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This document is a blueprint for action for regional Indigenous homelessness projects in Mt Isa, Cairns, and Townsville / Thuringowa. The blueprint details strategies to be implemented in cooperation with all stakeholders in each of the communities. Five strategic areas underpin the direction of the...
This paper examines 'sustainable development' in a contemporary remote Aboriginal rural community. The author argues that sustainability in Indigenous development in the central Cape York region involves an ongoing compromise between often incommensurable forms of social, political, and economic organisation. Drawing on material gathered in...
The Moreton Bay Region in South East Queensland (SEQ) comprises diverse communities, landscapes and businesses. Since 2008, the Moreton Bay Regional Council (MBRC) has been the single local government authority for the region and is the third largest local government by population in Australia. Regional...
Education Queensland's Remote Area Incentives Scheme (RAIS) is intended to provide financial and other benefits to teachers who choose to accept employment in undesirable locations in the state. On paper, this scheme claims that remoteness from an urban centre is the foremost measure of a...
In September 2016, the Queensland government asked the Queensland Productivity Commission to conduct an inquiry into manufacturing to identify policies to improve the sector’s productivity and competitiveness. This final report sets out a policy action plan to support a strong and diverse manufacturing sector.
The Queensland Audit Office (QAO) is required to prepare and publish by 30 June each year a three-year strategic audit plan (SAP) which shapes and drives its program of performance audits.
Its 2018–21 SAP is the culmination of its ongoing efforts to understand the...
This report outlines how more than one million hectares of woody vegetation, an area more than seven times larger than the size of Queensland’s capital, has been cleared between 2012-13 and 2015-16.
This paper investigates affordability of housing in Queensland; changes in the housing stock and people’s preferences; and factors influencing outcomes in housing markets.
This study examines the challenges faced by regional accounting firms and the creative solutions they use to address them.
The objective of this paper is to identify factors that may affect the long term environmental and economic sustainability of tourism in northern Australia.