Organisation

Regional Australia Institute

Acronym
RAI

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Report

1 Jan 2014

Australia's regional areas are developing at different paces. They have different potential for positive growth and change. The Regional Australia Institute(RAI) has developed [In]Sight: Australia's regional competitiveness index to provide a consistent, comprehensive and accessible view of the status of Australia's regions and their prospects...

Report

1 Jan 2013

In establishing the Regional Australia Institute (RAI), stakeholders from the regions, government and academia emphasised the extent to which regional Australia has lacked consistent and accessible national level information to inform the discussion on regional development and to guide policy and investment decisions. To address...

Report

1 Jan 2013

[In]Sight is an online index and interactive map tracking the competitiveness of Australia's 560 Local Government Areas (LGA) and 55 Regional Development Australia (RDA) regions, unlocking thousands of insights into regional Australia. [In]Sight consists of 59 measurable indicators of competitiveness within ten themes. The best...

Report

1 Jan 2013

This paper therefore focusses on research and findings from cases that have primarily occurred in developed countries such as the USA, New Zealand and the UK. Despite cultural differences between these countries, there is sufficient similarity in economic, social and institutional structures and conditions to...

Report

1 Jan 2013

The economic and business components of the disaster recovery process are often misunderstood, leading to poor outcomes for the affected community.Natural disaster recovery policy needs to reflect recovery processes and the individual needs of each community in order to achieve improved outcomes. This requires policy...

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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...

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...

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...

Research report

3 Oct 2014

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

Summary

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

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...

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