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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…

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…

Achievement gaps in Australia: what NAPLAN reveals about education inequality in Australia

  • Author: Ford, Margot
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2012

Drawing on approaches used by Gillborn (2008), this article examines results from the most recent version of Australian national testing (NAPLAN) in Years 3, 5 and 9, operating since 2008.…

National Indigenous Reform Agreement (Closing the Gap)

  • Author: Council of Australian Governments
  • Published: 2011

1. This agreement is created subject to the provisions of the Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations and should be read in conjunction with that Agreement and subsidiary schedules. In…

Northern Territory Emergency Response Evaluation Report 2011

  • Authors: Australian Institute of Criminology, , Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, , Australian Institute of Family Studies, , Australian Council for Educational Research, , Allen Consulting Group, , Colmar Brunton Social Research, KPMG, Roediger, KJ
  • Published: 2011

The Northern Territory Emergency Response (NTER) was announced on 21 July 2007 and has been implemented over the last four years. The NTER aims to protect children, to make communities…

Microsatellite markers in the Australian desert plant, Solanum centrale (Solanaceae)

  • Authors: Waycott, M., Jones, BL., Van Dijk, JK., Robson, HLA., Calladine, A.
  • Published: 2011

• Premise of the study: The first microsatellite primers were developed for Solanum centrale, a native Australian species used in the bush foods industry. Existing markers developed for other Solanum…

How can country, spirituality, music and arts contribute to Indigenous mental health and wellbeing?

  • Authors: Guerin, Pauline, Guerin, Bernard, Tedmanson, Deirdre, Clark, Yvonne
  • Published: 2011

Objective: Mental health and social and emotional wellbeing (SEWB) have been linked as outcomes of attachment to country, spirituality, and engagement in music and arts, particularly for Indigenous Australians. It…

Energy2031 Strategic Energy Initiative Directions Paper, March 2011

  • Author: Office of Clean Energy
  • Published: 2011

Energy2031 will lead us into an era where more energy will come from low carbon sources, and the manner in which we use energy in our homes and businesses will…

UAV Surveillance work for the management of woody weeds

  • Authors: Bryson, M., Sukkarieh. S.
  • Published: 2011

Woody weed infestations that cover large open grassland areas are difficult to control and their management is extremely costly and time consuming. The aim of this project was to develop…

Putting vulnerability to climate change on the map: a review of approaches, benefits, and risks

  • Authors: Preston, Benjamin L., Yuen, Emma J., Westaway, Richard M.
  • Published: 2011

There is growing demand among stakeholders across public and private institutions for spatially-explicit information regarding vulnerability to climate change at the local scale. However, the challenges associated with mapping the…

Overview of the Darwin Labour Market

  • Author: Neville, Ivan
  • Publisher: Australian Government
  • Published: 2011

Overview of the Darwin Labour Market

Future Australian climate scenarios

  • Author: Whetton, Penny
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
  • Published: 2011

Climate change is the greatest ecological, economic, and social challenge of our time. Climate change research over many years shows links between human activities and warming of the atmosphere and…

Unlearning what we know is true: getting more from less in remote educational research

  • Author: Guenther, J
  • Publisher: SEGRA
  • Published: 2011

Most researchers are on a quest for deeper understanding, new and greater knowledge and recognition of their learnings. We value critical thought. We often pride ourselves in finding ‘truth’. But…

Racism, social resources and mental health for Aboriginal people living in Adelaide

  • Authors: Ziersch, Anna, Gallaher, Gilbert, Baum, Fran, Bentley, Michael
  • Published: 2011

Background: This paper examines whether reported experience of racism by Aboriginal people living in Adelaide is negatively associated with mental health, and whether social resources ameliorate the mental health effects…

When cosmology meets property: Indigenous people’s innovation and intellectual property

  • Author: Drahos, P.
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2011

The protection of traditional knowledge by means of intellectual property rights is one of the major concerns of international organizations. Less attention has been paid to the relationship between systems…

Radical Hope: Education and equality in Australia

  • Author: Pearson, N
  • Publisher: Black Inc.
  • Published: 2011

Argues powerfully that underclass students, many of whom are Aboriginal, should receive a rigorous schooling that gives them the means to negotiate the wider world. He examines the long-term failure…

Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standard 1.4.4 - Prohibited and Restricted Plants and Fungi

  • Author: Food Standards Australia and New Zealand
  • Publisher: Commonwealth of Australia ComLaw
  • Published: 2011

This standard regulates plants and fungi. It lists the species of plants and fungi that must not be added to food or offered for sale as food. It also lists…

Touring Routes - types, successes, and failures: an international review

  • Authors: Carson, D, Cartan, G
  • Publisher: Routledge Publishing
  • Published: 2011

Since the post World War Two boom in private automobile ownership, Drive Tourism has transformed the tourism landscape by facilitating dispersal and the growth of attractions and tourism related infrastructure…

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