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Since the introduction of electronic gaming machines into public hotels (pubs) and clubs across most of Australia from the mid-1990s onwards, research attention has largely focussed on the impact of gambling venues in densely-populated urban areas along the eastern seaboard. In contrast, despite...

Author(s)
Doran, B.; Young, M.
Publisher
eContent Management Pty Ltd, Queensland, Australia
Citation
Rural Society, 2013, 23, 1, pp 20-31
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Desert areas account for around 70% of Australia's landmass but are home to less than 3% of the population. The economies of many desert areas have been described as marginal or peripheral. Tourism is an important economic activity for desert destinations and one sector, four wheel drive tourism,...

Author(s)
Taylor, A.; Carson, D.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2010, 5, 2, pp 69-85
Abstract

This article examines remoteness and proximity as geographical conditions and metaphors. It stems from a large government-funded research project which sought to examine the extent and uniqueness of the creative industries in Darwin - a small but important city in Australia's tropical Top End...

Author(s)
Gibson, C.; Luckman, S.; Willoughby-Smith, J.
Publisher
Taylor and Francis, London, UK
Citation
Australian Geographer, 2010, 41, 1, pp 25-38
Abstract

This paper is concerned with the sustainable development of a self-drive tourist destination in the remote region in Northern Australia. It first compares officially used data on visitor profiles to the information collected in the survey. Differences between data collected and available secondary...

Author(s)
Larson, S.; Herr, A.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Regional Environmental Change, 2008, 8, 1, pp 1-13