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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Abstract: This study explains why housing prices are amongst the highest in the world and why this has occurred despite the Melbourne 2030 compact city policy planning initiatives. Melbourne 2030 has failed bec... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Abstract: Australia has been in the grip of a boom mentality over the last decade. Immigration policy settings have been adjusted to accommodate this boom ethos. However, there is now a serious mismatch between... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Abstract: Melbourne appears to be booming. Job growth is far more rapid than in Sydney. This article shows that Melbourne’s economy is being driven by population growth and that most job growth is in the city-b... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Abstract: Between 2004–05 and 2007–08 net overseas migration (NOM) increased dramatically. In 2006 the ABS introduced a new methodology to measure NOM. This article shows that the effect of this new methodology... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Abstract: In February 2010 the Australian Government announced a set of reform to the rules governing access to permanent residence visas and the temporary entry graduate skills visa (485) for overseas students... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Abstract: The Australian Labor Government has pursued a high migration policy since it came to office in late 2007. This has been justified by claims that it is needed to provide scarce skills for the resources... More
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Authors: Healy, Ernest
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Abstract: From July 2008 to July 2009 the labour force grew by 166,000 but there was no increase in the number of people employed. Consequently this increase translated directly into growth in unemployment. But... More
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Authors: Healy, Ernest
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Abstract: Over the past ten years labour-force participation rates and employment rates for people aged 55 and over have increased. During the last year from March 2008 to March 2009 employment rates for young ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Abstract: The Australian Government has stated an unconditional commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by five per cent on year 2000 levels by 2020. However, in the absence of new abatement measures, Tre... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Abstract: There has been a meteoric rise in enrolments of overseas students in cooking courses in Australia from around 1019 in 2004 to 8242 in 2008. All are trained in full-time courses conducted mainly by pri... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Abstract: Skill shortages have prompted the Australian government to double the skilled migration program since 2001-02. This article examines the employment outcomes for all skilled migrants who arrived in Aus... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng