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2012 | 1 | 121-152

Article title

Intergovernmental Collaboration in Immigration, Settlement and Integration Policies for Immigrants in Regional Areas of Australia


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Współpraca władz regionalnych w zakresie imigracji, osiedlania i integracji imigrantów na obszarach regionalnych Australii

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Australia is a country built on immigration and one which is highly urbanised. The authorities have recently embarked on a policy of regional dispersal of immigrants with a view of retaining them in regions long-term so as to assist the regional demographic and economic growth. This article reviews the collaboration of the Federal, State/Territory and Local Governments in this and related policies of settlement and integration of immigrants in regions. It then evaluates the effects of this collaboration, highlights key retention factors and points to reasons behind current knowledge gaps. It offers recommendations for an enhanced retention.
Australia jest krajem imigracji i krajem wysoko zurbanizowanym. W ostatnich latach władze australijskie wprowadziły politykę zachęcającą imigrantów do osiedlania się w regionach (poza wielkimi miastami), licząc że uda się ich tam zatrzymać na dłuższy okres, co w konsekwencji ma wesprzeć wzrost liczby ludności i rozwój ekonomiczny tych terenów. Artykuł omawia współpracę wszystkich szczebli administracji w dziedzinie tej polityki i w zakresie powiązanych polityk osiedlenia i integracji. Ocenia on następnie wyniki tej współpracy, zwraca uwagę na główne czynniki sprzyjające długoterminowemu osiedlaniu się imigrantów w regionach i wskazuje na przyczyny luk w wiedzy o efektach tej współpracy. Artykuł zamykają propozycje w jaki sposób poprawić dotychczasowe wyniki osadnictwa imigrantów w regionach.






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