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Accommodating Indigenous Cultural Heritage Values in Resource Assessment: Cape York Peninsula and the MurrayÐDarling Basin, Australia

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  • Tyron Venn

    (Risk and Sustainable Management Group, University of Queensland)

  • John Quiggin

    (Risk & Sustainable Management Group, School of Economics, University of Queensland)

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In this paper we consider the problem of accommodating indigenous cultural heritage values in resource assessment and valuation. We suggest a need for price-based approaches to valuation to be replaced by or complemented with quantitative constraints, reflecting the requirement that rights should not be violated.

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  • Tyron Venn & John Quiggin, 2005. "Accommodating Indigenous Cultural Heritage Values in Resource Assessment: Cape York Peninsula and the MurrayÐDarling Basin, Australia," Murray-Darling Program Working Papers WP5M05, Risk and Sustainable Management Group, University of Queensland.
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