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Making collective memory with computers

  • Author: Indigenous Knowledge and Resource Management in Northern Australia
  • Publisher: Indigenous Knowledge and Resource Managament in Northern Australia
  • Published: Various

Links to documents that focus on IKRMNA work. Most of these papers have been written and published by IKRMNA researchers, but we also include papers commenting on IKRMNA work that…

Social Justice Report. Prepared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Dr William Jonas

  • Author: Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge CRC
  • Published: Annual

Commissioner is required to report annually to the Attorney-General regarding the exercise and enjoyment of human rights by Australia's Indigenous peoples. This provision also allows the Commissioner to make recommendations…

Building knowledge for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander remote tourism - Lessons from comparable tourism initiatives around the world

  • Authors: Jacobsen, D. , Addinsall, C.
  • Publisher: Ninti One Limited
  • Published: 2013

This report was developed as part of the CRC for Remote Economic Participation Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tourism Product Project. The report aims to build knowledge for Aboriginal and…

Queensland's biodiversity under climate change: ecological scaling of terrestrial environmental change

  • Authors: Ferrier, S., Harwood, T., Williams, K.J.
  • Publisher: CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship
  • Published: 2012

Climate and ocean changes will affect all of Queensland’s marine, terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems in ways that are more widespread and, in many situations, more extreme than currently recognised. The…

Factors associated with continued solvent use in Indigenous petrol sniffers following treatment

  • Authors: Dingwall, Kylie, Maruff, Paul, Clough, Alan R, Cairney, Sheree
  • Publisher: DKCRC
  • Published: 2012

Introduction and Aims.While petrol sniffing afflicts several isolated Indigenous groups internationally, few studies have examined the factors contributing to continued sniffing following treatment. This study aims to describe those factors…

Building knowledge for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander remote tourism - Key visitor markets and opportunities in remote Australia

  • Author: Jacobsen, D.
  • Publisher: Ninti One Limited
  • Published: 2012

This report was developed as part of the CRC for Remote Economic Participation (CRC-REP) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tourism Product Project. The report provides an overview of various visitor…

Learning spaces: Youth, literacy and new media in remote Indigenous Australia

  • Authors: Kral, Inge, Schwab, Robert G (Jerry)
  • Publisher: Australian National University E-Press
  • Published: 2012

The future of Indigenous Australians, especially Indigenous youth, in remote regions is a subject of great concern to all Australians. The view commonly presented in media reports and public commentary…

Indigenous Education: Experiential Learning and Learning Through Country

  • Authors: Fogarty, W, Schwab, R.G
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • Published: 2012

In Indigenous policy circles there is an increasingly desperate desire to lift the educational and employment outcomes of remote Indigenous students, relative to their non-Indigenous peers in the rest of…

Information communication technologies and new Indigenous mobilities? Insights from remote Northern Territory communities

  • Author: Taylor, Andrew
  • Publisher: Ninti One Limited
  • Published: 2012

Like most of the jurisdictions highlighted in this edition, the Northern Territory of Australia has a large Indigenous population who live in small communities isolated from major service centres and…

Guidelines for ethical research in Australian Indigenous studies

  • Author: AIATSIS
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Published: 2012

At every stage, research with and about Indigenous peoples must be founded on a process of meaningful engagement and reciprocity between the researcher and the Indigenous people. AIATSIS Guidelines for…

Horticultural development of bush food plants and rights of Indigenous people as traditional custodians – the Australian Bush Tomato (Solanum centrale) example: a review

  • Author: Lee, LS.
  • Publisher: Ninti One Limited
  • Published: 2012

New crops are regularly being introduced into cultivation, typically accompanied by a very small agricultural knowledge base. Often, there is a lack of agronomic research information or production experience upon…

'Hearing the country': Reflexivity as an intimate journey into epistemological liminalities

  • Author: Bradley, John
  • Publisher: DKCRC
  • Published: 2012

In this article I discuss the way Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and reflexivity is employed in a university environment to address the question of how we can most successfully transfer knowledge…

Talk, text and technology: Literacy and social practice in a remote Indigenous community

  • Author: Kral, I
  • Publisher: Multiligual Matters
  • Published: 2012

Talk, Text and Technology is an ethnography of language, learning and literacy in remote Indigenous Australia. This study traces one Indigenous group from the introduction of alphabetic literacy in the…

Climate change adaptation, energy futures and carbon economies in remote Australia: a review of the current literature, research and policy.

  • Authors: Maru, YT., Chewings, V., Sparrow, A.
  • Publisher: Ninti One Limited
  • Published: 2012

This report is a review of current literature and research on climate change projections, impact, vulnerability, adaptation, energy futures and carbon economies in remote Australia. It is intended to inform…

Australian indigenous tertiary studies: A discussion with professor David Boud on experience-based learning and the transformation of university courses

  • Author: Norman, Heidi
  • Publisher: DKCRC
  • Published: 2012

This article critically examines the possibility of using Problem-Based Learning as an approach to teaching and learning and curriculum design in Indigenous studies. This approach emphasises the potential for Experience-Based…

Australian Demographic Statistics

  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Published: 2012

The preliminary estimated resident population (ERP) of Australia at 31 March 2013 was 23,032,700 people. This reflects an increase of 397,400 people since 31 March 2012 and 114,800 people since…

Teachers and families working together to build stronger futures for our children in school

  • Authors: Gollan, S, Malin, M
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia Press
  • Published: 2012

A good education is essential for making a successful life in the modern world. This book argues that Australia's Indigenous students are not being well served by the education systems.…

Teacher education, aboriginal studies and the new national curriculum

  • Author: Andersen, Clair
  • Publisher: Hosted jointly by the International Association for Community Development & CD Queensland
  • Published: 2012

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Australian schools continue to have poor education and health outcomes, and the introduction of a new national curriculum may assist in redressing this…

Experiencing indigenous knowledge online as a community narrative

  • Authors: Kutay, Cat, Mooney, Janet, Riley, Lynette, Howard-Wagner, Deirdre
  • Publisher: DKCRC
  • Published: 2012

This article explores a project at the Koori Centre, University of Sydney, funded by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) in 2011, titled 'Indigenous On-Line Cultural Teaching and Sharing'.…

Closing the Employment Gap through Work for the Dole? Indigenous Employment and the CDEP Scheme

  • Author: Jordan, Kirrily
  • Publisher: Ninti One Limited
  • Published: 2012

The Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) scheme has been a unique feature of the Indigenous employment landscape since the late 1970s. Radical for its time, and still almost unique globally,…

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