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Rolf Gerritsen

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Future Options for North Australia

Anticipating the future is uniquely human. We strive constantly to anticipate trends and great events to seek opportunity and avoid disaster. So what will drive the future of tropical Australia? The four authors of this book, all of whom have a close association with the...
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Australia’s country towns 2050: what will a climate adapted settlement pattern look like?

This report is the first output from this project and presents the findings from the initial stages of the investigation. Later reports will present a fuller picture as the outputs of additional stages of analysis are presented. There is a growing consensus in the community...
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The Economic Core? The Aboriginal Contribution to the Alice Springs/Central Australian Economy

The purpose of this paper is to estimate the contribution that expenditure by Aboriginal people, and related institutions and activities, makes to the Central Australian/Alice Springs economy. Expenditures estimated include: those by Aboriginal people in Alice Springs; expenditure in Alice Springs by institutions which deal...
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North Australian Political Economy: Issues and Agendas

This book assembles a diverse group of scholars with long experience of analysing northern development issues. Its chapters cover the notion of development from a range of perspectives -social, cultural, economic and environmental. The papers range broadly, from trying to explain the operating processes that...
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Contribution of Indigenous Culture to Tourism Development - A Case in Central Australia

Tourism is a major contributor to Australia's economy. Tourists and ther expenditure, from the provision of infrastructure, direct and indirect employment, and opportunities for cultual exchange impact upon many aspects of Australian life. Even a modest increase in the gorwth of tourism could see potentially...