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Paul Memmott

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Fix housing and you’ll reduce risks of coronavirus and other disease in remote Indigenous communities

Remote Indigenous communities have taken swift and effective action to quarantine residents against the risks of COVID-19. Under a plan developed by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Group, entry to communities is restricted to essential visitors only.
Report

Pilyii Papulu Purrukaj-ji (Good housing to prevent sickness)

This report provides a case study of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly Region in the Northern Territory, to highlight the relationship between remote housing, crowding and infectious disease.
Report

Australian Indigenous house crowding

This paper aimed to develop a model of Australian Aboriginal house crowding, based on social science theories, and then refined through empirical studies conducted in regional urban and state capital metropolitan areas, generating useful findings for housing policy. The case studies were conducted in Queensland...
Journal article

On Regional and Cultural Approaches to Australian Indigenous Violence

Based on a national analysis of Indigenous family violence, the 2001 monograph on 'Violence in Indigenous Communities' by the author and his colleagues for the Australian Attorney-General's Department called for government agencies to 'take a regional approach to supporting and co-ordinating local community initiatives' together...
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...