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Workers return more dollars into local economy than state average

Posted on 28 Oct 2014 in The Numbers

 ‘The Numbers’ this week looks at the value local workers bring into the Northern Rivers economy. To read more about the statistics in this weeks column … The economic gross regional product (GRP) data is modeled and provided by the AEC group The employment data is based on the 2011 census data from Australian Bureau of Statistics Read the full column on the  newspaper’s...

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Entrepreneurs need more incentives to employ staff

Posted on 14 Oct 2014 in The Numbers

 ‘The Numbers’ this week looks at employment rates in the Northern Rivers and the importance of fostering local entrepreneurs to ‘grow your own’ regional employment. To read more about the statistics in this weeks column … Unemployment rates and hours worked can be found in Regional Development Northern Rivers data sets Northern Rivers Data Sets November 2013 (xls 6.0 MiB) Read the full column here. Past articles can be found on the  website...

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We have scope to boost visitors numbers above 1 in 16

Posted on 30 Sep 2014 in The Numbers

 ‘The Numbers’ this week looks at tourism in the Northern Rivers, increasing visitors and boosting the industry. To read more about the statistics in this weeks column … Tourism Contribution to GRP (pdf 43.5 KiB) Tourism-related Employment (pdf 14.7 KiB) NSW Parliamentary Research Office – The Richmond-Tweed Region: An Economic Profile Tourism Research Australia – Regional Overview Read the full column on the  newspaper’s...

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Kyogle and the Northern Rivers rich in natural resources

Posted on 16 Sep 2014 in The Numbers

 ‘The Numbers’ this week looks at the bounty of natural resources in the Northern Rivers, in particular the Kyogle Local Government Area. To read more about the statistics in this weeks column … Deloitte ‘Positioning for Prosperity’ Report Positioning for Prosperity Map Positioning for Prosperity – catching the next wave Regional Australia Competitiveness of Australia’s Regions map   Read the full column on the  newspaper’s...

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Creative Industries Boost

Posted on 29 Jul 2014 in The Numbers

 ‘The Numbers’ this week looks at the creative industries in the Northern Rivers and tools to boost profitability at the upcoming Innovation Pipeline event. To read more about the statistics in this weeks column … Employment by Industry in the Northern Rivers & NSW 2001-2006-2011 Northern Rivers Data Sets November 2013 (xls 6.0 MiB) Innovation Pipeline Part 2: Crowdfunding – the reality check Read or download a PDF of the full column here Visit the  newspaper...

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