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Push factor

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Push factors: reasons that encourage people to leave a place and go somewhere else

2
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Pull factors

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Push factors: reasons that encourage people to leave a place and go somewhere else

3
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Examples of push factors

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War
Water stress
Unemployment

4
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Examples pull factor

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Employment 
Available resources (money's)
Employment
Relationships with other people (for example, wanting to be near family or moving for a partner’s job)
Lifestyle.
5
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What is urban decay

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Urban decay: situation in which a city area has fallen into a state of disrepair through its people leaving the area or not having enough resources to look after them

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Why would some people continue to live in decaying urban environment?

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They are retired, local employment, invested in a property in the area or they can’t afford to move.

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Why might some people move from an urban decaying areas?

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There are better employment opportunities elsewhere, there might be local resources and other areas might offer different opportunities.

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Define remote

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Remote: describes a place that is distant from major population centres

9
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Define sparsely

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Sparse: thinly scattered or unevenly distributed; often used when referring to population density

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What is a fly in fly out shift? (FIFO)

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Fly in, fly out (FIFO): describes workers who fly to work in remote places, work 4-, 8- or 12-day shifts and then fly home

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Why did soldier fail after world war 1?

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Soldiers weren’t good for farming, the farms were too small and they didn’t have money to invest in their crops.

12
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When were the soldier settlement settled?

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From 1825 to 1850

13
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How did settlement in Australia start?

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The first region is a South-Eastern Coastal Sydney in 1825. It was next a 400km region around Sydney in about 1840 and later moved in a North-Westerly direction

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What is irrigation?

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water provided to crops and orchards by hoses, channels, sprays or drip systems in order to supplement rainfall

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What is Horticulture?

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Horticulture: the growing of garden crops such as fruit, vegetables, herbs and nuts

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Why do people live in rural areas?

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Some people live in rural areas because they are involved in primary industries. Others provide services.

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What is Intensive farming?

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Intensive farming: farming that uses a lot of resources per hectare and changes the look of the region

18
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What are natural factors to attract people to Griffth’s?

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Fertile soil, flat landscape, good climate, good rainfall

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Two human factors to make Griffiths a good place to live

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Work opportunities in primary industries, Family live in that area, quieter lifestyle.

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What is a primary industry?

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A primary industry is involved in the extraction and collection of natural resources e.g. Mining for copper or fishing or foresting

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What is a service?

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People that work in schools, hospitals e.t.c

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Define Sea change

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Sea change: the act of leaving a fast-paced urban life for a more relaxing lifestyle in a small coastal town

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Define tree change

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Tree change: the act of leaving a fast-paced urban life for a more relaxing lifestyle in a small country town, in the bush, or on the land as a farmer

24
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Name some natural features

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Hills, mountains, trees, bays

25
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Name some human features

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Statues, buildings, roads,

26
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Name some combination features

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Parks