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The Centre for Regional Development at the University of Western Australia is research intensive, focussing on understanding the major economic, social and environmental opportunities and challenges facing rural, regional and remote Australia. It was established in 1999 and has since undertaken research for, and disseminated scholarly and applied academic information to, a range of national and government agencies, private sector and community organisations and natural resource management groups.

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2016 Census Research Results Now Available

2016 Census Research Results Now Available

Preliminary analysis of the 2016 Census data for every Local Government Area (LGA) located in rural and regional Western Australia is now complete. View the results on our research page! 

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Research report: The impact of major agreements associated with Native Title in Western Australia

Research report: The impact of major agreements associated with Native Title in Western Australia

This report, conducted for the Department of Regional Development, addresses the question of how effective agreements arising from native title determinations are at meeting the needs and aspirations of Aboriginal peoples who have achieved, or are pursuing (through registered native title claims), legal recognition as native title holders.

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