Projects found: 23

National Indigenous Palliative Care Needs Study

Client: Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing

Location/s: Hopevale, Laura, Wujul Wujul, Cooktown, Cairns, Mt Isa, Mackay, Rockhampton, Ipswich, Inala (QLD), Tennant Creek, Alice Springs, Pitjantjatjara Lands, Darwin (NT), Broom, Fitzroy Crossing, Port Hedland, several suburbs in Perth, Kalgoorlie (WA) Shepparton, Mooroopna (VIC), Adelaide, North Adelaide, Riverland,( SA), Kempsey, Nowra, Western Sydney (NSW)

This year-long project involved a literature review and scoping study to discover what palliative care services were available to, or being used by Indigenous people. A multidisciplinary team, including Indigenous team members, undertook a national needs analysis, gathering numerous case studies through questionnaires and field visits. Some 400 people participated in focus groups and face…

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The Best of Intentions

(Thesis abstract) Claire Colyer’s doctoral research investigated interconnections between government approaches to policy in Indigenous affairs – characterised by mainstreaming of services for Indigenous Australians – and the ways in which the not-for-profit sector (NFP) has responded in terms of both policy and practice. This study of Australian Red Cross offers a window on the…

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Male Aboriginal Serial Offenders – Experience of Desisting from Crime and ‘Going Good’

Location/s: Western NSW

Kate Sullivan’s report to community groups and participants of research undertaken in north-western NSW as part of her Doctoral Research, which was funded by The Australian Research Council and the Bureau of Crime statistics. Link to the full PhD thesis at

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National Indigenous Tourism Strategy

Client: National Centre for Travel and Tourism, for Commonwealth Government Industry Advisory Committee on Indigenous Tourism Strategy

Location/s: Broken Hill, Sydney (NSW)

Conducted research into the potential of, and attitudes towards, Indigenous Tourism in two major regions in NSW (Sydney and Broken Hill), interviewing Aboriginal organisations, Aboriginal community groups and Indigenous Tourism Industry representatives. This project collected case study material and identified barriers to successful entry for Indigenous tourism product.

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Local Responses: Proposed Amendments to NSW Aboriginal Land Rights Act

Client: NSW Aboriginal Land Council

Location/s: Armidale, Grafton, Mt Druitt, Nowra, Sydney, Wagga (NSW)

Designed, undertook and reported on six focus groups with Aboriginal people around NSW enquiring into issues relating to the NSW Government review of the NSW Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983

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