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Fiona Haslam McKenzie


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Research report

06 Nov 2013

Background: The current mining boom has brought considerable wealth throughout Australia, but the benefits are not distributed evenly. The majority of Australian mining activities are in remote locations where demand for labour usually exceeds local supply, requiring a long-distance commuting (...

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Conference paper

02 Dec 2011

This paper reports on research that has been conducted in two resource boom towns, Karratha and Port Hedland, as they plan for city status. It will commence by briefly describing the research followed by contextual information about the two towns. The next section will provide an overview of the...

Research report

10 Mar 2011

This study addresses the question posed in the 2009 AHURI Research Agenda: how do the drivers of supply and demand for housing in regional and rural centres affect the supply of affordable housing?

This is a particularly important area of investigation at the current time, as there is a...

Conference paper

27 Nov 2009

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research.

This paper was presented at SOAC 4 held in Perth from 24 to 27 November 2009.

SOAC 4 was hosted by the University of Western...

Conference paper

27 Nov 2009

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research.

This paper was presented at SOAC 4 held in Perth from 24 to 27 November 2009.

SOAC 4 was hosted by the University of Western...

Research report

10 Aug 2009

 

Resource boom towns in the Pilbara and Goldfield regions of Western Australia and the Bowen Basin region of Queensland have experienced recurring housing shortages and crises. The housing situation has had a negative impact upon these communities in a variety of ways, and in the case of...

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06 Oct 2008

This presentation described the reasons behind the fly-in fly-out phenomenon and the effect on rural communities.

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Working paper

15 Sep 2008

There are numerous mines that are either planned or are under construction throughout Australia in what have, until now, been regions dominated by broadacre agriculture. While these mining ventures bring new jobs, infrastructure, people and opportunities to their host community, it is usually...

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Research report

12 Aug 2008

This report provides an assessment of regional employment dynamics and future labour demand in these regions of Western Australia. It examines the demographic and economic dynamics driving regional labour markets; analyses the changing structure of regional labour markets in terms of sector and...

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Research report

21 Jul 2008

This report provides an assessment of regional employment dynamics and future labour demand in the Great Southern, South West, and Wheatbelt regions. More specifically, the report:

* Examines the demographic and economic dynamics driving regional labour markets;

* Analyses the...

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