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Population futures in the Australian desert, 2001-2016

Author/editor: Taylor, J

Paper no: 231

Year published: 2002

A proposal to establish a Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), focused on Alice Springs, has recently been submitted. Fundamental to any such proposal is an understanding of population dynamics in the desert region, because demographic information provides for assessment of the...

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Towards an Indigenous order of Australian government: Rethinking self-determination as Indigenous affairs policy

Author/editor: Sanders, WG

Paper no: 230

Year published: 2002

This paper begins with a historical analysis of both the rhetoric and the institutions of Australian Indigenous affairs since self-determination was first adopted as Commonwealth government policy in late 1972. It then moves on to conceive of these institutional developments, following Rowse, as...

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Three years on: Indigenous families and the welfare system, the Kuranda community case study

Author/editor: Henry, R, Smith, D

Paper no: 229

Year published: 2002

This discussion paper presents the results from the third and final year of the Kuranda community case study for the project on the delivery of appropriate welfare services and policies to Indigenous families. Core recommendations and conclusions from the project as a whole are also discussed...

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Urban CDEPs as Indigenous Employment Centres: Policy and community implications

Author/editor: Champion, M

Paper no: 228

Year published: 2002

This paper explores the federal government's continued development of its Indigenous Employment Policy (IEP) with the launch of additional Indigenous-specific welfare reform initiatives flagged in the May 2001 Budget. One of these new initiatives focuses in particular on 'urban' Community...

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The Indigenous population of Cape York Peninsula, 2001-2016

Author/editor: Taylor, J, Bell, M

Paper no: 227

Year published: 2002

Recent projections made by the Australian Bureau Statistics (ABS) of Indigenous populations resident in various regions of north Australia included a set of estimates for Cape York Peninsula. These were found to be substantially at odds with the results for adjacent regions such as the West Arnhem...

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Sustainable development options on Aboriginal land: The hybrid economy in the twenty-first century

Author/editor: Altman, JC

Paper no: 226

Year published: 2001

This discussion paper is a brief summary of a number of intellectual endeavours undertaken in 2001. First and foremost, it is an attempt to progress a research collaboration between the author-a social scientist based at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research-and a number of biological...

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Building Indigenous learning communities

Author/editor: Schwab, RG, Sutherland, D

Paper no: 225

Year published: 2001

This paper proposes the building of Indigenous learning communities as an avenue to address the limited engagement of Indigenous Australians with education. Against the backdrop of current discussions of social capital and community capacity building, the paper explores educational policy and...

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