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Finding Resources in Accessit
Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Accessit for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.
Talking about Sydney by
Publication Date: 2006-04-01
A focus on three critical and interrelated issues: population growth and change, community development, and cultural innovation. The book brings together stakeholders from across the spectrum--leading public intellectuals, commentators, practitioners and academics--in a lively exchange of views that cannot be ignored. All contributors share an interest in understanding Sydney and making it a better place to live and work. They include Elizabeth Farrelly (Sydney Morning Herald) and Bernard Salt (The Australian).
Coping with population growth by
Call Number: NFS 363.91 BAR
Publication Date: 2011
Can Earth support our growing population? by
Call Number: NFS 363.91 SHU
Publication Date: 2009
Issues in Society- Population
I.D the population experts
Census data provides a rich snapshot of the nation and informs government, community and business.
Sydney is already Australia's largest city but the outlook is for an increasing population and continuous growth. Looking toward the planning horizon of 2031, a recent government plan has pleased some sections of the community, but it is not without its critics. In this clip from March 2013, see how the state government is planning to manage Sydney's urban future.
Population growth is one of the problems facing Australians cities. Dr Julian Bolleter from the Urban Design Research Centre at the University of Western Australia says creating mega-regions could be a potential solution. What is a mega-region? In order to create a mega-region, what must happen first?
The compelling story of how ordinary Australians come together to save the small rural town of Trundle whose falling population threatens its very existence.
Current Environmental Issues
Current Environmental Issues is a collection of newspaper articles presenting current issues facing the environment and the people and technologies overcoming environmental challenges. Articles cover topics including waste disposal, renewable energy, wildlife conservation and activism.
Current Social Issues
Current Social Issues is a collection of newspaper articles presenting current issues in society including human rights, ethics, politics, war and science. Articles cover topics including cloning, education, immigration, crime, censorship. Very useful for students studying society, culture, current affairs and global issues.
This journal is designed for teachers and students of geography and environmental studies. Topics include environmentalism, conservation, politics, water supply, health and global finance. Includes maps and diagrams to further illustrate the topic issues.
This journal covers issues in the environment, natural history, biology, conservationism, geography and current affairs. Published by the National Geographic Society, a non-profit organisation determined to increase widespread geographic knowledge.
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Population Distribution: Regional populations: growth and decline. Australia's estimated resident population increased on average by 1.2% per year in the five-year period ending June 1999. Overall, capital cities grew more rapidly than other areas.