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Population and Migration

'You don't want to be a check-out chick all your life': the out-migration of young people from Australia's small rural towns

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Alston, Margaret
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Social Issues
  • Journal Number: Vol.39, No.3
  • Country: Australia

Globalisation and changes in agribulture have resulted in major social changes in inland Australia. Depopulation of the inland has led many to speculate on the future of rural towns and rural people. This paper will examine population drifts from country towns to cities and from the inland to the coastal regions and, in particular, the out-migrat ....

A creativity-led rural renaissance? Amenity-led migration, the creative turn and the uneven development of rural Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Neil Argent, Matthew Tonts, Roy Jones, John Holme
  • Country: Australia

This paper explores the relationships between amenity, creativity, internal migration processes and economic development in a significant proportion of rural Australia. In developing a predictive and synoptic model of migration attractiveness, we explore the extent to which rural regions and localities have been able to attract 'cr ....

A Just Australia web site

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Australians for Just Refugee Programs
  • Journal Name: Surry Hills
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

The A Just Australia campaign is managed by the Refugee Council of Australia. The core mission of the campaign is to campaign for positive changes to government policy on refugee and asylum seekers. By working together with prominent Australians and community groups and thousands of concerned individuals, A Just Australia aims ....

A Profile of Cellar Door Personnel: An Exploratory Case Study Analysis of Two Australian Wine Regions

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Williams, Kim Marianne
  • Journal Name: Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism
  • Journal Number: 12.1
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd.
  • Published Location: United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 15332845
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria, South Australia

This exploratory study investigated the profile of cellar door personnel working in two wine districts in Australia, the Yarra Valley, Victoria, and the McLaren Vale, South Australia. The project examined the demographic profile, employment relationships, career mobility, and the perceived skills and knowledge essential for cellar door or tasting ....

A regional economy: a case study of Tasmania

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: BITRE
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Tasmania

This study provides an analytical investigation of the challenges facing regional Australia. BITRE's study takes a multifaceted and holistic approach. The underlying principle is that economies do not work in isolation and a complex mix of interacting drivers affects a region's economic performance. Tasmania's economic performance has experienced ....

A spatial simultaneous growth equilibrium modeling of agricultural land development in the Northeast United States

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Hailu, Yohannes G
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: West Virginia University
  • Published Location: United States -- West Virginia
  • ISBN: 9780542763380
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: Northeast United States

With population growth and expansion of economic activities, urbanized places have expanded; and with growing per capita income, residential location preferences have shifted towards suburban and rural locations. In many places, such new growth has been accommodated with the development of agricultural lands. The concern from natural re ....

A Tale of Two Communities: Refugee Relocation in Australia

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Broadbent, Robyn; Cacciattolo, Marcelle; Carpenter, Cathryn
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Social Issues, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 42, No. 4
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

Refugees are forced to leave their homes and countries to start anew in a different place. This paper outlines the key challenges and issues facing those Australian regional communities focussing on refugee relocation projects as a labour and population renewal strategy. This discussion arises from a two year evaluation project whi ....

ABS Population Projections, Australia, 2006 to 2101

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

Population projections based on current trends out to 2101. Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/[email protected]/mf/3222.0?OpenDocument ....

ABS Tasmanian State and Regional Indicators

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

Includes data over various years on labour, economic activity, industry, population, family and community, household economic resources, education, housing, transport, crime and justice, health, and the environment. Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/[email protected]/Lookup/1307.6Main+Features1Dec%202010?OpenDocument ....

Additional years of Australian Rural Clinical School undergraduate training is associated with rural practice

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Forster, Lesley; Assareh, Hassan; Watts, Lisa D; McLachlan, Craig S
  • Journal Name: BMC Medical Education
  • Journal Number: 13
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Published Location: London, United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 14726920
  • Country: Australia

To understand the influence of the number of years spent at an Australian rural clinical school (RCS) on graduate current , preferred current and intended location for rural workforce practice. Increasing the length of time beyond a year at an Australian RCS campus for undergraduate medical students is associated with current work location, pref ....

Aged Migration to Coastal and Inland Centres in NSW

  • Year: 1991
  • Author: RUSSELL DRYSDALE
  • Journal Name: Australian Geographical Studies
  • Journal Number: 29.2
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

To better understand migration by the aged to non-metropolitan destinations this article compares both the household characteristics and the migration behaviour of aged inland movers with aged coastal movers. Inland movers are significantly different to coastal movers in socioeconomic and demographic respects, such as age, mobility, the location ....

Ageing Australia: changing location patterns of older people in South East Queensland

  • Year: 2014
  • Author: Jung Hoon Han & Jonathan Corcoran
  • Journal Name: Australian Planner
  • Journal Number: 51.1
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd.
  • Published Location: United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 0729-3682
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

This paper investigates a decade of changes in the location patterns of older people in the ‘sunbelt’ region of South East Queensland (SEQ). Despite the accentuation of public policies to better cater for older people in an ageing Australia, little attention has been directed towards exploration of the changing spatial distributions of older ....

Agricultural Decline, Landscape Change, and Outmigration

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Soliva, Reto
  • Journal Name: Mountain Research and Development
  • Journal Number: Vol.27, No.2
  • Publisher: Centre for Development and Environment Institute of Geography, University of Bern
  • Published Location: Boulder, Switzerland
  • Country: Switzerland

As in many other mountain areas, peripheral regions of the Swiss Alps are experiencing outmigration, especially of younger people, due to lack of opportunities. Winter tourism, often the backbone of regional economies, is declining in many smalland medium-sized resorts. At the same time, agricultural decline is leading to land abandonme ....

An even spread: distribution and population

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Robert Champion de Crespigny
  • Publisher: Australian Population Institute
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Vic
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

Regional areas of Australia face particular challenges related to changes in Australia's demographic profile and need to take proactive measures now if they are to remain socially and economically viable in the future. South Australia (SA) is already beginning to feel the effects of population ageing and population decline as a res ....

An exploration of labour mobility in mining and construction: who moves and why

  • Year: 2014
  • Author: Georgina Atkinson and Jo Hargreaves
  • Publisher: National Centre for Vocational Education Research

Labour mobility is a complex concept because people change jobs for a variety of reasons, in different ways and with different outcomes for their lives and careers. This study explores what motivates people to change jobs and examines the influence of their employer, occupation or industry, and investigates their geographic mobility on either a p ....

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