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Great Ocean Road Destination Management Plan

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Ruzzene, Mike; Dunn, Fiona
  • Publisher: Urban Enterprises
  • Published Location: North Fitzroy, Vic
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

The RDA Committee, in partnership with regional stakeholders, has released the Great Ocean Road Tourism Destination Management Plan. The plan identifies the actions and investment necessary to further develop tourism opportunities in the region for both international and domestic markets in line with forecast visitor growth identified in the nati ....

Harnessing the Power of Perception: Reducing Alcohol-related Harm among Rural Teenagers

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Hughes, Clarissa; Julian, Roberta; Richman, Matthew; Mason, Ron; Long, Gillian
  • Journal Name: Youth Studies Australia
  • Journal Number: Vol. 27, No. 2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Tasmania

The Social Norms Analysis Project (SNAP), conducted with rural high school students in Tasmania, demonstrates the powerful nature of the perceptions of what one's peers think and do, and is based on a model of health promotion that has been used successfully overseas. Baseline data indicate that the SNAP target groups hold inaccura ....

Harnessing the Private Sector for Social Development

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Lim, Steven; Cameron, Michael P; Taweekul, Krailert; Askwith, John
  • Journal Name: Journal of Economic & Social Policy
  • Journal Number: Vol. 12, No. 2
  • Country: Thailand

We examine an NGO-led project of rural industrialisation that brings together the comparative advantages of rural villagers and private sector firms to improve local employment and community health outcomes. Based on household survey data from Northeast Thailand, we find that the industrialisation project raises the income earning ....

Higher Education Institutions and Regional Mission: Lessons Learnt from the OECD Review Project

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Puukka, Jaana; Marmolejo, Francisco
  • Journal Name: Higher Education Policy
  • Journal Number: Vol.21, No.2
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Published Location: Houndmills, United Kingdom

With the processes of globalization and localization, the local availability of knowledge and skills, and the transfer of technology and innovation to industry, small and medium-sized enterprises and the wider society have become increasingly important. In recent years, there have been many initiatives across Organization for Economic Cooper ....

How citizenship and government under-developed Indigenous Australia: the mixed blessings of 1967

  • Year: 2008
  • Journal Name: Australian prospect
  • Country: Australia

Excerpt from Polity, capability, culture : thinking through the next phase of Australian Indigenous affairs by Peter Botsman; full version is held at B B750.72/P1; argues that under the Commonwealth in regional and remote Australia 'things went backward, from a foothold in the real economy via the pastoral industry, or from the all ....

How planning can meet the challenges: In praise of Local Development Frameworks

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Rozee, Leonora
  • Journal Name: The Town Planning Review
  • Journal Number: Vol.79, No.6
  • Publisher: Liverpool University Press
  • Published Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Country: United Kingdom

The article starts by examining the history and context of the modern spatial planning system leading to the introduction of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 Local Development Framework (LDF) system. In exploring the challenges the system currently faces, it then focuses on the key global and national factors which impact o ....

Human Rights and Homelessness in Rural Victoria

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Di Manno, Jude
  • Journal Name: Parity
  • Journal Number: Vol. 21, No. 1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

The participation of homelessness assistance agencies throughout the Loddon Mallee Region (LOMA) in workshops 'Putting human rights into action: using human rights in homelessness advocacy and service delivery' is discussed. The key aspects of the workshops are highlighted. Report Location; ....

Impacts of telecommunications infrastructure and its spillover effects on regional economic growth in China

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Liu, Yanchun
  • Editors: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: George Mason University
  • Published Location: United States -- Virginia
  • ISBN: 9780549952381
  • Country: China

This dissertation empirically tests the impacts of telecommunications infrastructure as well as its spillover effects on regional economic growth in China. Based on data for 29 regions of China for the period 1986-2006, a panel data approach is used in the context of conditional convergence theory for estimation. A modified shift-share ....

Indigenous participation in regional labour markets, 2001-06

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Biddle, Nicholas.; Taylor, J.; Yap, Mandy.
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 0731556631
  • Country: Australia

This paper examines the extent to which Indigenous Australians have shared in the large expansion of the Australian workforce that is revealed by a comparison of 2001 and 2006 census results. It considers whether this is reflected in changes to regional patterns of Indigenous labour force status, income, occupation and industry of ....

Interactive Distance E-learning for Isolated Communities: The Policy Footprint

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Crump, Stephen; Twyford, Kylie; Littler, Margaret
  • Journal Name: Education in Rural Australia
  • Journal Number: Vol. 18, No. 2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales, Northern Territory

This paper provides information on the policy strand of an investigation into the Australian Research Council Linkage research project into 'interactive distance e-learning' [IDeL] following the introduction in New South Wales and in the Northern Territory of Australia of satellite-supported two-way broad-band internet services for ....

It's about people : changing perspectives on dryness : a report to government

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Kenny, Peter
  • Publisher: : Drought Policy Review Expert Social Panel
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 9780980371475
  • Country: Australia

As part of the Federal Government's national review of drought policy, the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry appointed an expert panel to examine the social impacts of drought on farm families and rural communities. The Panel's report was released in September 2008, and includes independent research as well as the pe ....

Knowledge appurtenancy: Universities, regional development, and the knowledgebased economy

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: van Adrichem, Robert
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: University of Northern British Columbia (Canada)
  • Published Location: Canada
  • ISBN: 9780494488133
  • Country: Canada
  • State/Region: British Columbia, Manitoba

The emergence of the knowledge-based economy has challenged non-metropolitan regions that have traditionally engaged in the extraction and export of natural resources. These regions require government policies that will enable them to participate in an economy that now favours human capital over resource endowments. Appurtenancy is one ....

Kununurra Regional Hotspots Land Supply Update

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: State of Western Australia
  • Publisher: Western Australian Planning Commission
  • Published Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • ISBN: 0 7309 9658 1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Kununurra, Western Australia

This document forms part of a series of documents prepared by the Department for Planning and Infrastructure (DPI) in conjunction with LandCorp, for the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC). These documents provide a snapshot of land supply in regional centres experiencing land and housing supply pressures as a result of growth in the re ....

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 ....

Landscape Analysis and Visualisation: Spatial Models for Natural Resource Management and Planning

  • Year: 2008
  • Editors: Christopher Pettit, William Cartwright, Ian Bishop, Kim Lowell, David Pullar, David Duncan
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag
  • Published Location: Berlin Heidelberg
  • ISBN: 9783540691686
  • Country: Australia

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