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Geographic location and Aboriginal economic status: A census-based analysis of outstations in Australia's Northern Territory

Taylor, John


This paper utilises 1986 Census data to examine the demographic and economic characteristics of Aboriginal people in Australia's remotest locations. In so doing three objectives are fulfilled. First, to assert that it is important to examine Aboriginal society in a spatial context. Second, to demonstrate how Census statistics may be manipulated to isolate meaningful spatial sub-categories of the Aboriginal population. Third, to consider the extent to which extreme remote location for a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Access Rights: Open Access


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