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Edited By: Phillip O'Neill, Brian Finlayson, Clive Forster, Wayne Stephenson
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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2011: 51/73 (Geography)
Online ISSN: 1745-5871
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"Embedded in our need to tackle changing climate are issues surrounding food security, shrinking resources and environmental degradation. All are issues linked by one inescapable fact. Australia's population is growing rapidly. To properly deal with these issues policy makers and the community have to discuss the population, where we congregate and how many Australians are prepared to change where they live..."
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