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Protecting the heart of our country

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Barry Traill
  • Journal Name: Issues
  • Journal Number: No. 104
  • Publisher: Control Publications
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Vic
  • ISBN: 0819-8101

With wilderness areas across the globe rapidly disappearing, Australia’s outback remains one of the last great natural places on Earth. How do we manage our wild lands into the future?     The article focuses on the management of the natural resources and wilderness areas in Australia. It mentions that the five Great Wilderness Are ....

RDA Goldfields Esperance Regional Plan

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: RDA Goldfields Esperance
  • Published Location: Western Australia
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

The Goldfields Esperance Regional Plan sets out the strategic framework for RDA Goldfields Esperance to contribute to the regional vision. Its priorities are: Attracting and retaining population Increasing access to affordable, adaptable and secure housing Enhancing industry resilience and innovation Ensuring a healthy and valued environme ....

RDA Moreton Bay Sustainable Business Strategy

  • Year: 2013
  • Journal Name: RDA Moreton Bay
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

With a growing population the RDA Moreton Bay busniess strategy aims to help businesses build resilience and sustainability. This project was designed to deliver a Sustainable Business Strategy through a process of auditing current levels of sustainable business practice, consulting with key stakeholders, preparing a Moreton Bay Sustainable Busin ....

RDA Moreton Bay Sustainable Business Strategy

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: RDA Moreton Bay
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

With a growing population the RDA Moreton Bay busniess strategy aims to help businesses build resilience and sustainability. This project was designed to deliver a Sustainable Business Strategy through a process of auditing current levels of sustainable business practice, consulting with key stakeholders, preparing a Moreton Bay Sustainable Busin ....

RDA Riverina Regional Plan 2013-2016

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: RDA Riverina
  • Published Location: Wagga Wagga, NSW

The RDA Riverina Regional Plan is a road map for the future development of the Riverina region. Through discussions and consultations with various stakeholders across the region and the review of existing planning documents a footprint for action has been developed. The key emerging priorities and issues are:  Infrastructure development- ....

Re-creating the Rural, Reconstructing Nature: An International Literature Review of the Environmental Implications of Amenity Migration

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Jesse B Abrams, Hannah Gosnell, Nicholas J Gill, Peter J Klepeis
  • Journal Name: Conservation and Society
  • Journal Number: 10.3
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications
  • ISBN: 0975-3133
  • Country: Australia

The term 'amenity migration' describes a broad diversity of patterns of human movement to rural places in search of particular lifestyle attributes. This review of international literature, drawn from the authors' own prior research and searches on relevant databases, synthesises findings on the implications of amenity migration for the creation ....

Reframing Issues in Rural Development: Women's insights into sustainability and their implications for government

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Ross, A.H.; McCartney, F.
  • Editors: Robyn Eversole; John Martin
  • Journal Name: Participation and Governance in Regional Development: Global trends in an Australian context
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
  • Published Location: England
  • ISBN: 0754645843
  • Country: Australia

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Regional Development through the Enterprise of Arts Leadership

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Radbourne, Jennifer
  • Journal Name: Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc.
  • Published Location: Washington, United States
  • Country: Australia

Radbourne discusses a 2001 research project in Australia on the crisis faced by its regions. The study shows that even though the regions experienced decrease in services in many areas, regional arts activity is continuing, which affects economic and social factors such as employment, community participation, and education. Based on the ....

Regional natural resource management: is it sustainable

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Paton, Sandy; Curtis, Allan; McDonald, Geoff; Woods, Mary
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Environmental Management
  • Journal Number: Vol.11, No.4
  • Country: Australia

In an effort to achieve sustainable Natural Resource Management (NRM), the Commonwealth and State governments have moved to a regional focus for their major funding programs. This approach was driven by the belief that previous arrangements had been unable to achieve the required amount of change at the appropriate landscape scale and that state ....

Regional Universities Network: Engaging with regions, building a stronger nation

  • Year: 2013
  • Journal Number: Vol. 1
  • Publisher: Regional Universities Network
  • Published Location: Canberra ACT
  • Country: Australia

In support of RUN’s commitment to strengthening the contributions of member universities to regional development, the Network commissioned a study to investigate the full scope of the member universities' engagement with their regions and associated contributions, including social, cultural, environmental and economic aspects. Report Location ....

Regions Matter: Economic Recovery, Innovation and Sustainable Growth

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: OECD
  • Publisher: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Published Location: Paris, France
  • ISBN: 9789264076518

Why do some regions grow faster than others, and in ways that do not always conform to economic theory? This is a central issue in today's economic climate, when policy makers are looking for ways to stimulate new and sustainable growth. OECD work suggests that there is no one-size-fits-all answer to regional growth policy. Rather, regions grow ....

Remote area building and sustainable development

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Scally, Simon
  • Journal Name: Environment Design Guide
  • Journal Number: 70
  • Country: Australia

This note discusses approaches to sustainable design in remote, rural and regional areas. Compared with urban settings, remote locations involve substantial environmental and financial penalties in establishing, maintaining and operating buildings, infrastructure and connected services. On the other hand, working out bush can be ve ....

Report card on sustainable natural resource use in agriculture:Status and trend in the agricultural areas of the south-west of Western Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Editors: Noel Shoknecht, David Bicknell, John Ruprecht, Frank Smith, Angela Massenbauer
  • Publisher: Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

This report card summarises our current knowledge of the status and trend in the natural resource base in the agricultural areas of south-west of Western Australia and provides a discussion of the implications for agricultural industries. The condition of our natural resources is a complex interaction of numerous processes. In simple terms howev ....

Role of local institutions in formulating climate change adaptation strategies for a low water future: A public policy perspective

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Ananda, Jayanath
  • Journal Name: The 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 the role of local institutions in supporting climate change adaptation action from a public policy perspective. While certain adaptation actions will provide public benefits, many others will offer private benefits. The paper argues that adaptation investments and assigning the adaptation responsibility across various actors s ....

Rural and remote environments and health

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Farley, R
  • Journal Name: Good Health - good country: from conception to completion: proceedings of the 6th National Rural Health Conference, Canberra
  • Country: Australia

What is a healthy community? In addressing this question the author argues that a healthy community is one that grows in a sustainable and equitable way and that the core issue is how to manage change in relation to landscape, employment and population in rural and remote communities. Issues which should constitute an agenda for a ....

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