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Regional Australia Institute

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RAI

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Briefing paper

29 Jun 2017

This visual summary of results from the 2016 Census looks at population growth in regional areas.

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Research report

27 Mar 2017

The concept of Human Capital describes the skills and capacities that reside in people that are put to productive use. It represents the value of the skills, knowledge, talents and abilities of people and their potential to drive innovation and economic growth.

Although natural...

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Research report

11 Nov 2016

The future of work offers a heady mixture of excitement and promise as new ways of working become embedded in the economy, along with the worry of how and if each of us can make our way in a rapidly changing work landscape.

The messages are many – “hundreds of jobs to go”, “automation...

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21 Jul 2016

Higher rates of population growth in our big cities are not driven by Australians moving from the regions to the city. Regional Australia has lower population growth than the cities because it does not attract its share of international migrants.

Overall, the migration of Australians is...

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Research report

26 Apr 2016

The Deal or No Deal? report highlights that Australia’s small cities are strong performers economically, but if we look under the bonnet there are some essential ingredients that enable small cities to succeed and grow consistently over time. These include:

• high rates of ...

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Research report

30 Oct 2012

This report identifies research literature of relevance to regional development in Australia and finds gaps in current knowledge.

Since the Regional Australia Institute (RAI) was established in late 2011, many researchers and users of research in regions and government have...

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Briefing paper

29 Jun 2017

This visual summary of results from the 2016 Census looks at population growth in regional areas.

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Research report

20 Jun 2017

Despite their size, Australia’s great small cities’ long-term growth rates have matched those in metropolitan cities. There are good prospects for this medium-term economic performance to continue. However, recent economic outcomes have been less impressive, mirroring the general decline in...

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20 Jun 2017

If we want Australia to prosper then we need our regional cities to perform well. Australia has benefited from the growth of our big cities. But the growth and development pathway for our small cities is more challenging. Regional cities have the potential to produce $375 billion in output in...

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Submission

15 Apr 2017

1. The Regional Australia Institute supports the development and implementation of a long term decentralisation policy for the Australian Government. This submission is focused on the wider merits of decentralisation policies for the public service. It responds to Terms of Reference b(ii), b(iii...

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Research report

27 Mar 2017

The concept of Human Capital describes the skills and capacities that reside in people that are put to productive use. It represents the value of the skills, knowledge, talents and abilities of people and their potential to drive innovation and economic growth.

Although natural...

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Research report

11 Nov 2016

The future of work offers a heady mixture of excitement and promise as new ways of working become embedded in the economy, along with the worry of how and if each of us can make our way in a rapidly changing work landscape.

The messages are many – “hundreds of jobs to go”, “automation...

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Research report

21 Jul 2016

Higher rates of population growth in our big cities are not driven by Australians moving from the regions to the city. Regional Australia has lower population growth than the cities because it does not attract its share of international migrants.

Overall, the migration of Australians is...

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Research report

26 Apr 2016

The Deal or No Deal? report highlights that Australia’s small cities are strong performers economically, but if we look under the bonnet there are some essential ingredients that enable small cities to succeed and grow consistently over time. These include:

• high rates of ...

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Research report

03 Oct 2014

This paper explores the connection between the competitive advantage of a region and actual growth experienced.

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The connection between the competitive advantage of a region and actual growth experience is complex. Some regions with a high degree of...

Research report

16 Jul 2014

The ageing population is changing Australia. Like any change, it is accompanied by both challenges and opportunities.

Regional Australia is ageing faster than the rest of the country. With Baby Boomers making up 39 per cent of the regional workforce, our regions are at the forefront of...