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Business Development

Impact of Competition Policy Reforms on Rural and Regional Australia

  • Year: 1999
  • Author: Productivity Commission
  • Publisher: Productivity Commission
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 1740370244
  • Country: Australia

The Commission's primary task has been to investigate and report on the effects of NCP on people, businesses and communities, especially in country Australia. The Commission has looked at the effects to date and likely long-run effects on country Australia and the nation as a whole. It has sought to disentangle the effects of NCP&n ....

Indigenous communities and business: three perspectives, 1998-2000

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Altman, J C
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 0731549082
  • Country: Australia

The issues of Indigenous engagement with business are perennially debated and nowhere is this question more pertinent than in the community sector. Indigenous people often live in remote communities, often underdeveloped and dependent on the state, where the market is largely absent. 'Doing business' in such circumstances can be ex ....

Indigenous Employment and Business Development in the Queensland Resources Sector

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Vidler, Pat
  • Publisher: Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining
  • Published Location: Brisbane, Qld
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

The project brief for CSRM was to: 1. map current activity relating to Indigenous employment and business development in the resources and government sectors in Queensland and other Australian jurisdictions 2. highlight examples of good practice in these areas 3. assist QRC in developing a strategic position on Indigenous employ ....

Indigenous Land and Sea Management and Sustainable Business Development in Northern Australia

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Armstrong R; Morrison J; Yu P
  • Publisher: Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Savannas
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Northern Australia

Indigenous people have had a presence for thousands of years throughout Australia, and have in the process, developed a sustainable society based on close connections to both terrestrial and marine environments. In recent times, the colonisation of Australia, has left the Indigenous people marginalized and often subject to entrench ....

Industrial Clusters and Regional Development in Romania

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Popescu, Claudia
  • Journal Name: Human Geographies
  • Journal Number: Vol.4, No.2
  • Publisher: Bucharest University
  • Published Location: Bucharest, Romania
  • Country: Romania

The analysis of industrial clusters became a very actual topic for academic debates and for Governments trying to foster economic growth. In Romania, since the end of the 1990's until the present day there have been many researches foccusing on the identification of industrial clusters and on the analysis of triggering factors which sto ....

Industry Atlas of Victoria 2013

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Serey Thir, Jolyon Ellis-Jones, TJ Hone, Toby Motoi, Bettina Neira, Pin Ng, Stephen Ryan, Stephanie Gregory.
  • Publisher: Department of State Development, Business and Innovation, State Government of Victoria.
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Victoria
  • ISBN: 978-1-921572-95-1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

What kinds of industries are located in Victoria and where do skilled Victorians live and work? How have changes in the Victorian economy affected the distribution of businesses and people? Produced by the Department, the Industry Atlas of Victoria answers these and many other similar questions. It is a graphic snapshot of the State's economy ....

Inland Queensland Roads Action Plan

  • Year: 2016
  • Author: IQ-RAP Working Group and Harrison Infrastructure Group
  • Journal Name: Inland Queensland Roads Action Plan (IQ-RAP)
  • Publisher: IQ-RAP Working Group c/ Secretariat at RDA Townsville and North West Queensland Committee
  • Published Location: Queensland
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: QLD

1. IQ-RAP is a bipartisan project funded by 33 local governments, 8 Regional Roads and Transport Groups, 4 RDA Committees, the NQ RDA Alliance and RACQ to drive regional economic development across regional Queensland. A Working Group to steer the project is made up of the 8 RRTG Chairs, 1 RACQ representative, 1 representative of the two local go ....

Investigating farmers' involvement in value-added activities: A preliminary study from Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Abel Duarte Alonso; Northcote, Jeremy
  • Journal Name: British Food Journal
  • Journal Number: 115.10
  • Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing, Limited
  • Published Location: Bradford, United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 0007070X
  • Country: Australia

Multifunctional agriculture, including value-added agriculture, has drawn the attention of different stakeholders (government, farmers) interested in maximising the potential of farming operations and strengthening rural communities. This preliminary study aims to investigate value-added agriculture, including the extent to which food growers con ....

Karratha: Regional HotSpots Land Supply Update

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Urban Development Program
  • Publisher: Western Australia Planning Commission
  • Published Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • ISBN: 0 7309 9685 9
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

In November 2009, the Western Australian Government announced its Pilbara Cities vision to build on the resource boom to improve life in the Pilbara and turn Karratha and Port Hedland into diverse, 21st Century cities. This report is a component of the essential planning process to enable that vision, pinpointing what is being done, what needs to ....

Kununurra Land Development Program

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Planning Western Australia
  • Publisher: Western Australian Government
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Kununurra, Western Australia

Kununurra has experienced a period of sustained growth in recent years flowing from increased investment in the Ord River agricultural industry, mining activity and growth of the Kimberley region as a tourist destination. The proposal to develop stage 2 of the Ord River irrigation scheme is expected to generate a significant increase in local de ....

Learning for employment and local economic development: Case of Srebrenica

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Zukic, Nermin
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Published Location: United States -- New York
  • ISBN: 9781267000767
  • Country: Bosnia-Herzegovina

Although Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina is a small municipality by population, it continues to be a recipient of substantial international assistance. Because of this and its contemporary history, it is a compelling case for a study of local economic development in transitional and post-conflict environments. Any potential achievements ....

Learning from Public Private Partnerships in Extension - Case Studies of Joint Initiatives with Agribusiness

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Blake, John; Shea, Greg
  • Journal Name: Extension Farming Systems Journal
  • Journal Number: Vol. 5, No. 2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

The key aspects and features of a study undertaken to study joint extension initiatives in agribusiness to identify the critical success factors and key lessons learned are discussed. Three identified leads and critical success factors that have guided extension planning with agribusiness in the Southern Agricultural region of West ....

Local economic development: new generations of actors, policies and instruments for Africa

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: A. H. J. (Bert) Helmsing
  • Journal Name: Public Administration & Development
  • Journal Number: Vol.23, No.1
  • Publisher: Wiley Periodicals Inc.
  • Published Location: Chichester, United States
  • Country: Africa

As decentralisation advances, the question of local economic development acquires more significance. How can local governments and other local actors such as local producers and their associations, community based organisations, as well as NGOs and donors contribute to local economic development and poverty reduction? This article begin ....

Long distance commuting and regional development: a case study of Stawell, Victoria

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Fiona McKenzie
  • Publisher: State of Victoria Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Victoria
  • ISBN: 978-1-922250-10-0
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

Stawell is a town of 5,737 people located in western Victoria. The local underground gold mine has operated for thirty years employing approximately 350 people at its peak in the last decade. In 2012, the mine’s closure was announced because of reduced profitability caused by increased costs and the depth at which the gold needed to be extracte ....

Making Capacity Building Theory Practical: The 'On the Fast Track' Project

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Nettle, Ruth; McKenzie, John; Coutts, Jeff; Boehm, Rohan; Saunders, Diana; Wythes, Claudia; Fisher, Jane; O'Sullivan, Jenny; Kelly, Stephen
  • Journal Name: Extension Farming Systems Journal
  • Journal Number: Vol. 6, No. 1
  • Country: Australia

On the Fast Track was a project initiated, developed and delivered by the members of the Cooperative Venture for Capacity Building (CVCB). The project aimed to improve the use of CVCB research outputs by rural R&D corporation project managers and practitioners. It involved a trial of practical capacity building approaches that ....

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