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Children in rural and remote Australia experience a 'tyranny of distance'

Media release — November 2013

Australian children in regional areas experience a 'tyranny of distance' from major cities, seen in somewhat poorer learning outcomes for children living in these areas, according to a research report released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Tyranny of distance still affects bush families

Media release — March 2011

Australian children growing up in major cities do better in terms of their physical development and educational outcomes than children living in regional and remote areas, according to an analysis by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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