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Hydration status of underground miners in a temperate Australian region

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Polkinghorne, Benjamin G; Gopaldasani, Vinodkumar; Furber, Susan; Davies, Brian; Flood, Victoria M
  • Journal Name: BMC Public Health
  • Journal Number: 13
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Published Location: United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 14712458
  • Country: Australia

Background: Dehydration is a health risk for miners in tropical regions of Australia. However, it is not known whether dehydration poses a health risk to miners working in temperate regions of Australia. Methods: A cross-sectional study of 88 miners from two underground mines was undertaken in south-eastern New South Wales, Australia. Participa ....

If it wasn't for CDEP: a case study of Worn Gundidj CDEP, Victoria

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Madden, R
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 0731526457
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

The Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) is a scheme where working age Indigenous people forgo their welfare payments to take up employment in their local Aboriginal community organisation. This case study discusses a corporate or regional CEDP scheme called Worn Gundidj, located in Warrnambool, Victoria. Attitudes of p ....

Impacts of Teleworking under the NBN

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Havyatt, Susan; Hutley, Nicki; Simes, Ric; Terrill, Daniel
  • Publisher: Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

Access Economics has been commissioned by the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy to undertake an analysis of the benefits of teleworking, including a broad quantitative assessment of the benefits of teleworking. The term 'teleworking' is used broadly to refer to any work that is conducted outside of the&nbs ....

Implementing clinical supervision for Australian rural nurses

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Kenny, Amanda; Allenby, Ann
  • Journal Name: Nurse Education in Practice
  • Journal Number: 13.3
  • Publisher: Elsevier Limited
  • Published Location: United States
  • ISBN: 14715953
  • Country: Australia

In a practice environment characterised by diversity and unpredictability, the role of rural nurses is described as challenging. Developing strategies to support rural nurses is important, for recruitment and retention, and to ensure that nurses provide quality services for rural communities. Most researchers recommend ongoing education as almost ....

Indigenous Australians at work : successful initiatives in Indigenous employment

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Australia. Parliament. House of Representatives. Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs
  • Publisher: Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 9780642789594
  • Country: Australia

Reports on the outcome of an inquiry into the positive factors and examples amongst Indigenous communities and individuals which have improved employment oputcomes in the public and private sectors; recommends ways this can inform future policy development; assesses what significant factors have contributed to positive outcomes, in ....

Indigenous Employment and Business Development in the Queensland Resources Sector

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Vidler, Pat
  • Publisher: Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining
  • Published Location: Brisbane, Qld
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

The project brief for CSRM was to: 1. map current activity relating to Indigenous employment and business development in the resources and government sectors in Queensland and other Australian jurisdictions 2. highlight examples of good practice in these areas 3. assist QRC in developing a strategic position on Indigenous employ ....

Indigenous Employment in the Australian Minerals Industry

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Tiplady, Tony; Barclay, Mary Anne
  • Publisher: Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining
  • Published Location: Brisbane, Qld
  • Country: Australia

This report presents the findings of the Minerals Industry Indigenous Employment Research Project, a collaborative research project between The Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM) at the University of Queensland, Rio Tinto and other companies that have been active in the field of Indigenous employment. Key objectives ....

Indigenous employment, unemployment and labour force participation: facts for evidence based policies

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Hughes, Helen,; Hughes, Mark,
  • Publisher: Centre for Independent Studies
  • Published Location: St Leonards, N.S.W.
  • ISBN: 9781864321876
  • Country: Australia

This paper examines the demand- and supply-side factors behind Indigenous joblessness, and presents recommendations for policy reform. It compares statistics on employment, unemployment, and work participation of Indigenous and other Australians, and reviews the determinants of labour force participation and unemployment, with exce ....

Indigenous participation in regional labour markets, 2001-06

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Biddle, Nicholas.; Taylor, J.; Yap, Mandy.
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 0731556631
  • Country: Australia

This paper examines the extent to which Indigenous Australians have shared in the large expansion of the Australian workforce that is revealed by a comparison of 2001 and 2006 census results. It considers whether this is reflected in changes to regional patterns of Indigenous labour force status, income, occupation and industry of ....

Indigenous people working in agriculture, fisheries and forestry

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Boero Rodriguez V; Puangsumalee P; Griffiths G
  • Publisher: Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • ISBN: 1920925570
  • Country: Australia

Agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries are an important source of employment for Australia's indigenous people. Around 4 per cent of the indigenous workforce is employed in these industries but this represents little more than 1 per cent of all people working in agriculture, fisheries and forestry in Australia. Little is kn ....

Indigenous small enterprise and the Community Development Employment Projects Scheme

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Fuller, Don; Howard, Myles; Cummings, Eileen; Holmes, Scott
  • Country: Australia

The Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) program is one of largest schemes implemented in Australia to address the economic and social situation of Indigenous Australians. In 1997/98, the federal government spent over $374 million on the scheme and more than 30,000 Indigenous people were involved in CDEP projects - more ....

Indigenous workforce participation at a mining operation in Northern Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Pearson, Cecil A L and Daff, Sandra.
  • Journal Name: Australian Bulletin of Labour
  • Journal Number: 39.1
  • Publisher: National Institute of Labour Statistics
  • Published Location: Australia
  • ISBN: 03116336
  • Country: Australia

The potential of the Australian minerals industry to generate considerable national revenue can be jeopardised in periods of economic growth by fostering a shortage of relevant educated and skilled personnel. Legal reforms of the 1990s, public pressure, and benefits by employing local Aboriginal people has driven the installation of work-integrat ....

Industry Atlas of Victoria 2013

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Serey Thir, Jolyon Ellis-Jones, TJ Hone, Toby Motoi, Bettina Neira, Pin Ng, Stephen Ryan, Stephanie Gregory.
  • Publisher: Department of State Development, Business and Innovation, State Government of Victoria.
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Victoria
  • ISBN: 978-1-921572-95-1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

What kinds of industries are located in Victoria and where do skilled Victorians live and work? How have changes in the Victorian economy affected the distribution of businesses and people? Produced by the Department, the Industry Atlas of Victoria answers these and many other similar questions. It is a graphic snapshot of the State's economy ....

Internal migration and Australia's agricultural regions

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Matthew Tonts
  • Journal Name: Dialogue
  • Journal Number: Vol.24, No.2
  • Country: Australia

Australia's inland agricultural areas have experienced steady population decline over the past 40 years, largely as a result of structural adjustment in agriculture, policy reform, service and infrastructure rationalisation, and diminishing employment opportunities. This article provides an overview of the patterns and processes of ....

International migration and agricultural labour in Australia

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Graeme Hugo
  • Country: Australia

With some 23.3 percent of its population born overseas and 19.2 percent Australia-born people with at least one parent born overseas, Australia has a greater proportion of its population made up of migrants than any of the OECD nations. Although immigrants make up a disproportionately small percentage of the agricultural workforce ....

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