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A spatial simultaneous growth equilibrium modeling of agricultural land development in the Northeast United States

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Hailu, Yohannes G
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: West Virginia University
  • Published Location: United States -- West Virginia
  • ISBN: 9780542763380
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: Northeast United States

With population growth and expansion of economic activities, urbanized places have expanded; and with growing per capita income, residential location preferences have shifted towards suburban and rural locations. In many places, such new growth has been accommodated with the development of agricultural lands. The concern from natural re ....

A Tale of Two Communities: Refugee Relocation in Australia

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Broadbent, Robyn; Cacciattolo, Marcelle; Carpenter, Cathryn
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Social Issues, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 42, No. 4
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

Refugees are forced to leave their homes and countries to start anew in a different place. This paper outlines the key challenges and issues facing those Australian regional communities focussing on refugee relocation projects as a labour and population renewal strategy. This discussion arises from a two year evaluation project whi ....

A will and a way : saving millions and lives

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Lawler, Louise
  • Journal Name: 9th National Rural Health Conference
  • Publisher: National Rural Health Alliance
  • Published Location: Deakin West, ACT
  • Country: Australia

The most effective way to reduce poverty and marginalisation in society is through education, which results in high employment, greater expendable income capable of supporting a welfare system and increased personal leisure time; this leads to social stability and optimal conditions for good population health. This paper reports on ....

Abbott's welfarism

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Reynolds, J
  • Journal Name: Indigenous Law Bulletin
  • Journal Number: Vol.5, No.20
  • Country: Australia

Reviewing an address by Tony Abbott, Minister for Employment Services and Workplace Relations, to the Indigenous Employment Conference in Canberra, 2002, the author suggests that Abbott's solutions to Aboriginal unemployment are based on a flawed premise. In his view Abbott's belief that native title stands in the way of a successf ....

Abra-Cadastre - Now You See Them - Now You Don't: Improving Statistical Data and Geography in the Northern Territory of Australia

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Griffith, Dennis
  • Journal Name: Sustaining Regions
  • Journal Number: Vol. 7, No. 1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Northern Territory

The paper describes how some of the existing statistical classifications and definitions used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) hide or minimise the extent of disadvantage experienced in remote and sparsely populated areas of Australia. The ASGC Remoteness Classification, SEIFA Indices and definition of Unemployed person ....

ABS Labour Statistics

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: All

Includes ABS data from various years on employment, employment by industry, hours worked, underemployment, unemployment etc. Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/[email protected]/ViewContent?readform&view=ProductsbyTopic&Action=Expand&Num=1.10 ....

Achieving Safety Change on Australian Farms – using new and established pathways to improve adoption

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Lyn Fragar, John Temperley, Julie Depczynski, Kirrily Pollock
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published Location: Barton, ACT
  • ISBN: 1741518563
  • Country: Australia

This research report is about factors that will improve adoption of safety practice and systems on Australian farms. The review describes approaches and evaluation reports of Australian farm safety programs and other relevant studies that provide information about individual safety behaviour change and community/organisation factors associated wi ....

Additional years of Australian Rural Clinical School undergraduate training is associated with rural practice

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Forster, Lesley; Assareh, Hassan; Watts, Lisa D; McLachlan, Craig S
  • Journal Name: BMC Medical Education
  • Journal Number: 13
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Published Location: London, United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 14726920
  • Country: Australia

To understand the influence of the number of years spent at an Australian rural clinical school (RCS) on graduate current , preferred current and intended location for rural workforce practice. Increasing the length of time beyond a year at an Australian RCS campus for undergraduate medical students is associated with current work location, pref ....

Akubras to hard hats: easing skill shortages through labour harmonisation strategies

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Christine Storer, Julia Connell
  • Journal Name: Australian Bulletin of Labour
  • Journal Number: Vol. 29, No. 1
  • Country: Australia

This article examines skill and labour shortages within rural agricultural industries in Western Australia. It draws on primary and secondary data, including 600 survey respondents in the sector. It is determined that there may be a shortage of farm workers during the busy seasons, while they are unemployed during the low seasons.   Conseq ....

An analysis diversification strategies in regional Queensland using a two-region, portfolio selection model

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Trendle, Bernard
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 17, No. 2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

This paper presents results from the application of a portfolio selection model to Queensland data. The model presented here comprises two-regions, being Brisbane-Moreton and the Rest of Queensland. The reason for this choice of regional disaggregation rests on the recent policy discussion in Queensland, where concerns about conges ....

An analysis of data from the longitudinal survey of ATSI job seekers, topic 1: labour market participation patterns and pathways to Indigenous employment

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Hunter, Boyd; Gray, Matthew; Jones, Roger
  • Publisher: Dept. of Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 064232610X
  • Country: Australia

This July 2000 report from the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research to the Department of Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business describes the strengths and limitations of the data collected in the Longitudinal Survey of Indigenous Job Seekers, and provides an overview of how Indigenous labour market behaviour ....

An analysis of regional labour markets in Australia and the role of labour market programs (LMPs)

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Howard, D
  • Publisher: National Unemployment Conference
  • Country: Australia

In attempting to analyse the proposition that labour market programs (LMPs) were not creating real jobs in rural and regional Australia, this paper refers to Australian Bureau of Statistics census data from regional Australia for the period 1981 to 1996 to discuss the following issues: unemployment and labour market policy; a brief ....

An Exploration of Issues in the Attraction and Retention of Teachers to Non-metropolitan Schools in Western Australia

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Frid, Sandra; Smith, Mellanie; Sparrow, Len; Trinidad, Sue
  • Journal Name: Education in Rural Australia
  • Journal Number: Vol. 18, No. 1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

Recent graduates of pre-service primary/early childhood education programmes completed a written questionnaire to ascertain their teaching locations and professional development needs. Analysis of the data raised important questions concerning the attraction and retention of graduate teachers to non-metropolitan schools, challengin ....

ANALYSIS OF THE LONG DISTANCE COMMUTER WORKFORCE ACROSS AUSTRALIA

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: KPMG
  • Publisher: Minerals Council of Australia
  • Country: Australia

This Report, ‘Analysis of the Long Distance Commuter Workforce Across Australia’, forms the second of a two-phase series of Reports. The first Report released in February 2013 titled, ‘Analysis of the Changing Resident Demographic Profile of Australia's Mining Communities’, considered the demographic profile of the resident population in ....

Analytical study and fabrication of a solar-based dryer for pepper-drying (agricultural product drying)

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Luk, Tien Boh
  • Publisher: Swinburne University of Technology. Sarawak Campus. Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science.
  • Country: Malaysia

Sarawak has fertile slopes and an optimum environment for pepper cultivation. The state produces the majority of pepper products in Malaysia and contributes to multimillion agricultural export earnings every year. The pepper cultivation in Sarawak relies on smallholdings and there were no large-scale plantation nor estate recorded so far. The maj ....

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