CRN Publications

In association to northern Australia context



Dale, A. (2014). Beyond the North-South Culture Wars: Reconciling the Recent Past and the Future of Northern Australia. Springer, USA.

Book chapters

Garnett, S.T., Austin, B.J. and Zander, K.K. (In press) Culture-based enterprise opportunities for Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, Australia. In Iankova, K., Hassan, A. and L’Abbé, R. (Eds), Indigenous people and economic development. Gower, Farnham.

O’Brien, C. (In press). Imported understandings. In James Beattie & Emily O’Gorman (Eds.) Climate, Science and History in Australasia. Pan MacMillan


Dale, A. (2013). Governance challenges for northern Australia. Working Paper. James Cook University, Cairns.

JCU & CSIRO (2013). Land tenure in Northern Australia: Opportunities and challenges for investment. CSIRO, Brisbane.


Stephens, A., Cullen, J., Massey, L. &Bohanna, I. (In Press). Will the NDIS improve the lives of those most in need?  Effective service delivery in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Australian Journal of Public Administration

Zander, K.K., Dunnett, D.R., Brown, C., Campion, O., Daniels, C., Daniels, G., Nelson, E., Daniels, G., Blitner, G. and Garnett, S.T. (In Press) Indigenous natural and cultural resources management and mobility in Arnhem Land, northern Australia. Human Ecology.

Stephens, A., Kaltner, M., &Liley, W. (2014). Infant abusive head trauma prevention: acceptability of the Period of PURPLE Crying® Program in far north Queensland, Australia. Rural and Remote Health 14: 2603. (Online)

Zander, K.K., Austin, B.J. and Garnett, S.T. (2014) Indigenous peoples’ interest in wildlife-based enterprises in the Northern Territory, Australia. Human Ecology 42: 115-126.

Carson, D.B, & Carson, D.A. (2014). Local Economies of Mobility in Sparsely Populated Areas: cases from Australia's Spine. Journal of Rural Studies. DOI 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2013.10.011.

Zander, K., Taylor, A. and Carson, D. (2014) Impacts of service and infrastructure provision on Indigenous temporary mobility in the Northern Territory of Australia: insights from the 2011 Census. Population, Space and Place.

Taylor, A. J., & Carson, D. B. (2014). It’s raining men in Darwin: Gendered effects from the construction of major oil and gas projects. Journal of Rural and Community Development, 9(1), 24-40.

Taylor, A., Bell, L. and Gerritsen, R. (2014). Benefits of Skilled Migration Programs for Regional Australia: Perspectives from the Northern Territory. Journal of Economic and Social Policy, Vol.16 (1).

Dale, A.P., Pressey, R.L., Adams, V.M. Álvarez- Romero, J.G., Digby, M. Dobbs, R.J., Douglas, M.M. Augé, A.A., Maughan, M., Childs, J., Hinchley, D., Lancaster, I., Perdrisat, I. and Gobius, N. Catchment-Scale Governance in Northern Australia: A Preliminary Evaluation. (2014). Journal of Economic and Social Policy, Vol. 16(1).

Zander, K.K., Dunnett, D.R., Brown, C., Campion, O. and Garnett, S.T. (2013) Rewards for providing environmental services - where indigenous Australians' and western perspectives collide. Ecological Economics 87: 145-154.

Zander, K.K., Petheram, L. and Garnett, S.T. (2013). Stay or leave? Potential climate change adaptation strategies among Aboriginal people in coastal communities in northern Australia. Natural Hazards. 67: 2. DOI 10.1007/s11069-013-0591-4

Zander, K.K., Parkes, R., Straton, A. & Garnett, S.T. (2013). Water Ecosystem Services in Northern Australia—How Much Are They Worth and Who Should Pay for Their Provision? PLoS ONE. 8: 5. DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0064411

Zander, K.K. (2013). Understanding Public Support for Indigenous Natural Resource Management in Northern Australia. Ecology and Society. 18: 1. DOI 10.5751/ES-05267-180111

Heidelbeer, D, & Carson, D. (2013). Long Distance Commuting (LDC) as a Workforce Model for Remote Health: Experiences of LDC nurses in Australia’s Northern Territory. Rural and Remote Health, 13(2464).

Martel, C, Carson, D, & Taylor, A. (2013). Changing patterns of migration to Australia's Northern Territory: Evidence of new forms of escalator migration to frontier regions? Migration Letters, 10(1), 101-113.

Carson, D.B, & Carson, D.A. (2013). Mobilising Labour in Remote ‘Boom’ Towns for Economic Diversification: The case of Tennant Creek, Australia. Inner Asia Studies in the Humanities, 2, 31-44.

Carson, D, & Koch, A. (2013). Divining the local: specific challenges for place based planning in sparsely populated areas. Local Economy, 28(3), 302-317.

Carson, D.B, Bird, D, Bell, L, &Yuhun, P. (2013). Migration as an Adaptation to Climate Change for Remote Indigenous Communities: What might we expect? Inner Asia Studies in the Humanities, 2, 92-111.

Carson, D.B, Taylor, A, & Carson, D.A. (2013). Indigenous Long Grassers: Transients or problem tourists? Annals of Tourism Research, 42, 1-21.

Koerner, C. (2013). Learning the past to participate in the future: Regional discourses of Australian colonial history. Journal of International Critical Indigenous Studies.

Carter, P. (2013). Tropical Knowledge: Archipelago Consciousness and the Governance of Excess. eTropic, Vol. 12(2).

Taylor, A. & Barnes, T. (2013). ‘Closing the Gap’ in Indigenous life expectancies: what if we succeed? Journal of Population Research, 30(2), 117-132.

Setterfield, S.A., Rossiter-Rachor N.A., Douglas M.M., Wainger L., Petty A.M., et al. (2013). Adding Fuel to the Fire: The Impacts of Non-Native Grass Invasion on Fire Management at a Regional Scale. PLoS ONE, 8(5): e59144. DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0059144

Beringer, J., Livesley, S.J., Randle, J, & Hutley, L.B. (2013). Carbon dioxide fluxes dominate the greenhouse gas exchanges of a seasonal wetland in the wet – dry tropics of northern Australia. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Vol. 182: 239-247. DOI 10.1016/j.agrformet.2013.06.008

Stacey, N., Izurieta, A., & Garnett, S.T. (2013). Collaborative Measurement of Performance of Jointly Managed Protected Areas in Northern Australia. Ecology and Society, 18(1):19. DOI 10.5751/ES-05273-180119

Bird, M.I., Hutley, L.B., Lawes, M.J., Lloyd, J., Luly, J.G., Ridd, P.V., Roberts, R.G., Ulm, S. & Wurster, C.M. (2013). Humans, megafauna and environmental change in tropical Australia. Journal of Quaternary Science, 28: 439–452. DOI 10.1002/jqs.2639

Capon, S.J., Chambers, L.E., Nally, R. Mac, Naiman, R.J., Davies, P., Marshall, N., Pittock, J., Reid, M., Capon, T., Douglas, M., et al. (2013). Riparian Ecosystems in the 21st Century: Hotspots for Climate Change Adaptation? Ecosystems, 16(3): 359-381. DOI 10.1007/s10021-013-9656-1

Ma, X., Huete, A., Yu, Q., Coupe, N.R., Davies, K., Broich, M., Ratana, P., Beringer, J., Hutley L.B, et al. (2013). Spatial patterns and temporal dynamics in savanna vegetation phenology across the North Australian Tropical Transect. Remote Sensing of Environment, 139: 97-115. DOI 10.1016/j.rse.2013.07.030

Edwards, A.C., Maier, S.W., Hutley, L.B., Williams, R.J., & Russell-Smith, J. (2013). Spectral analysis of fire severity in north Australian tropical savannas. Remote Sensing of Environment, 136: 56-65. DOI 10.1016/j.rse.2013.04.013



Stephens, A. (2013). Ecofeminism and Systems Thinking. New York: Routledge.

Book chapters

Oppermann, E. (2013). Why the discursive environment matters: The UK Climate Impacts Programme and adaptation to climate change. In Linda Sygna, Karen O'Brien, & Johanna Wolf (Eds.). A Changing Environment for Human Security: Transformative Approaches to Research, Policy and Action. Routledge


Ford, L., Arnott, A., Nasir, T., & Prior, J. (In press). Incorporating Indigenous Knowledge into the Bachelor of Education (Pre-service) Primary. The International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations: Annual Review.

Zander, K.K., Sing Tyan, P., Jinam, C., Tuen, A.A. and Garnett, S.T. (In press) Wild and valuable? Tourists’ preferences for improvements in orang-utan conservation. Conservation & Society.

Rayner, T. S., Kingsford, R. T., Suthers, I. M. and Cruz, D. O. (2014). Regulated recruitment: native and alien fish responses to widespread floodplain inundation in the Macquarie Marshes, arid Australia. Ecohydrology. DOI 10.1002/eco.1496

Wamukota, A., Brewer, T.D., Crona, B. (2014). Market integration and its relation to income distribution and inequality among fishers and traders: The case of two small-scale Kenyan reef fisheries. Marine Policy 48: 93-101

Ocock, J.F., Rowley, J.J.L., Penman, T.D., Rayner, T.S. and Kingsford, R.T. (2013). Amphibian Chytrid Prevalence in an Amphibian Community in Arid Australia. 2013:1-5. DOI 10.1007/s10393-013-0824-8