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The latest special issue of Geographical Research looks at the population debate in Australia, a debate mirrored in many other nations around the globe. The special issue has a strong policy focus, and demonstrates how political argument can be interwoven with academic analysis to produce not just an idea for action but an accompanying motivation for aggressive implementation.

Watch Editor-in-Chief Phillip ONeill introduce the special issue:

   
 
 
In addition to video abstracts for most of the articles in the special issue, you can also watch the panel session on the population debate recorded at the Institute of Australian Geographers 2011 Conference.
 
 
 
You can also jump directly to the article of your choice:
 
Bringing Scholarship and Judgement into the Australian Population Debate
Phillip ONeill
Video abstract
 
 
 
Geography and Population in Australia: A Historical Perspective
Graeme Hugo
Video abstract
 
 
 
Australias Population Future: Probabilistic Forecasts Incorporating Expert Judgement
Martin Bell, Tom Wilson and Elin Charles-Edwards
 
The Political Ecology of Soil and Species Conservation in a Big Australia
J.B. Kirkpatrick
Video abstract
 
 
 
Postcolonial Transformation of the Australian Indigenous Population
John Taylor

Whither Australia: Will Availability of Water Constrain the Growth of Australias Population?
Ian Rutherfurd and Brian Finlayson

 
Population Growth and Change: Implications for Australias Cities and Regions
Pauline McGuirk and Neil Argent
Video abstract
 
Pauline McGuirk: Population Growth and Change: Implications for Australias Cities and Regions
 
Population Growth in Australia: Views and Policy Talk for Possible Futures
Ruth Fincher
Video abstract
 
Ruth Fincher: Population Growth in Australia: Views and Policy Talk for Possible Futures
 
The Population Policy Debate from a Natural Resource Perspective: Reflections from the Wentworth Group
Bruce Thom and Fiona McKenzie
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Bruce Thom and Fiona McKenzie: The Population Policy Debate from a Natural Resource Perspective: Reflections from the Wentworth Group
 
Geographical Research   Geographical Research is the international journal of the Institute of Australian Geographers. The journal publishes high-quality papers that advance geographical research across the breadth of the discipline. In addition to major research articles, the journal publishes shorter contributions, including commentaries, research notes and teaching notes. For further details on Geographical Research, please visit the journal homepage.