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Darryl Low Choy

Conference paper

Being ‘in-there’ not ‘out-there’: urban planning and Aboriginal peoples

An Australian myth is that Aboriginals reside only in the far reaches of Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia. Such is far from the truth. 2016 Australian Bureau of Statistics census data evidences an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population of approximately 649,171, or 2.8%...
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Crown and country: negotiating the one space

The concept of ‘Country’ is central to Aboriginal culture and has sustained the Quandamooka Peoples (the Quandamooka) of South East Queensland (SEQ) for 40,000 years. On 4 July 2011, the Federal Court of Australia determined that 54,500ha of exclusive and non-exclusive Native Title rights over...
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An Aboriginal obligation to country: challenging the status quo

This paper focuses upon Traditional Owner communities in the Brisbane metropolitan region who are attempting to address their responsibility to Country through Western State and local planning instruments.
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Planning for resilient coastal settlements through bottom-up approaches: lessons from Shoalhaven, NSW, Australia

This paper investigates how opportunities for improving resilience and adaptation to natural hazards can be optimised through bottom-up collaborative planning approaches by focusing on the coastal local government area of Shoalhaven.
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A resilience approach to peri-urban landscape management

Using two case studies of recent and rapid peri-urbanisation (namely South East Queensland and greater Melbourne, the fastest growing metropolitan regions in Australia), this paper considers if this process can lead to resilient landscapes capable of withstanding future potential environmental and socio economic shocks and...