Regional publications

Following is a range of Regional related publications. You can open the publication of choice by clicking on the publication title below.

General publications

  • Progress in Australian Regions is a new series of publications to provide information about Australia's regions from a range of different sources. Together, the publications provide a detailed picture of the population, employment, economic and transport trends that are occurring across Australia—both in the cities and in regional Australia. They provide an understanding of the nation's overall economic and social wellbeing which is vital for future planning. Australia is a large country and each region faces its own opportunities and challenges. These publications will help governments, private investors and the local communities to identify trends that are important for policy development and investment decisions.
    • Yearbook 2016 is a statistical resource that can help answer the question of how regions are progressing against economic, social, environmental and governance indicators.

      State of Australian Cities 2014–15 is an important tool for all levels of Government in understanding where our cities are performing well, and where there are opportunities for improvement.

      State of Regional Australia 2015 illustrates the different ways in which regions change and takes into consideration such aspects as population growth, economic wellbeing and social progress.
    • Building Stronger Regional Communities: Budget Outcomes 2014–15 highlights key Australian Government investments with relevance to regional Australia. The publication outlines each Australian Government portfolio's role in regional Australia and describes the new and existing Budget measures that will assist regional communities. Building Stronger Regional Communities: Budget Outcomes 2014–15 has a particular focus on infrastructure as a driver of regional development.
      • Building Stronger Regional Communities: Budget Outcomes 2014–15 PDF: 2517 KB ReadSpeaker
        • Fact Sheet 1: Building Regional Infrastructure PDF: 332 KB ReadSpeaker
        • Fact Sheet 2: Building Stronger Regional Communities PDF: 287 KB ReadSpeaker
    • The Regional Australia Standing Council's Framework for Regional Economic Development is based on a partnership approach to place-based regional economic development. It will promote timely, evidence-based and coordinated delivery of regional economic development activities across all levels of government that responds to the needs of a well engaged local community PDF: 5135 KB ReadSpeaker


Last Updated: 15 December, 2016