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Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
44

Despite a legacy of seemingly enlightened non-sectarian provision of sites and space for religious worship, current planning systems appear to create conditions in which many religious development proposals are problematic, conflict-ridden and politicised. Indeed, the planning system is a primary site for community conflicts that...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
8

In Australia, rural land use planning as the concern of spatial planning strategy and local regulation has largely emerged during an era of contrasting decline in state-directed agricultural policies and futures. Despite a long history of attempts at land use regulation as a nation-building process,...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015
37

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Journal article

1 Jan 2013
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This article explores the characteristics of commuting between small towns and regional centres located beyond the sphere of metropolitan influence in an Australian context. In regional Australia there are a number of economic, social and demographic trends affecting small towns and regional areas. In respect...

Journal article

1 Jan 2012
2

Central governments are faced with decisions about which towns to invest in across administrative regions. Using a recent example from the Loddon Mallee region in the Australian state of Victoria this paper reports on research undertaken to assist policy makers at the state and local...

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