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Julie Finlayson

Document: CAEPR Seminar

20 years apart and in two geographically distant remote Aboriginal communities the ethnography of on-ground experiences are remarkably similar. Why should this be the case? This is a working paper looking at key trends and themes in policy, service delivery and social dynamics.

Document: Staff Profile

Julie Finlayson is an anthropologist who has worked as an academic (La Trobe University and ANU) and in applied fields, including claim/heritage work under the Northern Territory Aboriginal Land Rights Act, and across the native title system. Her early consultancy work in native title included an innovative program for early career native title anthropologists funded by the NNTT, and a survey in 2006 of the demography and skills of anthropologists in the native title sector.

Document: Staff Publication

Altman, J.C. and Finlayson, J. ‘Aborigines, tourism, and sustainable development’ The Journal of Tourism Studies, 14 (1): 78–91, May 2003.

Document: Staff Publication

Martin, D.F. and Finlayson, J.D. 'Regulating difference: Aborigines in the settler state', in P. Beilharz and T. Hogan (eds), Introducing Sociology - Place, Time and Division, Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

Document: Discussion Paper

An issues paper on 'Aborigines and Tourism' was commissioned by the Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD) Tourism Working Group on 3 June 1991. It followed a verbal presentation on Aboriginal issues to the ESD Tourism Working Group by the authors in May 1991. The paper is divided into three parts, as specified in consultancy terms of reference:

Document: Discussion Paper

The recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody identified tourism as a potential source of private sector employment and enterprise development for Aboriginal people. The question arises as to how realistic this expectation is, given the findings of the 1994 Aboriginal Employment Development Policy (AEDP) mid-term review that Aboriginal people are reluctant to actively seek work in this sector of mainstream employment.