05 Sep 2018

Since the Paris Climate Agreement solidified an “all hands on deck” approach to climate change, cities, regions and businesses have become key contributors to mitigation, adaptation and finance efforts.

Research report
17 Jul 2006

This paper examines non-metropolitan disadvantage in the framework of five key areas: economic capital; institutional capital; social capital; human capital; and natural capital.

Research report
20 Dec 2017

This statistical resource measures progress in a region against social, economic, environmental and governance indicators.

Book
07 Nov 2017

This Resource Kit provides a pathway for regions interested in developing their region’s renewable energy industry, while optimising economic development benefits - attracting local investment, jobs and business growth.

Guide
05 Sep 2017

The Australian Government is inviting proposals for faster rail links between cities and surrounding regional areas.

Other text
02 Jun 2017

Provides the Queensland Government’s detailed response to the Renewable Energy Expert Panel’s final report recommendations on increasing renewable energy production to 50%.

Policy report
30 Nov 2016

The Renewable Energy Expert Panel sought to provide advice on credible pathways to achieving a 50% renewable energy target for Queensland by 2030, with the aim of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and creating economic development opportunities in the state.

Policy report
07 Jun 2017

This statement sets out the Victorian government's position on the future use of brown coal in a low emission context.

Other text
30 Mar 2017

The closure of the Hazelwood power station is scheduled for 31st March 2017. It has delivered cheap electricity to the National Electricity Market (NEM) for decades but contributed substantially to Australia’s emissions. The community of Morwell and the surrounding LaTrobe Valley has relied on the existence of Hazelwood. It has provided jobs and contributed to the economy for decades. 

Video lecture/presentation