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Boarding Off and On Country: A Study of Education in one Northern Territory Remote Community

Author/editor: O'Bryan, M & Fogarty, W

Paper no: 4

Year published: 2020

In 2020, young people from remote communities in Australia’s Northern Territory are required to attend boarding school in order to access a full secondary education. Commissioned by elders in one Northern Territory remote community, this report investigates the intended and unintended consequences...

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Detail from Gulach 2006 by Terry Ngamandara Wilson

Where are the Safe Places? Safety Mapping with Town Campers in Alice Springs

Author/editor: Brown, C

Paper no: 03

Year published: 2019

Safety mapping is a method developed by the researcher with Town Campers in Alice Springs. This method asks participants in focus groups to use maps to identify the safe places in their communities. This method was designed in response to a method which attempted to map crime ‘hot spots’ in Alice...

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Detail from Gulach 2006 by Terry Ngamandara Wilson

Navigating to Senior Leadership in The Australian Public Service: Identifying Employment Barriers and Enablers for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Author/editor: S Faulkner and J Lahn

Paper no: 02

Year published: 2019

Executive Summary This commissioned report examines enablers and barriers which act to support or impede career progression of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees to senior levels in the Australian Public Service (APS). It draws on 50 in-depth interviews with current or former...

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Detail from Gulach 2006 by Terry Ngamandara Wilson

Barriers and Bureaucracy, Bridges and Brokers

Author/editor: H Crawford and RG Schwab

Paper no: 01

Year published: 2017

Executive summary and recommendations Barriers and bureaucracy, bridges and brokers : these four words sum up the findings of our study, which investigated the experiences of independent schools in obtaining ABSTUDY funding for Indigenous students from remote areas. Schools, along with Indigenous...

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