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Employment of Indigenous Australians in the forestry sector: a case study from northern Queensland

Loxton, Edwina; Schirmer, Jacqueline; Kanowski, Peter


There are compelling reasons to encourage the employment of Indigenous Australians in the forestry sector. The benefits of, and constraints to, Indigenous employment in the sector were examined using a case study approach focused on Indigenous participation in 'Operation Farm Clear', an emergency response following Cyclone Larry in northern Queensland in 2006. The findings suggested that, given a supportive environment, there are opportunities for Indigenous people to benefit from employment in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Forestry


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