WRI's team of analysts and associates work with local, State and Federal governments, and regional development agencies, to develop regional and industry profiles, population studies, program evaluations, and assist with community and strategic planning.
A sample of our recent work is set out below.
Transport Landscape and Connections analysis
Regional Development Australia Far South Coast commissioned WRI to assess the transport landscape in the Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla and Bega Valley local government areas within the context of the implications and impacts transport linkages have with access to employment.
Oberon Population Projections 2018-34
WRI was commissioned by Oberon Council to provide projections of Oberon’s total resident population from 2019 to 2034 to facilitate long-term infrastructure planning. WRI also assessed the likely impact of identified development projects on the employment and residential population over the modelling period of 25 years.
Labour Force and Capabilities Report and Practical Resources Guide
Bega Valley Shire Council commissioned WRI to assess the current and future needs of jobs and skills in the Council's region.
Industry Skills and Opportunities
WRI was commissioned by the Dubbo Regional Council research paper to inform an action plan regarding local industry development, skilled employee attraction/retention and skills development program for identified pain points within the heavy construction and manufacturing sectors across the Dubbo, Narromine and Gilgandra Regions.