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Sustainability, development and rural Aboriginal communities



Sustainability, development and rural Aboriginal communities



Australian Geographer 26(2): 150-155



Aborigines, because of their population numbers and increasing control over land and resources, are crucial to the sustainable development of rural Australia. However, appropriate Aboriginal development requires the replacement of the 'top-down' approaches, generally adopted by government agencies, with 'bottom-up' approaches reflecting the needs and aspirations of rural Aboriginal people. Past experience demonstrates that Aborigines have faced many frustrations in reconciling these concepts.

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DOI: 10.1080/00049189508703144


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