1304.5 - Stats Talk WA (Newsletter), Oct 2006  
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Population, Policy and Australia's Destiny- Adelaide 5-8 December 2006

The Population, Policy and Australia’s Destiny Conference is the showcase for demographers, population geographers, policy makers and planners to discuss contemporary issues relating to population studies. Highlights and key speakers include:

The W D Borrie Lecture
1 Professor Ian Pool, Professor of Demography, University of Waikato

Population & Policy

1 Professor Graeme Hugo, Federation Fellow and Professor of Geographical and Environmental Studies, University of Adelaide
2 Professor Peter McDonald, Professor of Demography and Head of the Demography and Sociology program, Australian National University.
3 Professor Gavin Jones, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore.

Population Change and Policy at the Local and Regional Levels

1 Ms Cate Atkinson, General Manager, City of Playford
2 Mr Peter Hall, Director Planning and Community Services, City of Victor Harbour
3 The Hon Greg Crafter, Consultant, Adelaide

1 Professor Barry Chiswick, Head and Research Professor, Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago
2 Dr Marla Asis, Director of Research and Publication, Scalabrini Migration Centre, Philippines
3 Dr Hania Zlotnik, Director, United Nations Population Division.

The Conference will cover a range of issues for those with interests in:

Population and Social InclusionUrban and Rural Dynamics
Population and HealthPopulation and Labour Force
Historical DemographyPopulation and Development
2006 CensusPopulation and Environment
GIS and PopulationLocational Disadvantage
Life Course TransitionMortality and Morbidity
Trans Tasman MigrationFertility and Family Change
International MigrationIntergenerational Relations
Student MigrationPopulation Ageing
Internal MigrationGendered Demography
Diversity and ChangeLocal and Regional Issues
Family StructurePopulation Projection

For further information on the Population, Policy and Australia’s Destiny conference visit the Australian Population Web site www.apa.org.au