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Design, implementation and monitoring of reforms to services on Norfolk Island

The objective of the audit was to assess whether the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities had designed and implemented appropriate governance and administration arrangements for the transition and delivery of sustainable reforms to services on Norfolk Island.
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On the brink of disaster: the impact of the Australian government reforms on Norfolk Island businesses

This independent report on the economic situation on Norfolk Island, following the Australian Government takeover of governance of the island last year, warns the island’s economy is heading for disaster as a result of spiralling costs and inappropriate regulation.
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Economic impact of Norfolk Island reform scenarios

Summary The Centre for International Economics has modelled the impact of the following reforms on the Norfolk Island economy: ■ Core Reform — at the core of the proposed reforms is inclusion of Norfolk Island in the mainland’s welfare and Medicare systems. This would also...
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Same country: different world - the future of Norfolk Island

Examines the prospects for economic development in the wake of a marked decline in tourist visitors, a serious budget deficit, and ongoing financial management concerns. Introduction An Inquiry into the economic development of Norfolk Island with particular reference to: - redressing barriers to tourism, with...
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Climate change adaptation strategies for Australian birds

Abstract In the first continental analysis of the effects of climate change on a faunal group, we identified that the climate space of 101 Australian terrestrial and inland water bird taxa is likely to be entirely gone by 2085, 16 marine taxa have breeding sites...
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Norfolk Island Business Statistics, 2004-05

This ABS publication presents results from a survey of Norfolk Island businesses conducted in respect of 2004-05. The information presented includes counts of businesses, financial data such as total income, wages and salaries and other expenses, and employment. Data are presented by industry. This ABS...
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Modelling the Norfolk Island Government's financial position

The Norfold Island Government is expected to achieve a net positive cash flow position in each year over the next five years according to this report conducted by Econotech. However, this net cash flow is not expected to be high enough to cover Norfolk Island’s...