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Associate Professor, Northern Institute, Charles Darwin University

Andrew researches the causes and consequences of population changes for the Northern Territory of Australia and northern regions more broadly. He undertakes both quantitative and qualitative research to understand impacts from policy, economic and structural changes for communities. In his PhD he investigated policy and theoretical implications from changing migration practices for Indigenous Territorians. Prior to academia, Andrew worked for a decade with the Australian Bureau of Statistics.


  • 2006–present
    Senior Research Fellow, Charles Darwin Univeristy


  • 2012 
    Ph.D, Charles Darwin Univeristy
  • 2003 
    Master of Business (by research), Southern Cross University
  • 1999 
    Graduate Certificate in Management , University of Canberra
  • 1991 
    Bachelor of Arts (double major Economics, major Geographical Sciences, University fo Queensland

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Population Association

Research Areas

  • Migration (160303)
  • Mortality (160304)
  • Demography (1603)
  • Fertility (160302)
  • Population Trends And Policies (160305)
  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Information And Knowledge Systems (080601)


• 2015 Winner: Charles Darwin University Library Open Access Award (for most open access publications) • 2014 Winner: Vice Chancellors Award for Academic Excellence, Charles Darwin University, Darwin. • 2013 Winner: National Statistical Service award for Excellence in developing statistical capability within the Australian education and training sector (see