A vibrant future for Regional Australia

Independent and informed by both research and ongoing dialogue with the community, the Regional Australia Institute develops policy and advocates for change to build a stronger economy and a better quality of life in regional Australia – for the benefit of all Australians.

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RESEARCH | MAKING YOUR COMMUNITY SUPER

July 16, 2014

The Baby Boomer generation are well-known for being on the cutting edge of social and economic …

BLOG | COME FOR WORK, STAY FOR THE LIFESTYLE

July 15, 2014

Lifestyle to return as the driver of regional population changes in Western Australia as fewer people …

BLOG | LEARNING FROM THE MISTAKES OF THE SOUTH IN THE NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT PUSH

July 15, 2014

Disagreements between interests groups on northern development strategies and lack of local buy-in are the biggest …

POLICY | GETTING THE BALANCE RIGHT FOR NATURAL DISASTER FUNDING

June 23, 2014

The Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Natural Disaster Funding is a once in a generation opportunity to …

RESEARCH | LIFESTYLE THE NEW MINING FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA

June 23, 2014

New research by the regional Australia Institute highlights the importance of lifestyle as the next key …