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Fiona H. McKenzie

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1 Jan 2013
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Questions over the role of mining in the Australian economy and society have gained increasing public scrutiny in recent years. In this paper we consider whether the role of mining in Australian society has changed with the recent mining boom. The paper draws attention to...

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1 Jan 2013
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This research project examines the socio-economic implications of long distant commute (LDC) workforce arrangements in the resources sector for two 'source' or 'resident' localities, (rather than on the host communities where mines operate), and communities in regional Australia. They are distant from mining operations, but...

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1 Jan 2007
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Traditionally, rural scholarship has been limited in its methodological approach. This has begun to change in recent years as rural researchers have embraced a range of different methodological tools. The aim of this article is to contribute to greater methodological pluralism in rural sociology by...

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1 Jan 2007
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Attracting and retaining skilled and professional staff is a problem not limited to remote, or even rural and regional locations in Australia. There is strong evidence to suggest that it is increasingly a global problem and organisations throughout the world are seeking innovative strategies to...

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1 Jan 2005
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This paper examines the role of neoliberalism in shaping Australian federal regional development policy over the past three decades. As in other parts of the world, since the 1980s Australian federal governments have tended to favour the role of market forces, as opposed to direct...

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