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Fault Lines Exposed: Advantage and Disadvantage across Australia's Settlement System

Fault Lines Exposed intends to understand inequality across Australian cities and towns. Social and economic change in Australia has resulted in the emergence of disparities in advantage and disadvantage between metropolitan communities and regional localities, towns and cities. In 1999 the book Community Opportunity and...
Conference paper

Socio-economic advantage and disadvantage across Australia’s metropolitan cities

Cities represent the spatial reflection of wider social processes. Across the history of research into cities there has been widespread acceptance of the way in which a study of the residential spatial structure of urban areas reflects the broader structure of society.
Conference paper

Demarcating functional economic regions across Australia differentiated by work participation categories

Analysing spatial variations in regional economic performance is a common focus for research by regional scientists. Typically such investigations suffer from using de jure regions (such as Local Government Aras) as the spatial base as data tend to be readily available for such administrative areas...
Conference paper

Mapping spatial and temporal patterns of location distributions of old people in SEQ, Australia

The aim of this paper is to examine the spatial patterning and possible contributors to the geographic distribution of older people for the past decade (1996-2006)
Conference paper

Socio-economic disadvantage in post-Fordist cities

The analysis presented in this paper sets up a typology of advantage and disadvantage across Australia’s extended metropolitan regions and considers the way in which the broad patterns developed can be used to inform a greater understanding of disadvantage within Australian cities.

Trends in Australian non-metropolitan housing markets, 1991-2001

This final report aims to quantify the nature and extent of changes in the decade 1991-2001 within nonmetropolitan housing markets in Australia and, integral to achieving this first goal, to construct the first national non-metropolitan housing market database to hold empirical information on population, housing...

Housing aspirations of Australian households

This report provides a study of changes in Australians' housing aspirations and the implications of these for housing assistance. It illustrates the way in which the changing nature of Australian society is reflected in changing housing aspirations among different household groups and what these changes...

The role of community and lifestyle in the making of a knowledge city

Overview: Our brief is to investigate the role of community and lifestyle in the making of a globally successful knowledge city region. Our approach is essentially pragmatic. We start by broadly examining knowledge-based urban development from a number of different perspectives. The first view is...

Suburban scars: Australian cities and socio-economic deprivation

Scott Baum's sweeping new report pinpointing hot-spots of Australia's escalating rich-poor divide and identifying those suburbs left behind by Australia's economic boom. Despite the fact Australia has enjoyed a sustained period of aggregate national prosperity since the early 1990s, it is equally the case that...