Regional Australia Institute In[Form] Library

Report

20 Jun 2016

Introduction

Internationally, there is growing recognition that measuring societal progress should involve measuring wellbeing: identifying whether people are able to lead meaningful, happy and fulfilled lives is just as, if not more, important than understanding economic growth. Despite this recognition, there remains limited...

Infographic

28 Apr 2016

This research snapshot provides an update to the Regional Australia in the digital economy snapshot, released by the ACMA in August 2014.

Being online is integral to the everyday lives of many Australians. While those of us living in major capital cities have greater...

Commentary

19 May 2015

Wouldn’t it be great if everyone had access to a seamless flow of information via the internet? Whether you worked in a metropolitan area or a remote farming region, the software or data needed to keep your business running efficiently could be downloaded quickly and...

Report

18 Mar 2015

Increased resettlement of migrants and refugees in regional Australia has been an on-going focus of the policies of successive governments. One recent regional resettlement experience, initiated at the local level, has yielded significant outcomes for a small regional community and the refugees involved.

This...

Report

1 Jan 2015

Internet use among small businesses has recently become a popular topic for researchers in the fields of Information Systems and Entrepreneurship. In view of the media hype this topic has received over recent months, it is important for small businesses to learn from the experiences...

Report

1 Jan 2015

The project examines and identifies the factors contributing to strong and sustainable regional capitals and regions. In particular the aim of the project is to explore the impact that good governance and effective leadership by local government can have on growing regional Australia.

Journal article

1 Jan 2015

Wouldn't it be great if everyone had access to a seamless flow of information via the internet. Whether you worked in a metropolitan area or a remote farming region, the software or data needed to keep your business running efficiently could be downloaded quickly and...

Journal article

1 Jan 2015

By way of a case study of five local governments in and around the Illawarra region of New South Wales, this paper proposes that electronic social network sites (SNS) make visible forms of participatory behaviour to which local governments must respond. Groups and individuals -...

Journal article

18 Dec 2014

Studies of regional identification are integral to the role of regionalism in political development, but how does one study regionalism when subnational political scales and regional political culture may be out of alignment? This question is tackled using Australia, a federation theorized as having possibly...

Journal article

17 Dec 2014

This paper reports findings from a survey of former students from six Australian rural school clusters. It compares the experiences and outcomes of students who had participated in a school vocational education and training (VET) program with those who had not. School VET courses intended...

Report

1 Oct 2014

This study quantifies the economic contribution of the Geelong campuses' ongoing operations and student expenditure to the local community in the Greater Geelong LGA.

Report

22 Aug 2014

Abstract: This paper estimates the effects of the mining boom in Australia, using a large-scale structural macroeconometric model, AUS-M. We estimate that the mining boom boosted real per capita household disposable income by 13 per cent by 2013. The boom has contributed to a...

Report

14 Aug 2014

Internet users in major urban areas are only slightly behind those in major capital cities in terms of levels of internet connectivity and frequency of internet use, but equal in terms of intensity of online participation, according to this report.

Summary

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Report

3 Apr 2014

This audit found that the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has not provided access to high-quality education for all students.

Summary

Students in rural Victoria make up 30 per cent of the student population. In rural Victoria levels of...

Report

15 Mar 2014

This Policy Issue Review investigates claims that Fly-in Fly-out/ Drive-in Drive-out groups are placing a burden on Australian rural health care services.

Report

24 Jan 2014

Summary: This report presents information on the medical workforce, based on estimates derived from the National Health Workforce Data Set: medical practitioners 2012, the third in this series. It includes data collected as part of the national registration and accreditation process.

How...

Report

1 Jan 2014

The economic, social and environmental diversity of regions is likely to lead to policy proposals having different impacts in the various regions of Australia.

This publication is designed to assist you determine if your policy will have any particular implications for regional communities and...

Journal article

1 Jan 2014

This paper investigates a decade of changes in the location patterns of older people in the 'sunbelt' region of South East Queensland (SEQ). Despite the accentuation of public policies to better cater for older people in an ageing Australia, little attention has been directed towards...

Report

1 Jan 2014

Building Stronger Regional Communities: Budget Outcomes 2014-15 highlights key Australian Government investments with relevance to regional Australia. The publication outlines each Australian Government portfolio's role in regional Australia and describes the new and existing Budget measures that will assist regional communities. Building Stronger Regional Communities:...

Report

1 Jan 2014

This study contributes to understanding of why people move. Commissioner Alison McClelland said: "For individuals, life events and family circumstances appear to be the most important factors in decisions whether to relocate for work. Factors related to housing, employment, local infrastructure and a person's level...

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