Conference

2nd Future of Australia’s Country Towns Conference, 11-13 July 2005, Bendigo, Australia

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13 Jul 2005
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Two approaches to learning about the structure and function of Australia's small towns are discussed in this paper: the community studies approach, which has a deep understanding of the forces operating within local communities but lacks a strong policy perspective; and the sustainability based approach,...

Conference paper

13 Jul 2005
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Why do people migrate to rural communities and how well do they settle? Locals and immigrants in Riverside and Rangesview, in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, were surveyed on why they lived in a rural area, the positive factors related to a rural...

Conference paper

13 Jul 2005
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Local government in Australia ought to be aware of specific community needs and goals, and be willing to initiate and facilitate practices that will encourage cooperation and interaction within communities and between communities, service providers and all levels of government. Social capital theory is discussed...

Conference paper

13 Jul 2005
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Networking and the collaborative nature of the global economy reinforce tendencies towards geographical clustering of firms in specialist and related industries. This paper discusses cluster and network formation, networking, social capital and social network cohesion. How does trust influence business processes, economic sustainability and business...

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13 Jul 2005
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In recent years, significant resources have been allocated to support the establishment of online communities, websites and regional web portals, which can foster community activities, interests and events in rural and regional communities. However, most initiatives fail to develop sufficient revenue streams or systems that...

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