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Socio-economic Performance across Australia's Non-metropolitan Functional Areas

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Baum, Scott; Mitchell, William; Han, Jung Hoon
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 14, No. 3
  • Country: Australia

There has been a significant amount of work published which aims to understand the socio-economic performance of Australia's non-metropolitan regions, cities and towns. Significantly much of this work has illustrated the variation in outcomes that characterise different places as they adjust to new and evolving social, economic, de ....

Socio-economic research and development for irrigation communities: the socio-economic research needs of irrigation communities in making structural changes in the next 30 years

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Capital Agricultural Consultants (Canberra)
  • Publisher: National Program for Irrigation Research and Development
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

A review of the socioeconomic research needs of irrigation communities to help achieve structural changes in the next 30 years identified four broad categories of research needs: social arrangements, economic activity, learning and supporting structures. Within those categories, 16 inter-related research topic areas were identified ....

Socioeconomic correlates of mortality differentials by Local Government Area in rural northern New South Wales, 1981-1995

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Yu, Xue Q.; Robertson, Christine; Brett, Ingrid
  • Journal Name: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
  • Journal Number: Vol.24, No.4
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

Objective: Many studies have examined the correlation between socioeconomic status (SES) and mortality in Australia, but little is known about the oorrelation in rural areas and most studies have not explored the trends in SES differentials in mortality. This ecological study examines this correlation and explor ....


  • Year: 2008
  • Author: National Economics
  • Journal Name: State of the Regions
  • Journal Number: 11
  • Publisher: Australian Local Government Association
  • Country: Australia

The 2008-09 State of the Regions report continues to focus on the challenges of climate change, especially given the financial economic crisis engulfing the globe. The Report adds to the accumulated knowledge of previous reports on climate change, including discussion of the impact of emissions trading on regional households. Several case studies ....

The changing social landscape of rural Victoria

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Barr, Neil
  • Publisher: Department of Primary Industry, Victoria
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Vic
  • ISBN: 174146532X
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

Report Location ....

The influence of socioeconomic and locational disadvantage on patterns of surgical care for lung cancer in Western Australia 1982-2001

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Hall, SE; Holman, CD; Sheiner, H
  • Journal Name: Australian Health Review
  • Journal Number: Vol. 27, No. 2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

Objective: Patterns of in-hospital surgical care for lung cancer in Western Australia were examined, including the effects of demographic, locational and socioeconomic disadvantage and the possession of private health insurance, on the likelihood of receiving surgery. Patients and methods: The WA Record Linkage Project was used to ....

The potential contribution of vocational and technical education to the future social-economic development of Albania

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Mykerezi, Pavli K
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Published Location: United States -- Virginia
  • Country: Albania

The purpose of this study was to determine the potential contribution of vocational and technical education to the future social-economic development of Albania. To achieve this purpose, a panel of experts was involved in the formulation of statements and the determination of each statement's value as a contributor to future social-econ ....

The Process of Policy Innovation: Prison Sitings in Rural North Carolina

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Hoyman, Michele; Weinberg, Micah
  • Journal Name: Policy Studies Journal
  • Journal Number: Vol.34, No.1
  • Publisher: Policy Studies Organization
  • Published Location: Washington, United States
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: North Carolina

We gauge the relative impact of economics, demographics, and politics on the decisions of 79 rural North Carolina counties whether to site a prison in the period 1970-2000. The results of this model demonstrate that, contrary to the expectation that counties site prisons in response to economic distress, the demographic characteristics ....

The relative social and economic status of Indigenous people in Bourke, Brewarinna and Walgett

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Ross, K; Taylor, J
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 0731549074
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

This profile of the relative social and economic status of Indigenous people in Bourke, Brewarrina and Walgett in New South Wales was prepared to inform discussions which will explore solutions to pressing social and economic problems facing Indigenous communities in these three towns. The focus is on those aspects of social and ec ....

Towns in Time 2001 Analysis

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: The State of Victoria Department of Sustainability and Environment
  • Publisher: Department of Sustainability and Environment
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Vic
  • ISBN: 1741524180
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

The Towns in Time 2001 – Analysis report is the final product based on data from the 2001 Census from Spatial Analysis and Research. The first part of the report includes an analysis of a range of topics covering demographic analysis of trends and influences on population change in Victorian towns between 1981 and 2001. The second part of the ....

Victoria in Future

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Department of Planning and Community Development
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

The Victorian Government's official population and household projections. Report Location ....

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