Dr Kate Golebiowska

Ph.D. (Public Policy), M.A. (Political Science)

Senior Research Fellow

Kate is a social scientist with a doctorate in public policy from the Australian National University (2007) and a Masters in Political Science from the University of Warsaw, Poland (2000).

She has long been fascinated by international migration and her location in Darwin has contributed to the regional focus of her work. She has been involved in projects dealing with other policy issues such as workforce mobility, social impacts of gambling, the Third Sector and social enterprise.

Research Interests

  • Demographic and socio-economic impacts of immigration in regional and remote areas and in comparative perspective (Canada, Scandinavia)
  • Attraction and retention of immigrants in regional areas
  • Patterns of immigrant mobility (internal)
  • Transnational immigrant links
  • Comparative legislative frameworks and governance of immigration policies in Australia and Canada

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Research Projects

Current Projects

  • Up for the challenge: Co-locating for effective service delivery. A case study of Darwin NGOs. Funded by the LEBA Faculty Grants Panel, 2015-ongoing.
  • Examining the Interactions Between the NT Multicultural Community and Organisations and International Students Studying in the NT. Funded by the Northern Territory Department of Education, 2015-2016. 
  • Examining the Employment Opportunities and Experiences of International Students in the NT. Funded by the Northern Territory Department of Education, 2015-2016.
  • How to Engage the ‘Untapped’ Labour Force for Northern Development? Funded by the LEBA Faculty Grants Panel, 2014-2015.

Recent Projects

  • Market Rates of Pay: A project for the NT Department of Business investigating rates of pay for occupations on the current NT Skilled Occupation Priority List (NTSOPL). Funded by the Northern Territory Department of Business, 2014.
  • Employment and mobility trajectories of immigrant-born early childhood education and care workers in Darwin, NT. Funded by the LEBA Faculty Grants Panel, 2012-2014.
  • Evaluation of the Northern Territory Business and Skilled Migration Strategy 2005–2010. Funded by the Northern Territory Department of Business, 2009.

Publications & Resources

Books

Stevens, M., Golebiowska, K., & Morrison, P. (2010). Correlates of Reported Gambling Problems in the CALD Population in Australia. Gambling Research Australia on behalf of the Ministerial Council of Gambling.

Garnett, S., Coe, K., Golebiowska, K., Walsh, H., Zander, K., Guthridge, S., Li, S.Q., & Malyon, R. (2008). Attracting and Keeping Nursing Professionals in an Environment of Chronic Labour Shortage. Darwin, NT: Charles Darwin University Press.

Golebiowska, K. (2007). Regional Policy for Skilled Migration in Australia and Canada. PhD thesis. Canberra, ACT: Australian National University.

Book Chapters

Rosenman, L., Golebiowska, K., Taylor, A., Buergelt, P., Zander, K., Salmon, J., & Boyle, A. (forthcoming, 2016). Attracting and Retaining Migrants: Developing the Northern Australia Workforce. In S. Harwood, R. Gerritsen, B. Prideaux, T. Brewer, L. Rosenman, & A. Dale (eds.), Northern Research Futures. Canberra: ANU Press.

Golebiowska, K., Carter, T., Taylor, A., & Boyle, A. (2016). The International Migration and the Changing Nature of Settlements at the Edge. In A. Taylor, D. Carson, P. Ensign, L. Huskey, G. Eilmsteiner-Saxinger & R.O. Rasmussen (eds.), Settlements at the Edge: Remote Human Settlements in Developed Nations (pp. 75-97)Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar.

Garcea, J., & Golebiowska, K. (2012). La regionalisation en Canada et en Australie. In Ch. Belkhodja & M. Vatz-Laaroussi (eds.), Immigration hors des grands centres: enjeux, politiques et pratiques dans cinq états fédéraux [Regionalization of Immigration in Canada and Australia] (pp. 71-95). Paris: L’Harmattan.

Golebiowska, K. (2012). Les étudiants internationaux et les rapports avec les territoires: le cas des régions d’Australie. In Ch. Belkhodja & M. Vatz-Laaroussi (eds.), Immigration hors des grands centres: enjeux, politiques et pratiques dans cinq états fédéraux [International Students in Regional Areas of Australia] (pp. 159-170). Paris: L’Harmattan. 

Bolzman, C., & Golebiowska, K. (2012). Modes de catégorisation, statuts administratifs, assignations sociales et géographiques.  In Ch. Belkhodja & M. Vatz-Laaroussi (eds.), Immigration hors des grands centres: enjeux, politiques et pratiques dans cinq états fédéraux [Categories [of immigrants], their legal status, social entitlements and geographic location] (pp. 123-137). Paris: L’Harmattan.

Golebiowska, K., Valenta, M., & Carter, T. (2011). International Immigration Trends and Data. In D. Carson, R. Rasmussen, L. Huskey, P. Ensign & A. Taylor (eds.), Demography at the Edge: Remote Human Populations in Developed Nations (pp. 53-84). Farnham, United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing.

Aure, M., Flemmen, A.B., & Golebiowska, K. (2011). International Migration and Transnational Linkages. In D. Carson, R. Rasmussen, L. Huskey, P. Ensign & A. Taylor (eds.),  Demography at the Edge: Remote Human Populations in Developed Nations (pp. 125-143). Farnham, United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing.

Journal Articles

Golebiowska, K., Elnasri, A., & Withers, G. (2016). Responding to Negative Public Attitudes towards Immigration through Analysis and Policy: Regional and Unemployment DimensionsAustralian Geographer. doi: 10.1080/00049182.2016.1220904.

Golebiowska, K. (2015). Are Peripheral Regions Benefiting from National Policies Aimed at Attracting Skilled Migrants? Case Study of the Northern Territory of Australia. Journal of International Migration and Integration. doi: 10.1007/s12134-015-0431-3.

Golebiowska, K., & Boyle, A. (2014). Professional Integration and Belonging of Immigrant-Born Early Childcare Education and Care Workers in Darwin, Northern Territory (NT) of Australia. International Journal of Organizational Diversity, 13(2), 1-17. 

Stevens, M., & Golebiowska, K. (2013). Gambling Problems Amongst the CALD Population of Australia: Hidden, Visible or Not a Problem? Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health, 3(1), 1–20. doi: 10.1186/2195-3007-3-1.

Golebiowska, K. (2012). Intergovernmental Collaboration in Immigration, Settlement and Integration Policies for Immigrants in Regional Areas of Australia. e-Politikon, 1, 121–152.  

Golebiowska, K. (2011). Overseas Students at Regional Universities and Migration to Regional Australia. Canadian Diversity/Diversité Canadienne, 8(5), 59–64.  

Golebiowska, K. & Carson, D. (2009). What Is the Role of Net Overseas Migration in Population Growth and Interstate Migration Patterns in the Northern Territory. People and Place, 17(3), 40–48.  

Golebiowska, K. (2009). Integration Futures: Highlights from Kate Golebiowska. Around the Globe, 6(1), 21–24. [Journal of the Monash Institute for the Study of Global Movements, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia]  

Golebiowska, K. (2008). Canadian Regional Immigration Policies – Provincial Strategies and Their Outcomes in a Comparative Perspective. Korea Review of International Studies, 11(2), 3–32.

Conference Proceedings & Papers

Golebiowska, K., & Boyle, A. (2016). Up for the Challenge: Co-locating for Effective Service Delivery. Cast Study of Darwin NGOs. Faculty of Law, Business, Education and Arts seminar series, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia, 23 November 2016. 

Golebiowska, K., & Boyle A. (2015). How to Engage the ‘Untapped’ Labour Force to Assist Northern Development? Case Study of Darwin NT. Faculty of Law, Business, Education and Arts seminar series, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia, 16 September 2015.

Golebiowska, K., & Boyle A. (2015). Multicultural Community Engagement with International Education and Training in the Northern Territory. Paper presented to the NT International Education and Training Industry Advisory Group, Darwin, Australia, 21 July 2015.

Golebiowska, K. (2015). How to Engage ‘Untapped’ Labour Force to Assist Northern Development? Case Study of Darwin NT. Paper presented to the International Conference of Population Geographies, Brisbane, Australia (3rd July 2015). 

Rosenman, L., Golebiowska, K., Buergelt, P., Boyle, A., Zander, K., Salmon, J., Pathirage, J.B., & Taylor A. (2014). Attracting and Retaining Migrants: Developing the Northern Australia Workforce. Northern Research Futures Collaborative Research Network conference, 25 and 27 November 2014.

Golebiowska, K. (2014). How to Engage Recently Arrived Migrants and Refugees in the Darwin Labour Market? 17th Biennial Conference of Australian Population Association, Hobart, Australia, 4 December 2014.

Golebiowska, K., Boyle, A., & Horvath, D. (2014). A Northern Perspective on the Early Childhood Education and Care Workforce. Collaborative Research Network (CRN) Northern Australia Development Conference: A Northern Perspective, Northern Australia Development Office, Darwin, 25 November 2014.

Golebiowska, K., Boyle, A., & Horvath, D. (2013). Professional Integration and Belonging of Immigrant-born Early Childhood Education and Care Workers (ECEC) in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Invited presentation to the Early Childhood and Education NT Key Stakeholder Advisory Group hosted by the NT Department of Education, Darwin, 4 December 2013.

Golebiowska, K., Boyle, A., & Horvath, D. Professional Integration and Belonging of Immigrant-born Early Childhood Education and Care Workers (ECEC) in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. 13th International Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations Conference, Darwin, NT, Australia, 27 June 2013.

Golebiowska, K. (2012). Reflections from Secondment to ANU to Develop ARC DECRA Application, September-December 2012. The Northern Institute Public Seminar Series, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia, 18 December 2012.

Golebiowska, K. (2012). Employment and Mobility Trajectories of Immigrant-born Early Childhood Education and Care Workers in Darwin, NT. 16th Biennial Conference of Australian Population Association, Melbourne, Australia, 5 December 2012. 

Golebiowska, K., & Boyle, A. (2012). The Role of VET in the Employment and Mobility Trajectories of Immigrant-Born Early Childhood Education and Care Workers: Preliminary Findings. Faculty of Law, Business, Education and Arts, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia, 13 June 2012.

Golebiowska, K., & Boyle, A. (2012). Invited presentation on ethics in research to Faculty of Law, Business, Education and Arts, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia, 8 June 2012.

Golebiowska, K. (2012). Reflections from the 3rd Australasian Ethics Network Conference Brisbane 2012. Northern Institute, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia, 28 February 2012.

Golebiowska, K. (2011). Expertise of The Northern Institute and Opportunities for Potential Collaboration with UNTL. National University of East Timor-Charles Darwin University seminar, Dili, East Timor, 18 May 2011.

Golebiowska, K. (2009). Overseas-Born Migrants in the Northern Territory. SSPR Public Seminar Series 2009, CDU, Darwin, Australia, 3 July 2009.

Golebiowska, K. (2009). Regional Migration Policy in Australia: Case of the Northern Territory. Réseau international de recherche sur l’immigration en dehors des grands centres and Centre Métropolis Québec, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada, 4 June 2009.

Golebiowska, K. (2009). Regional Migration Policy in Australia: Settlement and Economic Outcomes. Réseau international de recherche sur l’immigration en dehors des grands centres, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada, 2 June 2009.

Golebiowska, K. (2008). Permanent Migration of Former Overseas Students to Australia. 13th International Metropolis Conference, Bonn, Germany, 30 October 2008.

Golebiowska, K. (2008). Are There Transnational Migrant Networks in Regional Australia? 13th International Metropolis Conference, Bonn, Germany, 29 October 2008.

Golebiowska, K. (2008). Workplace Integration of Overseas-Qualified Nurses in the Northern Territory of Australia. 13th International Metropolis Conference, Bonn, Germany, 28 October 2008.

Golebiowska, K. (2008). Employment of Overseas-Qualified Nurses and Midwives in the Northern Territory. 14th Biennial Conference of Australian Population Association, Alice Springs, Australia, 30 June 2008.

Golebiowska, K. (2007). Regional Migration Policy in the Northern Territory of Australia. 12th International Metropolis Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 11 October 2007.

Golebiowska, K. (2007). Managing Mobility Among Northern Territory Nurses and Midwives. SSPR Open Day 2007, CDU, Darwin, Australia, 14 September 2007.

Golebiowska, K. (2007). Research Methods for Understanding Migration. SSPR Migration Workshop, CDU, Darwin, Australia, 30 July 2007.

Golebiowska, K. (2007). Employment of Overseas-Qualified Nurses and Midwives in the Northern Territory. SSPR Public Seminar Series 2007, CDU, Darwin, Australia, 15 June 2007.

Garnett, S., Golebiowska, K., & Coe, K. (2007). Presentation on the nursing professionals mobility study to the Nursing Directors at the Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT, Australia, 31 May 2007.

Golebiowska, K. (2006). Regional Policy for Skilled Migration in Australia and Canada. 13th Biennial Conference of Australian Population Association, Adelaide, Australia, 6 December 2006.

Golebiowska, K. (2006). Regional Policy for Skilled Migration in Australia and Canada. SSPR Public Seminar Series 2006, CDU, Darwin, Australia, 16 August 2006.

Research Reports

Golebiowska, K., & Boyle, A. (forthcoming 2016). Up for the Challenge: Co-locating for Effective Service Delivery. Case Study of Darwin NGOs. Research Brief, Northern Institute: Charles Darwin University.

Golebiowska, K., & Boyle, A. (2015). How to mobilise the ‘untapped’ labour force for Northern development? Case study of Darwin. Northern Territory. Technical Paper. Northern Institute: Charles Darwin University.

Golebiowska, K., & Boyle, A. (2015). How to Mobilise the ‘Untapped’ Labour Force for the Northern Development? Case study of Darwin, Northern Territory. Research Brief 08, 2015. Northern Institute: Charles Darwin University.

Golebiowska, K., & Boyle, A. (2015). Submission to the National Inquiry “Willing to Work”: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination against Older Australians and Australians with a Disability. Australian Human Rights Commission, submission no. 309. 

Golebiowska, K., Boyle, A. & Horvath, D. (2014). Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning, submission 79. 

Golebiowska, K. (2014). Are Peripheral Regions Benefiting from National Policies Aimed at Attracting Skilled Migrants? Case Study of the Northern Territory, Australia. Research Brief 09, 2014. Northern Institute: Charles Darwin University.

Golebiowska, K., Boyle, A. & Horvath, D. (2014). Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning, submission 79.

Golebiowska, K., Boyle, A. & Horvath, D. (2013). Employment and mobility trajectories of overseas-born early childhood education and care (ECEC) workers in Darwin, NT. Research Brief 08, 2013. Northern Institute: Charles Darwin University.

Golebiowska, K., Wegner, A., Sharley, G., & Bottrell, C. (in progress). Formative Evaluation of DiversityWISE Program.

Stevens, M., Golebiowska, K., & Morrison, P. (2010). Correlates of Reported Gambling Problems in the CALD Population in Australia. Gambling Research Australia on behalf of the Ministerial Council of Gambling.  

Carson, D., Taylor, A., & Golebiowska, K. (2009). Evaluation of the Northern Territory Business and Skilled Migration Strategy 2005-2010. NT Department of Business and Employment.

Golebiowska, K. (2009). Net Overseas Migration (NOM) and Population Growth in the NT. Research Brief 40, 2009.Northern Institute: Charles Darwin University.

Golebiowska, K. (2009). Country of Origin and Labour Market Participation of the Overseas-Born in the NT. Research Brief 39,  2009. Northern Institute: Charles Darwin University.

Golebiowska, K., Brown M., & Carson D. (2008). What Can Potential Interstate Migrants Find Out About Professional Opportunities in the NT on the NTG Web? Research Brief 19, 2008. Northern Institute: Charles Darwin University. 

Golebiowska, K. (2008). Finding Out About the Northern Territory’s Overseas Born Population. Research Brief 12, 2008. Northern Institute: Charles Darwin University.

Golebiowska, K. (2008). The Northern Territory’s Overseas Born Population. Research Brief 10, 2008. Northern Institute: Charles Darwin University.

Book Reviews

Golebiowska, K. (2011). The Migration of Indian Human Capital: The Ebb and Flow of Indian Professionals in Southeast Asia, F. Yahya, & A. Kaur (Eds.). Book review in ASEAN Economic Bulletin, 29(3), 259–260. Routledge: London.

Peer Reviewer & Guest Editor

  • Journal of Population Research
  • International Migration
  • E-Politikon
  • International Journal of Organizational Diversity
  • ASEAN Economic Bulletin

Professional Positions, Memberships & Awards

Memberships

  • Australian Population Association (also Australian Population Association National Council member 2015-2016)
  • Member of Women & Leadership Australia
  • Member of Réseau international de recherche sur l’immigration en dehors des grands centres [International Network of Research on Immigration outside major centers] (Canada) 
  • Invited member of the Chief Minister’s Scholarship Panel for Women in the Northern Territory – an initiative of the NT Department of Chief Minister and NT Office of Women’s Policy (March to August 2012)
  • Academic advisor to an Indonesian Visiting Research Fellow on a distinguished Vice-Chancellor Fellowship during their residence at Northern Institute (April to July 2011)
  • Secretary, 2008 Australian Population Association Conference Organising Committee

Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Supervision

Current students

  • Sarah Achola Ajowi (PhD). Examining effectiveness of behaviour change communication to address intimate partner violence among African-born women in Australia.
  • James Thurmer (PhD). Population growth in remote areas: Challenges and solutions.

Graduated students

  • Dean Preddy (DBA). International Student Involvement in Australian Universities.
Dr Kate Golebiowska

Contacts

T: +61 8 8946 6891
E: kate.golebiowska@cdu.edu.au

Darwin, NT

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