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Title A cultural and conservation economy for Northern Australia : a proof-of-concept study / R. Hill ... [and others]
Published Canberra : Land & Water Australia, 2008

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Description iv, 122 pages : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm
Contents Ecotrust and a cultural and conservation economy in Northern Australia -- Northern Australia context: Indigenous initiatives and interests in sustainability; Environmental, social, cultural and economic drivers of sustainability in Northern Australia; Emerging new economic solutions for Northern Australia; Overview of the Northern Australian context for action on sustainability -- Investigation of the Ecotrust model in Northern Australia: Interest in the Canadian conservation economy and Ecotrust model; Research approach -- The Ecotrust model for supporting the emergence of a conservation economy: overview of the Ecotrust approach: principles, services and outcomes; principles; Services and organisations; A cultural and conservation economy for Northern Australia -- Relevance of the Ecotrust model in Northern Australia -- Indigenous communities: findings from the case studies: The Mirarr case study; Miriuwung Gajerrong case study; Injinoo case study; Cape York case study; Themes and issues from the community and Cape Yoek case studies -- A gap analysis of Ecotrust's components: principles; Services and organisations; Philanthropic support; Summary of the gap analysis -- Key sectors in a cultural and conservation economy: overview; Ecosystem services sector; Other sectors -- Evaluating options for developing a cultural and conservation economy in Northern Australia: strengthening partnerhips, networks and existing organisations; New organisations -- Establishing an Ecotrust Australia -- A vision for a cultural and conservation economy supported by Ecotrust Australia: rationale; Organisational structure; Value-adding to existing efforts; Leveraging philanthropic support -- Next steps -- Institutional factors supporting a cultural and conservation economy in Northern Australia: Indigenous institutions; Environmental institutions; Financial institutions; Sustainability research institutions -- Appendix 1: Institutions supporting a cultural and conservation economy in Northern Australia
Summary "Identified that the most suitable sustainability framework for Northern Australia that takes into account its unique culture and natural characteristics is a cultural and conservation economy, which: recognises Aboriginal culture, rights and title; builds and supports strong, vibrant, sustainable communities; provides meaningful work, good livelihoods and sustainable enterprises; and conserves and restores the environment-supports caring for country." - page 5
Analysis Aborigines
Case studies
Economic conditions
Natural resource management
North Australia
Sustainable development
Notes "January 2008"
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 89-93
Notes Also available electronically on the WWW
Land & Water Australia / Australian Conservation Foundation
Subject Ecotrust Model (Canada)
Community development -- Australia, Northern.
Conservation of natural resources -- Economic aspects -- Australia, Northern.
Conservation of natural resources -- Australia, Northern -- Citizen participation.
Conservation of natural resources -- Australia, Northern.
Indigenous peoples -- Australia, Northern -- Economic conditions.
Economic development -- Environmental aspects -- Australia, Northern.
Sustainable development -- Australia, Northern.
Author Hill, Rosemary.
Australian Conservation Foundation.
Land & Water Australia.
ISBN 9781921253843