Regional Policy and Practice

Regional Policy and Practice was published in the early 1990s by the Australian and New Zealand Regional Science Association Inc. 

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1 Jan 2001

This research examines the question - 'Does the tertiary education sector in Australia provide courses, modules and/"or subjects on aspects of regional/"economic development to meet the professional needs of practitioners in their field?' Chapter One provides an overview of the study and proposes five research...

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1 Jan 2001

Using the Jiangsu-Victoria and Greater Green Triangle-Yangzhou relationships as case studies this paper provides an initial analysis of the origins, objectives, achievements, and limitations of SinoAustralian Sister City Type Relationships. Based on research to date, we suggest that certain factors, including the development of inappropriate...

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1 Jan 2000

Between 1960 and 1992 Australian state governments held numerous formal Inquiries into the question of appropriate local government boundaries. The deliberations and subsequent reports produced by these Inquiries provides an instructive and informative historical background to contemporary debates surrounding the controversial issue of local government...

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1 Jan 2000

Paper summarising a panel discussion presented to the Australian and New Zealand Regional Science Association. Conference (23rd: 1999: Newcastle, NSW).

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7 Dec 1994

This paper will concentrate on the Mariculture developments around Jurien, making particular reference to the process used to develop a sustainable industry.

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7 Dec 1994

This paper focuses on the structures involved in regional development, and some interactions between them. It examines in order regional development organisations, or RDOs, and their management, then government and its role in regional economic development and RDO structures.

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7 Dec 1994

This paper briefly reviews of the forces of change in the New Economy that rural development organisations need to understand and summarises a number of economic development "pitfalls," that many rural American development organisations have experienced.

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7 Dec 1994

Rural development, regional development, balanced development, decentralisation, regional adjustment - under one label or another for over a hundred years these regional policy issues have been in and out of the parking lot from which the issues to construct and reconstruct the political agenda in...

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16 May 1994

This editorial (published in 1994) reviewed some of the provisions of the Keating government White Paper 'Working Nation'.

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15 May 1994

Discusses the emergence of Rural Development Organisations (RDOs) in small rural communities around Australia.

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15 May 1994

In 1992, Albury Wodonga Development Corporation instigated an innovative research programme - an input- output study - to accurately identify the structure and linkages of the regional economy; and a business opportunities programme - to identify import replacement and new industry activities.

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15 May 1994

This article, published in 1994, explains some of the management and policy approaches adopted in NSW to improve the quality of water supplies and protect the environment.

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15 May 1994

This paper describes forecasts generated by the MONASH model of the Australian economy.

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15 May 1994

This paper describes forecasts generated by the MONASH model of the Australian economy.

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15 Oct 1993

This article offers brief comments on the key recommendations of the Industry Commission report of 1993 which focused on impediments to regional development in Australia.

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15 Oct 1993

This article discusses funding arrangements for RDOs arguing that insecure funding has a deleterious effect on staff and governments.

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15 Oct 1993

This article explores a range of practical study design considerations that need to be addressed if bottom-up input is to be effectively engaged in the regional development planning process.

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15 Oct 1993

This article published in 1993 discusses local council amalgamations under the Kennett liberal government.

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15 Oct 1993

This paper provides an overview of development policies and practices adopted by governments in Western Australia.