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This page contains the individual research summaries from Education, Training and Indigenous Futures CAEPR Policy Research: 1990-2007. The Research Summaries are also available as a single document.

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1 Research Summary: 'Innovative institutional design for sustainable wildlife management in the Indigenous-owned savanna’
2 Research Summary: 'Innovative institutional design for sustainable wildlife management in the Indigenous-owned savanna’
3 Research Summary: ‘Staffing and Training Issues’
4 Research Summary: ‘Sustainable development options on Aboriginal land: The hybrid economy in the twenty-first century’
5 Research Summary: ‘Policy issues for the Community Development Employment Projects Scheme in rural and remote Australia’
6 Research Summary: ‘Indigenous communities and business: Three perspectives, 1998–2000’
7 Research Summary: ‘In search of an Indigenous outstations policy for Indigenous Australians’
8 Research Summary: 'The environmental significance of the Indigenous estate: Natural resource management as economic development in remote Australia'
9 Research Summary: ‘Developing an Indigenous arts strategy for the Northern Territory: Issues paper for consultations’
10 Research Summary: ‘Careers, aspirations and the meaning of work in remote Torres Strait’
11 Research Summary: 'Torres Strait Islanders and Autonomy: A Borderline Case'
12 Research Summary: ‘Job-searching and careers: Young Torres Strait Islanders, 1999’
13 Research Summary: ‘Career aspirations and orientation to work: Young Torres Strait Islanders, 1999’
14 Research Summary: ‘Education, training and careers: Young Torres Strait Islanders, 1999’
15 Research Summary: Culture and Society through Space and Time, Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia
16 Research Summary: 'Access to government program and services for mainland Torres Strait Islanders'
17 Research Summary: ‘Torres Strait Islanders in the 2001 Census’
18 Research Summary: 'Careers and Aspirations: Young Torres Strait Islanders, 1999–2003'
19 Research Summary: ‘Regional governance structures in Indigenous Australia: Western Australia examples’
20 Research Summary: 'The age at which Indigenous Australians undertake qualifications: A descriptive analysis’
21 Research Summary: ‘Factors associated with internal migration: A comparison between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians’
22 Research Summary: ‘Patterns of participation in early childhood education’
23 Research Summary: ‘Health benefits of education in Australia: Indigenous/non-Indigenous comparisons’
24 Research Summary: ‘Does it pay for Indigenous youth to go to school? Variation in the predicted economic benefits of high school’
25 Research Summary: If I finish high school will it help me get a job? – variation in predicted benefits of education by geography and Indigenous status
26 Research Summary: ‘Indigenous Australians and preschool education: Who is attending?’
27 Research Summary: Employment and income benefits of VET for Indigenous Australians: Variation by geography
28 Research Summary: 'Mapping Indigenous Educational Participation'
29 Research Summary: The Grog Book
30 Research Summary: 'Dealing with alcohol in Alice Springs: an assessment of policy options and recommendations for action'
31 Research Summary: Indigenous Australia and Alcohol Policy: Meeting difference with indifference
32 Research Summary: 'Training by doing: Pathways through CDEP'
33 Research Summary: 'The reform agenda for vocational education and training: implications for Indigenous Australians'
34 Research Summary: 'Urban CDEPs as Indigenous Employment Centres: Policy and community implications'
35 Research Summary: 'The Djelk Ranger Program: An outsider’s perspective’
36 Research Summary: An investigation of financial literacy in six Indigenous communities
37 Research Summary: ‘Reproducing exclusion or inclusion? Implications for the well-being of Indigenous Australian children’
38 Research Summary: ‘Bridging the digital divide: The role of community online access centres in Indigenous communities’
39 Research Summary: ‘Welfare and the domestic economy of Indigenous families: Policy implications from a longitudinal study’
40 Research Summary: ‘Selected crime and justice issues for Indigenous families’
41 Research Summary: 'Governance for sustainable development: Strategic issues and principles for Indigenous Australian communities'
42 Research Summary: 'Service provision and service providers in a remote Queensland community'
43 Research Summary: ‘The Kuranda Community Case Study’
44 Research Summary: ‘“You got any Truck?” Vehicles and decentralised mobile service-provision in remote Indigenous Australia’
45 Research Summary: 'Indigenous Australian Entrepreneurs: Not all Community Organisations, Not all in the Outback'
46 Research Summary: The role of education in Shared Responsibility Agreements
47 Research Summary: Resourcing Indigenous Primary Education
48 Research Summary: ‘Preliminary analyses of access to education and discrete Indigenous communities in Australia, 2006’
49 Research Summary: 'A case study of the Bungala CDEP: Economic and social impacts'
50 Research Summary: 'Indigenous Job Search Success'
51 Research Summary: Health Expenditure, Income and Health status Among Indigenous and Other Australians
52 Research Summary: ‘Views from the top of the ‘quiet revolution’: Secretarial perspectives on the new arrangements in Indigenous Affairs’
53 Research Summary: 'Asking the right questions?'
54 Research Summary: 'Indigenous families and the welfare system: The Kuranda community case study, Stage 2'
55 Research Summary: The Governance of Government
56 Research Summary: Strengthening Indigenous Community Governance: A step towards advancing Reconciliation in Australia
57 Research Summary: 'Further key insights from the Indigenous Community Governance Project'
58 Research Summary: 'The Indigenous Community Governance Project (ICGP) Project Summary'
59 Research Summary: Working on governance in Indigenous communities
60 Research Summary: Power to the People? Government Partnerships with Indigenous Australians in the New Arrangements
61 Research Summary: 'The determinants of Indigenous employment outcomes: The importance of education and training'
62 Research Summary: ‘Taming the social capital hydra? Indigenous poverty, social capital theory and measurement'
63 Research Summary: ‘The role of discrimination and the exclusion of Indigenous people from the labour market'
64 Research Summary: Indigenous Australians in the Contemporary Labour Market, 2004
65 Research Summary: 'Practical reconciliation and recent trends in Indigenous education'
66 Research Summary: ‘Patterns of Indigenous job search activity’
67 Research Summary: 'Further investigations into Indigenous labour supply: What discourages discouraged workers?'
68 Research Summary: 'The determinants of Indigenous educational outcomes'
69 Research Summary: 'Indigenous Employment Forecasts: Implications for Reconciliation'
70 Research Summary: 'The future of Indigenous work: Forecasts of labour force status to 2011'
71 Research Summary: 'The rise of the CDEP scheme and changing factors underlying Indigenous employment'
72 Research Summary: 'Institutional factors underpinning Indigenous labour force participation: The role of the CDEP scheme and education'
73 Research Summary: Labour market programs and Indigenous Australians
74 Research Summary: Labour market participation pathways to Indigenous employment
75 Research Summary: What is all that learning for? Indigenous adult English literacy practices, training, community capacity and health
76 Research Summary: 'Language'
77 Research Summary: 'The realities of Indigenous adult literacy acquisition and practice: Implications for capacity development in remote communities'
78 Research Summary: Writing Words – Right Way: Literacy and social practice in the Ngaanyatjarra world
79 Research Summary: ‘Learning and engagement: Youth arts'
80 Research Summary: "'If it wasn't for CDEP': A case study of Worn Gundidj CDEP, Victoria"
81 Research Summary: Native Title Corporations: A legal and anthropological analysis
82 Research Summary: Education, training and employment in negotiated Native Title Agreements
83 Research Summary: "Is welfare dependency 'welfare poison'? An assessment of Noel Pearson's proposals for Aboriginal welfare reform"
84 Research Summary: 'Money, business and culture: Issues for Aboriginal economic policy'
85 Research Summary: The incorporation of 'traditional' and 'historical' interests in Native Title Representative Bodies
86 Research Summary: 'Chasing the money story: An evaluation of the Tangentyere Bank Pilot Project and its relevance to Indigenous communities in central Australia'
87 Research Summary: "Indigenous community stores in the 'frontier economy': Some competition and consumer issues"
88 Research Summary: 'Banking on Indigenous communities: Issues, options and Australian and international best practice'
89 Research Summary: 'The language of governance in a cross-cultural context: What can and can't be translated'
90 Research Summary: 'Indigenous household structures and ABS definitions of the family – What happens when systems collide, and does it matter?'
91 Research Summary: ''Indigenous families and the welfare system: The Yuendumu community case study, Stage Two'
92 Research Summary: 'Mineral development agreements negotiated by Aboriginal communities in the 1990s'
93 Research Summary: 'Culture'
94 Research Summary: 'Information and Communication Technology'
95 Research Summary: 'Health'
96 Research Summary: 'The relative social and economic status of Indigenous people in Bourke, Brewarrina and Walgett'
97 Research Summary: Indigenous Futures: Choice and development for Aboriginal and Islander Australia
98 Research Summary: 'Indigenous people in the Alice Springs Town Camps: The 2001 Census data'
99 Research Summary: 'Being a good senior manager in Indigenous community governance: Working with public purpose and private benefit'
100 Research Summary: My Country, Mine Country: Indigenous people, mining and development contestation in remote Australia
101 Research Summary: "Educational 'failure' and educational 'success' in an Aboriginal community"
102 Research Summary: ‘Kids, skidoos and caribou: The Junior Canadian Ranger program as a model for re-engaging Indigenous youth in remote areas’
103 Research Summary: 'Having it both ways: the continuing complexities of community-controlled Indigenous education'
104 Research Summary: 'Having it both ways: the continuing complexities of community-controlled Indigenous education'
105 Research Summary: 'Education and Training'
106 Research Summary: 'Building Indigenous learning communities'
107 Research Summary: Literacy for Life: A Scoping Study for a Community Literacy Empowerment Project
108 Research Summary: An Exploration of Educational Aspirations among Homeland Communities in the Maningrida Region
109 Research Summary: If You Have a Dream, You Make It Happen: Approaches to Maximising Educational Engagement among Young Indigenous Students
110 Research Summary: 'Indigenous participation in health sciences education: Recent trends in the higher education sector'
111 Research Summary: 'Twenty years of policy recommendations for Indigenous education: overview and research implications'
112 Research Summary: 'Indigenous participation in higher education: Culture, choice and human capital theory'
113 Research Summary: 'Education and Community'
114 Research Summary: 'Education and Training: The 2002 NATSSIS'
115 Research Summary: 'The calculus of reciprocity: Principles and implications of Aboriginal sharing'
116 Research Summary: 'Why Only One in Three? The Complex Reasons for Low Indigenous School Retention'
117 Research Summary: Options for Education and Training
118 Research Summary: "The Social Underpinnings of the 'outstation movement' in Cape York Peninsula, Australia"
119 Research Summary: 'Developing a land and resource management framework for Kaanju homelands, Central Cape York Peninsula'
120 Research Summary: 'From Gove to governance: Reshaping Indigenous governance in the Northern Territory'
121 Research Summary: From COAG to coercion: A story of governance failure, success and opportunity in Australian Indigenous affairs
122 Research Summary: The Indigenous Community Governance Project
123 Research Summary: 'Kuranda and Yuendumu: Comparative conclusions'
124 Research Summary: 'Indigenous families, households and governance'
125 Research Summary: 'CDEP as urban enterprise: The case of Yarnteen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Corporation, Newcastle'
126 Research Summary: 'Community Participation Agreements: A model for welfare reform from community-based research'
127 Research Summary: Evaluating governance effectiveness: A facilitated process with the board of Yarnteen Corporation
128 Research Summary: "'Working for CDEP': A case study of the Community Development Employment Projects scheme in Port Lincoln, South Australia"
129 Research Summary: 'Redfern Works: The policy and community challenges of an urban CDEP scheme'
130 Research Summary: Strange Bedfellows: Whole-of-Government Policy, Shared Responsibility Agreements, and Implications for Regional Governance
131 Research Summary: 'An Indigenous school and learning community in the ACT? Opportunity, context and rationale'
132 Research Summary: 'Population and diversity: Policy implications of emerging Indigenous demographic trends'
133 Research Summary: Aboriginal Population Profiles for Development Planning in the East Kimberley
134 Research Summary: Social Engineering and Indigenous Demography: Testing the implications of current policy directions
135 Research Summary: 'Indigenous People in the West Kimberley Labour Market'
136 Research Summary: 'Options for benchmarking ABS population estimates for Indigenous communities in Queensland'
137 Research Summary: 'Continuity and change in Indigenous Australian population mobility'
138 Research Summary: The Indigenous population of Cape York Peninsula, 2001–2016
139 Research Summary: Indigenous people and the Pilbara mining boom: A baseline for regional participation
140 Research Summary: The opportunity costs of the status quo in the Thamarrurr region
141 Research Summary: Aboriginal Nutrition and the Nyirranggulung Health Strategy in Jawoyn Country
142 Research Summary: Indigenous people in the Murray-Darling Basin: A statistical profile
143 Research Summary: Differentials and determinants of Indigenous population mobility
144 Research Summary: Social Indicators for Aboriginal Governance: Insights from the Thamarrurr Region
145 Research Summary: Tracking change in the relative economic status of Indigenous people in New South Wales