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2013

Locating the canon in Tamworth: historical narratives, cultural memory and Australia's 'Country Music Capital'

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Baker, Sarah; Huber, Alison
  • Journal Name: Popular Music
  • Journal Number: 32.2
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published Location: United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 02611430
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

This article concerns the regional city of Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia, a place that prides itself on its reputation as Australia's home of country music. We consider the ongoing memorialisation of country music in Tamworth, and how the processes associated with the project of articulating country music's past work to create and maintain ....

Long distance commuting and regional development: a case study of Stawell, Victoria

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Fiona McKenzie
  • Publisher: State of Victoria Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Victoria
  • ISBN: 978-1-922250-10-0
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

Stawell is a town of 5,737 people located in western Victoria. The local underground gold mine has operated for thirty years employing approximately 350 people at its peak in the last decade. In 2012, the mine’s closure was announced because of reduced profitability caused by increased costs and the depth at which the gold needed to be extracte ....

Management objectives of Queensland fisheries: Putting the horse before the cart

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Sean Pascoe, Catherine Mary Dichmont, Kate Brooks, Rachel Pears, Edward Jebreen.
  • Journal Name: Marine Policy
  • Journal Number: 37
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

A review of future management arrangements for the Queensland East Coast Trawl fishery was undertaken in 2010 to develop a management plan for the next 10 years. A key question raised at the start of the review process was: what should the management plan achieve? As with fisheries management in most countries, multiple management objectives were ....

Managing our big rivers

  • Year: 2013
  • Journal Name: Public Administration Today
  • Journal Number: Issue 36
  • Publisher: Institute of Public Administration Australia, ACT Division
  • Published Location: Belconnen, A.C.T.
  • ISBN: 1832-0066
  • Country: Australia

The controversial Murray-Darling Basin Plan is now law. To open this series on water in our special 'Sustainability and Environment' edition of Today we invited the Murray-Darling Basin Authority to report progress. Report Locationhttp://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=642225176371255;res=IELBUS ....

Managing the NSW Marine Estate: Purpose, Underpinning Principles and Priority Setting

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Marine Estate Management Authority
  • Publisher: New South Wales Government
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

Almost six million people live within 50 kilometres of the NSW coastline. They and the rest of the NSW community plus the millions of domestic and international visitors enjoy the significant natural assets of the Marine Estate and generate billions of dollars each year for NSW and the Australian community. There are many varied commercial, ....

Memo to Tasmania: 'twas an industry done deal

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Katherine Wilson
  • Publisher: Tasmanian Times
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Tasmania

Tasmania is currently reviewing its ban on genetically modified (GM) crops. If other states' experiences are anything to go by, Tasmania will be facing underhand industry tactics. Report Locationhttp://researchbank.swinburne.edu.au/vital/access/manager/Repository/swin:35981?y=-214&x=-918 ....

Mental Health Tertiary Curriculum Project

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: ARHEN project team comprising: David Pierce, Michael Coates, Chris Healey, Fiona Little, Jem Mills , Veronica Barlow, Kerri Boase-Jelinek, Stacey Cotton, Anne Croker , Maddalena Cross, Kathryn Cronin, Martin Harris, Theresa Jokisch, Fiona McCook, et al
  • Country: Australia

This project sought to develop this field by surveying the current provision of mental health training placements in rural Australia and use the findings to improve and shape the future direction of mental health clinical placements and to inform future tertiary curriculum development. Currently rural mental health placements occur in a range of ....

Migratory Patterns and Settlement Experiences of African Australians of Refugee Background in Murray Bridge, South Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Taylor-Neumann, LV Nayano; Balasingam, Mohana Raj
  • Journal Name: Australian Geographer
  • Journal Number: 44.2
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd.
  • Published Location: United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 00049182
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

In the past decade Australian immigration policy has emphasised settlement of refugees/humanitarian entrants in rural and regional locations, in preference to metropolitan areas. The settlement outcomes of a case study of African humanitarian entrants of South Sudanese background in Murray Bridge, a regional centre in South Australia, are examine ....

Missing the Connection: How SRLU policy fragments landscapes and communities in NSW

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Meg Sherval, Nicole Graham
  • Journal Name: Alternative Law Journal
  • Journal Number: Vol. 38, Issue 3
  • Publisher: Legal Service Bulletin Co-operative Ltd
  • Published Location: Clayton, Vic
  • ISBN: 1037-969X
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

 In late 2010, the Environmental Defenders Office (‘EDO’) released a report on the state of planning law in NSW. It suggested that detailed analysis ‘revealed a failure of the current system to balance social and environmental considerations against the Government’s desired economic and statistical outcomes' (1). In 2012, responding ....

Modelling agricultural land use allocation in regional Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Oczkowski, Eddie; Bandara, Yapa
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • Journal Number: 57.3
  • Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
  • Published Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 1364985X
  • Country: Australia

An analysis of the drivers of agricultural land use is important for policy makers as the issues of climate change and food security become increasingly prominent in the political landscape. This paper analyses the role of prices, total land holdings and climate on land use in Australia. The analysis relates to a unique comprehensive coverage of ....

New South Wales Biosecurity Strategy

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Biosecurity NSW
  • Publisher: Department of Primary Industries, NSW
  • ISBN: 978 1 74256 308
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

‘Biosecurity’ means protecting the economy, environment and community from the negative impacts of pests, diseases and weeds. Biosecurity is vital for the health, well being and prosperity of everyone in NSW. The NSW Biosecurity strategy sets the overall direction for the management of animal and plant pests, diseases and ....

No more sun shades, please: Experiences of corporate social responsibility in remote Australian mining communities

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Bice, Sara
  • Journal Name: Rural Society
  • Journal Number: Vol. 22, No. 2
  • Publisher: eContent Management Pty Ltd
  • Published Location: Maleny, Qld.
  • ISBN: 1037-1656
  • Country: Australia

 Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is often touted as the solution to social and environmental ills associated with Australia's mining boom. This paper extends prior research concerning mining's social impacts and related CSR programmes by investigating the emergence of new institutional arrangements in pre-existing rural communities whi ....

Northern Inland Digital Economy Strategy for Business

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Attentive Consulting
  • Publisher: RDA Northern Inland NSW
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

RDA Northern Inland Digital Economy Strategy was commissioned to focus on centering the benefits and opportunities of high speed broadband to achieve improved and sustained economic development through fostering growth of existing private sector businesses while also providing an attractive environment for the establishment of new technology firm ....

Northern Inland Region of NSW - Freight Study

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Peter Rufford. PEECE Pty Ltd
  • Publisher: PEECE Pty Ltd, RDA Northern Inland
  • Published Location: Warners Bay, NSW
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

This report is the draft final report for the Northern Inland Region of NSW regional freight study.  It includes a strategic overview of the freight drivers in the region, the road freight network, the list of high priority freight projects in the region, a $40million priority  investment program and a freight strategy.   ....

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