Sustainable communities and wellbeing

McCalman, Janya, and Brown, Catherine (2011) Sustainable communities and wellbeing. Report Section. Ninti One, Alice Springs, NT, Australia.

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[Extract] Government and public debate has focused on the problems with small remote outback communities, and what seems like a lack of sustainability and vitality. Few people ask community members how they see sustainable living and what solutions they might develop if empowered to do so.

To this end, an empowerment program has been run in Alice Springs for many years: the Family Wellbeing Program This provides Aboriginal people with key directions toward social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing that in turn enable them to rebuild their lives, social strength and stability – all essential foundations to a sustainable community.

Item ID: 46845
Item Type: Report (Report Section)
ISBN: 978-1-74158-190-7
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2017 04:28
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111701 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health @ 50%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1604 Human Geography > 160403 Social and Cultural Geography @ 50%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9203 Indigenous Health > 920301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Determinants of Health @ 50%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society @ 50%
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