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This conference paper, from the General Manager Aboriginal & Community Relations Rio Tinto Limited, explores aspects of negotiation between mining companies and Aboriginal Australians.
Business enterprises, whether they are large or small, contribute to the growth of desert regions in Australia. This report presents case studies of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the desert. The case studies highlight the different business models that exist in desert areas,...
Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse Research Brief 19 provides new insights into Indigenous women’s offending by examining previously unpublished police and court data for the period 2010-2012. While there are differences across the selected Australian jurisdictions, the authors find that the offences that most often appeared in...
Australians seem to be forever rediscovering an urgent need to 'unlock' the vast potential of the north. They've been doing it for over a hundred and fifty years, and throughout that time their efforts have been accompanied by a great deal of hyperbole. It still...
Executive summaryThe Australian Defence Force (ADF) regards northern Australia as strategically important, both for national defence and as a forward base for regional engagement. The ADF presence in northern Australia also directly contributes to the economic and social development of the region. A...
The Government released the Green Paper on Developing Northern Australia and announced the membership of the Northern Australia Advisory (42) Group on 10 June 2014.
The Green Paper builds on the Government’s pre-election commitment The Coalition’s 2030 Vision for Developing Northern Australia. It sets...
The Australian Feral Camel Management Project addressed the urgent need to significantly reduce feral camel densities to lessen their impacts in remote Australia on biodiversity, wetlands, waterholes and sites of cultural value to Aboriginal people, infrastructure (fences, houses, cars) and personal safety.
This report summarises and evaluates a program of preventive multi-micronutrient supplementation, peer-counselling and nutrition promotion that was piloted in six remote northern Australian Aboriginal communities.
The Early Childhood Nutrition and Anaemia Prevention Project (ECNAPP) was implemented in six remote communities, four...
This project is positioned in the context of reforms that have seen the Australian government providing resources to state and territory governments for property and tenancy management in remote Indigenous housing. These reforms form part of the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing (NPARIH)...
This report presents the findings and recommendations from the project called ‘Analysis of institutional adaptability to redress electricity infrastructure vulnerability due to climate change’. The objectives of the project are to examine the adaptive capacity of existing institutional arrangements in the National...