'Tarra', Victoria

Dibden, Jacqui, and Cocklin, Chris (2003) 'Tarra', Victoria. In: Cocklin, Chris, and Alson, Margaret, (eds.) Community Sustainability in Rural Australia: A Question of Capital. Centre for Rural Social Research, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia, pp. 170-201.

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Abstract

The region named 'Tarra' in this case study encapsulates many of the challenges faced by Australian rural towns and districts: it has experienced the combined effects of service cuts, agricultural restructuring and falling commodity prices, drought and livestock disease, local government amalgamation, and declining population. On the other side of the ledger, it presents a rich and varied environment, supports a range of economic activities, and is the site of a community redevelopment initiative, the' Alberton Project', which is regarded as the model for a State-wide community-capacity building project.

Item ID: 5003
Item Type: Book Chapter (Non-Commercial)
ISBN: 1-86467-122-X
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2009 01:07
FoR Codes: 12 BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN > 1205 Urban and Regional Planning @ 33%
05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management @ 33%
07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management @ 34%
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