FACTBase Bulletins

Bulletins published to date include:


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Economic Prosperity
FACTBase Bulletin 12 - Perth's Energy Economy
​This Bulletin provides a brief overview of some of the key characteristics of Perth's energy industry, focusing on the scale of production, corporate control, and the creation of a knowledge economy.
FACTBase Bulletin
PDF | 378.59 KB
October 2010
Diversity
FACTBase Bulletin 11 - Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling of Local Government? The Gender Profile of Australian Mayors in Metropolitan Australia 1985 - 2010
This FACTBase Bulletin is concerned with examining the historical trends in the gender profile of mayors in local councils within the Perth metropolitan area for the period 1985-2010.
FACTBase Bulletin
PDF | 1.66 MB
June 2010
Economic Prosperity
FACTBase Bulletin 10 - Perth's Most Competitive Sectors
​The Bulletin examines the competitiveness of Perth's employment sectors between the 1996 and 2006 censuses.
FACTBase Bulletin
PDF | 756.68 KB
June 2010
Economic Prosperity
FACTBase Bulletin 9 - Perth's Economic Base
​This brief Bulletin examines Perth's economic base, identifying the propulsive sectors and how this structure compares with other Australian cities.
FACTBase Bulletin
PDF | 594.74 KB
June 2010
Retail Trading
FACTBase Bulletin 8 - A Brief Overview of Perth's Retail Trade Landscape
This paper outlines the key characteristics of the retail trade sector in Western Australia and, to a limited extend, in Perth.
FACTBase Bulletin
PDF | 2.3 MB
June 2010
Retail Trading
FACTBase Bulletin 7 - The Impacts of Retail Trade Deregulation
This paper reviews the various arguments for and against retail deregulation as well as the complexities involved in the policy decision, noting the evidence from other Australian and international experiences on the effects of deregulation remain inconclusive.
FACTBase Bulletin
PDF | 780.22 KB
June 2010
Local Government
FACTBase Bulletin 6 - 'Successful' Local and Metropolitan Government Models Elsewhere: Potential Lessons for Perth?
This paper explores the political governance arrangements in five city-regions in three countries, and attempts to draw lessons for effective local government restructuring in Perth.
FACTBase Bulletin
PDF | 950.12 KB
May 2010
Economic Prosperity
FACTBase Bulletin 5 - Is Perth Becoming More Unequal?
This paper builds on FACTBase Bulletin 1 and examines how Perth's recent resources boom has affected levels of socio-economic wellbeing.
FACTBase Bulletin
PDF | 484.44 KB
April 2010
Economic Prosperity
FACTBase Bulletin 4 - Can a resource economy be a knowledge economy?
Using the Western Australian nickel industry as an example, this paper will highlight how numerous characteristics, or hallmarks, associated with knowledge economies are indeed present in the Western Australian resources complex.​
FACTBase Bulletin
PDF | 1.32 MB
November 2009
Economic Prosperity
FACTBase Bulletin 3 - Boomtimes and Personal Income
This Bulletin reports on one component of a wider research programme that examines the socio-economic performance of Perth by considering how personal incomes have changed over the last decade.
FACTBase Bulletin
PDF | 679.91 KB
November 2009