Effective remote Indigenous risk communication via radio 2009

Goudie, Douglas (2009) Effective remote Indigenous risk communication via radio 2009. Report. James Cook University , Townsville, Qld, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This northern Queensland study aimed to gain feedback on: weather warning courses run by the weather bureau, upgrades to operator desks in remote Indigenous radio studios in northern Queensland and on the terminology of weather warnings. This indicative study found that Bureau training courses in weather warnings for remote broadcaster radio announcers were appreciated, with suggestions they be expanded. The recent upgrades to remote radio transceiver operator desk equipment were greatly appreciated, while the terminology used in warnings targeted to remote Indigenous communities was generally seen as useful and clear, but lots of translating was usually needed.

Item ID: 5460
Item Type: Report (Report)
Keywords: remote; Indigenous; radio weather warnings; community safety
Funders: Bureau of Meteorology, Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, Attorney General's Department
Projects and Grants: Remote Indigenous radio and weather warnings
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2009 01:30
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200201 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies @ 40%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1604 Human Geography > 160404 Urban and Regional Studies (excl Planning) @ 30%
04 EARTH SCIENCES > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040107 Meteorology @ 30%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9502 Communication > 950201 Communication Across Languages and Culture @ 60%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960311 Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability @ 20%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970112 Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design @ 20%
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