Organisation

Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining

Report

Mining and Indigenous Tourism in Northern Australia: Summary of Findings

This study was funded by the Cooperative Research Centre for Sustainable Tourism and Rio Tinto. The aim of the study was to investigate the opportunities for mining operations to support the development of Indigenous tourism ventures in remote and regional Australia. Many Indigenous communities have...
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Local government, mining companies and resource development in regional Australia

This report summarises the findings from a two-year research project into the governance challenges posed by large scale resource development in mining-intensive regions of Australia. Unlike the narrower term government, governance applies in situations where authority and responsibility for the tasks of governing - including...
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Indigenous Employment and Business Development in the Queensland Resources Sector

The project brief for CSRM was to: 1. map current activity relating to Indigenous employment and business development in the resources and government sectors in Queensland and other Australian jurisdictions 2. highlight examples of good practice in these areas 3. assist QRC in developing a...
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Good Practice in Mentoring of Indigenous Employees

This report provides a brief overview of Indigenous Mentoring Programs across Australia, highlighting key learnings which can provide a good foundation for a mentor training program and mentoring programs to encourage employment recruitment and retention amongst Indigenous people in the minerals extraction industry. Twelve programs...
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Governance Strategies to Manage and Monitor Cumulative Impacts at the Local and Regional Level

This 18 month study commenced in October 2010. It examined the growing use of multistakeholder collaborative approaches for monitoring and managing cumulative impacts, focusing particularly on how these are being applied in the Bowen Basin to the management of water quality (Fitzroy Partnership for River...