Fiona Haslam McKenzie

Conference paper

Quantifying the urban food environment in Perth, Western Australia using multivariate methods and clustering

The urban food environment is a target for policy interventions aimed at improving diet. This study developed a workflow in the R programming language for characterising the urban food environment using standard measures of accessibility to the food environment along with methods adapted from community...
Conference paper

Male, stale and pale? Gender representation in metropolitan local government in Western Australia

This paper explores the historical and contemporary socio-spatial patterns of political representation across the various local government areas within the Perth metropolitan region. In particular, analysis is focused on the gendered composition of (i) candidates who stand for local government elections; (ii) those elected as...

Sustaining regions (Summer 2004)

This issue of Sustaining Regions reflects the diverse pathways and challenges confronting regions: from tourism to cluster development.
Journal article

Leadership development: flogging a dead horse or the kiss of life for regional Western Australia?

The Progress Rural WA programs aimed to widen community leadership and were designed to encourage participants to be transformational leaders; to empower those around them and support them in the process of change.
Briefing paper

Understanding local economic resilience: long-run income dynamics, Bunbury, 1980-2013

This report examines the economic resilience of the Bunbury economy and the implications for the formation of local economic policy.