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Proposed Basin Plan

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Murray-Darling Basin Authority
  • Publisher: Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA)
  • ISBN: 9781921783197
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority is preparing the Guide to the Proposed Basin Plan to present proposals to the community for discussion. These proposals are about the key decisions the Authority is required to make under the Water Act 2007, in particular the new limits on water that can be taken from the Basin, known as long-term ave ....

Quality of life indicators in North Carolina: Geographic differences between urban and rural counties

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: James, Sakika Mitchell
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Published Location: United States -- North Carolina
  • ISBN: 9781124878133
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: North Carolina

The purpose of this research is to compare the quality of life of North Carolina's urban and rural counties based on traditional measurable variables, and to analyze how regional development has enhanced both quality of life and economic development in both urban and rural counties. Labor and employment, educational attainment, health a ....

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 ....

Readying Health Services for Climate Change: A Policy Framework for Regional Development

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Bell, E.
  • Journal Name: American Journal of Public Health
  • Journal Number: Vol.101, No.5
  • Publisher: American Public Health Association
  • Published Location: Washington, United States
  • Country: United States

Climate change presents the biggest threat to human health in the 21st century. However, many public health leaders feel ill equipped to face the challenges of climate change and have been unable to make climate change a priority in service development. I explore how to achieve a regionally responsive whole-of-systems approach to climat ....

Referred Proceedings of the 35th Australian New Zealand Regional Science Association International

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: ANZRSAI
  • Country: Australia; New Zealand
  • State/Region: All Regions

The 35th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Regional Science Association International (ANZRSAI) was held at The Brassey in Canberra from 6th to 9th December, 2011. A broad range of papers from academics, policy advisors and practitioners was presented to the conference. This publication contains the refereed proceedings of those ....

Regional Centres Development Plan (SuperTowns) Framework 2011 – 2012

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Royalties for Regions
  • Publisher: Government of Western Australia
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

This framework provides guidance for those involved in implementing Regional Centres Development Plans (SuperTowns). It details: • the background and rationale to SuperTowns policy • linkages to the statutory land use planning, regional development framework and approval processes • a local and community focus • the wider sub-regional, ....

Regional Competitiveness Index of Croatia 2010

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Alpeza, M; Delic, A; Jurlin, K; Peric, J; Peterka, SO; Singer, S; Vuckovic, V
  • Editors: Singer, S; Lenardic, M
  • Publisher: National Competitiveness Council
  • Published Location: Croatia
  • Country: Croatia

The Regional Competitiveness Index of Croatia 2010 is a continuation of measurements of competitiveness of Croatian regions and counties that, after analysis of initial positions in 2007, allows for monitoring of competitive improvements and overviews of comparative situations in the country's regions and counties. Today ....

Regional Development Policy Framework: An Action Agenda for Regional Development

  • Year: 2011
  • Publisher: Regional Development Council
  • Published Location: Western Australia
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

Regional Western Australia will continue to be a key contributor to the nation’s well being. The future success of rural and regional areas will depend on attracting investors and visitors, encouraging new residents to settle, and enabling existing residents to remain. The facilities and services in rural and regional areas of the State will pr ....

Regional Innovation Systems: Which Role for Public Policies and Innovation Agencies? Some Insights from the Experience of an Italian Region

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Annamaria Fiore, Maria Jennifer Grisorio & Francesco Prota
  • Journal Name: European Planning Studies
  • Journal Number: 19.8
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Online
  • Country: Italy

Increasing globalization, if properly exploited, can provide interesting opportunities for regional economies. Nevertheless, when they are not managed with a far-sighted approach, regions, and particularly those at an intermediate level of development, can lose their comparative advantages compared with regions of developing countries. Innovation ....

Regions and Innovation Policy

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: OECD
  • Journal Name: OECD Reviews of Regional Innovation
  • Publisher: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • ISBN: 978-92-64-09780-3

Sustainable growth at regional level is now, more than ever, predicated on the capacity to innovate. This publication focuses on two main questions:   1. How can regional actors support innovation that is relevant for their specific regional context, building on their human and physical assets? 2. How should national innovation policies t ....

Rehabilitation Counsellor Preferences for Rural Work Settings: Results and Implications of an Australian Study

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Gittoes, Elise; Mpofu, Elias; Matthews, Lynda R
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 17, No. 1
  • Country: Australia

This study sought to identify influences on rehabilitation counsellors' preference to work in rural areas, including their recruitment to, and retention in, rural work settings. Participants were 38 practicing rehabilitation counsellors (31% males) recruited through the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors and the Rehab ....

Remote area building and sustainable development

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Scally, Simon
  • Journal Name: Environment Design Guide
  • Journal Number: 70
  • Country: Australia

This note discusses approaches to sustainable design in remote, rural and regional areas. Compared with urban settings, remote locations involve substantial environmental and financial penalties in establishing, maintaining and operating buildings, infrastructure and connected services. On the other hand, working out bush can be ve ....

Report on Government Services 2011

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Productivity Commission
  • Journal Name: Report on Government Services
  • Publisher: Productivity Commission
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 9781740373357
  • Country: Australia

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Research universities as engines of economic growth: How do research universities impact regional economic growth?

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Pink, Stephanie Arnette
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: Mississippi State Universit
  • Published Location: United States -- Mississippi
  • ISBN: 9781267060105
  • Country: United States

As a result of the 2008-2010 economic crisis as well as continuing efforts to redevelop and revitalize local economies, public administrators across America are challenged with the task of developing methods to sustain their economies. According to Florida (2002) economic growth today is contingent upon a locality's ability to attract a cer ....

Residents' Perceptions of Community and Environmental Impacts from Development of Natural Gas in the Marcellus Shale: A Comparison of Pennsylvania and New York Cases

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Brasier, Kathryn J; Filteau, Matthew R; McLaughlin, Diane K; Jacquet, Jeffrey; Stedman, Richard C; Kelsey, Timothy W; Goetz, Stephan J
  • Journal Name: Journal of Rural Social Sciences
  • Journal Number: Vol.26, No.1
  • Publisher: Southern Rural Sociology Association
  • Published Location: Bowling Green, United States
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: Pennsylvania, New York

Communities experiencing rapid growth due to energy development ('boomtowns') have reported positive and negative impacts on community and individual well-being. The perceptions of impacts vary according to stage of energy development as well as experience with extractive industries. Development of the Marcellus Shale provides an opport ....

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