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Population and Migration

Does the type of job matter?: Recruitment to Australia's Northern Territory

  • Author: Carson, D; Coe, K; Zander, K; Garnett, S
  • Journal Name: Employee Relations
  • Journal Number: 32.2
  • Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
  • ISBN: 0142-5455
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Northern Territory

The aim of this paper is to synthesise three separate but similar studies into the motivations of accountants, engineers, and nurses to come to Australia's Northern Territory. Gordon's job structures model and the labour force development implications of staples thesis are to be used to provide a view of the differences between types of jobs. R ....

Economic Development Plan (progress and review)

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Tasmanian Government
  • Publisher: Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts
  • Published Location: Hobart, Tas
  • ISBN: 978-1-921527-13
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Tasmania

Tasmania is a small, beautiful and remote part of the world with unique features and rich natural resources that the world increasingly values. The Economic Development Plan centres on making the most of Tasmania’s assets to secure prosperity and jobs. Report Location ....

Economic Development, Rural livelihoods, and Ecological Restoration: Evidence from China

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Wang, Chengchao; Yang, Yusheng; Zhang, Yaoqi
  • Journal Name: Ambio
  • Journal Number: Vol.40, No.1
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • Published Location: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Country: China

This article uses a case study in Southeast China to demonstrate how the substantial changes in rural livelihoods have been driven by a combination of "pull" forces from external economic development, and "push" forces from local areas, leading to a shift in rural household economic activities: household outmigration and de-population o ....

Educational and Occupational Outcomes Amongst African Men From Refugee Backgrounds Living in Urban and Regional Southeast Queensland

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Correa-Velez, Ignacio; Onsando, Gerald
  • Journal Name: Australasian Review of African Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 30, No. 2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

Over the last ten years, approximately one third of refugee and humanitarian entrants to Australia have been adult men. To date, little research has been done on their health and settlement issues. Many of these men have come from the African continent. This paper reports on the educational and employment outcomes of a group of 173 ....

Employment and population growth in rural and remote Australia

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Fisher, B
  • Journal Name: Good Health - good country: from conception to completion: proceedings of the 6th National Rural Health Conference, Canberra
  • Country: Australia

This paper briefly outlines demographic trends in Australia, addressing issues of: rural employment; changes in agriculture; economic reform and access to global markets; the cost of sustainable economic growth; restrictions on trade; and the challenge for rural health services. Report Location ....

Estimated Resident Population of Western Australia 2013

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

Australian Bureau of Statistic estimated resident population of Western Australia by region and Local Government Areas. Report Location ....

Evaluation of skilled migration to the Riverina

  • Year: 2007
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The purpose of this evaluation was to determine how well regional migration schemes are working in the Riverina region of New South Wales. The evaluation methodology included a survey of skilled migrants and employers in the Riverina, focus groups with skilled migrants and community members, one on one interviews with employers and ....

Families on the fringe: promoting the social inclusion of young families moving to non-metropolitan areas

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Healy, Karen; Rawsthorne, Margot; Donnet, Amanda; Caniglia, Fiona; Hampshire, Anne; Michaux, Annette
  • Publisher: School of Social Work and Human Services, University of Queensland
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales, Queensland

Thousands of  young Australian families have left major cities and relocated to the urban fringes of largecities, coastal areas, and mining towns. However, many of them can face social exclusion and disadvantage in their new areas. This report examines what motivates young families to relocate and the social exclusion they encounte ....

Findings from a review of regional NRM plans

  • Year: 2005
  • Editors: McDonald G, Taylor B, and Robinson C.
  • Journal Name: Findings from a review of regional NRM plans
  • Publisher: Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Savannas
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

This paper reviews the content of non-statutory regional natural resource management (NRM) plans from several Queensland regions in terms of their consideration of the economic viability of natural resource dependant enterprises and industries, the plans consideration of the region's ability of regions to respond positively to exte ....

Fixing the hole in Australia’s Heartland: How Government needs to work in remote Australia

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Dr Bruce W Walker, Dr Douglas, J Porter and Professor Ian Marsh
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: All Regions

This report sets out the challenges of governance in remote Australia, advances aseries of propositions and defining features of remote Australia and identifies ways toimprove governance. Report Location ....

From Green Revolution to Agroecology

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Maarten Stapper
  • Journal Name: Arena Magazine
  • Journal Number: Issue 122 (Feb/Mar 2013)
  • Publisher: Arena Printing and Publishing Pty Ltd
  • Published Location: Fitzroy
  • Country: Australia

The core of life on Earth is the daily requirement of food for people and all living organisms in webs of life, or ecosystems. These natural, self-organising ecosystems, which have provided food for millennia, are increasingly being taken apart - by ecological destruction and changing climates caused by ever increasing world population; industria ....

From mimesis to catharsis: rethinking Australian nationhood

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Tim Soutphommasane; Gerald Ng
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

It is probably true that Australians, more so than others, are a people sceptical of symbolic gestures. And yet in spite of this, one cannot help but feel some measure of surprise, if not alarm, at the failure of last year’s centenary of Federation to deliver on its promise of an opportunity for national reflection and redefinition. Now, as muc ....

From Urban Center to Rural Periphery: National Policy, Local Communities and Individuals' Migration Decisions

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Arnon, Sara; Shamai, Shmuel
  • Journal Name: Journal of US-China Public Administration
  • Journal Number: 8.10
  • ISBN: 1548-6591
  • Country: Israel

Rural economic development as a lergest part of agricultural development could be developed as an autonomous unit of government in rural area. Rural development could be done by self-supporting through the strenghthening of local organization function with a set of norms and supported by available resources. Data used in this paper was the result ....

Future Challenges for Volunteer Based Emergency Services

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Parkin, Deb
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Emergency Management, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 23, No. 2
  • Country: Australia

The issues of declining volunteer numbers are now well established. Aging population, rural population decline, climate change, the changing of family dynamics and the complex whole-oflife pressures facing individuals impact on the willingness and ability of individuals to volunteer time for community service. The challenge for the ....

Geographic Labour Mobility: Productivity Commission Research Report

  • Year: 2014
  • Author: Productivity Commission
  • Country: Australia

This study contributes to understanding of why people move. Commissioner Alison McClelland said: "For individuals, life events and family circumstances appear to be the most important factors in decisions whether to relocate for work. Factors related to housing, employment, local infrastructure and a person's level of education also play a promin ....

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