The phrase ‘suburbs in the bush’ first used by Djao and Ng1 (1987) was used to address the design of the isolated resource towns in Canada. It is used here in a similar way to represent remote mining towns in Australia.
An exploration into the wellbeing of the families living in the ‘suburbs in the bush’*
Article first published online: 2 JUN 2009
© 2009 The Authors. Journal Compilation © 2009 Public Health Association of Australia
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Volume 33, Issue 3, pages 262–269, June 2009
How to Cite
Sharma, S. (2009), An exploration into the wellbeing of the families living in the ‘suburbs in the bush’. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33: 262–269. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2009.00386.x
- Issue published online: 2 JUN 2009
- Article first published online: 2 JUN 2009
- Submitted: May 2008 Revision requested: October 2008 Accepted: April 2009
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