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Take me home, country roads

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Roth, Stephanie
  • Journal Name: Public Roads
  • Journal Number: Vol.66, No.2
  • Publisher: Superintendent of Documents
  • Published Location: Washington, United States
  • Country: United States

Roth discusses the Rural Capacity Building Initiative, a new Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration program. The initiative is addressing the pressing transportation needs of America's rural areas. Report Location ....

The effects of tourism impacts upon quality of life of residents in the community

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Kim, Kyungmi
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Published Location: United States -- Virginia
  • ISBN: 9780496023998
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: Virginia

This study investigates how tourism affects the quality of life (QOL) of residents in tourism destinations that vary in the stage of development. The proposed model in this study structurally depicts that satisfaction with life in general derives from the satisfaction with particular life domains. Overall life satisfaction is derived fr ....

The rise of the CDEP scheme and changing factors underlying Indigenous employment

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Hunter, B H
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 0731549120
  • Country: Australia

The Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) scheme provides a small proportion of Indigenous employment in major Australian cities and is a relatively minor source of employment in other urban areas, especially for females. The converse of this is that the CDEP is a major source of employment in rural and remote areas with ....

Trends in taxable income

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Kelly, S; Harding, A
  • Publisher: National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, University of Canberra
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

This report examines trends in taxable income by postcode in Australia between 1994-95 and 1998-99. The report is based on statistics published by the Australian Taxation Office on the number of taxpayers by postcode, their taxable income and the amount of tax paid. Report Location ....

Ukraine - Moving forward on regional development and regional policy

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: World Bank
  • Publisher: World Bank
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: Washington

The report considers the evolving experience in Ukraine, and looks at lessons from other countries in order to spur thinking about how best to move forward in the development of regional policy. In the context of a transition economy, accurately measuring the changes that are underway is difficult. The statistical system itself is in transition, ....

Unhealthy encounters : legacies and challenges for the health status of settler and Aboriginal communities

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Wilkinson, D
  • Publisher: Hawke Institute, University of South Australia
  • Published Location: Magill, SA
  • Country: Australia

The author outlines the differences that exist in the health status of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, aiming to provide a clear picture of differences in health status now, and over time. Next he presents data on use of health services by Aboriginal Australians, showing quite marked differences from use by non- Aborigin ....

What makes rural communities 'sustainable'?: reflections on an Australian example

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Smailes, Peter J.
  • Journal Name: South Australian Geographical Journal
  • Journal Number: 101
  • Country: Australia

Report Location ....

Workforce retention in rural and remote Australia: determining the factors that influence length of practice

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: John S Humphreys, Judith A Jones, Michael P Jones, Paul R Mara
  • Journal Name: Medical Journal of Australia
  • Journal Number: Vol.176, No.10
  • Country: Australia

Objectives: To ascertain which factors are most significant in a general practitioner's decision to stay in rural practice and whether these retention factors vary in importance according to the geographical location of the practice and GP characteristics. Design: National questionnaire survey. The method of paired comparisons was used to descri ....

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