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Publications and Presentations

In addition to the work we do for our clients, the team at SC Lennon & Associates regularly speaks at conferences and seminars and contributes to professional journals and and other publications. Examples of our reports, articles and presentations are listed below:

 

 

 

Selected Reports

 

 

  • Horizon 2030: Macleay Valley Economic Development and Tourism Strategy (2019) Download the Report

 

 

 

 

  • Preparing for Prosperity: Snowy Valleys Council Region Economic Development Strategy, 2018-2022 (2018) Download the Report

 

  • Mackay-Isaac-Whitsunday Region Economic Development Strategy, 2018-2022: A Roadmap for Regional Prosperity (2018) Download the Report

 

 

 

  • Bold Ambitions 2038: Toowoomba Region Economic Development Strategy (2018) Download the Report

 

 

 

  • Whitsunday Regional Council Economic Development Strategy, 2017-2021 (2017) Download the Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Outback Prosperity 2021: Longreach Region Economic Development Strategy (2016) Download the Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

Journal Publications and Conference Papers 

  • Lennon, S. and Gibbins, R. "How to Grow Your Region's Slice of Australia's Tourism Pie by Leveraging the Enablers of a Vibrant Visitor Economy", in Economic Development, The Quarterly Journal of Economic Development Australia, Volume 12, Issue 1 (2019) Download the article

 

  • Gibbins, R. and Lennon, S. "Taking a Bigger Picture Approach to Evaluating Road Projects in Regional and Remote Australia", in Economic Development, The Quarterly Journal of Economic Development Australia, Volume 11, Issue 1 (2018) Download the article

 

  • Lennon, S. and Hanna, J. "Global Village: Determinants of Investment Attraction and Economic Development", in Emnothweni, the Quarterly Magazine of Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Issue 16 (2015) Download the article 

  • Gibbins, R. and Lennon, S. "A New Vehicle Needed to Drive Melbourne's Economic Development", in Economic Development, The Quarterly Journal of Economic Development Australia, Volume 8, Issue 3 (2015) Download the article 

 

  • Lennon, S. and Gibbins, R. "Workforce Planning: An Essential Element of a Regional Economic Development Strategy", in Economic Development, The Quarterly Journal of Economic Development Australia, Volume 8, Issue 2 (2015) Download the article 

 

  • Lennon, S. "Creative Industries: Analysis and Potential Strategic Directions for Albany", presentation made to the Great Southern Future Forum, Albany, Western Australia (April 2015) Download the presentation 

 

  • Lennon, S. and Hanna, J. "Determinants of Investment Attraction: Lessons From Abroad", in Economic Development, The Quarterly Journal of Economic Development Australia, Volume 8, Issue 1 (2015) Download the article 

  • Lennon, S. "What is the Role for Local Government in Economic Development?", in Economic Development, The Quarterly Journal of Economic Development Australia, Volume 7, Issue 2 (2014) Download the article 

 

  • Lennon, S. "Addressing the Determinants of Sustainable Economic Development", in Economic Development, The Quarterly Journal of Economic Development Australia, Volume 7, Issue 1 (2014) Download the article 

 

  • Higgs, P. and Lennon, S. "Australia's Creative Employment - An Analysis", Queensland University of Technology (2014) Download the article

 

  • Higgs, P. and Lennon, S. "Australian Creative Employment in 2011 - applying the NESTA Dynamic Mapping definition methodology", Queensland University of Technology (2014) Download the article

 

  • Lennon, S. and Abdullah, S. "Creative Industries as a New Growth Cluster for Brunei", in CSPS Strategy and Policy Journal, Volume 4, December (2013)

 

  • Lennon, S. "Creative Industries, the Digital Economy and the Importance of Place for Economic Development", presentation made to the International Economic Development Conference, Melbourne (October 2013) Download the presentation

 

 

  • Lennon, S. “Creative Industries as the New Growth Cluster for Brunei”, paper presented to the National Creative Industries Policy Forum, Brunei (May 2012) Download the paper

  • Lennon, S. "Mine or Mind: A Holistic Take on Queensland's Future Prosperity", presentation made to the VIN-link Post-Budget Networking Breakfast, Brisbane (May 2012)

  • Lennon, S. “Creative Industries and the Importance of Entrepreneurship & Urban Amenity”, in Economic Development, The Quarterly Journal of Economic Development Australia, Volume 5, Number 3, Summer (2011)

  • Lennon, S. "How Tertiary Research Institutions can help ED Units to Facilitate Economic Development", in Economic Development, The Quarterly Journal of Economic Development Australia, Volume 5, Number 2, Winter (2011)

 

  • Lennon, S. “Developing the Knowledge Economy and Integrated Employment Areas in Brunei Darussalam: The Innovation Challenge”, in CSPS Strategy and Policy Journal, Volume 2, July (2011)

 

  • Lennon, S. “Integrating Urban Planning with Economic Development for Sustainable Growth”, in Economic Development, The Quarterly Journal of Economic Development Australia, Volume 4, Number 3, (2010)​

 

  • Lennon, S. “Building Blocks of a Knowledge Economy”, in Economic Development, The Quarterly Journal of Economic Development Australia, Volume 4, Number 1, (2010)

 

  • Lennon, S. “How Councils Can Make a Difference in Economic Development by Nurturing the Pre-conditions for a Prosperous Community”, in Australian Planner, Volume 45, Number 1, (2008)

 

  • Lennon, S. “Sound Principles in Planning for Economic Development”, in Economic Development, The Quarterly Journal of the Economic Development Association of Australia, Volume 1, Number 2, (2007)

  • Lennon, S., Hearn, G., Higgs, P. and Ninan, A. "Mapping Queensland's Creative Industries: Economic Fundamentals", Queensland University of Technology (2005)

 

Articles

  • Lennon, S. "Art and Culture and Economic Development", in Local Government Focus, Volume 34, Number 8, August 2018 Download the article

  • Gibbins, R. and Lennon, S. "A New Paradigm Needed to Guide the Growth of Our Cities and Regions", in Local Government Focus, Volume 34, Number 4, April 2018 Download the article

 

  • Lennon, S. "Knowledge-Intensive Economic Development", in Local Government Focus, Volume 33, Number 11, November 2017 Download the article

 

  • Lennon, S. "In Pursuit of Prosperity: Local Government and Economic Development", in Local Government Focus, Volume 33, Number 8, August 2017 Download the article

 

  • Lennon, S. "The Economy in Space: Local Government Planning and Economic Development", in Local Government Focus, Volume 32, Number 11, November 2016 Download the article 

 

  • Lennon, S. "Local Government and Economic Development", in Local Government Focus, Volume 31, Number 11, November 2015 Download the article