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'Heritage and Regional Development: An Indigenous Perspective'

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Collins, Robbie; McMahon-Coleman, Kimberley
  • Journal Name: Sustaining Regions
  • Journal Number: Vol. 6, No. 1
  • Country: Australia

Heritage is important to regional development in terms of promoting a sense of place and a sense of identity for those in the region. Heritage is often expressed through culture and the arts as a means of manifesting a community's sense of what the community or region is about. For Indigenous communities this is particularly releva ....

‘What works’ ... identifying successful strategies for sustainable economies and jobs growth in the ‘second tier’ of Australian regions

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Hefferan, Mike
  • Journal Name: SEGRA 2011 ‘Promoting Regional Australia: regions and their cities’
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria

Based on established theory: to identify, from five comparable 'second-tier' regions, economic initiatives / policy settings / activities that have been fundamental to regional economic success / sustainability and jobs growth ..... are there common themes? Report Locationhttp://www.segra.com.au/segra11ConfProc/presentations/tuesday/concu ....

A complex balance: mediating sustainable development in Cape York Peninsula

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Smith, Benjamin R
  • Journal Name: The Drawing Board: an Australian Review of Public Affairs
  • Journal Number: Vol.4, No.2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

This paper examines 'sustainable development' in a contemporary remote Aboriginal rural community. The author argues that sustainability in Indigenous development in the central Cape York region involves an ongoing compromise between often incommensurable forms of social, political, and economic organisation. Drawing on material ga ....

A new generation: Toward sustainable community in Pennsylvania's rural landscape

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Harleman, Audra Dale
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: University of Maryland, College Park
  • Published Location: United States -- Maryland
  • ISBN: 9781124744681
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: Pennsylvania

With the increasing rate of land development, consumption of natural resources, and destruction of ecosystems in the United States today, it is crucial to investigate sustainable alternatives to current development practices and patterns of settlement. This thesis proposes strategies for environmentally responsible land use and partial ....

A Region Back on the Rails?: Passenger Rail and Regional Development on the NSW Far North Coast

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Stilwell, Frank; Paillas, Stephen
  • Journal Name: Sustaining Regions
  • Journal Number: Vol. 5, No. 3
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The recent publication of the NSW Government's draft Far North Coast Regional Strategy (NSW Department of Planning 2006) provides a timely and interesting context in which to examine the NSW Far North Coast region. At stake are issues of regional governance and planning, spatial economic growth, environmental sustainability and soc ....

A rural-urban divide?: Attitudinal differences towards water restrictions in South Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Pearce, Meryl; Willis, Eileen; Mamerow, Loreen; Jorgensen, Bradley; Martin, John;
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies
  • Journal Number: Vol. 18 No. 3
  • Publisher: Australian and New Zealand Regional Science Association
  • Published Location: Armidale, NSW
  • ISBN: 1324-0935
  • Country: Australia

This paper examines differences in attitudes towards water restrictions in rural and urban areas in South Australia. The areas differed on the relative importance of future water shortages, whether uniform restrictions should apply across the state and the disruptive nature of restrictions. An analysis of the determinants of the attitudinal diffe ....

Aboriginal economy and social process: the indigenous hybrid economy and its sustainable development potential

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Altman, Jon
  • Journal Name: Arena Magazine
  • Journal Number: 56
  • Country: Australia

The indigenous hybrid economy - the state, the market and the Indigenous customary - sustainable development potential. Report Locationhttp://trove.nla.gov.au/work/153356834?q&versionId=167133098 ....

Aboriginal water values and resource development pressures in the Pilbara region of north-west Australia

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Barber, Marcus; Jackson, Sue
  • Journal Name: Australian Aboriginal Studies
  • Journal Number: 2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

The Pilbara is a remote arid region with a significant Aboriginal population, rich mineral resources and rapid rates of mineral resource development. Pilbara Aboriginal people claim deep ongoing connections to the land and water-scapes of the area and value water sources and features for a range of socio-cultural, economic and envi ....

ABS Sustainability Statistics

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

Includes data over various years on eco-efficiency, resource use, sustainability indicators, sustainable agriculture, and urban land use. Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/[email protected]/ViewContent?readform&view=ProductsbyTopic&Action=Expand&Num=2.7 ....

Access to rural general practice and primary care: time now for more equitable and sustainable solutions?

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Heard, Sam
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Primary Health
  • Journal Number: Vol.10, No.3
  • Country: Australia

Australia has the resources to provide reasonable primary medical and health care to all of its population. It is a particularly worthwhile expense, with positive social and biophysical outcomes. In many aspects of health care, primary care provides most of the benefit and almost all of the value. Why then don't we provide this basic service to&n ....

Agricultural resource priorities and recommendations for the Avon River Basin Natural Resource Management Strategy

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: McConnell, C. E. Western Australian Department of Agriculture, Northam); Cummins, D. W. (Western Australian Department of Agriculture, Northam); Galloway, P. D. (Western Australia Department of Agriculture, Narrogin); Ohlsen, K. (Western Australian Depart
  • Publisher: Dept of Agriculture
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

This report for the Avon Natural Resource Management Strategy provides an assessment of the current status of land resources throughout the Avon River Basin in Western Australia. It identifies the sub-regions and landscape components of the area and the land resource as sets. The greatest threats are salinity, soil acidification, s ....

An Economic Unravelling of the Precautionary Principle: The Queensland Wild Rivers Act 2005

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Iles, Stephen; Johns, Gary
  • Journal Name: Agenda : a Journal of Policy Analysis and Reform
  • Journal Number: Vol.17, No.2
  • Publisher: Australian National University
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

The paper assesses the application of the precautionary principle in the Queensland Wild Rivers Act 2005. It finds that the Act is more restrictive than the ecologically sustainable development principles as conceived, and deployed, by the Queensland Government elsewhere. At the same time the Act is injurious to property rights, unneces ....

An investigation into why students from regional South Australia choose to study business programs in the capital city

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Sawyer, Janet; Ellis, Bronwyn
  • Journal Name: Education in Rural Australia
  • Journal Number: Vol. 21, No. 2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

Although Business undergraduate studies are available at the University of South Australia's (UniSA) Centre for Regional Engagement (CRE), both at the Whyalla Campus and the Mount Gambier Regional Centre (MGRC), many students from regional South Australia choose to undertake Business degrees in Adelaide, the state capital, rather t ....

An off-grid solar system for rural village implementation in East Malaysia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Wong, Sze Yie
  • Publisher: Swinburne University of Technology. Sarawak Campus. Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science.
  • Country: Malaysia

The design-and-build stages on the Long Beruang Solar Project from design phase to final implementation are reported in this thesis, with its sustainability discussed and reviewed. Long Beruang is a rural Penan village located in inland Sarawak, East Malaysia. The Long Beruang Solar Project is a 54 kWp solar power system which is implemented ....

Announcement of Funding Awards for the Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2011

  • Year: 2012
  • Journal Name: Housing & Urban Development Department Documents & Publications
  • Publisher: Federal Information & News Dispatch, Inc.
  • Published Location: Lanham, United States
  • Country: United States

The Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant Program (Program) supports metropolitan and multijurisdictional planning efforts that integrate housing, land use, economic and workforce development, transportation, and infrastructure investments in a manner that empowers jurisdictions to consider the interdependent challenges of: (1 ....

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