remote communities

Report

29 Jun 2016
34

Art Centre finances are recovering: There are signs of a sustained recovery in sales in Art Centres. However, most Art Centres are very small businesses, with limited resources to deal with shocks and change. While around half of all Art Centres trade at a loss,...

Report

6 Apr 2016
15

Summary of findings:

Stability: Around 90% of independent Aboriginal artists have been working for five years or more and many for over 20 years. Modest production and sales: Most artists work part time, with low levels of sales. In the week before their interviews,...

Report

15 Jan 2016
17

Arts worker employment is highly valued by employees: Personally, professionally and socially, all arts workers rated their employment highly. A wide range of professional, personal, social and cultural benefits are generated for arts workers: Tangible and intangible benefits were created. Tangible benefits included financial independence,...

Working paper

23 Nov 2015
29

In remote Australia overall, transport systems are less safe, less efficient and less reliable than in non-remote Australia. Shortages of transport infrastructures and services are likely to be increasing in the context of demographic, economic and climate changes.

Annual transport costs range from $8,000...

Report

10 Jul 2015
8

Social inclusion, where economic growth includes both genders, is the objective of most societies. There are over 14,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists in remote Australia. Based on the sample of the Art Centre artists with gender data (n=3,406), over 70% of artists are...

Report

15 May 2015
6

Peak agencies have received $39.5 million in funding from State, Territory and Federal Government sources in the decade from 2003/04 to 2012/13. This is around 24% of total funding to the sector. Peak agencies auspice funding on behalf of art centres; outside of these auspiced...

Literature review

12 Dec 2014
148

This document has been developed as part of the MDB futures research project ‘Towards Place Based Education in the Murray Darling Basin.’ The project explores the ways in which sustainability is understood in Murray Darling Basin (MDB) communities (including Indigenous, rural, small towns and regional...

Report

27 Nov 2014
5

The Art Economies Value Chain (AEVC) project seeks to understand the production and trade of visual art products. The source of the visual art products is remote and very remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; however, the markets for these goods span the globe....

Report

27 Nov 2014
7

Funding from Federal and State/Territory sources reaches more than 90% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists in remote Australia. Funding for the sector is dominated by Federal sources (79%), though in some regions this is nearly 100%. Eighty-seven Art Centres in remote Australia shared...

Report

27 Nov 2014
9

The total number of artists estimated to be working with Art Centres is 13,196. The Art Centre data represented 80% (n= 10,338) of the estimated total population of Art Centre artists. Approximately 70% of artists were female, and 30% of artists were over 55 years...

Report

27 Nov 2014
9

Survey respondents indicated some confidence in the future, expecting art product sales to increase by 15% over the next five years. Art product sales had been slow over the last five years; sales were down by a mean of 13.5% for both private and public...

Report

15 Nov 2013
17

In 2009, the Australian Feral Camel Management Project was established with support from the Australian Government to manage the impacts of feral camels on:

• nominated environmental sites, which are generally rangelands water sources and surrounding vegetation (Figure 2)

• pastoral vegetation and...

Working paper

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Rational: Chronic disease is a major agent in the gap in expected life span of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, which some see as the result of self-inflicted lifestyle choices. This need not be the case, however.

Method: An economic optimisation model is...

Literature review

Working paper

10

This report is a review of current literature and research on climate change projections, impact, vulnerability, adaptation, energy futures and carbon economies in remote Australia. It is intended to inform research frameworks and directions for the research project Climate Change Adaptation, Energy Futures and Carbon...

Literature review

Working paper

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This purpose of this paper is to initiate discussion about remote education as a system. The school is an integral part of any education system, as are the political, economic, cultural and socioeconomic factors that generally occur outside of the school boundary. In particular, this...

Literature review

Working paper

39

Australia is committed to ‘closing the gap’ in disadvantage in remote Australia. The question for agencies, organisations and businesses is how to close the gaps that have grown over the past 200 years. What is required is ‘something truly different in the market that makes...

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