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Leanne Johnson

Fact sheet

Fuel economy of Australian passenger vehicles: a regional perspective

This information sheet presents Australian data on how realised rates of fuel consumption vary over time, and how the rates depend on key vehicle characteristics such as number of cylinders, fuel type and vehicle age.
Fact sheet

Spending by Australians on owning and operating vehicles

How much do Australians spend on owning and operating a vehicle and how does this vary between regions? This information sheet provides a snapshot of household spending on transportation.
Report

Long distance commuters in Australia: a socio-economic and demographic profile

There are various types of long distance commutes in Australia, such as the widely known fly-in-fly-out commutes that occur in sparsely populated mining areas or daily commutes from peri urban areas to a nearby city. This paper provides a review of the published literature on...
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A regional economy: a case study of Tasmania

Tasmania’s economic performance has experienced changing fortunes over the past two decades. This development provided a unique opportunity to investigate the drivers of this change and to find out if there are lessons for regional policy.
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A regional economy: a case study of Tasmania

The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government is committed to the prosperity of Australia's regions. In order to promote economic and social development it is important that we understand the environment in which regional economies operate. This study provides an analytical investigation...