ILWS - Charles Sturt University
ILWS - Charles Sturt University

Aboriginal and Ethnic Communities in Rural Australia

An edited collection of papers as presented at the Rural Australia: Toward 2000 Conference (July 1997)

Edited by A W (Bill) Anscombe and Professor Robert Doyle

Published by the Centre for Rural Social Research

March 1998

ISBN: 1 86467 016 9

This is a collection of the keynote papers presented under the theme of Aboriginal communities and ethnic communities. This collection of papers may represent some views of some Aboriginal and ethnic rural communities and may stimulate both practical and academic developments for and with Aboriginal and ethnic peoples in rural Australia.

Contents

Introduction

Importance of rural Australia to indigenous Australians Hewitt Whyman

Hidden Treasure - Aboriginal people and Two NSW Rural Communities Ron Lawler

No Rates - No Services: A pilot study of the relationship between local government and aboriginal communities Bill Anscombe

Koori well women's project in rural Victoria Judy Cue

Developing a professional image with an aboriginal committee of management in rural Victoria
Nadia Mellor

Out of sight, out of mind: issues facing non-English speaking communities in rural Australia
Hurriyet Babacan

Whose interest? Ensuring community ownership and participation
Narayan Gopalkrishan and Rajendra Prasad Padhee