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Background: Electronic gambling machines (EGMs) are in casinos and community venues (hotels and clubs) in all jurisdictions in Australia, except Western Australia (only in casino). EGMs have a range of features that can affect how people gamble, which can influence losses incurred by users. The...

Author(s)
Stevens, M.; Livingstone, C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2019, 19, 517, pp (06 May 2019)
Abstract

Mindfulness refers to the state of being aware, taking note of what is going on within oneself, without any judgment. Mindfulness has been shown to affect decision-making, empathy, and sustainability in non-tourism contexts. We conducted an experiment to see if mindfulness can promote sustainable...

Author(s)
Chan, E. Y.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 13, pp 1526-1530
Abstract

In northern Australia, elaborate forms of indirection and self-effacement shape the media play of young Indigenous Australians. Young people animate celebrity avatars and their iconic voices as kinds of camouflage, breathing life into the artifacts of social media across a range of online platforms ...

Author(s)
Fisher, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
American Ethnologist, 2019, 46, 1, pp 34-46
Abstract

Wildlife tourism attractions, such as zoos and aquariums, are expected to play a major role in promoting environmental learning in society. This paper applies a refined version of Schwartz's (1992) Value Theory to develop a better understanding of zoo and aquarium visitors' personal values, and the ...

Author(s)
Ballantyne, R.; Hughes, K.; Lee, J.; Packer, J.; Sneddon, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 64, pp 190-201
Abstract

This paper describes a semi-quantitative approach for the assessment of sea-level rise (SLR) impacts on social-ecological systems (SES), using Yellow Water wetland on Kakadu National Park as a case study. The approach includes the application of a diagnostic framework to portray the existing SES...

Author(s)
Dutra, L. X. C.; Bayliss, P.; McGregor, S.; Christophersen, P.; Scheepers, K.; Woodward, E.; Ligtermoet, E.; Melo, L. F. C.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Marine and Freshwater Research, 2018, 69, 7, pp 1146-1158
Abstract

Gambling impacts affect Australian Indigenous families and communities in diverse and complex ways. Indigenous people throughout Australia engage in a broad range of regulated and unregulated gambling activities. Challenges in this area include the complexities that come with delivering services...

Author(s)
Fogarty, M.; Coalter, N.; Gordon, A.; Breen, H.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Health Promotion International, 2018, 33, 1, pp 115-122
Abstract

In this article, we discuss how human and more-than-human agencies, experienced and interpreted through emotions and sensory experiences, actively shape and enable transformative learning for tourists. We examine the narratives of two visitors to Bawaka Cultural Enterprises, an Indigenous-run...

Author(s)
Country, B.; Wright, S.; Lloyd, K.; Suchet-Pearson, S.; Burarrwanga, L.; Ganambarr, R.; Ganambarr, M.; Ganambarr, B.; Maymuru, D.; Tofa, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2017, 17, 4, pp 443-467
Abstract

The Adelaide River in Australia's Northern Territory is a popular recreational fishing area, as well as habitat for threatened and protected river sharks (Glyphis species). Both the Critically Endangered Speartooth Shark (Glyphis glyphis) and Endangered Northern River Shark (Glyphis garricki) are...

Author(s)
Kyne, P. M.; Feutry, P.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Ecological Management & Restoration, 2017, 18, 3, pp 209-213
Abstract

The repertory grid technique was used in this paper to investigate the decision-making process of travellers. Results showed that both destination physical attributes and the travellers' feelings towards the destination play a significant role in the choice of holiday destinations. Notably, a...

Author(s)
Keshavarzian, P.; Wu ChengLung
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 5, pp 546-556
Abstract

Freshwater resources underpin multiple livelihood systems around the world, particularly in highly productive tropical floodplain regions. Sustaining Indigenous people's access to freshwater resources for customary harvesting, while developing alternative livelihood strategies can be challenging....

Author(s)
Ligtermoet, E.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 2016, 26, 4, pp 649-678

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