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Population and Migration

Meeting the challenge of change in regional Australia

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Banks, G
  • Journal Name: Paper presented at Symposium Renaissance of The Regions
  • Publisher: Institute of Public Administration
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Vic
  • Country: Australia

Issues raised by the Productivity Commission's national public inquiry into the impact of Competition Policy Reforms on Rural and Regional Australia are addressed in this paper which discusses: demographic trends and population movement in rural and coastal areas of Australia; globalisation and The World Trade Organisation; nationa ....

Meeting the needs of an ageing rural and regional population

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Schmidt, Anthony T
  • Journal Name: Municipal Engineering Australia
  • Journal Number: Volume 39 Issue 3 (Oct 2012)
  • Publisher: EPC Media Group
  • Published Location: Greensborough, Vic.
  • ISBN: 0211-354X
  • Country: Australia

Report Locationhttp://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=993965460536770;res=IELENG ....

Migration up and down the urban hierarchy and across the life course

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: D. A. Plane, C. J. Henrie, and M. J. Perry
  • Editors: Susan Hanson
  • Journal Name: PNAS
  • Journal Number: 102.43
  • Publisher: PNAS
  • Country: United States

In this article, we begin by reviewing the concept of step migration that originated in E. G. Ravenstein's seminal papers “The Laws of Migration” (1885, 1889). As a result of the forces of the Industrial Revolution underway in 19th century Great Britain, migrants moved from farms to villages, from villages to towns, from towns to county seats ....

Migration, labour demand, housing markets and the drought in regional Australia

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Boyd Hunter and Nicholas Biddle
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Family Studies
  • ISBN: 1446-9871
  • Country: Australia

This report explore the interactions between local labour demand and short-term and long-term mobility or, more correctly, migration. Given that the definition of drought is contested, sensitivity analysis was conducted using independent regional data. Census data for Statistical Local Areas (SLAs) throughout Australia were used to capture mobili ....

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 ....

Movement of non-metropolitan youth towards the cities

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Hillman, Kylie; Rothman, Sheldon
  • Publisher: Australian Council for Educational Research
  • Published Location: Camberwell, Vic
  • ISBN: 9780864315021
  • Country: Australia

Rural communities are affected by the rate of urban migration of their young people once they leave school. This study draws on data from the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) to map the experiences of a group of Year 11 students not living in any of the major Australian metropolitan areas in 1997. It examines the pat ....

Moving out: Aged migration in Western Australia 1991–96

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Peter Vintila
  • Journal Name: Urban Policy and Research
  • Journal Number: 19.2
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Online
  • ISBN: 1476-7244
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

This paper explores aged migration in Western Australia between 1991 and 1996, focusing on net movement outcomes. Migration is considered in three age cohorts: ‘pre‐retirees’ aged 55 to 64; the ‘young old’ aged 65 to 74; and the ‘old old’ aged 75 and over. Senior Western Australians aged between 55 and 74 are, in significant net ter ....

New South Wales Regional Statistics

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

Includes data over varies years on population, family and community, health, education, work, economic resources, housing, crime and justice, transport, economic activity. Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/[email protected]/Lookup/1368.1Main+Features12007?OpenDocument ....

Northern Australia Statistical Compendium 2009

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE)
  • Publisher: Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics
  • Published Location: Canberra
  • ISBN: 978-1-921260-36-0
  • Country: Australia

The Northern Australia Statistical Compendium was prepared by BITRE with the assistance of the Office of Northern Australia, with the aim of compiling a base of factual information that would contribute to improved understanding of the economic and social developments in this region. The compendium discusses essential characteristics of Northern ....

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.   ....

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. ....

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 ....

OECD Extended Regional Typology

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Monica Brezzi, Lewis Dijkstra, Vicente Ruiz
  • Publisher: OECD

The extended typology is used to compare the dynamics of population and labour markets. Remote rural regions show a stronger decline in population and a faster ageing process than rural regions close to a city. The remoteness of rural regions is in fact a significant factor explaining regional outflows of working age population, confirming that t ....

Older Australia at a glance

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Angus, P; Bennett, S; Jenkins, A; Karmel, R; Niemeyer, S; Rowland, F
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 1740242076
  • Country: Australia

Significant changes to all aspects of social and economic life are expected to occur as a result of the increasing proportion of older people in the community. This report, a joint venture of the Australian Institute of Health and the Commonwealth Government's Ageing and Aged Care Division, presents current demographic data about a ....

Options for understanding regional dynamics in Northern Australia

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Stafford Smith M (CSIRO Centre for Arid Zone Research, Alice Springs); Walker D (CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Aitkenvale); Maru Y (CSIRO Centre for Arid Zone Research, Alice Springs); Stoeckl N (CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Aitkenvale); Herr A (CSIRO Su
  • Publisher: Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Savannas Management
  • Published Location: Darwin
  • ISBN: 0958101477
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Northern Australia

A scoping study of the regional dynamics of northern Australia explored the justifications for investigating savanna regions as dynamic systems and considered the characteristics of savanna regions that make them behaviourally different from more densely settled regions. The implications of those differences for methods of explorin ....

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