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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 ....

Reducing regulatory burdens for Queensland’s agriculture and resource industries

  • Year: 2012
  • Publisher: Queensland Parliament
  • Published Location: Brisbane, Qld
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

This paper provides background information about the committee's inquiry into Queensland's Agriculture and Resources Industries and flags issues that the committee invites comment on. The paper also provides guidelines to assist submitters. Report Location ....

Reframing Issues in Rural Development: Women's insights into sustainability and their implications for government

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Ross, A.H.; McCartney, F.
  • Editors: Robyn Eversole; John Martin
  • Journal Name: Participation and Governance in Regional Development: Global trends in an Australian context
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
  • Published Location: England
  • ISBN: 0754645843
  • Country: Australia

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Regional and local tensions: The role of shared services

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Kortt, Michael; Dollery, Brian; Grant, Bligh
  • Journal Name: Public Policy
  • Journal Number: Vol. 7, No. 1
  • Country: Australia

Regional development and local government often exist in a state of tension, especially where efforts to foster regional development are channelled through proposals to consolidate existing local councils into larger 'regional councils', and where this follows from the view that larger government authorities are more efficient than ....

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 Economic Development: Exploring the ‘Role of Government’ in Porter’s Industrial Cluster Theory

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Wickham, Mark
  • Journal Name: CRIC Cluster conference. Beyond Cluster- Current Practices & Future Strategies
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Tasmania

Porter's Industrial Cluster Theory (ICT) is a theoretical framework that achieved prominence in Australian economic policy development. Despite its widespread adoption, however, Australia has remained significantly below the OECD average in terms of its industrial clusters' contributions to real wealth creation. In order to understand the positiv ....

Regional microsimulation for improved service delivery in Australia: Centrelink's CuSP model

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: King, A; McLellan, J; Lloyd, R
  • Journal Name: 27th General Conference, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, Stockholm
  • Publisher: National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, University of Canberra
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

Centrelink has embarked on a Regional Microsimulation Modelling Project. The modelling work is being undertaken jointly with NATSEM. The purpose of the model under development, the Customer Service Projection (CuSP) Model, is to provide a tool that will assist decision-making through short to medium-term projection of customers and ....

Regional natural resource management: is it sustainable

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Paton, Sandy; Curtis, Allan; McDonald, Geoff; Woods, Mary
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Environmental Management
  • Journal Number: Vol.11, No.4
  • Country: Australia

In an effort to achieve sustainable Natural Resource Management (NRM), the Commonwealth and State governments have moved to a regional focus for their major funding programs. This approach was driven by the belief that previous arrangements had been unable to achieve the required amount of change at the appropriate landscape scale and that state ....

Regional Policy in New Zealand: The Journey through Neo-liberalism and Back Again?

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Willis, Richard
  • Journal Name: British Review of New Zealand Studies
  • Journal Number: 17
  • Country: New Zealand

The election of Helen Clark's centre-left Labour Government in New Zealand in 1999 saw the reemergence of regional development as a key national policy. Prior to this New Zealand had seen 15 years of 'new right' economics and politics where central government intervention in areas such as regional development was not favoured. Whil ....

Regional Public Transport in Australia: Economic Regulation and Assistance Measures

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Kierce, Sharyn; Mogg, Andrew; Winternitz, Judith
  • Journal Name: Working Papers
  • Journal Number: 54
  • Publisher: Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics (BTRE)
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 1877081256
  • Country: Australia

Regional public transport plays an important role in meeting the needs of Australians living in regional and remote areas for access to essential services and for mobility. This paper provides information on Commonwealth, State and Territory government regulatory arrangements and assistance measures relating to regional public transport in 2001 ....

Regional redistribution: applying data from household income data

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Ravishankar, Nirmala
  • Publisher: Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University
  • Published Location: Syracuse N.Y.
  • Country: United States, Canada, Germany, Australia

Using data for four countries from the Luxembourg Income Study, this paper evaluates the use of microeconomic data for researching regional income distribution and interregional redistribution. It first estimates interregional inequality, based on household income, before and after redistribution. Two methods of measuring interregi ....

Regional refugee settlement support requirements: measure for the meaningful assessment of service need

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Melissa Sharp
  • Journal Name: From Resettlement to Settlement Conference
  • Country: Australia

Any discussion and/or debate regarding regional settlement options for refugee communities is timely given a recent Australian Government initiative to further target rural and regional areas for migrant and humanitarian entrant resettlement, with the potential expansion of such schemes in the near future. Given that settlement ser ....

Regional Unemployment Disparities: An Evaluation of Policy Measures

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: N. Groenewold and A. J. Hagger

This paper analyses the efficacy of regional and federal government policies in reducing inter-regional unemployment disparities. We use as our framework a two-region general equilibrium model with a given freely-mobile supply of labour. We assume interregional migration to occur in response to inter-regional utility differentials. Each region ha ....

Regional unemployment disparities: can fiscal policy help?

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Groenewold, Nicolaas; Hagger, A. J.
  • Editors: Kalb, Guyonne
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Labour Economics
  • Journal Number: Vol.7, No.1
  • Country: Australia

Regional unemployment disparities are widely observed, appear to persist through time and are often a reason for concern on the part of both regional and national governments. This paper constructs a small two-region general-equilibrium model and uses it to assess the effectiveness of traditional fiscal policy in combating regional ....

Regulation of environmental externalities

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Aldrich, Gwendolyn A.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: The University of New Mexico
  • Published Location: United States -- New Mexico
  • ISBN: 9780549825043
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: New Mexico

The design of regulations to mitigate environmental externalities poses numerous challenges, including risk and uncertainty, information asymmetries, and complex and heterogeneous ecosystems. This research addresses a subset of these challenges within three distinct contexts: (1) agricultural production, (2) urban sprawl, and (3) exhaus ....

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