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Partnership Against Domestic Violence Project: training delivery model for rural health professionals

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: O'Day, J
  • Journal Name: Children, Young People and Communities: the Future is in Our Hands Conference - papers
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

In describing the Partnerships Against Domestic Violence: Training Delivery Model for Rural Health Professionals project, managed by the University Department of Rural Health and Child Youth and Family Support, Department of Health and Human Services, this paper discusses issues of: key stakeholders in consultation and research pro ....

Pre-contact aboriginal, and contemporary fire regimes of the savanna landscapes of northern Australia: Patterns, changes and ecological responses

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Russell-Smith, Jeremy
  • Journal Name: Ngoonjook
  • Journal Number: 20
  • Country: Australia

Fire regimes across the fire-prone savanna landscapes of northern Australia have changed markedly in many regions since the advent of European settlers (primarily pastoralists and miners) over a period spanning, at most, 150 years. These changes have been built on a large and rapidly growing number of descriptive and experimental s ....

Precarious stability: jobless families in the new millennium

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Hartman, Y
  • Publisher: National Unemployment Conference
  • Country: Australia

Describing the condition of jobless families today as one of precarious stability, this paper argues that an outcome of current policy changes is the fragmentation of the lives of jobless families, especially in regional communities. Comparison is made with the Great Depression and issues are discussed of: capitalism now; the curre ....

Regional agenda not complete

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Journal Name: ACCI Review
  • Journal Number: 72
  • Country: Australia

Whilst steps have been taken by the Federal Government to address the needs of regional Australia, the Final Report of the Regional Summit Steering Committee shows that the regional agenda is far from complete. Much more remains to be done. It is also clear from the Report that, of the remaining priorities, investment and enterprise growth are th ....

Regional clustering in Australia

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Enright, Michael; Roberts, Brian
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Management
  • Journal Number: 26
  • Country: Australia

Two seemingly competing tendencies, the globalisation of economic activity and the localisation of industries, have captured the interest of scholars, economic development professionals, and policymakers in recent years. While trends towards globalisation of industries and companies might appear to reduce the importance and distinctivenes ....

Regional development: the case for practitioner training and education

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Holland, Les
  • Journal Name: Regional Policy and Practice
  • Journal Number: Vol.10, No.1
  • Country: Australia

This research examines the question - 'Does the tertiary education sector in Australia provide courses, modules and/​or subjects on aspects of regional/​economic development to meet the professional needs of practitioners in their field?' Chapter One provides an overview of the study and proposes five research questions which are addressed in ....

Regional divide? A study of income inequality in Australia

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Lloyd, R; Harding, A; Hellwig, O
  • Journal Name: Sustaining Regions
  • Journal Number: Vol.1, No.1
  • Country: Australia

A regional analysis of incomes in Australia is presented, covering average household income by region, changes in average household income by region, average household income by state and region, and household incomes in local government areas. An attempt is then made to answer the question 'Is there a growing income inequality bet ....

Regional innovation strategies in the knowledge-based economy

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Park, Sam Ock
  • Journal Name: GeoJournal
  • Journal Number: Vol.53, No.1
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • Published Location: Wiesbaden, Netherlands
  • Country: South Korea

This paper aims to examine major regional innovation strategies for regional development in the knowledge-based economy in Korea. Innovation policy and Regional Innovation Systems (RIS) are becoming important issues in Korea in both national and regional perspectives. These issues have been evolving since the mid 1990s, especially since ....

Regional labour markets: naturally less efficient?

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Denniss, Richard; Watts, Martin
  • Editors: Carlson, Ellen and Mitchell, William F.
  • Journal Name: Economic and Labour Relations Review
  • Journal Number: 12
  • ISBN: 0733418376
  • Country: Australia

We argue that the Government's model of the labour market is flawed. If through their impact on the NAIRU [Non-Accelerating Inflation Rate of Unemployment], institutional and behavioural factors are the major cause of unemployment in Australia, why do unemployment rates differ significantly across regions with identical institutional and legal st ....

Regional profiles and the analysis of regional characteristics

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Conroy, C; Nowosilskyj, M; Colton, G
  • Journal Name: Sustaining Regions
  • Journal Number: Vol.1, No.1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

Utilising both Australian Bureau of Statistics and non-ABS data, this article presents the Western Australian regional profile covering the Midlands Statistical Division in order to provide an example of the range of data presented in regional profiles and how these data can be utilised in putting together a base picture of a regio ....

Regional unemployment in Queensland: dimensions and policy issues

  • Author: McGuire, Paul
  • Journal Name: Australian Bulletin of Labour
  • Journal Number: Vol.27, No.4
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

The problems of regional decline and regional unemployment have taken on a particular importance in Queensland in recent years. However, it is clear that the two issues are separate and require different policy solutions. While many regional communities have experienced declining population and employment, they have generally maintained low ....

Report on Government Services 2001

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Productivity Commission
  • Journal Name: Report on Government Services
  • Publisher: Productivity Commission
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 1740370325
  • Country: Australia

Report Location ....

Research on lack of rural female GPs

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Lippert, N
  • Journal Name: Australian Health Consumer
  • Journal Number: Vol. 1, No. 2001 Summer
  • Country: Australia

The under-representation of female GPs in rural and remote areas varies considerably from state to state and region to region. Female GPs, however, have a pivotal role to play in providing medical services to rural and remote communities in a sustainable manner. Strategies to support women rural GPs have been developed and further ....

Responding to regional disadvantage: what can be learned from the overseas experience?

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Gleeson, B; Carmichael, C
  • Publisher: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Vic
  • Country: Australia

This paper provides a conceptual and policy context for research by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute: University of New South Wales and University of Western Sydney Research Centre that examines aspects of Australian regional policy. The paper explores two main policy areas: social disadvantage, including its reg ....

Review of Rural Health Service Models

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Bernadette Hodgins, Peter Dhu
  • Publisher: National Rural Health Alliance
  • Country: Australia

Nine Western Australian rural health services, comprising traditional 8-bed hospitals, Integrated Health Services and Multi-Purpose Services were examined to compare the different service outputs and their costs and to identify the strengths and opportunities for each model. The comparison of costed service outputs shows significant variation acr ....

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