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Recent trends in employment dynamics and economic specialization support the notion that diverse economies tend to be more resilient. Teasing out this relationship suggests a more complex story: what a locality specializes in may be as important as how diverse that economy is, implying that...
This report provides a detailed examination of the role of broader scale changes in the composition of employment, as measured by occupational structure, and localized place-based labor market characteristics to account for employment growth for member of the Western Australian Regional Capitals Alliance (WARCA) over...
The primary objective of this research project is to assist the mining industry manage workforce turnover more effectively, especially in fly-in/fly-out (FIFO) operations. The study draws on data from three mines in Western Australia and six in northern Queensland.
Despite significant advancements in the legal framework for Native Title and stated commitments to corporate social responsibility towards local Indigenous populations, this study suggests that Indigenous communities leveraged minimal benefits from the mining boom in terms of employment opportunity.
This report considers vocational education, post release support and, significantly, innovative strategies to better address the issue of Aboriginal recidivism.
This report is the second and final report of the Inquiry ‘Making our Prisons Work’. The first report focussed on prison employment and industries....
This report finds that developing northern Australia as an integrated, sustainable region presents a complex challenge that requires strategic focus, national leadership and close collaboration between governments.
In particular the report identifies the potential for sustainable development through:
• Expanding agricultural production...
This research report examines the strategies used by Western Australian families with young children for dealing with the transitions in the family as a consequence of choosing a fly-in fly-out lifestyle.
This submission is informed largely by our ARC Discovery research project Safeguarding Rural Australia: Addressing Masculinities and Violence in Rural Settings (2008-2011) which set out to study reasons underlying the high mortality and morbidity rates for violent related harms among men in rural Australia. We...
This study provides a summary of key issues raised in prior reviews of the literature and research on the impacts of fly-in/fly-out, driveIn/drive-out (FIFO/DIDO) work practices and, where appropriate, supplement this with other recent literature found. Furthermore, given the nature of ACELG’s modus operandi, the...
Often enough you mostly hear stories about mining, fly-in and fly-out workers or severe weather events from Western Australia. But there is more. At a 720 ABC Perth forum, a panel of TEDx Perth speakers discusses the future of Western Australia: initiatives the state is...