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Regional Development Processes

Barriers to collaboration in mental health services for older people: external agency views

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: M Crotty, J Henderson, L Martinez, J Fuller
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Primary Health
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

The need for mental health services for older people living in rural areas is increasing in South Australia. Providing such care requires coordination between several types of services across government, hospital and non-government sectors. The purpose of this study was to identify barriers to collaboration from the perspective of external aged c ....

Barwon South West Regional Strategic Plan 2012-2015

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: Regional Development Australia Barwon South West
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

Second release of the Barwon South West Regional Plan produced by Regional Development Australia Barwon South West. The plan has been developed following consultation with Australian, Victorian and Local governments, education and health providers, industry and business networks, environmental and community groups. The consultation largely occurs ....

Barwon South West: Victoria's Region of Opportunity

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: Regional Development Australia Barwon South West
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

Paper presents and overview of the Barwon South West Regional Strategic Plan 2012-2015. The plan explored the strengths, weaknesses and opportunities that affect the entire Barwon South West Region. It also identifies the common goals and objectives of the G21 AND gREAT South Coast sub-regional plans. Report Location ....

Being realistic about planning in no growth: Challenges, opportunities, and foundations for a new agenda in the Greater Sudbury, CMA

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Hall, Heather M.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: University of Waterloo (Canada)
  • Published Location: Canada
  • ISBN: 9780494352434
  • Country: Canada
  • State/Region: Ontario

Regional disparities, most notably of the 'heartland-periphery' pattern, have been a distinctive feature of Canadian urban geography throughout the industrial era. New regimes of economic prosperity, recessions, and restructuring in the post-industrial era coupled with demographic fluctuations have added new and accentuated divisions an ....

Best of both worlds?: fly in-fly out research project report

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Janine Watts; Pilbara Regional Council.
  • Publisher: Pilbara Regional Council
  • Published Location: Karratha, Western Australia
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Pilbara, Western Australia

The primary objective of this research was to work with key stakeholders and the communities affected by Fly-in/Fly-out (FIFO) operations to develop a more sustainable and mutually advantageous future by arriving at strategies to maximize identified benefits and minimize identified negative impacts of FIFO in the Pilbara. Report LocationClick h ....

Beyond the resource enclave: regional development challenges in northern remote Australia.

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Pritchard, Bill
  • Journal Name: Journal of Australian Political Economy
  • Journal Number: 55
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Northern Australia

This paper calls for heightened attention to the question of how economic interests interact with one another at a regional scale. All too often in northern remote Australia, the paucity of local private sector activity and the minimal capital base of regions encourage the view that large-scale external investment (usually associated with resourc ....

Blue line, greenbelts, and the effects of growth management: The geographical effects of growth management policies in Boulder, Colorado

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Talucci, Anna C.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: University of Denver
  • Published Location: United States -- Colorado
  • ISBN: 9781124958927
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: Colorado

This study evaluates and describes the effects of growth management policies, established by the city of Boulder, Colorado, for the city and the surrounding region. A variety of techniques contribute to this evaluation, including remote sensing analysis of land-use change for the region, mapping of commuter flow patterns, and analysis o ....

Boardroom Revelations - Board Members Making Meaning of Regional Development Governance

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Conway, Mary-Louise
  • Journal Name: Sustaining Regions
  • Journal Number: Vol. 5, No. 3
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales, Western Australia

This paper brings to the surface a number of issues about the experience of being a board member of a RDA in NSW and WA. It seems that board members are drawn to this involvement as an act of goodwill and in the effort to make positive contributions to their communities. Involvement is often a reflection of their own personal and w ....

Brooking no favorites: a new approach to regional development in Atlantic Canada

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Mintz, Jack M; Smart, Michael
  • Journal Name: Commentary - C.D. Howe Institute
  • Journal Number: 193
  • Publisher: C.D. Howe Institute
  • Published Location: Canada
  • Country: Canada
  • State/Region: Atlantic Canada

Since 1988, the federal government has transferred nearly $4 billion to businesses, governments and non-governmental organizations in the Atlantic provinces through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). Recently, a number of critics have called for a re-examination of the agency's mandate and a fundamental reform in the way t ....

Building learning communities: partnerships, social capital and VET performance

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Allison, Janelle; Gorringe, Scott; Lacey, Justine
  • Publisher: National Centre for Vocational Education Research
  • Published Location: Adelaide, SA
  • ISBN: 1921170069
  • Country: Australia

This evaluation report examines the impact of vocational education and training (VET), and its projectbased activities and partnerships, on the development of sustainable communities in regional Australia. Case studies were undertaken of 12 regions and two sets of performance indicators used. The study found that VET plays a critic ....

Building Stronger Regional Communities: Budget Outcomes 2014–15

  • Year: 2014
  • Author: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
  • Country: Australia

Building Stronger Regional Communities: Budget Outcomes 2014–15 highlights key Australian Government investments with relevance to regional Australia. The publication outlines each Australian Government portfolio's role in regional Australia and describes the new and existing Budget measures that will assist regional communities. Building Stron ....

Cancer of the Bush or Salvation for our Cities?: Fly-in, Fly-out and drive-in, drive-out workforce practices in Regional Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: House of Representatives Standing Committee on Regional Australia
  • Published Location: Canberra ACT
  • ISBN: 978-0-642-79850-3
  • Country: Australia

On Wednesday 13 February 2013, the House Standing Committee on Regional Australia tabled its report on the inquiry into the use of ‘fly-in, fly-out’ (FIFO) workforce practices in regional Australia entitled Cancer of the bush or salvation for our cities? Fly-in, fly-out and drive-in, drive-out workforce practices in Regional Australia. Repo ....

Capitalism and the countryside : the rural crisis in Australia

  • Year: 1987
  • Author: Lawrence, G. A.
  • Publisher: Pluto Press
  • Published Location: Sydney, NSW
  • ISBN: 0949138169
  • Country: Australia

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Central Queensland Economic and Infrastructure Framework

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: Queensland Government Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning
  • Published Location: Brisbane Qld
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

This Economic and Infrastructure Framework (the framework) identifies opportunities for the Central Queensland economy to grow with the support of strategic infrastructure planning. By highlighting the economic potential of Central Queensland, the framework aims to encourage private sector investment in the region, as well as inform infrastructur ....

Challenging the Creative Class: Innovation, 'Creative Regions' and Community Development

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Eversole, Robyn
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 11, No. 3
  • Country: Australia

Richard Florida's theory of the 'creative class', new regionalism's emphasis on regional networks for innovation, and the business literature on the so-called 'new' or 'networked' economy, all point to the important link between creative thinking and economic success for regions. Out of this intellectual climate have come the curre ....

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