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Population and Migration

Integrated services for Aboriginal children and families

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Libby Lee-Hammond
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Early Childhood
  • Journal Number: Vol. 38 No. 1
  • Publisher: Early Childhood Australia
  • Published Location: Deakin West, A.C.T.
  • ISBN: 1836-9391
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

This paper discusses an empirical research study based on a community consultation process for the development of an integrated children and families centre. Conducted in Western Australia in 2009, the consultation was designed specifically for the Noongar Aboriginal community, drawing on Indigenous research methods and sociocultural theory. The ....

Integration and retention of international medical graduates in rural communities: a typological analysis

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Han, Gil-Soo; Humphreys, John S.
  • Journal Name: Journal of Sociology
  • Journal Number: Vol.42, No.2
  • Country: Australia

Many rural communities throughout Australia depend on international medical graduates (IMGs) for the provision of primary health care. To date, however, it is not clear how well they integrate into rural communities or how long they intend to stay in practice there. This study reports the results of in-depth interviews undertaken in 2003 with 57 ....

Intergenerational transitions in rural Western Australia: an issue for sustainability?

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Stehlik, Daniela
  • Editors: Merlan, F; Raftery D
  • Journal Name: Tracking Rural Change: Community, Policy and Technology in Australia, New Zealand and Europe
  • Publisher: ANU E Press
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

Towards the end of the past decade, signs were emerging as to future challenges associated with impending intersections between the ageing of global rural populations and their impacts on agricultural production and food safety. In a landmark paper for the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Iaquinta et al. (1999) made a ....

Internal migration and Australia's agricultural regions

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Matthew Tonts
  • Journal Name: Dialogue
  • Journal Number: Vol.24, No.2
  • Country: Australia

Australia's inland agricultural areas have experienced steady population decline over the past 40 years, largely as a result of structural adjustment in agriculture, policy reform, service and infrastructure rationalisation, and diminishing employment opportunities. This article provides an overview of the patterns and processes of ....

Internal Migration in Australia 1991-1996 - Overview and the Overseas born

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Bell, Martin J.; Hugo, Graeme John
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 0642260478
  • Country: Australia

Over the five year period between 1991 and 1996, more than 6.5 million Australians - 43 per cent of the total population - changed their place of usual residence. This represents one of the highest levels of mobility in the world. While the broad structure of internal migration in Australia remained similar to the 1980s, a number of subtle but i ....

International migration and agricultural labour in Australia

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Graeme Hugo
  • Country: Australia

With some 23.3 percent of its population born overseas and 19.2 percent Australia-born people with at least one parent born overseas, Australia has a greater proportion of its population made up of migrants than any of the OECD nations. Although immigrants make up a disproportionately small percentage of the agricultural workforce ....

Keeping youth in communities: Education and out-migration in the South West

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Robyn Eversole
  • Journal Name: Rural Society Journal
  • Journal Number: 11.2
  • Publisher: eContent Management Pty Ltd
  • ISBN: 1037-1656
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

The out-migration of youth is a particular concern facing rural communities. A study of eight communities in the Blackwood region of South Western Australia demonstrates the key role of educational availability in encouraging the out-migration of people, especially young people, from rural areas. The study also highlights difficulties involved i ....

Labour market adjustment in regional Australia

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Lawson, J; Dwyer, J
  • Publisher: Reserve Bank of Australia
  • Published Location: Sydney, NSW
  • Country: Australia

Over the past two decades, there has been a marked divergence in regional labour market outcomes within Australia. This paper presents a brief review of the recent literature on regional economic conditions in Australia and defines what the authors mean by a 'region'. The authors then illustrate some of the stylised facts about reg ....

Labour mobility between the regions of the EU-27 and a comparison with the USA

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Zuzana Gáková and Lewis Dijkstra

This paper compares the labour mobility between states in the US and the regions of the EU at NUTS 2 level, introducing for the first time the regional dimension into the analysis of labour mobility in the EU. The main focus of this paper is the EU's internal labour mobility; however it also looks at the destination of working age populations mov ....

Living in the Regions 2013: A survey of attitudes and perceptions about living in regional Western Australia.

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Department of Regional Development, Western Australia
  • Publisher: Government of Western Australia
  • ISBN: 2203-2401
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

The purpose of the Living in the Regions 2013 survey was to ascertain what attracts people to the regions, to understand the barriers to living in the regions, to measure the quality of life in regional Western Australia, and to use that information to inform and direct regional development initiatives into the future. Report LocationClick here ....

Locations of Indigenous population change : what can we say?

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Taylor, John
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 0731549422
  • Country: Australia

The ABS 2006 Post Enumeration Survey was extended to include a sample of localities from the whole of Australia, thereby providing an estimate of census net undercount reflective of the enumeration in remote Indigenous settlements for the first time; the results revealed substantial undercounting of the Indigenous population in cer ....

Long-term Trends in Population, Farm Income, and Crop Production in the Great Plains

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Parton, William J; Gutmann, Myron P; Ojima, Dennis
  • Journal Name: Bioscience
  • Journal Number: Vol.57, No.9
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Published Location: Washington, United States
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: Great Plains

Despite concern about the social, economic, and ecological viability of the agricultural Great Plains, a century-long examination reveals that threats to society, economy, and environment are counterbalanced by surprising stability and the potential for short- and medium-term sustainability. Populations in metropolitan counties have gro ....

Managing Western Australia's economic expansion: the need for people and skills

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Western Australian Technology and Industry Advisory Council
  • Publisher: Western Australian Technology and Industry Advisory Council
  • Published Location: East Pert, WA
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

This report is concerned with analysing and understanding the fundamental trends driving labour market outcomes in Western Australia. The motivation for this report is borne out of the difficulties expressed by many employers over the past several years in securing skilled labour and the threat it poses to sustainable economic grow ....

Map and Gap Analysis: Pilbara Non Government Organisations

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Jill Cameron, Catriona Cameron, Kirsten Bate
  • Publisher: RDA Pilbara, Government of Western Australia, Pilbara Development Commission, West Pilbara Communities for Children, The Australian Government
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

The NGO sector has an integral role in building liveable and healthy communities, and it is widely acknowledged that the sector makes a significant contribution to the social and economic wellbeing of communities and reducing economic and social disadvantage.  RDA Pilbara and the Pilbara Development Commission are working together to suppor ....

Medical workforce 2012

  • Year: 2014
  • Author: AIHW
  • Publisher: The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 978-1-74249-536-1
  • Country: Australia

The supply of employed medical practitioners in Australia increased from 323.2 to 355.6 full-time equivalent practitioners per 100,000 population between 2008 and 2012, which reflected a 16.4% rise in employed practitioner numbers. Women made up 37.9% of practitioners in 2012 compared with 34.9% in 2008. Report LocationClick here to view the fu ....

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