Encouraging migrants to move to regional areas could be a win-win' scenario, as long as policymakers pay attention to five key factors.
Rural and regional Australia is a big and diverse place, but some broad common issues do emerge as policy priorities.
Social mobility is linked to geography in the UK – and local leaders should be tasked with boosting it.
In the 70s, Whitlam tried to build new, big cities. But this was too costly. Now the most viable solution for Australia's population woes is to make existing cities bigger.
Location counts when it comes to sustainable development.
A new parliamentary report has taken an informed and sensible approach to developing regional Australia, without simply focusing on the contentious issue of decentralisation.