Anthea Bill


The traditional fisheries catch of Torres Strait Islanders

Investigations into the traditional marine catch of turtle and dugong in the Torres Strait Island Protected Zone (TSPZ) were conducted in 14 communities, over four sample years. Estimated annual catch of dugong were 241 in 1996, 287 in 1998, 692 in 1999, and 619 in...
Journal article

Socioeconomic characteristics of NSW hospital users in 1998-99

With the ever increasing cost of providing hospital and other health services, it is vital to have an accurate understanding of the different health needs of various categories of hospital users - for example the rich versus the poor, or city versus bush dwellers. For...

Spatial dependence in regional unemployment in Australia

There is evidence that differentials in regional employment growth rates and regional unemployment rates have persisted in Australia since the early 1990s, despite relatively robust growth in the Australian economy overall, which might have promoted convergence in regional labour market outcomes. This paper investigates evidence...
Journal article

Employment Outcomes in Non Metropolitan Labour Markets: Individual and Regional Labour Market Factors

There has been a growing awareness that the issue of labour market disadvantage is substantially greater than merely considering unemployment and the ability to find a job. There is an increasing literature that points to the advantages of considering a broader concept which accounts for...
Conference paper

Assessing poverty and inequality at a detailed regional level: new advances in spatial microsimulation

During the past three years NATSEM has developed path-breaking spatial microsimulation techniques, involving the creation of synthetic data about the socioeconomic characteristics of households at a detailed regional level. The data are potentially available at any level of geographic aggregation, down to the level of...