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The traditional fisheries catch of Torres Strait Islanders

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Kingston AG; Jacobs DR; Bishop M; Lilly S; Skewes TD; Burridge CM
  • Publisher: CSIRO Marine Research
  • Published Location: Cleveland Qld
  • ISBN: 1876996706
  • Country: Australia

Investigations into the traditional marine catch of turtle and dugong in the Torres Strait Island Protected Zone (TSPZ) were conducted in 14 communities, over four sample years. Estimated annual catch of dugong were 241 in 1996, 287 in 1998, 692 in 1999, and 619 in 2000/2001. Annual catch of green turtles were 1896, 1097, 1507, and ....

Three essays on spatial spillovers of highway investment and regional growth

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Islam, Samia
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: West Virginia University
  • Published Location: United States -- West Virginia
  • ISBN: 9780496171743
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: Appalachia

The impact of transportation infrastructure on regional employment can be reflected through changes in the accessibility of the region affected. A certain region may benefit from the positive externalities associated with a public works project even though the facilities are located in another region. The extent of these spillovers can ....

Understanding Regional Skill Shortages: A Review of Recent Australian Government Policy

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: McKenzie, Fiona
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 10, No. 3
  • Country: Australia

In recent years, the issue of regional skills shortages has received growing attention among policy makers in Australia. This attention has come from a variety of agencies, such as those dealing with: regional development, industry and employment, training and education. There is also interest from agencies with specific labour for ....

Victoria's skilled migration strategy

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Victoria. Department for Victorian Communities. Employment Programs
  • Publisher: Department for Victorian Communities. Employment Programs
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Vic
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

Victoria's Skilled Migration Strategy builds on the State's knowledge and positive experiences with migration to increase the intake of skilled and business migrants, particularly to regional Victoria. Key components of the strategy include international and domestic marketing to attract migrants, international students and working ....

Water efficiency improvements through environmental farming systems: a study conducted for the Pratt Water Murrumbidgee Valley Water Efficiency Feasibility Project

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Hurditch W > Mitchell D
  • Publisher: Fifth Estate Consultancy
  • ISBN: 0642552819
  • Country: Australia

This study is concerned with an investigation of innovative farming methods that take advantage of natural processes, rather than of introduced land management practices, which are often environmentally damaging and expensive to maintain. Farming practices in the public domain will be listed with reference to existing literature. P ....

Wetlands Australia: national wetlands update 2004

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Beard A
  • Publisher: Wetlands Australia
  • ISBN: 0642549656
  • Country: Australia

This issue of Wetlands Australia highlights the achievements in wetlands conservation and management in 2003, and outlines the activities for 2004. Stories featured in this edition include snapshots of the BHP Billiton sponsored 'Revive our Wetlands' project, integrating wetlands management in broader natural resource management (N ....

Wine Industry Impact Review

  • Year: 2004
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

Regional Development Australia Barossa (formerly Barossa & Light Regional Development Board) commissioned a report to form the basis of assessing the total impact of the expansion of the Barossa wine industry from 2001 to 2011. This report will be used by industry and business groups, and Local and State Government, to identify issues and pr ....

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