Reports and Publications

 

Books and book chapters

 

Smyth, D. and Ward, G. (Eds) 2009. Indigenous Governance and Management of Protected Areas in Australia. E-book by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies. Click here to download

Smyth, D. 2009. Just Add Water? Taking Indigenous Protected Areas into Sea Country. In, Smyth, D. and Ward, G. (Eds)  Indigenous Governance and Management of Protected Areas in Australia, Chapter 8 pp 95-110. E-book published by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. Click here to download

Jaireth, H. and Smyth, D. (Eds) 2003. Innovative Governance: Indigenous Peoples, Local Communities and Protected Areas. IUCN-sponsored by publication, published by Ane Books, New Delhi.

Szabo, S. and Smyth, D. 2003. Indigenous Protected Areas in Australia. In, Jaireth, H. and D. Smyth (Eds), Innovative Governance: Indigenous Peoples, Local Communities and Protected Areas, pp 145-164. IUCN-sponsored by publication, published by Ane Books, New Delhi.
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Smyth, D. 2001. Joint Management of National Parks. In, Baker et al Working On Country: Indigenous environmental management in Australia. Oxford University Press, pp 75-91. Click here to download

Smyth, D. 2001. Management of Sea Country. In Baker et al Working on Country: Indigenous environmental management in Australia. Oxford University Press, pp 60-74. Click here to download

Smyth, D. 1995. Caring for Sea Country - accommodating Indigenous peoples' interests in marine protected areas. In, Gubbay, S. (Ed) Marine Protected Areas - Principles and techniques for management. Conservation Biology Series, Chapman and Hall, London, pp149-173.

 

Other publications and reports

 

Smyth, D. 2015. Indigenous Protected Areas and ICCAS: Commonalities, Contrasts and Confusions. PARKS Vol 21.2, pp 75-86. IUCN, Switzerland. Click here to download

Smyth, D. 2011. Guidelines for Country-based Planning. Report to the Queensland department of Environment and Resource Management, Cairns, Australia. (Currently on available on line)

Ross, R., Grant, C., Robinson C., Izurieta, A., Smyth, D. and Rist, P. (2009). Co-management and Indigenous Protected Areas in Australia: achievements and ways forward. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management 16(4) 242-252.

Smyth, D. 2007. Indigenous Protected Areas in Australia. Parks Vol 16 No 1, pp14-20. World Conservation Union, Switzerland.
Click here to download

Smyth, D. 2007. Sea Country Planning. Waves, Vol 13 (2) p. 3. Click here to download

Smyth, D. and Bauman, T. 2007 Outcomes of three case studies in Indigenous Partnerships in Protected Area Management: Policy Briefing Paper for the Australian Collaboration. Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra. Click here to download

Bauman, T. and Smyth, D. 2007 Indigenous Partnerships in Protected Area Management in Australia: Three Case Studies. Click here to download

Smyth, D. 2006. Dugong and Marine Turtle Knowledge Handbook - Indigenous and scientific knowledge and values of dugongs and marine turtles in northern Australia. North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance, Tropical Savannah Cooperative Research Centre, Darwin. Click here to download

Robinson, C., Smyth, D. and Whitehead, P. 2005. Bush Tucker, Bush Pets, and Bush Threats: Cooperative Management of Feral Animals in Australia's Kakadu National Park. Conservation Biology, 19 (5) pp 1385-1391.

Smyth, D. 2004. Living On Saltwater Country: A review of literature about Aboriginal rights, use, management and interests in northern Australian marine environments. National Oceans Office, Hobart.
http://www.environment.gov.au/coasts/mbp/publications/north/saltwater-lit-review.html

Smyth, D. 2001. Indigenous People and the sea in the South-east Marine Region. In, National Oceans Office, Sea Country - an indigenous Perspective pp 69-186, National Oceans Office, Hobart.
http://www.environment.gov.au/coasts/mbp/publications/south-east/indigenous.html

Hill, R., Smyth, D., Shipton, H. and Fischer, P. 2001. Cattle, mining or fire? The historical causes of recent contractions of open forest in the wet tropics of Queensland through invasion by rainforest. Pacific Conservation Biology 7: 185-194.

Smyth, D. 2000. Fishing for Recognition: the search for an Indigenous fisheries policy in Australia. Indigenous Law Bulletin, 4(29): 8-10.
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Hill, R. and Smyth, D. 1999. Collaborative environmental research with Kuku-Yalanji people in the Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area, Australia. In, Posey, D. (Ed.) Cultural and Spiritual Values of Biodiversity pp 227-232. United Nations Environment Programme, Intermediate Technology Publications, London,

Smyth, D. 1999. Joint Management of Canadian and New Zealand National Parks.
Consultancy Report to the Queensland department of Premier and Cabinet, Brisbane.

Smyth, D. 1998. Saltwater Country - Issues Paper 6, Australia's Ocean Policy. Environment Australia, Canberra. Click here to download

Smyth, D. 1998. Nurturing Namadgi: exploring options for the joint management of Namadgi National Park. Consultancy report for the National Parks Association of the ACT

Smyth, D. 1996. Indigenous Protected Areas: conservation partnerships with Indigenous landholders. Consultancy Report for Environment Australia (co-authored with Ms Johanna Sutherland).

Smyth, D. 1996. Managing Country - Indigenous Environmental management Degree Proposal for James Cook University. Final Report to the School of Tropical Environment Studies and Geography, James Cook University.

Smyth, D. 1994. Understanding Country: The Importance of Land and Sea in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Societies. Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation, Canberra.

Smyth, D. 1994. Aboriginal Maritime Culture in the Far Northern Section of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park consultancy report.

Smyth, D. 1993. A VOICE IN ALL PLACES: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Interests in Australia's Coastal Zone (revised edition). Consultancy Report, Resource Assessment Commission, Canberra.

Smyth, D. 1993. Australian Plants and Animals: Workbook for Associate Diploma in Applied Science, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Natural and Cultural Management. Cairns College of TAFE.

Smyth, D. 1993. Aboriginal Maritime Culture: Implications for Managing Marine and Estuarine Protected Areas. In Protection of Marine and Estuarine Areas - A Challenge for all Australians. proceedings of the 4th Fenner Conference on the Environment, Canberra 9-11 October 1991, edited by A. Ivanovici, D. Tarte and M. Olson. Australian Committee for IUCN and ANCA.

Smyth, D. 1992. Resolution of Indigenous Interest in the Management of Australian Protected Areas. Paper delivered to the IVth IUCN World Congress on National Parks and Protected Areas, Caracas, Venezuela, Feb. 1992.

Smyth, D. 1992. Aboriginal Maritime Culture in Cape York Peninsula. Paper delivered at the Queensland Marine Parks Conference, Yeppoon May 1992.

Smyth, D. 1991. Aboriginal Maritime Culture: Implications for Marine Park Management. Paper presented at National and Marine Park Cross Cultural Workshop, Tinaroo, Nth Queensland.

Smyth, D. 1991. Aboriginal Community Ranger Training and Employment Handbook. Published by Cairns College of TAFE.

Smyth, D. 1990. Aboriginal Maritime Culture in the Cairns Section of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. GBRMPA Consultancy Report.

Smyth, D. 1988. Aboriginal Involvement in the Cairns Section of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. GBRMPA Consultancy Report.

Smyth, D. 1987. Contemporary Involvement of Aborigines in Park Management: An Overview. Paper presented at ANZAAS Conference, Townsville.

Smyth, D., Taylor, R. and Willis, A. 1985. (Ed.) Proceedings of First National Workshop on Aboriginal Ranger Training. ANPWS Publication, Canberra.

Webb, L.J. and Smyth, D. 1983 Ecological Guidelines and Traditional Empiricism in Rural Development (with L.J. Webb). In: J. Hanks (Ed.) Traditional Lifestyles, Conservation and Rural Development. IUCN Commission on Ecology Papers No. 7, 99-105.

Smyth, D. 1980. Notes on the Diet of the Grey Swiftlet, Aerodramus spodiopygius. Sunbird No.11, 20-21.

Smyth, D. 1980. Notes on the Distribution of the Grey Swiftlet, Aerodramus spodiopygius. Sunbird No.11, 1-19.

Mayney L., Fraser I., Pearson L., Sanderson, K. and Smyth, D.1980. An Autoradiographic Study of the Eighth Nerve Projections in the Galah, Eolophus roseicapilla. Brain Research 183, 200-204 (with L. Mayney, I. Fraser, L. Pearson and K. Sanderson).

Smyth, D. 1982. Aboriginal occupation of Inland Cape York Peninsula. Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies Newsletter No.7, 8-13.

Smyth, D. 1981. The Use of Plants by Aboriginal People of Western Arnhemland. Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies Report.

Smyth, D. 1981. Aboriginal Occupation of Inland Cape York Peninsula. Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies Newsletter, September.

Smyth, D. 1979. Studies on Echolocation in the Grey Swiftlet, Aerodramus spodiopygius. PhD Thesis, James Cook University of North Queensland.

Smyth, D. 1976. The Grey Swiftlet Colony at Finch Hatton Gorge. Sunbird 7(3), 65-66.

Smyth, D. 1976. Preliminary Studies on the Acoustic Orientation in Collocalia spodiopygia (Grey Swiftlet). Search 7(3), 97-98 (with J.R. Roberts and A.V. Spain).

Smyth, D. 1973. Temperature Regulation in the Platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Shaw). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 45A, 705-715.

Smyth, D. 1972. One of Many Thousands. Hemisphere 10(3), 10-15. (An account of the ANU biological expedition to Indonesia)

Smyth, D. 1970. Temperature Regulation in the Platypus. Honours Thesis, ANU.

 

LAND AND SEA COUNTRY PLANS

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