Institute for Regional Development (UTas)

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28 Feb 2013

Manufacturing is an important industry for North West Tasmania, but it is an industry that has, over the last decades, been undergoing significant change. Manufacturing Industry Innovation: Future Directions for North West Tasmania is written as a brief survey report to draw together ‘what we...


1 Jan 2013

Tasmania's forests are an important economic and environmental resource for all Tasmanians, providing vital employment, recreation and conservation values. The importance of the Tasmanian private forest resource to the forest industry is increasing, with 44% of harvested timber sourced from private forests in 2011-2012. The...


1 Jan 2010

Regional innovations systems are a response to the emerging view in the 1990s that national innovation systems were not necessarily successful in addressing the challenge of competitiveness in period of globalisation. Indeed, with the emergence of clusters as a local innovation system much of the...


1 Jan 2009

Micro credit represents a significant policy innovation. It is a direct investment in individuals and communities, recognising their ability to drive economic and social change. This report has been prepared to help governments understand and encourage the use of micro credit as a tool to...


21 Jul 2008

This report provides an assessment of regional employment dynamics and future labour demand in the Great Southern, South West, and Wheatbelt regions. More specifically, the report:

* Examines the demographic and economic dynamics driving regional labour markets;

* Analyses the changing structure of...

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