This statistical resource measures progress in a region against social, economic, environmental and governance indicators.
This report concludes that much expenditure in regional areas does little to facilitate adjustment and long term development - and that governments could coordinate better and evaluate their activities in Australia's regions.
This research suggests that in 2016-17, Sydney and Melbourne drove the national economy, while Perth is in recession.
With appeal to both domestic and international markets, the ACT has seen strong growth in overnight visitor numbers from both markets over the past few years - exceeding national growth rates.
This research looks at the travel choices of Australian young people, to examine ways to entice millennials to visit regional New South Wales (NSW).
If rural and regional areas are to counteract the historical ‘pull to cities’ and compete with the dynamics of agglomeration, higher wages, greater employment opportunities and levels of services, then having a reliable supply of affordable, quality ‘to-buy’ and rental housing will play a key...
This Resource Kit provides a pathway for regions interested in developing their region’s renewable energy industry, while optimising economic development benefits - attracting local investment, jobs and business growth.
This submission includes evidence about the current status of our Australia's regions and their potential contribution to future growth.
Regions have much to gain by lifting the workforce participation rate of their older population. This discussion paper helps define how our ageing workforce is impacting different regions and the potential payoffs for regions.
This report examines the contribution of tourism to New South Wales and its tourism regions.
This report goes beyond these state-wide findings to examine the role and contribution of the Queensland tourism industry at a regional level.
This report highlights the varying roles and levels of engagement that councils play in regards to leadership, organisation and delivery of local and regional economic development in Australia.
Innovation is the highest in regional centres that have research and development institutions and there are only 26 of these in regional Australia. But more than 150 regional areas have potential to match this innovation, a new index finds.
Due to a Government review of all Royalties for Regions initiatives, a change has been made to how Royalties for Regions funding will be allocated. It will now be used for a number of essential services for regions as well as the new and strategic...
The Australian Government is inviting proposals for faster rail links between cities and surrounding regional areas.
The WAPC has endorsed a draft update to the Guidelines for the Lifting of Urban Deferment - that specify requirements for a transfer of land from the urban deferred to urban zone in a region planning scheme. The draft guidelines are open for public comment...
Regional Capitals Australia (RCA) is pleased to present this second submission for consideration by the Productivity Commission (the Commission) and welcomes the potential for the study’s outcome to inform the government’s approach to regional policy. RCA is a growing alliance of 31 local governments across...