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Population decline and service provision in regional Australia: a South Australian case study

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Beer, A; Keane, R
  • Journal Name: People and Place
  • Journal Number: Vol.8, No.2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

A Federal Government sponsored Regional Forum conducted in Whyalla in July 1999 highlighted the service provision problems confronting rural and remote regions in northern South Australia. This paper considers the nature and extent of population loss in this part of Australia and its impact on the quality of life. The paper goes on ....

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 ....

Productive efficiency and the Australian local government grants process: an empirical analysis of New South Wales local government

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Worthington, Andrew; Dollery, Brian
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies
  • Journal Number: Vol.6, No.1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

This paper addresses the role of the Australian local government grants system in promoting efficiency, and examines whether or not the intergovernmental grants process, along with institutional, structural and environmental characteristics, exerts an influence on the efficient provision of local public services. Data envelopment analysis (DEA) i ....

Re-embracing the bush

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: ANDERSON, John
  • Journal Name: Sydney Papers
  • Journal Number: 1
  • Country: Australia

Address to the Sydney Institute, 17 November 1999, by the leader of the National Party and Deputy Prime Minister, John Anderson - the plight of regional Australia - maintaining political stability and sound economicmanagement - providing opportunities for regional communities to develop - restoration of services. Report Locationhttp://sear ....

Regional Australia and the 'new economy'

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Birrell, B; O'Connor, K
  • Journal Name: People and Place
  • Journal Number: Vol.8 No.4
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales, Victoria

As politicians and community leaders have become more aware of the importance of employment in the 'new ecomony' they have sought to ensure that more of this employment is located in regional Australia. However analysis of employment trends in NSW and Victoria since 1996 show that the proportion of 'new economy' jobs in Sydney and ....

Regional Australia in a globalised economy: towards a responsible framework for regional development

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Australian Catholic Social Welfare Commission
  • Journal Name: Common Wealth: Applying Catholic Social Principles to Public Policy
  • Journal Number: Vol.8, No.1
  • Country: Australia

This document calls upon the federal government to respond to the new economic context for regional Australia with a responsible framework for regional development, arguing that the forces of economic change, evidenced by persistent and localised disadvantage within many regional communities, necessitate a renewed commitment to reg ....

Regional Aviation Competitiveness

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Emma Ferguson, Tammy Braybrook;Shebnem Pollack; David Smith
  • Journal Name: Working Papers
  • Journal Number: 41
  • Publisher: Bureau of Transport Economics (BTE)
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 64228305
  • Country: Australia

Regional airlines can be a lifeline in remote parts of Australia. Competitiveness is an important issue in the regional aviation industry. Although regional aviation has undergone deregulation in most jurisdictions over the last decade, many single-operator routes still exist. The impact of deregulation on air services in regional Australia is an ....

Regional Development and Crime

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Carcach, Carlos
  • Journal Name: Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Journal Number: 160
  • ISBN: 0642241775
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales, Victoria

NSW and Victorian data indicating some links between crime and regional development - crime trends in regional Australia - regions with stable populations, low unemployment, and robust economic structure display less criminal activity than regions without such advantages. Report Locationhttps://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:4uhgb ....

Regional development: some issues for policy makers

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Sorensen, T
  • Publisher: Department of the Parliamentary Library
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

This paper focuses on regional development. It draws attention to the considerable diversity of nonmetropolitan regional conditions and explains the processes underlying them; identifies the potential for considerable community conflict on many issues; discusses policy dilemmas and the responsibilities and roles of different tiers ....

Regional divide? A study of incomes in regional Australia

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Lloyd, R; Harding, A; Hellwig, O
  • Journal Name: Conference papers - Paper presented at the 29th Conference of Economists, Gold Coast
  • Publisher: National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

Regional diversity is a hot topic in Australia's policy agenda. The economic and social circumstances of Australians vary significantly by region. Analyses of income inequality in Australia have generally focussed on the national outcomes. In contrast, this paper uses regional modelling techniques to examine the incomes of househol ....

Report on Government Services 2000

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Productivity Commission
  • Journal Name: Report on Government Services
  • Publisher: Productivity Commission
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 174037150X
  • Country: Australia

Report Locationhttp://www.pc.gov.au/gsp/rogs/2000 ....

Revegetation and wildlife: a guide to enhancing habitats for wildlife conservation in rural environments

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Bennett AF; Kimber SL; Ryan PA
  • Publisher: Environment Australia
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 0642547122
  • Country: Australia

Revegetation is an important and urgent issue in natural resources management in Australia, and there is a growing awareness of the need for extensive revegetation to counter environmental problems arising from the loss of native vegetation, including the decline in biodiversity. This guide is the culmination of a project to identi ....

Rural and regional Victoria - a challenge for the State Government: local governments working together with their communities to ensure adequate resourcing and equity of service delivery

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Ensor, D; Rogers, M; Ryan, R
  • Publisher: Centre for Sustainable Regional Communities, La Trobe University
  • Published Location: Bendigo, Vic
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

Prepared for the Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA), this discussion document is a review of some critical issues facing local governments in rural and regional areas, and is the result of wide-ranging consultation. The purpose of the document is to create a greater awareness of: the requirements and expectations of rura ....

Rural Communities and Rural Social Issues: Priorities for Research

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Black, A; Duff, J; Saggers, S; Baines, P; Jennings, A; Bowen, P
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published Location: Barton, ACT
  • ISBN: 0642581606
  • Country: Australia

This report deals with priorities for research into rural communities and rural social issues. The report is based on an extensive literature review, together with information derived from a survey of policy-making agencies and researchers, as well as discussion at a national workshop held in Canberra on 19 May 1999. Issues reviewe ....

School contribution to rural communities: leadership issues

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Johns, S; Kilpatrick, S; Falk, I; Mulford, B
  • Publisher: Centre for Research and Learning in Regional Australia, University of Tasmania
  • Published Location: Launceston, Tas
  • Country: Australia

Successful rural community development efforts focus on harnessing the resources already present to find community solutions to community concerns. For these efforts to be successful, high levels of cooperation, communication and trust need to be built within the community. This paper is based on a pilot study which investigated th ....

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