Our Research Associates include a large panel of academic researchers with expertise in diverse areas of public policy, drawn from across several universities in Queensland and beyond. Many researchers also have significant experience inside the public service. 

These experts can offer an additional source of policy advice for those developing or commenting on public policy in Queensland. All members, their research fields, and their contact details, are listed below. 

NameDr Andrew Taylor PhD
PositionSenior Research Fellow
Organisation/CompanyCharles Darwin University
Specialisations / Bio


  • Impacts from population changes in northern and sparsely settled areas
  • Population projections
  • Indigenous populations and changing demography
  • Policy implications for population change at communities

Dr Taylor researches the causes and consequences of population change for the Northern Territory of Australia and northern regions more broadly. He undertakes both quantitative and qualitative research to understand impacts from policy, economic and structural changes for communities. In his PhD he investigated policy and theoretical implications from changing migration practices for Indigenous Territorians. Prior to academia, Andrew worked for a decade with the Australian Bureau of Statistics. He currently teaches the masters level subject Topics in Human Geography.

Phone08 8946 6692
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