important role of…

Rethinking connectedness: an investigation into the access of teacher professional learning in regional and remote Western Australia

  • Author: Broadley, Tania
  • Publisher: Curtin University
  • Published: 2011

Many teachers working in remote and regional areas have limited access to collegial support networks. This research aimed to examine the existing strategies that were being undertaken by the Department…

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)…

Building trauma informed teachers: A constructivist grounded theory study of remote primary school teachers' experiences with children living with the effects of complex childhood trauma

  • Author: Brown, Meegan Nola
  • Publisher: Queensland University of Technology
  • Published: 2021

Children from Australian remote areas are vulnerable to complex childhood trauma (CCT) as their communities face higher rates of disadvantage and exposure to potentially traumatic circumstances such as natural disasters,…

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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