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Rachel Williams

Working paper

A conversation about energy futures for remote Australian communities – theory and detailed workshop findings

This research developed a collaborative understanding of how alternative energy-related practices may impact on the future liveability of selected communities in remote Australia, focusing on housing and transport. By collaborative understanding, we mean understanding that emerges from a participatory research process. We developed a methodology...
Working paper

A conversation about energy futures for remote Australian communities – summary and analysis of workshop findings

The ‘Energy futures in remote Australian communities’ project conducted two workshops in May 2014 with the purpose of developing a collaborative understanding of how alternative energy-related practices may impact on the future liveability of selected communities in remote Australia, focusing on housing and transport. The...
Journal article

Resource extraction in Australia

The social and economic changes associated with large scale mineral resource extraction are key issues for rural society in Australia and internationally. Resource extraction has played an important role in Australia since European settlement and continues to do so. However, there are some indications that...
Journal article

Green-changing: A research-based collaboration with a tree-changed rural community

A research-based collaboration with a rural community engaged with the risks and opportunities involved in renewable energy production. Natimuk Township, within the Victorian wheat and sheep belt, is atypical in its renewal by tree-change migrants attracted by the nearby rock climbing destination of Mt Arapiles...