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[In]Sight: Economic diversification and the competitiveness of regional Australia

  • Year: 2014
  • Author: Regional Australia Institute
  • Country: Australia

[In]Sight is an online index and interactive map tracking the competitiveness of Australia’s 560 Local Government Areas (LGA) and 55 Regional Development Australia (RDA) regions, unlocking thousands of insights into regional Australia.     [In]Sight’s economic diversification indicator (within the Business Sophistic ....

ABS Manufacturing Statistics

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

Provides data and statistics over various years on Australian manufacturing. Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/[email protected]/ViewContent?readform&view=ProductsbyTopic&Action=Expand&Num=3.11 ....

Closing the motor vehicle industry: the impact on Australia

  • Year: 2014
  • Author: Bianca Barbaro, John Spoehr
  • Country: Australia

The Australian Workplace Innovation & Social Research Centre (WISeR) commissioned a study by the National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) to assess the impact of the closure of the motor vehicle industry in Australia following announcements by General Motors Holden (GMH), Ford and Toyota that they will be ceasing product ....

Crafting Regional Cultural Production: emergence, crisis and consolidation in the Gold Coast surfboard industry

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Warren, Andrew; Gibson, Chris
  • Journal Name: Australian Geographer
  • Journal Number: 44.4
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd.
  • Published Location: United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 00049182
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

Surfboard-making is concentrated in regions with vibrant surfing subcultures, suitable waves and sufficient expertise in crafting boards, by hand, to suit prevailing coastal conditions. This article charts the rise of the Gold Coast as Australia's most concentrated cluster of surfboard-making, from its origins as do-it-yourself craft in backyards ....

Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Deloitte
  • Publisher: Deloitte

Over the next five years, 20th-century manufacturing stalwarts like the United States, Germany and Japan will be challenged to maintain their competitive edge to emerging nations such as China, India and Brazil, according to the 2013 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index report from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited's (DTTL) Global Manufactur ....

Industry Atlas of Victoria 2013

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Serey Thir, Jolyon Ellis-Jones, TJ Hone, Toby Motoi, Bettina Neira, Pin Ng, Stephen Ryan, Stephanie Gregory.
  • Publisher: Department of State Development, Business and Innovation, State Government of Victoria.
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Victoria
  • ISBN: 978-1-921572-95-1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

What kinds of industries are located in Victoria and where do skilled Victorians live and work? How have changes in the Victorian economy affected the distribution of businesses and people? Produced by the Department, the Industry Atlas of Victoria answers these and many other similar questions. It is a graphic snapshot of the State's economy ....

Spatial patterns and determinants of industrial regional growth in Mexico, 1993--2003: Implications for regional planning and public policy

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Trevino Cantu, Jesus Antonio
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: The University of Texas at Arlington
  • Published Location: United States -- Texas
  • ISBN: 9780542980084
  • Country: Mexico

This research investigates industrial regional growth and its determinants in Mexico from 1993 to 2003. Strategies of local economic development, usually based on industrial promotion, require knowing main determinants of industrial regional growth. The case study shows that there is no variable with a systematically strong effect for a ....

The future of Australian manufacturing: the implications of Free Trade Agreements for industry development and Australia's manufacturing regions

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Brain, Peter
  • Journal Name: National Economic Review
  • Journal Number: 56
  • Country: Australia

This discussion paper "The Future of Australian Manufacturing: The Implications of Free Trade Agreements for Industry Development in Australia's Manufacturing Regions" brings together the findings from the AUSFTA Report and the discussion papers released as part of the NIEIR-AMWU work program. It also supplements this work with new research on ....

The Rise of New Manufacturing

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Allison, J.; Broun, D.; Lacey, J.
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Tasmania

Recent studies have pointed to high levels of investment in production technologies in the manufacturing sector in Australia. In North West Tasmania, manufacturing has been identified as a propulsive industry for the region. Yet we know relatively little about the types of new manufacturing approaches being adopted or the impact of these “game ....

The Two-speed Australian Economy - the Decline of Sydney's Labour Market

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Mitchell, William; Bill, Anthea
  • Journal Name: People and Place
  • Journal Number: Vol. 14, No. 4
  • Country: Australia

Australia is experiencing a two-speed economy in which New South Wales and Sydney are doing poorly in comparison to the mining regions of Western Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory. Several factors contributing to the two-speed phenomenon: the terms of trade for base metal commodities; the decline in manufacturing; th ....

Workforce Development in the Grampians

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Centre for Regional Innovation & Competitiveness—University of Ballarat
  • Publisher: RDA Grampians
  • Published Location: Ballarat, Victoria
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

A research study 'Workforce Development in the Grampians Region' released by RDA Grampians identifies the future workforce needs of business and industry in the region focusing on four key industries: Manufacturing, Health Care, Agriculture and Tourism. A key challenge for business and industry, and tertiary education providers in the region was ....

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