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Fault Lines Exposed: Advantage and Disadvantage Across Australia’s Settlement System

LIST OF FIGURES, TABLES AND BOXES

FIGURES

CHAPTER 3

3.1 Typology of advantaged and disadvantaged localities in Australia’s metropolitan regions

CHAPTER 4

4.1 Typology of advantaged and disadvantaged localities in Australia’s large non-metropolitan cities, towns and regions

CHAPTER 5

5.1 Typology of advantaged and disadvantaged localities in Australia’s small non-metropolitan cities, towns and regions

CHAPTER 6

6.1 Typology of advantaged and disadvantaged localities in Australia’s non-metropolitan rural towns and regions

TABLES

CHAPTER 1

1.1a–d Metropolitan localities

1.2a–b Large non-metropolitan urban cities, towns and regions

1.3a–b Small non-metropolitan urban cities, towns and regions

1.4a–c Non-metropolitan rural towns and regions

1.5 Variables used in analysis

CHAPTER 2

2.1 The share of the Australian workforce in industrial categories, 1986–2001

2.2 Employment by occupation skill level, 1991 to 2001

2.3 Skill level, average weekly earnings, full-time, non-managerial, 2004 and level of casual employment

2.4 Unemployment, Australia 1978 to 2003

2.5 Selected demographic and family trends, Australia

2.6 Families with children under 15 years: employment status of parents

2.7 Changes in budget outlays, Australian government 1972/73 to 1999/2000 (constant prices)

2.8 Low cost budget standards and social security payments, 2004

CHAPTER 3

3.1a–b Means of socio-economic variables, three groups of advantaged localities

3.2a–d Means of socio-economic variables, four groups of disadvantaged localities

3.3 The wealth-belt localities

3.4 The latte-set localities

3.5a–b Middle class suburbia

3.6 Howard’s battlers

3.7a–b Battler suburbia localities

3.8 Places doing it tough

3.9 Peri-urban disadvantaged localities

3.10a–t Selected individual variables, metropolitan localities

CHAPTER 4

4.1a–c Means of socio-economic variables, three advantaged groups of large non-metropolitan cities, towns and regions

4.2a–c Means of socio-economic variables, three disadvantaged groups of large non-metropolitan cities, towns and regions

4.3 Mining advantaged cities, towns and regions

4.4 Service centres

4.5 Tourist and population boomers

4.6 Localities falling off the sheep’s back

4.7 Unemployment centres

4.8 Following the sunshine

4.9a–h Selected individual variables, large non-metropolitan cities, towns and regions

CHAPTER 5

5.1a–c Means of socio-economic variables, four groups of small, non-metropolitan cites, towns and regions

5.2 Mining advantaged localities

5.3 Small sea-changers

5.4 Agricultural-based disadvantaged small localities

5.5a–b Unemployment centres

5.6a–h Selected individual variables, small non-metropolitan cities, towns and regions

CHAPTER 6

6.1a–d Means of socio-economic variables, non-metropolitan rural towns and regions

6.2a–c Rural advantaged localities

6.3a–b Rural commuter zones

6.4 Rural sea-change localities

6.5a–b Declining agricultural towns and regions – 1st level

6.6a–b Declining agricultural towns and regions – 2nd level

6.7a–p Selected individual variables, non-metropolitan rural towns and regions

CHAPTER 7

7.1a–c Population distribution across the advantaged and disadvantaged groupings of SLAs by categories in the National Settlement System, 2001

BOXES

CHAPTER 1

1.1 Metropolitan stories

1.2 Non-metropolitan stories

CHAPTER 3

3.1 Mosman (Sydney), a wealth-belt locality

3.2 Paddington (Brisbane Central Ward), a latte-set locality

3.3 Glen Eira – Caulfield (Melbourne), middle-class suburbia

3.4 Penrith (Sydney), working-class battlers

3.5 Rockingham (Perth), a battler-suburbia locality

3.6 Playford – Elizabeth (Adelaide), a place doing it tough

3.7 Gingin (Perth), where the city meets the country

CHAPTER 4

4.1 Port Hedland (Western Australia), a mining advantaged town

4.2 Orange (New South Wales), a service-based advantaged centre

4.3 Cairns (Queensland), an advantaged tourism town

4.4 Bowen (Queensland), a disadvantaged agricultural region

4.5 Kempsey (New South Wales), employment disadvantaged town

4.6 Hervey Bay (Queensland), the retirement zone

CHAPTER 5

5.1 Roxby Downs (South Australia), a mining advantaged locality

5.2 Macedon Ranges – Romsey (Victoria), a small sea-changer

5.3 Barraba (New South Wales), the low down on the farm

5.4 Central Goldfields – Maryborough (Victoria), an unemployment centre

CHAPTER 6

6.1 Peak Downs (Queensland), a rural advantaged locality

6.2 Mulwaree (New South Wales), rural commuter zone

6.3 Hervey Bay – Pt B (Queensland), a rural sea-change locality

6.4 Goyder (South Australia), a disadvantaged level 1 agricultural region

6.5 Pingelly (Western Australia), a disadvantaged rural pastoral district

 

Fault Lines Exposed: Advantage and Disadvantage Across Australia’s Settlement System

   by Scott Baum, Kevin O’Connor & Robert Stimson