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Mining and regional Australia: some implications of long distance commuting

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Hogan, Lindsay I.; Berry, Peter
  • Journal Name: Australian Commodities
  • Journal Number: Vol.7, No.4
  • Country: Australia

The main objective in this article is to examine the extent to which long distance commuting has been adopted in nonenergy mining industries across Australia. Some implications of long distance commuting for regional economic growth are discussed.  Report Location ....


  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Juturna Consulting
  • Publisher: Mount Isa Townsville Economic Zone (MITEZ)
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

Prompted by a challenge issued by Infrastructure Australia to produce a long-term, integrated plan for the key freight infrastructure in the region's supply chain, the Mount Isa Townsville Economic Zone commissioned Juturna Infrastructure to produce: 'A 'plain English', integrated, regional supply chain master plan, driv ....

Mobile Digital Breast Screening: An Evaluation of the Queensland Experience

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Russell, Bob; Taylor, Alan
  • Editors: Hansen, David; Schaper, Louise; Rowlands, David
  • Journal Name: 18th Annual Health Informatics Conference: Informing the Business of Healthcare
  • Publisher: Health Informatics Society of Australia
  • Published Location: Brunswick East, Vic
  • ISBN: 9780980552027
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

This paper analyses some of the outcomes associated with the adoption of digital mammography in Breastscreen Queensland's mobile services to rural and remote parts of the state. A fleet of six mobile services, equipped with digital mammography equipment service these locations. Digital technologies, especially in spatially mobile s ....


  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Enck, James; Reynolds, Taylor
  • Publisher: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Published Location: Paris, France

This report makes a case for investment in a competitive, open-access national fibre-to-the-home network rollout based on potential spillovers in four key sectors of the economy: electricity, health, transportation and education.  This research offers a new approach to evaluating the costs of building the most forward-looking  ....

New South Wales Regional Statistics

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: NSW

Includes data over varies years on population, family and community, health, education, work, economic resources, housing, crime and justice, transport, economic activity. Report Location ....

Northern Inland Region of NSW - Freight Study

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Peter Rufford. PEECE Pty Ltd
  • Publisher: PEECE Pty Ltd, RDA Northern Inland
  • Published Location: Warners Bay, NSW
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

This report is the draft final report for the Northern Inland Region of NSW regional freight study.  It includes a strategic overview of the freight drivers in the region, the road freight network, the list of high priority freight projects in the region, a $40million priority  investment program and a freight strategy.   ....

Peak oil and significant change for rural Australia

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Coventry, Donald H
  • Journal Name: Rural Society
  • Journal Number: Vol. 20, No. 3
  • Country: Australia

The peaking of world oil supply will have significant economic and social impacts for rural Australia. This paper looks at the peaking of world supply, the role of energy in our global industrial society and its use in agriculture. It further looks at replacement fuels and how we will be unable to sufficiently replace conventional  ....

Progress in Australian Regions: Yearbook 2014

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

Australia is made up of diverse regions, from busy interconnected urban areas to isolated remote communities. While the majority of Australians live in cities, a significant proportion of our population is also spread across large and often remote areas. The regions of Australia are progressing at different rates. Examining the regional trends a ....

RDA Riverina Regional Plan 2013-2016

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: RDA Riverina
  • Published Location: Wagga Wagga, NSW

The RDA Riverina Regional Plan is a road map for the future development of the Riverina region. Through discussions and consultations with various stakeholders across the region and the review of existing planning documents a footprint for action has been developed. The key emerging priorities and issues are:  Infrastructure development- ....

Reforming Remote and Regional Road Funding in Australia

  • Year: 2016
  • Publisher: Austroads Publications Online

This report examines the current funding and financing arrangements for regional and remote roads in Australia and considers the implications of road funding reforms. The project was undertaken in three stages:Stage 1 developed a snap shot of current and historic road related revenue, expenditure and funding in Australia.Stage 2 assessed the lim ....

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 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 Public Transport In Australia: Long-Distance Services, Trends And Projections

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: David Mitchell; Adam Sidebottom; Phil Potterton
  • Journal Name: Working Papers
  • Journal Number: 51
  • Publisher: Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics (BTRE)
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 1877081175
  • 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 long-distance regional public transport services in Australia, and includes a snapshot of all such services across Australia in 2000–01 an ....

Review of national competition policy reforms: Productivity Commission inquiry report

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Australia. Productivity Commission
  • Publisher: Productivity Commission
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Vic
  • ISBN: 1740371690
  • Country: Australia

In 1995 the Australian, State and Territory Governments agreed to a program of competition policy reform. There has been substantial progress in the implementation of the National Competition Policy (NCP) over the past eight years, including in the related reform areas of electricity, gas, road transport and water. This report exam ....

Roads Connecting Queenslanders

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: Queensland Government Department of Transport and Main Roads
  • Country: Australia

Roads Connecting Queenslanders outlines the strategic direction for the state-controlled road network as part of an integrated transport system. It enables the department to: act with a total road system focus adopt a stewardship role of the system efficiently deliver road projects manage road operations. Report Locationhttp://www.tmr. ....

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