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Embedded in the sport of triathlon is an uneasy relationship between the independence and individualism fostered by the nature of the sport and the sporting collectivism needed to safely stage triathlons, establish accepted measures of high performance and secure government, media and Olympic...

Author(s)
Hunt, J. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of the History of Sport, 2015, 32, 16, pp 1914-1928
Abstract

An experiment in both form and content, the essay lightly adopts an Australian storytelling style to perform its material as it narrates a road trip across central Australia. Arriving at the Daly Waters Pub in the Northern Territory, the travellers are taken by surprise by the strange décor. It is...

Author(s)
Muecke, S.; Wergin, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2014, 14, 3, pp 231-245
Abstract

In the tropical city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, dry season soil sampling cultured Burkholderia pseudomallei from 7 (70%) of 10 sports fields. However, during the 23 years of the Darwin Prospective Melioidosis Study, only 5 (0.6%) of 785 melioidosis cases have been attributed to...

Author(s)
Hill, A. A.; Mayo, M.; Kaestli, M.; Price, E. P.; Richardson, L. J.; Godoy, D.; Spratt, B. G.; Currie, B. J.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2013, 89, 2, pp 365-366
Abstract

Since the introduction of electronic gaming machines into public hotels (pubs) and clubs across most of Australia from the mid-1990s onwards, research attention has largely focussed on the impact of gambling venues in densely-populated urban areas along the eastern seaboard. In contrast, despite...

Author(s)
Doran, B.; Young, M.
Publisher
eContent Management Pty Ltd, Queensland, Australia
Citation
Rural Society, 2013, 23, 1, pp 20-31
Abstract

Responsibility for the management of many protected areas in the Northern Territory, Australia, is shared between the management agency and the aboriginal owners of that land. We describe (1) the creation and types of indicators developed by partners in a participatory process to measure management ...

Author(s)
Stacey, N.; Izurieta, A.; Garnett, S. T.
Publisher
Resilience Alliance, Waterloo, Canada
Citation
Ecology and Society, 2013, 18, 1, pp Article 19
Abstract

Indigenous land owners of the Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory Australia have begun the first formal freshwater allocation planning process in Australia entirely within Indigenous lands and waterways. The process is managed by the Northern Territory government agency responsible for water planning, ...

Author(s)
Hoverman, S.; Ayre, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hydrology (Amsterdam), 2012, 474, pp 47-56
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this research is to understand how knowledge sharing takes place in the dynamic labour environment of Darwin's hospitality industry in the Northern Territory of Australia. Design/methodology/approach - Three hotels, part of the same hotel chain, were used as a case study....

Author(s)
Chalkiti, K.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2012, 24, 4, pp 522-541
Abstract

The liberalisation of gambling in Australia has resulted in the dispersal of 200 000 electronic gaming machines (EGMs) across the country, generating substantial revenues for State governments and the gambling industry as well as causing significant gambling-related harm. While the spatial...

Author(s)
Young, M.; Markham, F.; Doran, B.
Publisher
Taylor and Francis, London, UK
Citation
Australian Geographer, 2012, 43, 4, pp 425-444
Abstract

Shallow freshwater wetlands that are permanently inundated are prone to developing dense mats of highly-competitive clonal species. We examine vegetation pattern and change in a tropical impoundment (Fogg Dam) in northern Australia in the context of succession towards vegetation closure with...

Author(s)
Leppitt, A. C. M.; Franklin, D. C.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Wetlands Ecology and Management, 2012, 20, 4, pp 341-352
Abstract

Introduction and Aims. Despite the well-documented comorbidity between disordered alcohol use and problem gambling, little is known about the co-occurrence of drinking and gambling in gambling venues. This paper appears to be the first to investigate the association between drinking and gambling...

Author(s)
Markham, F.; Young, M.; Doran, B.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Drug and Alcohol Review, 2012, 31, 6, pp 770-777

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