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Emerging dimensions of networked energy citizenship: the case of coal seam gas mobilisation in Australia

This article reports empirical findings from a custom database of tweets around CSG issues and theorises the politics of knowledge at stake in this challenge to stateappointed expertise.
Conference paper

Standalone solar air-conditioning systems for residential buildings

The rapid adoption of reverse-cycle vapour-compression air-conditioning systems in residential buildings has produced an escalation in both total and peak electricity demand, necessitating a high level of investment in electricity infrastructure, and raising concerns over energy security and environmental issues. To address these issues, solar...

[In]Sight Results Guide

Australia's regional areas are developing at different paces. They have different potential for positive growth and change. The Regional Australia Institute(RAI) has developed [In]Sight: Australia's regional competitiveness index to provide a consistent, comprehensive and accessible view of the status of Australia's regions and their prospects...

[In]Sight: Economic diversification and the competitiveness of regional Australia

[In]Sight is an online index and interactive map tracking the competitiveness of Australia's 560 Local Government Areas (LGA) and 55 Regional Development Australia (RDA) regions, unlocking thousands of insights into regional Australia. [In]Sight's economic diversification indicator (within the Business Sophistication theme) is based on comparison...

Centrelink - statistical information and data

Data from Centrelink on Child Support, Programs and Services, Payments, Labour Market and Medicare. This resource provides a wealth of publications on regional issues, including specific reports relating to social and health services in regional Australia. As a collection, these publications provide valuable information on...

An exploration of labour mobility in mining and construction: who moves and why

Labour mobility is a complex concept because people change jobs for a variety of reasons, in different ways and with different outcomes for their lives and careers. This study explores what motivates people to change jobs and examines the influence of their employer, occupation or...
Journal article

A tale of two regionalisms: improving the measurement of regionalism in Australia and beyond

Studies of regional identification are integral to the role of regionalism in political development, but how does one study regionalism when subnational political scales and regional political culture may be out of alignment?

Bringing Business into Australian Regional Development

Much of Australia's insight into business conditions is dominated by metropolitan perspectives, particularly at the national level. However, we also know that regional businesses operate in a different context to those in our major cities and play an important role in many of the nation's...
Journal article

Ageing Australia: changing location patterns of older people in South East Queensland

This paper investigates a decade of changes in the location patterns of older people in the 'sunbelt' region of South East Queensland (SEQ). Despite the accentuation of public policies to better cater for older people in an ageing Australia, little attention has been directed towards...
Journal article

Endogenous Growth, Local Competitiveness and Regional Development: Western Australia ' s Regional Cities, 2001-2011

Recent policy discourse on the dynamics of regional development has centred on growing levels of uneven development - the patchwork economy - and the importance of local competitiveness as a driver of growth. In this paper,we examine both of these issues in the context of...