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Population and Migration

Population movement can sustain STI prevalence in remote Australian indigenous communities

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Hui, Ben B; Gray, Richard T; Wilson, David P; Ward, James S; Smith, Anthony M A; Philip, David J; Law, Matthew G; Hocking, Jane S; Regan, David G
  • Journal Name: BMC Infectious Diseases
  • Journal Number: 13
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Published Location: London, United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 14712334
  • Country: Australia

or almost two decades, chlamydia and gonorrhoea diagnosis rates in remote Indigenous communities have been up to 30 times higher than for non-Indigenous Australians. The high levels of population movement known to occur between remote communities may contribute to these high rates. High population mobility is likely to contribute to the high lev ....

Population projections for New South Wales: a regional analysis

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Culpin, A; Nugent, S; Truscott, J
  • Journal Name: People and Place
  • Journal Number: Vol.8, No.1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The population of New South Wales is projected to keep growing for the next 30 years but the rate of growth is expected to slow. Population ageing and slowing birth rates are the main contributors to this fall in growth. Over the 30 year projection period we see significant shifts in the structure and distribution of population wit ....

Preventing rural exodus through development in the Pampas

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Kalil, Artur Marques
  • Publisher: University of Maryland, College Park
  • Published Location: United States -- Maryland
  • ISBN: 9781109634426
  • Country: Brazil
  • State/Region: Pampas

Rural Brazil has gone through a crisis in the past century. Modernization and technology shifts has left agriculture in few very mechanized hands and pushed the rural labor force into industrialized urban areas. This phenomenon is called the Rural Exodus. The Pampas, the southernmost tip of Brazil, are symptomatic of the exodus. Establishme ....

Projecting Small Area Statistics with Australian Microsimulation Model (SPATIALMSM)

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Vidyattama, Yogi; Tanton, Robert
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 16, No. 1
  • Country: Australia

'Think Global, Act Local' has become a theme for development planning of governments around the world. This is partly due to the increasing recognition of the importance of planning at a small area level. As a consequence, there is a need to derive estimates of socio-economic variables for local areas, and project these into future ....

Queensland Regionalisation Strategy: For Public Consultation Strengthening Queensland's Regions

  • Year: 2011
  • Publisher: Queensland Government
  • Published Location: Brisbane, Qld
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

Following on from the Queensland Growth Management Summit held in March 2010, the Queensland Government is continuing to work with the community to plan for the future. Current projections indicate that Queensland’s population will continue to grow, although at a slower rate than over recent years. The Queensland Government cannot control the r ....

Queensland remains a population magnet

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Barker, Ross
  • Journal Name: People and Place
  • Journal Number: Vol.16, No.2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

While there was a relative lull in the late 1990s, Queensland's population growth has resumed its earlier rapidity. In the past the main driver was immigration from other states, chiefly New South Wales and, to a lesser extent, Victoria. Now overseas immigration to Queensland is growing fast and it, together with natural increase, ....

RDA Barossa Stakeholder Reporting 2012-2013

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: Regional Development Australia Barossa
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

Report for stakeholders on the activities of the RDA Barossa and Barossa region. Report Location ....

RDA Gold Coast Regional Profile 2013

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: Regional Development Australia Gold Coast
  • Published Location: Southport, QLD
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Gold Coast, Queensland

The Gold Coast Regional Plan 2013 attempts to address the challenges and opportunities facing the Gold Coast region. The Gold Coast RDA has been working with a variety of business, government, community and environmental groups to identify the Gold Coast regional priorities. These priorities form the basis of the 2013-2016 Regional Plan. The fr ....

RDA Goldfields Esperance Regional Plan

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: RDA Goldfields Esperance
  • Published Location: Western Australia
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

The Goldfields Esperance Regional Plan sets out the strategic framework for RDA Goldfields Esperance to contribute to the regional vision. Its priorities are: Attracting and retaining population Increasing access to affordable, adaptable and secure housing Enhancing industry resilience and innovation Ensuring a healthy and valued environme ....

RDA Kimberley Regional Plan 2013-2016

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

The Kimberley region of Western Australia is a unique and vast area of desert, river and saltwater country. On the world stage, it is regarded as a last frontier and is renowned for its rugged beauty, isolation, Aboriginal heritage and large areas of pristine wilderness. RDA Kimberley's vision for the region is to create an environment of oppo ....

RDA Limestone Coast Annual Report 2012-2013

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: Regional Development Australia Limestone Coast
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

Annual report of the RDA Limestone Coast. Update on the Regional Roadmap plan on economic development, infrastructure, population growth, skills, leadership development, tourism, lifestyle, promotion, and community wellbeing. Update of key performance indicators for state and local government target outcomes. Overview of strategiec actions and sm ....

RDA Mid North Coast NSW Regional Plan 2013-2016

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: RDA Mid North Coast
  • Publisher: RDA Mid North Coast
  • Published Location: Port Macquarie, NSW
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The RDA Mid North Coast Regional Plan 2013-3016 incorporates the regional priorities of a very diverse list of stakeholders. It reflects the region’s long term 20 year vision that:  The people of the Mid North Coast will live and work in a place of innovation, opportunity and inclusion which makes the region a leader in social, envir ....

RDA Riverina Regional Plan 2013-2016

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: RDA Riverina
  • Published Location: Wagga Wagga, NSW

The RDA Riverina Regional Plan is a road map for the future development of the Riverina region. Through discussions and consultations with various stakeholders across the region and the review of existing planning documents a footprint for action has been developed. The key emerging priorities and issues are:  Infrastructure development- ....

RDA Tasmania Regional Plan 2013-2014

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: RDA Tasmania

The RDA Tasmania Regional Plan is reviewed annually to update profiling information and revise RDA Tasmania's strategic direction and regional priorities. Draft priorities are shared with a wide range of stakeholders to invite input and this feedback is incorporated throughout the drafting process. Five broad priorities have been identified by R ....

Refugee regional settlement: romance and reality

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Janet Taylor
  • Journal Name: Brotherhood Comment
  • Country: Australia

Both the Federal and the State Governments have been developing policies to encourage immigrants and refugees to settle in regional areas, to assist the newcomers in gaining employment and to build regional economies. However, the policy objectives associated with regional settlement of refugees, namely humanitarian goals and oblig ....

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