RDA Northern Rivers regularly reviews government and other reports and articles that provide insight and information about trends that affect regional Australia.
‘Worlds largest vertical farm grows without soil, sunlight or water in Newark’, featured in The Guardian, takes a look at vertical farming projects being implemented in disused factories and buildings in US cities as a new type of urban farming.
The first report from the University of Canberra 2015 Regional Wellbeing Survey focuses on wellbeing, liveability, and resilience in regional Australia.
The Conversation has released a series of articles under the title Reimagining New South Wales, to envisage new ways to tackle old problems and identify emerging trends across the state
The NSW Department of Treasury Intergenerational Report 2016 was released in May 2016 and provides an insight into what NSW might look like in the next 40 years. Published every five years, it projects demographic, workforce and housing trends across NSW over the next four decades. It also provides a long-term projection of the State’s economic and fiscal position.
The Why Australia? 2016 Benchmarking Report provides a comparative view of Australia in relation to the rest of the world in growth, innovation, talent, location and business
On 16 June 2015 the Committee for Economic Development of Australia released a major report, Australia’s future workforce? Focusing on the jobs of the future and skills needed, the report addresses the changes, challenges and opportunities to keep Australia internationally competitive in a rapidly changing global economy.
The Australian Treasury’s 2015 Intergenerational Report provides an analysis of the key drivers of economic growth – population, participation and productivity – and examines what projected changes in these areas mean for our standard of living and public policy settings over the next 40 years.
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