galiwin'ku population forecasts
Developing East Arnhem Land
This project entailed on-the-ground research and analysis on Elcho Island in East Arnhem Land in the north east of the Northern Territory. An economic activity-led population forecast model was constructed to estimate the impact on population of three economic development scenarios. The scenarios themselves were based on consultation and analysis of industry opportunities on the island and its main town of Galiwin’ku. Tourism, agribusiness, mining and services were recognised as the best options for local job generation.