Discussion Papers

Search in Title, Author/editor & Abstract

From Gove to Governance: Reshaping Indigenous Governance in the Northern Territory

Author/editor: Smith, D

Paper no: 265

Year published: 2004

This paper attempts to identify the key challenges facing Indigenous people and governments in reshaping the architecture of Indigenous governance in the Territory, and considers some strategic options for a way forward. First, a brief historical background is provided to Indigenous governance and...

» read more

Indigenous people in the Murray–Darling Basin: A statistical profile

Author/editor: Taylor, J, Biddle, N

Paper no: 264

Year published: 2004

Within the framework of the Council for Australian Governments (COAG) requirements for benchmarking Indigenous disadvantage and reporting on strategies and performance towards redress, the Murray–Darling Basin Ministerial Council has moved to establish the Murray–Darling Basin Indigenous Action...

» read more

Patterns of Indigenous job search activity

Author/editor: Hunter, B, Gray, MC

Paper no: 263

Year published: 2004

There have been a number of labour market programs that have attempted to increase rates of employment of Indigenous Australians by influencing job search behaviour. However, remarkably little is known about the job search behaviour of Indigenous job seekers or how this compares with the job search...

» read more

Thinking about Indigenous Community Governance

Author/editor: Sanders, WG

Paper no: 262

Year published: 2004

This document brings together four papers on Indigenous community governance which were written as verbal presentations for conferences, seminars and workshops between 2000 and 2003. They argue, from different starting points in response to conference and workshop themes, that Indigenous community...

» read more

Taming the social capital Hydra? Indigenous poverty, social capital theory and measurement

Author/editor: Hunter, B

Paper no: 261

Year published: 2004

The second labour of Heracles, the epic struggle with the Hydra, is used in this paper as a metaphor for the difficulties that may be encountered in analysing and measuring social capital. In Greek mythology, the Hydra ‘had a prodigious dog-like body, and eight or nine snaky heads, one of them...

» read more

Indigenous people in the Alice Springs town camps: The 2001 Census data

Author/editor: Sanders, WG

Paper no: 260

Year published: 2004

This paper analyses 2001 Census data relating to Indigenous people living in the Alice Springs town camps as compared to three other population groups: Indigenous people in the rest of Alice Springs, non-Indigenous people in Alice Springs and Indigenous people living in the outlying communities of...

» read more

Careers and aspirations: Young Torres Strait Islanders, 1999-2003

Author/editor: Arthur, W, Hughes, JP, Wasaga, E

Paper no: 259

Year published: 2004

Material on the careers and aspirations of Indigenous young people is limited. This paper presents some such material from Torres Strait. In 1999, 105 Indigenous people aged between 15 and 24 years were interviewed about their aspirations. A proportion of these people were reinterviewed in 2003 and...

» read more

Pages

Updated:  4 December 2017/Responsible Officer:  Centre Director/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications