Various legumes and herbs grew among the clumps but there was space for Plains Rats, Gould's Mice and Pale-Field rats to run about in the open as they fed. These are graceful and beautiful creatures. Although they are true rats and mice, the association of the name with the introduced rodents unfairly denigrates them.

Eric Rolls, The Pillaga, Murray-Darling Basin Commission Reading the Land, 1997

Latest Papers

The working papers collection comprises historical papers as well as current ideas and works in progress on some of the major issues and topics of our times.

Towers (released 9 September 2006)
A Tribute to NYC on the fifth anniversary of the attack on the world trade centre plus audio file.
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A Concise Chronology of Recent Political Events (released 5 September 2006)
Extract from Kim's Dynasty: The Coming Federal Labor Government
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Dissension (released 4 September 2006)
An Extract from Kim's Dynasty: The Coming Federal Labor Government plus audio file
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Indigenous Values & Entrepreneurship (released 1 August 2006)
How can the values of individual entrepreneurship and traditional culture be reconciled? Inspiration from the life of Chief James Sewid 1913-1988
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Labor's New Generation? (released 1 August 2006)
A policy agenda against which to measure the new generation
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Green v Black (released 1 August 2006)
Environmental opposition to Indigenous cattle stations is deeply flawed.
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Indigenous Cattle Stations (released 1 August 2006)
Reviving the Indigenous cattle industry
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Practical Ideas for People with Disabilities and their advocates (released 1 August 2006)
Ideas to create more inclusive communities
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Professor Whiskers (released 1 August 2006)
Harold Hunt and the story of an Indigenous fight back against alcoholism
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Remaking the Cape York Culture, Economy and Society (released 1 August 2006)
An early insight into Noel and Gerhardt Pearson's strategies on Cape York Peninsula.
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