Arts Collected Works - Theses
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Know your product: an informational analysis of the higher education contribution scheme in Australia
Between 1989 and 2004, the Australian University system was increasingly financed through a tuition fee and loans scheme referred to as the Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS). This research explores perceptions ...
An ethical defense of modern zoos
Zoos have been a largely uncontested part of the social fabric of cities for over 2,000 years. The nature and form of zoos have changed as sentiments and wealth of nations changed. While providing a place where animals ...
SBS independent: productive diversity and counter-memory
This thesis explores SBS Independent (SBSi) (1994-2007) as a cultural institution characterised by productive diversity and counter-memory. It examines its cultural policy developments and uses a creative labour approach ...
An empirical study of the usefulness of accounting ratios to describe levels of insolvency risk
This study aims to add a new dimension to research in Australia on the use of accounting ratios to predict corporate failure. Previous studies have used the statistical technique of discriminant analysis to derive models ...
A viable abortion: emotional intelligibilities of choice in contemporary Australia, 1969-2008
This thesis examines representations and registers of abortion speech in Australia from 1969-2008. While ‘choice’ was exclusive to early pro-abortion campaigns it has, over time, achieved hegemonic status in both pro-choice ...
Tropical milestones: Australian gold and tin mining investments in Malaya and Thailand, 1880-1930
This study is concerned with Australian overseas investment in the tin and gold-mining industries of Malaya and Thailand before the Second World War. The idea was suggested by the reading of Tome Miles’s manuscript biography ...