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Managing Change

Atherton Tablelands Regional Analysis

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Tammy Braybrook; Alistair Nitz; Anthony Casey; Joe Motha
  • Journal Name: Working Papers
  • Journal Number: 43
  • Publisher: Bureau of Transport Economics (BTE)
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

The agriculture-based Atherton Tablelands region of Far North Queensland experienced major change after the deregulation of the tobacco industry, and more recently, the dairy industry. The area was previously stable and relatively prosperous, but coping with continual change, unfamiliar market systems and the move to operating professional farm b ....

Australia's changing economic geography : a society dividing

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Kevin O'Connor, Robert Stimson, Maurice Daly
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published Location: South Melbourne, Vic
  • ISBN: 0190020539
  • Country: Australia

"... Geography plays a crucial role in the operation of economic and social processes, a dimension ignored in much current Australian public policy development and program implementation. The fundamental rearrangement of spatial patterns of activity presents major challenge for the people, businesses, and politicians of Australia's cities and reg ....

Australia's regional cities and towns: modelling community opportunity and vulnerability

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Stimson, Robert; Baum, Scott; Mullins, Patrick; O'Connor, Kevin
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies
  • Journal Number: Vol. 7, No. 1
  • Country: Australia

Economic restructuring over the last decade or so has created a wide diversity of positive and negative outcomes for regional cities and towns across Australia, evident through change in a range of socio-economic measures over the decade 1986–96. This paper develops and applies a multi-variate model to categorise community o ....

Australia’s Changing Economic Geography Revisited

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Stimson, Robert J
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies
  • Journal Number: Vol.17, No.1
  • Country: Australia

For some time Australia has been exhibiting the hallmarks of a „two speed economy‟ in which the sun-belt states are surging ahead fed by internal migration and the resources boom. But the nation has always been one in which marked regional differences economic performance have been evident, with the nature and magnitude of those differentials ....

Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Department of Health and Ageing
  • Country: Australia

Statistical Local Area Population Projections, 2011 to 2026. Report Location ....

Australian urban planning: new challenges, new agendas

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Gleeson, Brendan; Low, Nicholas
  • Publisher: Allen &​ Unwin
  • Published Location: St Leonards, NSW
  • ISBN: 1865082384
  • Country: Australia

How should Australia's cities be managed in the new millennium? How can planning respond to the new political challenges which confront every level of government? Does planning complement or inhibit environmental sustainability? Australian Urban Planning addresses these questions by describing and analysing the various theoretical, political and ....

Being realistic about planning in no growth: Challenges, opportunities, and foundations for a new agenda in the Greater Sudbury, CMA

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Hall, Heather M.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: University of Waterloo (Canada)
  • Published Location: Canada
  • ISBN: 9780494352434
  • Country: Canada
  • State/Region: Ontario

Regional disparities, most notably of the 'heartland-periphery' pattern, have been a distinctive feature of Canadian urban geography throughout the industrial era. New regimes of economic prosperity, recessions, and restructuring in the post-industrial era coupled with demographic fluctuations have added new and accentuated divisions an ....

Beyond the agricultural paradigm in regional and rural Australia: building capacity to create a preferred future

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Allison, Janelle; Douglas, Jock
  • Editors: Danaher, Patrick A.; Danaher, Geoff and Moriarty, Beverly
  • Journal Name: Education in Rural Australia
  • Journal Number: Vol.14, No.2
  • Country: Australia

Regional and rural Australia is undergoing significant change. Among the drivers for change are: (1) an emerging discourse on nature that challenges the agricultural centric view which has dominated regional and rural Australia; (2) transforming agricultural landscapes, which are increasingly multifunctional and complex; and (3) a ....

Building regional adaptive capability through a local government insider-researcher network

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Sense, Andrew
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 18, No. 1
  • Country: Australia

This paper reports on the development and early deployment stages of an on-going local government 'insider-researcher' network. This represents a new model for research engagement and development between regional universities and local councils. It serves as an infrastructure to generate multi-level benefits to the parties involved ....

Building Resilience in Rural Communities: Toolkit

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Hegney, D.; Ross, H.; Baker P.; Rogers-Clark, C.; King, C.; Buikstra, E.; Watson-Luke, A.; McLachlan, K; Stallard, L.
  • Publisher: The University of Queensland and University of Southern Queensland
  • Published Location: Towoomba, Qld
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

This toolkit is the outcome of a three year research project examining resilience in the rural community of Stanthorpe in Queensland. The toolkit intends to provide ideas and information that could be included in new or existing social programs or workshops conducted Stanthorpe and other communities to enhance people's resilience. The toolkit c ....

Building sustainable communities: co-operative solutions to rural renewal

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Barraket, J
  • Publisher: Australian Centre for Co-operative Research and Development
  • Published Location: Lindfield, NSW
  • ISBN: 1863658521
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

This report was commissioned by the NSW Fair Trading Advisory Council to consider successful examples of cooperative approaches to achieving rural renewal, and identify conditions under which cooperative solutions are most likely to be effective. The report draws on a range of literature on local economic development, community ren ....

Challenges for maintaining sustainable agricultural systems in the United States",

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Hanson, J D; Hendrickson, John; Archer, Dave
  • Journal Name: Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems
  • Journal Number: Vol.23, No.4
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Country: United States

During the 20th century, US agriculture underwent vast transformations. The number of farmers has decreased, more farmers are relying on off-farm income, agriculture's proportion of the US GDP has declined, and a minority of non-metro counties in the US are farming dependent. Agriculture's evolution will continue and we have identified ....

Change and Continuity in Peri-urban Australia, State of the Peri-urban Regions : A Review of the Literature

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Buxton, Michael; Bekessy, Sarah; Budge, Trevor Murray; Tieman, George; Coote, Matthew
  • Publisher: RMIT University
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Vic
  • ISBN: 1921166460
  • Country: Australia

This study, Change and Continuity in Peri-urban Australia, aims to help redress the relative lack of attention given to peri-urban regions in Australia and to contribute to a growing international literature on these areas. The project will produce four monographs. This first takes the form of a review of peri-urban literature ....

City-Region Governance, Policy Variation and Economic Performance

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Paul Steeples
  • Country: United Kingdom

Advocates for devolution of responsibility for economic development have frequently made a link between the governance of city-regions and their economic performance. The evidence they adduce for this does not clearly bear this out, since there are problems in defining the scale of the cities under consideration, the scope of the powers involved ....

Climate Change in Regional Australia: Social Learning and Adaptation

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Martin, J; Rogers, M;Winter C
  • Publisher: Victorian Universities Regional Research Network (VURRN) Press
  • Published Location: Ballarat, Victoria
  • ISBN: 9781876851361
  • Country: Australia

In this book are case studies of community level approaches to climate change mitigation and adaptation covering communities and governance, farming communities, economics and water. The cases are based on research being undertaken across Australian communities and show how a social learning approach can bring about fundamental change with lastin ....

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