Rural development

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Rural policy
NARROWER TERMS
Conference paper

From the outside looking in – planning and land management in Sydney’s fringe

This paper explores the major issues arising in Sydney’s rural-urban fringe, particularly from the perspective of Sydney’s fringe from the outside looking in rather from the inside looking out.
Article

Industry in Britain - an atlas

Living near a productive company can have considerable economic benefits. It means the chance of well-paid jobs, creates opportunities for suppliers of goods and services, and can be a boost to local retailers. This common-sense economic logic explains why policymakers consistently worry about the uneven...
Report

The future of regional jobs

The face of regional jobs across the country is changing rapidly and a plan to meet demand is needed now – according to the Regional Australia Institute.
Report

Inland Rail supply chain mapping: Parkes to Narromine pilot project report

CSIRO research into the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail project has determined that shifting horticulture and processed agriculture from road to rail could reduce transport costs for the agricultural industry by an estimated $70 million per year.
Report

Journeys of understanding: domestic twinning as an approach to improving town capacity and wellbeing

This report concludes a unique, 18-month twinning experiment highlighting the opportunities to learn and share ideas between Britain’s towns. Twin Towns UK sought to boost the development of selected towns, not through major grant investment or specific output-focused funding streams, but through supporting a process...
Report

‘Bisnis in context’: unlocking the potential for sustainable commercial use of land in Solomon Islands

In the Solomon Islands, where around 87% of land is under customary tenure, commercial ventures need support from customary landowners, otherwise they are unlikely to succeed. This report is part of a broader regional study on sustainable economic development of customary land in the Pacific...
Report

A case of benign neglect: knowledge gaps about sustainability in pastoralism and rangeland

This report directly responds to one of the resolutions approved at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in May 2016, which acknowledges the dearth of information on pastoralism and rangelands. The resolution calls for a gap analysis of environmental and socioeconomic information and the provision...
Strategy

National population plan for regional Australia

This plan delivers five key recommendations to better balance Australia's population growth – taking pressure off capital cities and presenting great benefits to the rest of the country.
Report

Rural water cost shares: final report

The NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal has reviewed how we share costs between rural water customers1 and the NSW Government (on behalf of other users and the broader community) when setting maximum prices for the Water Administration Ministerial Corporation’s (WAMC’s) water management services and...
Conference paper

Planning for rural land use and the stages of productivism in Australia’s emerging multi-functional rural regions

In Australia, rural land use planning as the concern of spatial planning strategy and local regulation has largely emerged during an era of contrasting decline in state-directed agricultural policies and futures. Despite a long history of attempts at land use regulation as a nation-building process...