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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Parenting Workshop/Camp Project in Albury was designed to facilitate a culturally appropriate model of care that would incorporate the local community's expertise and individual talents in the delivery of parenting education. The aim of the project was to address...
Few studies have examined the impact of parenting interventions for families in rural and isolated areas who have children with conduct problems, where access to professional services can be difficult. The present investigation compared the effects of three conditions, two levels of self-directed behavioral family...
There has been a significant growth in poverty in Australia over the last decade. At the time of this report's release a consensus of estimates puts the number of people living in poverty at between two and three and a half million. In reporting on...
This paper examines the concept of e-diasporas, which refers to social media based manifestations of diaspora communities.
The mutual isolation of Anglophone and Francophone scholars has formed a barrier to systematic comparison of the relationship between large-scale mines and local-level politics in Papua New Guinea and New Caledonia, despite their geographical proximity.
This paper presents and analyses statistical information relating to social capital in Australia and its regions. It also explores the relationship between social capital and the economic and social wellbeing of Australia's regions.
This paper will outline regenerative development, describe the process of using the LENSES (Living Environments in Natural, Social and Economic Systems) Framework, and highlight a project in Victoria, Australia, where regenerative development and LENSES have been used to guide the master planning process
Negative stereotypes about the extractive industries constitute a cultural risk for operations, damage good-doers, and discourage other companies from imitating them. This paper discusses the concept of a cultural license to operate, which addresses these cultural risks.
Australian resource companies make a variety of investments in communities to support a social licence to operate. This report presents an approach that draws on social return on investment methodology. It argues that by understanding the value created by social investment, companies can create better...
This paper has four main aims: to identify a subset of community functioning measures and develop an index or set of indices; to analyse the distribution of community functioning by remoteness, sex and age; to analyse the factors associated with community functioning; and to analyse...