Mobilising Labour in Remote 'Boom' Towns for Economic Diversification: The case of Tennant Creek, Australia

Dean Carson, Doris Carson

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    Abstract

    RESEARCH AIM: To examine the potential for sustainable local economic development through a case study of a small and isolated settlement dependent on externally driven economic opportunities. This brief is a summary of the case study of Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory of Australia, and the town’s capacity to mobilise its labour force and diversify in response to a range of new economic opportunities and government service sectors.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)31-44
    Number of pages14
    JournalInner Asia Studies in the Humanities
    Volume2
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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