Australasian Journal of Regional Studies

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31 Oct 2018
11

This paper considers the patterns of inequality in wage and salaries across labour markets in Australia.

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31 Oct 2018
5

This paper reviews the pros and cons of both CBA and EIA and presents an empirical analysis of both appraisal approaches.

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31 Oct 2018
5

This empirical study uses four benefits, articulated in the Australian Farmer’s Market Association Strategic Plan (2017-2019), to organise and identify consumer motivations at the Byron Bay Farmers’ Market.

Annual Report

31 Oct 2018
1

The paper concludes that challenges confronting the determination of land value should not deter an impost on land and that land is a base among other forms of taxation that may be equalised to assist funding in regional Australia and New Zealand.

Journal article

31 Oct 2018
5

The potential development of an oil industry in the Great Australian Bight provides a number of opportunities and challenges. Potentially, the development may affect local communities, regional economies and the environment. Developing a baseline, before any development takes place, enables changes due to the development...

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31 Oct 2018
7

This study explores some of the implications of RTAs on the business community in Fiji, with a special focus on exporters.

Journal article

1 Jul 2017
5

This study examines the challenges faced by regional accounting firms and the creative solutions they use to address them.

Journal article

1 Jan 2013
2

Using an extensive array of primary and secondary data, this paper constructs, and then uses water-use-input-output (WIO) models to look at the way in which different types of economic growth affect (a) the incomes and employment of Indigenous and non-Indigenous households and (b) consumptive water...

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1 Jan 2013
0

Attracting and retaining a skilled labour force is a critical yet complex issue for rural and remote communities. This article reports the findings of a study investigating the current approaches to attraction and retention in two separate Australian regions. Building on previously developed models, this...

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1 Jan 2013
2

This paper examines differences in attitudes towards water restrictions in rural and urban areas in South Australia. The areas differed on the relative importance of future water shortages, whether uniform restrictions should apply across the state and the disruptive nature of restrictions. An analysis of...

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1 Jan 2013
0

The small and medium enterprise (SME) sector has been the major source of well-being and employment opportunities in regional Australia. Consequently, fostering the innovative capacity of SMEs in regions that are struggling to grow their economies and distribute the growth fairly while not degrading the...

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1 Jan 2013
0

This paper reviews adaptation actions in climate change strategies by four urban Queensland coastal councils (e.g. Cairns, Gold Coast, Redland, and Sunshine Coast), and two community-based climate action plans for Bribie Island, and the Noosa Biosphere. The actions in these six plans are analysed for...

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1 Jan 2013
0

Seven trends/lessons in regional development are reviewed, taking Canada as reference point: 1) the forces of agglomeration will not lessen; 2) top cities will remain so; 3) distance continues to matter; 4) costs matter, a driver of non-metropolitan growth; 5) market access increasingly matters; 6)...

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1 Jan 2013
3

The focus of this study was on the economic costs of closures to transport corridors from flood waters at Rockhampton in January 2011. Two approaches have been used to provide for a simplified assessment of the economic impacts of the road closures. The first was...

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1 Jan 2013
3

Gambling activities, and revenues derived, have been seen as a way to increase economic development in deprived areas. However, there are also concerns about gambling in general and Electronic Gaming Machines (EGMs) in particular, and the effects of access to these activities on the localities...

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1 Jan 2013
0

While considerable popular and scholarly attention has focused on the impact of the mining boom on the Australian economy, little has been done to assess how the returns from mining are shared between the different factors of production. Using remote case studies from the Northern...

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1 Jan 2013
0

The recognition that corporate social responsibility (CSR) is important for business sustainability has focused the bulk of research on explicit normative arguments for its adoption by large corporations. This ignores the role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and the investigation of how such firms...

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1 Jan 2013
0

This study analysed interregional migration for Indigenous patients in the Northern Territory, Australia. Individual-level linked hospitalisation data between July 1998 and June 2011 were used to describe the migration patterns and associated factors. Micro-simulations were conducted to assess the impacts on mortality estimates. Indigenous patients...

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1 Jan 2012
4

This note draws on some European literature to address whether there is a case for regional policy in Australia. It concludes that a place-based approach does not provide all the answers to addressing problems associated with spatially uneven development (such as overheated housing markets, congestion...

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1 Jan 2012
0

Neo-liberal ideologies continue to pervade the regional sciences and Australian regional and economic development policy. But is neo-liberalism still our sharpest tool for creating adaptive regions in this postglobalised age of the 'me' individual? A paradigm shift is needed - one that takes us beyond...