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Among the challenges for rural communities and health services in Australia, climate change and increasing extreme heat are emerging as additional stressors. Effective public health responses to extreme heat require an understanding of the impact on health and well-being, and the risk or protective factors...
This study explores the factors affecting rural landholders' adaptation to climate change from the perspectives of formal institutions and communities of practice. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with formal institutions (e.g. South Australian government agencies) and communities of practice (e.g. farm systems groups) within two natural...
This report provides a first analysis of these issues and will be complemented by the discussion of qualitative and quantitative primary data in subsequent reports.
This report finds that:
• The Eyre Peninsula is the country of a number of Indigenous nations and...
The primary objective of this study has been to estimate quantitatively the overall net impact of gaming machines on regional economies (i.e., economic and social impact). The study takes up from where the Productivity Commission’s Australia’s Gambling Industries study stopped -...
This report is the first output from this project and presents the findings from the initial stages of the investigation. Later reports will present a fuller picture as the outputs of additional stages of analysis are presented. There is a growing consensus in the community...
South Australia's University of Adelaide is researching the social structure of Eyre Peninsula communities to determine potential impacts from oil and gas exploration in the Great Australian Bight.
It is part of a four-year, $20 million collaborative science program between oil giant BP, the...