Regional resilience

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Report

A view from middle Australia: perceptions of arts, culture and creativity

Drawing on conversations with eight focus groups in February 2020, with middle-aged, middle income swing voters from suburban and regional Australia, this research finds that middle Australians have clear views about the value and opportunities that arts and culture create for them, for their families...
Report

Toward resilient regional city centres

This Think Tank explored the potential to build economic, social and environmental resilience across regional cities and their hinterlands, specifically investigating strong city centres’ capacity to adapt to climate change impacts and their consequences.
Report

The Gippsland regional resilience monitor: socio-economic and liveability dimensions - executive summary

This executive summary integrates findings from two reports: - Developing a Regional Resilience Monitor - The Development of the Gippsland Economic Modelling Tool As an initiative of the Latrobe Valley Industry and Employment Roadmap, the reports’ findings focus on three Gippsland local government areas: Baw...
Report

The development of the Gippsland economic modelling tool

This study develops a measurement tool to assess the economic health, human capital, social well-being and liveability of regional locations. The study is guided by developments in the professional literature related to measuring these four dimensions. Information was compiled from existing databases for 72 indicators...
Conference paper

Economic resilience of regions: a longitudinal study of the Australian economy from 1986 to 2011

Resilience is about addressing vulnerability, not only by surviving a shock to the system, but also thriving in an economic environment of change and uncertainty. A robust conceptual framework is required to navigate through underlining elements of vulnerability. An evolutionary model of regional adaptive cycles...
Report

Beyond bushfires: community resilience and recovery - final report

This study was conducted to examine the impacts of the Black Saturday and related bushfires of February 2009 on community members’ physical and mental health and wellbeing. The research also aimed to build understanding of the interplay between individual, social and community-level recovery. The six...
Strategy

Strategic framework to strengthen Victoria’s social cohesion and the resilience of its communities

The Strategic Framework to Strengthen Victoria's Social Cohesion and the Resilience of its Communities (the Framework) outlines: why strengthening social cohesion and building community resilience are important; Key principles for working together; and high level objectives, priority themes, activities and indicators.