Growing Sustainable Regions: Developing a Rural Statistical Sustainability Framework [ 2007 - 2010 ]

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Researchers Prof PR Grace; Dr EA Miller; Dr CI Wilson; Dr GS Hamilton; Ms JA Summerville; Mr M Hefferan; Dr A Plank; Mr M McFarlane

Brief description Given the challenges facing rural and regional Australia, it is essential that communities and decision-makers have the information and resources to make informed and sustainable decisions. While there is a plethora of data that can provide this evidence-base, it is often complex, disorganised and inaccessible to those who need it. Hence, to facilitate smart information use, this research develops and implements a Rural Statistical Sustainability Framework and decision support modelling tool that integrates environmental, economic and social data into a single user-friendly source. This will provide a platform for evidence-based decision-making that will lead to a sustainable future for rural and regional Australia.

Funding Amount $310,000

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