Social capital theory proposes that social networks and norms have a role to play in influencing a community's development. This paper presents and analyses statistical information relating to social capital in Australia and its regions, using a set of 33 social capital indicators for 2001–02.
Publications by year: 2005
The feature article in this issue examines regional aviation in Australia–a topic first explored in Avline in October 2003. The current feature article provides an update to this information and includes recent statistics on regional airline activity.
This update covers information for the years 2002–03 for road-related expenditure by level of government and by State and Territory, as well as selected motor vehicle taxes and charges and for 2003–04, the BTRE road construction and maintenance index and Australian Government road expenditure by
This issue contains an article on Trends in Australian International Sea Trade. It examines Australia's maritime trade 1994–1995 to 2004–2005, including commodity exports and imports, trade regions and port activity.
Staff paper given by Dr Mark Harvey to the 28th Australasian Transport Research Forum, 28–30 September 2005, Sofitel Wentworth Hotel, Sydney.
Staff paper given by Lyn Martin to the 28th Australasian Transport Research Forum, 28–30 September 2005, Sofitel Wentworth Hotel, Sydney.
This report presents the results of a BTRE study to update base case projections of greenhouse gas emissions from the Australian transport sector.
Paper given to the Grains West Expo 2005 at Scarborough Beach WA, 19–20 July by David Gargett, Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics.
Australian Transport Statistics provides an easy introduction to a diverse range of transport statistics. Topics include employment, GDP, passenger and freight movements, trade, funding, motor vehicles, fatalities and estimated greenhouse gas emissions attributed to the transport industry.
The paper and associated database directly tackle the issue of quantifying economic growth in regions. BTRE derived regional economic activity indices for every Local Government Area in Australia from 1980–81 to 2004–05.