Northern Territory--Darwin

Guide

03 Aug 2017

This document provides practical guidance for built environment professionals and regulatory agencies seeking to optimise development projects to moderate urban microclimates and mitigate urban heat island effects in major urban centres across a range of climates in Australia .

The...

Briefing paper

09 Jun 2016

The study examines whether the diminishing supply of affordable housing options for lower income central city workers is having an impact on central city businesses and on the overall productivity of those economies.

Research report

11 Feb 2016

In Australia, regional and remote Indigenous students are under‐represented in both higher education and vocational education and training. Access (or enabling) education programs are important in lifting participation rates and potentially in encouraging mobility between the sectors. However,...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and implementation of policy. The...

Research report

09 Dec 2015

Overview

Few strategic issues have galvanised public attention in Australia as the decision by the Northern Territory Government to lease key facilities in the Port of Darwin to a Chinese company, Landbridge. This Strategic Insights brings together items published on our...

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Commentary

Article

24 Nov 2015

This article argues that the Chinese purchase of the century-long lease to the port of Darwin is part of a broader expansionist agenda of the Chinese state as it attempts to dominate the western Pacific under the “Chinese Dream” aspiration. It shows the importance of Darwin for China in broader...

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Commentary

Article

18 Nov 2015

Proceeding from the new access granted to People's Liberation Army (PLA) Naval vessels to the Malaysian port of Kota Kinabalu, the commentary asks why this should have occurred now given that Chinese ships have for years been anchored in Malaysian waters claiming them as part of Chinese...

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Article

11 Nov 2015

An account of the creation of an armed militia within the Chinese company Landbridge, underlining the close links between the People's Liberation Army and this company which has secured a  99-year lease over the Port of Darwin

Blog post

09 Nov 2015

This study examines the 99-year lease to Darwin Port sold to Chinese firm Landbridge. It suggests that the examination of the security concerns of this deal by the Australian Government were excessively perfunctory, probably because the company was listed as a "private enterprise". This claim is...

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Evaluation

24 Oct 2015

The evaluation of the Tiwi College and Sports and Education Development Australia [SEDA] program aimed to determine how the program was progressing in 2015. If progressing well, to next task was to outline what worked for Tiwi students, and indicate whether that could be applied by SEDA to new...

Case study

02 Jun 2015

This report on Cardiac Case Studies is complemented by four others: Renal, Maternity, Rural and Remote Sites, and City Sites. It is published as part of the Improving Aboriginal Patient Journeys (MTWT) Study, Stage 3 of the Managing Two Worlds Together project. These case studies describe the...

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Article

02 Oct 2014

This article tries to test the assumption that asylum seeker policy is guided by public opinion. It analyses events in November and December 1977 during the final stages of the federal election campaign. On 20 and 21 November 1977, six boats with Indochinese "boat people" arrived in Darwin,...

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Conference paper

29 Nov 2013

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research.

This paper was presented at SOAC 6, held in Sydney from 26-29 November 2013.

SOAC 6was the largest conference to date, with...

Discussion paper

01 Mar 2012

This discussion paper is supplementary to the explanatory paper for the Draft Variation to the Licence Area Plan – Darwin and Katherine Television and Radio – No. 1 of 2011 and the Draft Licence Area Plan – Darwin Television.

The sole purpose of this paper is to seek comments...

Journal article

18 Feb 2010

This article discusses how geographic information system (GIS) technologies were used to enhance ethnographic methodologies within a cultural research project, Creative Tropical City: Mapping Darwin's Creative Industries. It shows how mapping technologies can broaden the scope of data...

Conference paper

07 Feb 2010

This paper draws upon findings from a 3 year creative industries study- 'Creative Tropical City'- to examine the enabling role played by the natural environment in terms of local creativity.

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Conference paper

27 Nov 2009

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research.

This paper was presented at SOAC 4 held in Perth from 24 to 27 November 2009.

SOAC 4 was hosted by the University of Western...

Research report

06 Apr 2009

This report arose as a result of the Health and Community Services Complaints Commissioner's investigation into the sexual assault of a baby in the paediatric ward of the Royal Darwin Hospital. This report arose as a result of the Health and Community Services Complaints Commissioner's...

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Research report

06 Apr 2009

This report considers the Royal Darwin Hospital's current policy framework, practices supporting clinical governance and the structural relationships between corporate and clinical governance within the hospital and between the hospital and the NT Department of Health and Families.The review was...

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Research report

16 Feb 2009

If Darwin wants to be more than the sum of its parts, the key question posed by this report is critical – namely, what strengths and capacities does Australia’s northernmost capital have to draw upon to be renowned as a Creative Tropical City?

The Creative Tropical City project explored...

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