Data portal

Visualising NSW electorates: building approvals

Using building approvals data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the NSW Parliamentary Research Service has produced estimates of building approvals across all 93 NSW electorates. These estimates were derived using population-weighted correspondences. The map shows percentage change in the number or value of building...
Strategy

Infrastructure priorities for the regions

Infrastructure Victoria have published this resource to coincide with the release of the draft 30-year infrastructure strategy for broad community and stakeholder consultation.
Strategy

Victoria’s draft 30-year infrastructure strategy

This draft strategy document takes an integrated, cross‐sectoral view of infrastructure planning, making 95 draft recommendations to the Victorian government across both metropolitan and regional Victoria.
Conference paper

New forms of green for coastal conurbations: sustaining productive rural land on the urban periphery

The coastal areas of Eastern and South-Western Australia are at a crisis point as a result of unbridled development, predominantly residential, that current and even new planning restrictions seem unable to stop. This crisis has been the subject of much media coverage, particularly in weekend...
Report

The big movers: understanding population mobility in regional Australia

This report looks at the way that people have moved around the country between the last two national Census in 2011 and 2016, where they chose to move to or move from, and the communities in which they decided to stay. It sets out a...
Discussion paper

National water reform: issues paper

This inquiry concerns the National Water Initiative (NWI) — a 2004 intergovernmental agreement between the Australian government and all State and Territory governments. It is the Productivity Commission’s second national water reform inquiry, with the first undertaken in 2017.
Strategy

20-year state infrastructure strategy

This inaugural strategy document sets the long-term strategic direction and initial priorities for infrastructure development in South Australia, which will be built upon in future iterations.
Report

Freight outcomes from regional rail upgrades

This audit examines whether regional rail upgrades are improving rural freight outcomes in a timely and cost-efficient way.
Briefing paper

Regional NSW: a demographic and economic snapshot

This briefing paper presents a snapshot of regional NSW's demographic, economic and labour force characteristics.
Guide

Planning for welcoming and inclusive communities: guidelines for regional growth

Regional migration can stimulate economic growth and revitalise communities, while offering new migrants opportunities to integrate into Australian society. These guidelines are designed to help regional and remote communitiess — in partnership with service providers, development authorities and the three tiers of government — to...