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Overview of technology products for the beef industry of remote Australia

  • Authors: Leigo, S., Brennan, G., Beutel, T., Gray, A., Phelps, D., Driver, T., Trotter, M.
  • Publisher: Ninti One Limited
  • Published: 2012

In this working paper the authors outline 60 existing, new and emerging technologies that are relevant to beef producers in remote Australia as well as to industry researchers and service…

Making the most of technologies for learning in remote context

  • Authors: Guenther, J, McRae-Williams, E
  • Published: 2012

This article, based on a Cooperative Research Centre for Remote Economic Participation (CRC-REP) research project - 'Pathways to Employment' - will canvas the proposition that mobile technology can be used…

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.…

MATSITI Project Plan 2012–15

  • Author: More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers Initiative
  • Publisher: David Unaipon College of Indigenous Education and Research, University of South Australia,
  • Published: 2012

The More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers Initiative (MATSITI) Project is a four-year national scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people entering and remaining…

Indigenous mobility and school attendance in remote Australia: Cause or effect?

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

Despite claims of a negative impact on Indigenous school attendance due to mobility no attempt has been made to estimate the number of school-age Indigenous children away from a home…

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…

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…

Growing up in Central Australia: new anthropological studies of Aboriginal childhood and adolescence

  • Author: Eickelkamp, Ute
  • Publisher: Berghahn Books
  • Published: 2011

Surprisingly little research has been carried out about how Australian Aboriginal children and teenagers experience life, shape their social world and imagine the future. This volume presents recent and original…

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…

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…

Changing selves in remote Australia? Observations on Aboriginal family life, childhood and 'modernisation'

  • Author: Eickelkamp, Ute
  • Publisher: DKCRC
  • Published: 2011

The idea of modernity is increasingly called upon to describe and understand change in Indigenous societies, replacing the older paradigms of colonisation, culture change and the short-lived misnomer hybridity. This…

Notes on the postmodernity of fake(?) Aboriginal literature

  • Author: Brantlinger, Patrick
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2011

This article examines issues of authenticity in Australian culture. From the very beginning, Australia has been plagued and entertained by literary hoaxes. The recent revelation that Mudrooroo, who was for…

Back to the Future: State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2011

  • Authors: Peters-Stanley, M., Hamilton, K., Sjardin, M.
  • Publisher: Report by Ecosystem Marketplace and Bloomberg New Energy Finance
  • Published: 2011

For five years, Forest Trends’ Ecosystem Marketplace and Bloomberg New Energy Finance have published the State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets Reports to shed light on trading volumes, credit prices,…

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…

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…

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…

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