Conference paper

18 Jun 2018

Capital cities like Melbourne continue to attract the majority of State population growth. This can create challenges for attracting skilled workers to, and retaining them in, regional locations. This paper reports on a survey of more than 1200 professional workers in the Victorian regional cities...

Draft report

24 Oct 2017

This plan brings together social and economic development goals with conservation goals, guided by international best practice – UNESCO’s Historic Urban Landscape approach (HUL).

Research report

9 Nov 2016

In March 2015 IBAC received closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage from Victoria Police showing the alleged mistreatment of a woman in custody in the cells of the Ballarat Police Station in January 2015. IBAC subsequently commenced an own motion investigation named Operation Ross.

The investigation...


This thesis is submitted in total fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy
31 Mar 2016

This research explores how regional small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are making greater commitments towards sustainable practices.

Research report

11 Feb 2016

In Australia, regional and remote Indigenous students are under‐represented in both higher education and vocational education and training. Access (or enabling) education programs are important in lifting participation rates and potentially in encouraging mobility between the sectors. However, there is a clear lack of evidence...

Research report

1 Jun 2013

Utilising an internationally validated framework, the Regional Universities Network (RUN) undertook a study to assess and report on the member universities’ social, cultural, environmental and economic contributions to their regions and the nation.

The study found substantive evidence of the positive performance of the...

Research report

17 Sep 2012

This report looks at the future devlopment in Ballerat, Victoria. New forms of urban planning, housing and also transport and use of natural resouces are some of the major topics covered. (1) BALLARAT - THE LOCALLY PRODUCTIVE CITY Goal: All precincts in Ballarat (exemplified by...

Research report

1 Jul 2007

This paper compares and contrasts the differences in support networks for gay men and lesbians between urban and regional areas in Victoria. It finds many gay men and lesbians in rural areas experience significant discrimination and have significantly less community support than those in metropolitan...



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