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Mobilising labour in remote 'boom' towns for economic diversification: the case of Tennant Creek

Carson, Dean B., Carson, Doris A. and Henderson, Alice (2014). Mobilising labour in remote 'boom' towns for economic diversification: the case of Tennant Creek. Northern Institute Research Brief Series,(5):1-14.

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Title Mobilising labour in remote 'boom' towns for economic diversification: the case of Tennant Creek
Author Carson, Dean B.
Carson, Doris A.
Henderson, Alice
Journal Name Northern Institute Research Brief Series
Publication Date 2014
Issue Number 5
Start Page 1
End Page 14
Total Pages 14
Place of Publication Darwin, NT
Publisher Charles Darwin University, The Northern Institute
Field of Research 1603 - Demography
HERDC Category C1 - Journal Article (DIISR)
Abstract RESEARCH AIM
To examine the potential for sustainable local economic development through a case study of a small and isolated settlement dependent on externally driven economic opportunities. This brief is a summary of the case study of Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory of Australia, and the town’s capacity to mobilise its labour force and diversify in response to a range of new economic opportunities and government service sectors.

Keywords Tennant Creek
Boomtown
Diversification
Labour change
Remote
Additional Notes Sourced from Carson, D.B, & Carson, D.A. (2013). Mobilising labour in remote ‘boom’ towns for economic diversification: the case of Tennant Creek, Australia. Inner Asia Studies in the Humanities, 2, 31-44.
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