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In his sixth report as the Coordinator General of Remote Indigenous Services, Brian Gleeson gives unprecedented attention to community development approaches.  Significantly, Brian Gleeson is now calling on FaHCSIA to progress a development modality, inclding a “community development pilot based on practice guidelines” in one of the priority Remote Service Delivery (RSD) sites (Recommendation 10). Following on from the […]

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Australian Journal of Public Administration. 68 (2):231-232. BOOK REVIEW: Hunt, J., D. Smith, S. Garling and W. Sanders. 2008. Contested Governance: Culture, Power and Institutions in Indigenous Australia. Canberra, CAEPR Research Monograph No.29: ANU E Press. In this edited volume, a group of ANU researchers bring together the ‘state of the art’ on governance in […]

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Australian Review of Public Affairs (Digest, April 2008). BOOK REVIEW: David Craig and Douglas Porter.  2006.  Development Beyond Neoliberalism: Governance, Poverty Reduction and Political Economy, New York, Routledge: Remote Indigenous settlements in Australia operate in an extreme economic context, arising from limited economic opportunities, the small size of settlements and large distances between them, the lack […]

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