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Ian Gray

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Journal article

1 Jan 2013
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The education system, as it relates to very remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia, faces challenges. While considerable resources have been applied to very remote schools, results in terms of enrolments, attendance and learning outcomes have changed little, despite the effort applied....

Conference paper

1 Jan 2008
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The nature of the federal system, in terms of its basic components of localities, states and the nation, has been debated from time to time since Federation. Through this debate, the potential significance of regions has often been raised. Regions have been given significance by...

Journal article

1 Jan 2006
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Governance reform is increasingly understood in terms of partnerships, flexibility and growth in the 'noninstitutionalised' forms of decision-making, but what do Australians make of the governmental institutions still so crucial to the theory and reality of governance? In Australian discussions about new spatial approaches to...

Book

1 Jan 2001
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This ten-chapter book was the first of its type in Australia, bringing a critical sociological perspective to the analysis of contemorary regional change. Synthesising results from over 15 years of research by the authors, the book sought to explain regional disadvantage. In then provided ideas...

Journal article

1 Jan 2001
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Since the early 1980s, Australian governments have embraced neoliberal policies as a means of improving the nation's global economic competitiveness. The impacts of such policies in regional areas have been quite profound, leading to socio-economic polarisation, population loss, and the growth of anti-globalisation sentiments. In...

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