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Northern Rivers Regional Plan 2013-2016

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: RDA Northern Rivers
  • Publisher: RDA Northern Rivers
  • Published Location: Lismore, NSW
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The Northern Rivers Regional Plan 2013-2016 is the culmination of months of research, data analysis and stakeholder consultation. The plan is a clearly articulated strategy for future development. Issues such as transport and affordable housing have been brought forward from previous plans (see below) as they are still priorities for our region. ....

Northern Rivers Regional Profile 2013

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: RDA Northern Rivers
  • Published Location: Lismore, NSW
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The Northern Rivers Regional Profile 2013 supports the Northern Rivers Regional Plan 2013-2016. It presents a myriad data on our population, income, employment, housing, health, transport, business and industry, the regional economy, energy, infrastructure, the environment and our natural and cultural heritage. Many of the tables and charts compa ....

Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries Industry Development Plan 2013-2017

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries
  • Published Location: Darwin, NT
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Northern Territory

Northern Territory Derpartment of Primary Industry and Fisheries Industry Development Plan 2013-2017 supports the Department's position of improving growth in primary industries and fisheries industry in the Northern Territory.  Report Locationhttp://www.nt.gov.au/d/Content/File/p/pi/DPIF_Development_Plan1.pdf ....

NSW Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Strategic Plan

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Livestock Health and Pest Authorities
  • Publisher: NSW Department of Primary Industries
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

‘Animal biosecurity’ means protecting the economy, environment and community from negative impacts of diseases and pests that affect animals. The NSW Animal Biosecurity and Welfare Strategic Plan (‘Strategic Plan’) guides priority activities to safeguard the economy, environment and community from diseases and pests that affec ....

NSW Regional Indicators Reports

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: NSW Government Trade and Investment

Indicators report for regional New South Wales. Analyses regional employment conditions, industry employment and population growth. Report Locationhttp://www.business.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/29346/nsw_tandi_regional_indicators_201304.pdf ....

Occupational differences, cardiovascular risk factors and lifestyle habits in South Eastern rural Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Davis-Lameloise, Nathalie; Philpot, Benjamin; Janus, Edward D; Versace, Vincent L; Laatikainen, Tiina; Vartiainen, Erkki A; Dunbar, James A
  • Journal Name: BMC Public Health
  • Journal Number: 13
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Published Location: London, United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 14712458
  • Country: Australia

Background: In rural and remote Australia, cardiovascular mortality and morbidity rates are higher than metropolitan rates. This study analysed cardiovascular and other chronic disease risk factors and related health behaviours by occupational status, to determine whether agricultural workers have higher cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk than oth ....

On the growth dynamics of cities and regions - seven lessons. A Canadian perspective with thoughts on regional Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Polese, Mario
  • Journal Name: The Australasian Journal of Regional Studies
  • Journal Number: Vol. 19 No. 1
  • Publisher: Australian and New Zealand Regional Science Association
  • Published Location: Armidale, NSW
  • ISBN: 1324-0935
  • Country: Australia

Seven trends/lessons in regional development are reviewed, taking Canada as reference point: 1) the forces of agglomeration will not lessen; 2) top cities will remain so; 3) distance continues to matter; 4) costs matter, a driver of non-metropolitan growth; 5) market access increasingly matters; 6) as do naturally amenities (sea and trees), but c ....

Optimisation Modelling to Assess Cost of Dietary Improvement in Remote Aboriginal Australia: e83587

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Brimblecombe, Julie; Ferguson, Megan; Liberato, Selma C; Riley, Malcolm
  • Journal Name: PLoS One
  • Journal Number: 8.12
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Published Location: United States

The cost and dietary choices required to fulfil nutrient recommendations defined nationally, need investigation, particularly for disadvantaged populations. This modelling approach suggested population level dietary recommendations at minimal cost based on the baseline purchased diet. Large shifts in diet in remote Aboriginal Australian populati ....

Outreach surgical consulting services in North East Victoria

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Chittleborough, T. J., Lourensz, K., Elliott, M., Thomas, P. and Franzi, S.
  • Editors: David Perkins
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Rural Health
  • Journal Number: Vol. 21 No. 6
  • Publisher: National Rural Health Alliance
  • ISBN: 1440-1584
  • Country: Australia

Objective There is a paucity of data regarding the provision of consultative outreach specialist surgical services to rural areas. This paper aims to describe a model of outreach consultative practice to deliver specialist surgical services to rural communities. Design Analysis of prospectively collected data for consultations in a three month ....

Past, Present and Future Landscapes: Understanding Alternative Futures for Climate Change Adaptation of Coastal Settlements and Communities

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Morley, P., Trammell, J., Reeve, I., McNeill, J., Brunckhorst, D., Bassett, S.
  • Publisher: National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
  • Published Location: Gold Coast
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

Though shaped by past elements, history demonstrates that future landscapes will be very different from those of the present. This is particularly so in coastal areas of rapid urban growth. The effects of climate change in the future will therefore be impacting on these quite different landscapes, not on those we see today. To gauge the severity ....

Pastoralists' knowledge of plant palatability and grazing indicators in an arid region of South Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Wandby H, Petit S, Robinson G
  • Journal Name: The Rangeland Journal
  • Journal Number: 35:4
  • Country: Australia

Indicator species have been used for several decades as measures of ecosystem health. In arid Australian rangelands, which are dominated by commercial grazing enterprises reliant on native pastures, the development of efficacious indicators is particularly important to monitor production and biodiversity values. The high temporal and spatial clim ....

Peel region environmental measures study: Measuring trends in environmental condition in the Peel region

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Ironbark Environmental
  • Publisher: RDA PEEL, Western Australia
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

RDA Peel commission Ironbark Environmental in October 2012 to identify measures of environmental sustainability for the Peel region. Measures of environmental condition will enable RDA Peel and government and community groups to track change in key aspects of the Peel region's natural environment. Ultimately, the measures can help gauge whether t ....

Peel Regional Plan 2013-2016

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: RDA PEEL, Western Australia
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

Plan outlines areas for improvement of the Peel region, outlining issues such as increasing local employment, educational outcomes, maintaining and preserving the environmental assets of the region, improving social outcomes for the region, and ensuring the ongoing sustainability of the region. The plan also outlines flagship projects such as the ....

Perceptions of climate change impacts, adaptation and limits to adaption in the Australian Alps: the ski-tourism industry and key stakeholders

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Morrison, Clare; Pickering, Catherine M
  • Journal Name: Journal of Sustainable Tourism
  • Journal Number: 21.2
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd.
  • Published Location: United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 09669582
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: The Australian Alps

This paper explores perceptions of ski-tourism representatives and other regional stakeholders about climate change impacts, limits to tourism development and adaptation strategies in the Australian Alps. This area faces rising temperatures, declining rain and snow falls, and shorter skiing seasons. Open-ended interviews examined the perceptions, ....

Perceptions of Innovation from Australian SMEs: A regional perspective

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Vitartas, P. & Kinnear, S.
  • Editors: Kinnear, S., Charters, K. & Vitartas, P. (eds)
  • Journal Name: Regional Advantage and Innovation: Achieving National Outcomes
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag
  • Published Location: Heidelberg
  • Country: Australia

This chapter describes the results of an Australian national survey undertaken in late 2011, with the specific focus of innovation in regional areas. The data reflects information from over 500 respondents from small and medium sized business across the full range of industry categories. The key themes were that innovation is well understood by r ....

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