The SA Centre for Economic Studies was commissioned by the Local Government Associaton of South Australia to consider the implications for local government associated with future mining developments on the Eyre Peninsula. The principle objective of the report was to provide information to councils to “help them determine future population patterns” and settlement patterns and […]
The Centre’s gambling database has been updated for the 2010/11 financial year.
The database provies regional level information on electronic gaming machine (EGM) activity in South Australia for EGMs located in hotels and clubs. Data contained in the database includes the number of gaming machines and venues, gambling expenditure, taxation revenue, as well as relative estimates […]
The Centre recently developed regional fact sheets for the 7 non-metropolitan Regional Development Australia regions in South Australia. The fact sheets provide infomation on the economic, social and demographic characteristics of the regions. The fact sheets are designed to be a policy tool to assist local government, RDAs and other stakeholders with planning and research, […]
A new Economic Issues paper – Assisting Regions and Communities to Cope with Structural Change: Context, Objectives, Principles and Good Practice – was recently distributed to Corporate Members.
This paper is the final of three papers on regional issues with earlier papers exploring first, Re-Thinking the Approach to Regional Development in South Australia (EIP No. 28) […]
The South Australian Centre for Economic Studies’ gambling database has been updated to include gaming machine expenditure, taxation revenue and gaming machine and venue population data for 2008/09 and 2009/10. The database provides regional level data on gaming machine activity in South Australian licensed venues (i.e. hotels and clubs) based on data published and supplied […]
Two new Issues Papers have recently been dispatched to Corporate Members.
Decline and Rejuvenation: The Provincial Cities of South Australia
This paper considers the economic and social rejuvenation of the Provincial Cities of South Australia during the first decade of the 21st Century, and the challenges to maintaining sustainable growth and competitiveness. The analysis confirms that the […]
In December 2010, an Issues Paper on the topic of regional development in South Australia was distributed to Corporate Members.
In the paper, authors Michael O’Neil and Cliff Walsh argue that regional development in South Australia is an agenda without a policy framework or strategy. South Australia’s economic, social and environmental progress depend entirely on the […]