Organisation

Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics (BTRE)

Journal article

Skill Shortages in Australia's Regions

Skill shortages are a well documented issue both in Australia and overseas, but the problem itself is not well defined. Most of the previously published work has been conducted on a national or industry wide scale. The BTRE approach focused on the relationship between skill...
Journal article

Regional Public Transport in Australia: Economic Regulation and Assistance Measures

Regional public transport plays an important role in meeting the needs of Australians living in regional and remote areas for access to essential services and for mobility. This paper provides information on Commonwealth, State and Territory government regulatory arrangements and assistance measures relating to regional...
Journal article

Regional Public Transport In Australia: Long-Distance Services, Trends And Projections

Regional public transport plays an important role in meeting the needs of Australians living in regional and remote areas for access to essential services and for mobility. This paper provides information on long-distance regional public transport services in Australia, and includes a snapshot of all...
Briefing paper

Focus on Regions No. 1: Industry Structure

Australia, like many other developed countries, has experienced a decline in the importance of the manufacturing and agriculture sectors over recent decades, and strong growth in the services sector. In particular, Business services accounts for a large and growing share of national value added and...
Briefing paper

Focus on Regions No. 2: Education, Skills and Qualifications

This report analyses trends in educational attainment and occupational status in Australia. It investigates the spatial distribution of skills, qualifications, selected professionals and skilled tradespeople across Australia's regions in the period 1991 to 2001.