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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 422–429.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., we have done more than anyone else to create it Inquiry-based learning neither de-emphasises knowledge nor is it a modern educational fad. It is almost pre-historic. Inquiry-based learning was proposed by the philosopher, psychologist and educational reformer John Dewey (1897), someone seemingly...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
... rehoming through the pathways described in this paper. Ensuring that pets are acquired from legitimate sources also helps address unregulated dealing, breeding and collection from the wild. As part of the wildlife licensing reforms, OEH is developing a community education program, which was one...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 345–350.
Published: 17 March 2014
... radical and fundamental reform to halt further degradation of Australia s landscapes . Those not used to the cut and thrust of scientific criticism may regard any challenge to the Blueprint as impertinence or petty fault- finding, aimed at undermining the intent of the document. In my experience...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 254–282.
Published: 03 December 2020
... nurses about free-living native animals Survey participants were asked how useful their formal tertiary education was at teaching nine skills relevant to managing sick and injured free-living native animals and how important it was for veterinary professionals to have these skills. The results...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 61–62.
Published: 01 June 1990
... go beyond immediate and instinctive governmental policy reaction and options for legislation, for example, for species conservation, land management or habitat protection. The most significant "future invest- ment'' issues raised are in the area of research and education. The New South Wales...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 62–63.
Published: 01 June 1990
...George Wilson © 1990 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 1990 On the other hand, acceptance of (and education for) the assumption of individual responsibility is not an excuse for a government seeking to exculpate itself from proper public sector responsibilities. More...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 58–73.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of their value in fulfilling other functions in permanent care, including education, exhibition and captive breeding (Guy and Banks 2011). NPWS has the role of directing where these animals are placed, which requires a strong policy foundation. In 2017, NPWS s procedures for managing non- releasable animals from...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 306–314.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of being unsettled and reformed in Australian cities, with direct implications for urban environmental management. More broadly, this process has the potential to open the founding assumptions and values of nature conservation professions to new forms of public debate. Such debate will demand of nature...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 413–423.
Published: 03 October 2013
... postgraduate education; and second, reform postgraduate education to achieve economies of scale recognising the tyranny of distance and the small size of the Australian population features distinguishing Australia from the United States and European postgraduate systems. We believe that the current...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.001
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 605–627.
Published: 01 June 2020
... rehabilitation services. Previous studies have characterised the role, challenges and value of the wildlife rehabilitation sector in Australia and its potential contribution to social capital, community education and conservation outcomes (Tribe and Brown 2000; Tribe et al. 2005; Guy and Banks 2011; Saran et al...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 112–138.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of nature. Disagreements on mining, land clearing and water reform are really debates on what is politically possible while addressing the differing aspirations of stakeholders . This is exacerbated by the constraints imposed by party politics. These constraints are not exclusive to the environment...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 1–14.
Published: 02 June 2014
... that like Durham, Clayton misspelled the Hindoustan s name. Apparently, this ship gave both of these highly educated colonial Englishman quite some difficulty. Did the Hindoustan visit Christmas Island twice, the first time in December 1899 as reported by Captain Vincent to Durham, or did this ship make...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
... as it was accepted in 1970 by the ministers responsible for national parks in all Australian states: A National Park is a relatively large area set aside for its features of predominantly unspoiled landscape, flora and fauna, permanently dedicated for public enjoyment, education and inspiration, and protected from...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (2): fmi–fmcliv.
Published: 09 April 2021
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 321–331.
Published: 14 March 2013
... of mankind, and are internationally recognized as a form of wise land use; Believing that these National Parks and Reserves are valuable for cultural, scientific, educational, economic and recreational purposes, and are areas for the future preservation of flora and fauna and geological structure...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 25 August 2020
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 228–256.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of educational material to use in schools. As an expression which encompassed most of what had been included in heritage, the term National Estate was first used in Australia in 1970 by Gough Whitlam (Yencken 1981). Whitlam had picked up the term from President Kennedy but it had originally been coined by Clough...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020