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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…

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…

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…

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,…

Indigenous Language Education in Remote Communities

  • Authors: Fogarty, W, Kral, I
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • Published: 2011

This Topical Issue is based upon a submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Inquiry into language learning in Indigenous communities, and…

Impacts on Australia

  • Authors: Kevin Hennessy, Ian Overton
  • Publisher: Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research, Bureau of Meteorology
  • Published: 2011

Chapter 6 of Garnaut (2008) addressed climate change impacts on Australia. The focus was on 2030 and the period 2030-2100. Sectors included: • Resource-based industries and communities, e.g. irrigated and…

Climate Change and Australian Agriculture: A Review of the Threats Facing Rural Communities and the Health Policy Landscape

  • Authors: Hanna, E. G., Bell, E., King, D., Woodruff, R.
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge CRC
  • Published: 2011

Population health is a function of social and environmental health determinants. Climate change is predicted to bring significant alterations to ecological systems on which human health and livelihoods depend; the…

An evaluation of the relative merits, feasibility, and likely costs of the potentially available renewable energy technologies to be used in the NT, including geo-thermal, solar, biomass and tidal - Report 2

  • Author: Green Energy Taskforce
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge CRC
  • Published: 2011

The Government’s 2009 Climate Change Policy established a Green Energy Taskforce to provide expert advice on strategies, incentives and pathways to encourage the growth and funding of the renewable and…

Current and potential applications of typologies in vulnerability assessments and adaptation science

  • Authors: Maru, Y. T., J. Langridge, B. B. Lin
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge CRC,
  • Published: 2011

Typologies are a systematic grouping of entities or units of interest based on similarity. Typologies are widely applied in a variety of domains of research and practice including natural resource…

Response to the Inquiry into Mental Health Barriers to Education, Training and Employment Participation

  • Author: NESA (National Employment Services Association)
  • Publisher: National Employment Services Association
  • Published: 2011

This submission focuses on identified opportunities for improvements to strengthen the current performance of employment and related service provision for people with mental ill-health. It also highlights broad areas where…

The politics of difference and equality: Remote Aboriginal communities, public discourse, and Australian anthropology

  • Author: Austin-Broos, Diane
  • Publisher: Ninti One Limited
  • Published: 2011

The growth of a network of remote communities in Australia's Northern Territory followed the success of an Aboriginal land rights movement in the 1970s. In the course of the past…

Securing a clean energy future: The Australian Government’s Climate Change Plan

  • Author: Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
  • Publisher: Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
  • Published: 2011

Scientists advise that the world is warming and high levels of carbon pollution risk environmental and economic damage. No responsible government can ignore this advice. The Australian Government has developed…

Climate model genealogy

  • Authors: Masson, D., Knutti, R.
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge CRC,
  • Published: 2011

Climate change projections are often given as equally weighted averages across ensembles of climate models, despite the fact that the sampling of the underlying ensembles is unclear. We show that…

The Aboriginal Practitioner as Communication Mediator in Intercultural Bureaucratic Encounters

  • Author: Firkins, Arthur S
  • Publisher: Ninti One Limited
  • Published: 2011

Governments in Australia have deployed Aboriginal specific positions within government departments which focus on health, education and welfare services. This small-scale study uses a qualitative interpretive interview approach to explore…

Climate change impacts

  • Author: Hennessy, Kevin
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
  • Published: 2011

The impacts of climate change are already clearly visible in Australia. Further impacts predicted to occur in the future will be experienced across all sectors of the economy and in…

Climate Change and Infectious Diseases in Australia: Future Prospects, Adaptation Options, and Research Priorities

  • Authors: Harley, David, Peng Bi, Hall, Gillian, Swaminathan, Ashwin, Shilu Tong, Williams, Craig
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge CRC
  • Published: 2011

Climate change will have significant and diverse impacts on human health. These impacts will include changes in infectious disease incidence. In this article, the authors review the current situation and…

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