The Demography of Developing Northern Australia

Andrew Taylor, Hannah Payer

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    Abstract

    In light of the current policy focus of developing northern Australia, numerous government reports, inquiries and papers have been tabled. The recent ‘Green Paper on Developing Northern Australia’ embeds three significant population themes: 1. Significantly grow the populations of urban zones in the north, 2. Improve net interstate migration flows between the north and remainder of Australia, and 3. Increase international migration to the region. The aim of this research is to analyse pre-existing demographic and socio-economic
    characteristics of the population of northern Australia, comparing and contrasting populations within the region and the region itself to the rest of Australia as a basis for commenting on opportunities and challenges associated with the demography of developing northern Australia.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationDeveloping Northern Australia Conference 2015
    Subtitle of host publicationConference Proceedings
    Place of PublicationNerang, QLD
    PublisherAssociation for Sustainability in Business Inc.
    Pages120-138
    Number of pages19
    ISBN (Print)978-1-922232-31-1
    Publication statusPublished - 2015
    EventDeveloping Northern Australia Conference 2015 - Rydges Southbank, Townsville
    Duration: 20 Jul 201522 Jul 2015

    Conference

    ConferenceDeveloping Northern Australia Conference 2015
    Period20/07/1522/07/15

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    Taylor, A., & Payer, H. (2015). The Demography of Developing Northern Australia. In Developing Northern Australia Conference 2015: Conference Proceedings (pp. 120-138). Association for Sustainability in Business Inc..