Queensland : geographical perspectives

Author: Childs, Iraphne (editor)
Hudson, Brian J. (Brian James) (editor)
Responsibility: edited by Iraphne R.W. Childs and Brian J. Hudson
Corporate Author: Royal Geographical Society of Queensland
Place: Brisbane, Qld.
Publisher: Royal Geographical Society of Queensland
Date Published: 2006
Series: Geography monograph series ; no.12
Description: 247 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Call Number: rga 919.43084 C536 a
Subject: City planning--Queensland
Regional planning--Queensland
Sustainable development--Queensland
Royal Geographical Society of Australasia (Queensland)
Contents: Growth, Stability or Decline? The Variable Population Dynamics of Queensland's Communities: 1971-2001 / Holmes, Bell, and Charles-Edwards -- Sustainability Framework for Transit Oriented Development in South East Queensland / Bajracharya and Khan -- Anatomy of a South East Queensland Heatwave / Granger -- Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Regional Planning for the Extractive Industry in South East Queensland / Baker -- Mobilising Myths in Paradise: the planning and development of Noosa as 'not another Gold Coast' / O'Hare -- Tamborine Mountain-an Australian 'Hill Station' / Low Choy -- Participatory Planning for Sustainable Woodland Resource-use in Tropical Savanna Woodlands North Queensland / Thwaites, Carter and Norman -- Towards sustainable tropical forest landscapes in far north Queensland: opportunities and challenges in and beyond the Wet Tropics / Turton and Stork -- Climate and Garden Design in Queensland / Sim -- 'Geography - Imperial and Local': The work of the Royal Geographi
Australiana: Australiana
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary: "With the announcement of the International Geographical Union Regional Congress, Brisbane, 3-7 July, 2006, the Council of the Royal Geographical Society of Queensland. decided to mark the occasion with a publication that would represent some of the recent work of geographers active in [Queensland] ... as well as by other professionals whose work is closely related to geography."--Pref.