Research

20 April 2015

This report documents research into the experiences of international students studying in Australia.

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20 April 2015

This paper explores contemporary official and scholarly thinking on aid, development, conflict prevention and strategic shaping to try to identify promising avenues to promote regional growth and stability in a tight budget environment.

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20 April 2015

This paper suggests five immediate changes which could help make Australia's terrorism warning system better meet the public’s expectation that the government will provide useful information on terrorist threats and advice about required changes to behaviour.

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20 April 2015

In April 1965, on the fiftieth anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli, Ken Inglis travelled to Anzac Cove with a boatload of diggers making a pilgrimage to the scene of Australia’s best-known...

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20 April 2015

This report investigates and provides recommendations for improving end of life care with a particular focus on advance care planning.

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20 April 2015

ACCAN’s submission highlights the impact this Bill may have on consumers if it exceeds its intended scope and explores possible ways to make it fit for purpose.

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19 April 2015

The Government must act to prevent excessive fees taking at least $40,000 from the superannuation accounts of millions of Australians at retirement, argues this report.

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16 April 2015

Examines the increased risk of child and forced labour in the fashion industry, as many local companies are unable to trace or fail to monitor their supply chains.

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16 April 2015

In this analysis, Andrew Zammit argues that Australians fighting in Iraq and Syria pose a threat to Australia’s security and examines the options for responding to that threat, including through non-coercive means.

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16 April 2015

This report synthesises the inputs, outputs and outcomes of New Zealand Government's tertiary education expenditure over the period 2004 to 2013 in five key funds. In total, these funds distributed over $4 billion to providers and students in 2013.

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16 April 2015

Calls for action to restrict tax deductions for negatively geared property investments and the 50% discount on Capital Gains Tax, that are together costing the Budget $7 billion a year and fuelling housing price booms.

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2015

Julie Bishop recently stated that she did not consider herself a feminist as she didn't find the term meaningful today. Bishop was roundly criticised by feminists who found it disappointing that Bishop didn't understand how important feminism is. After all, 'feminism is about...

2015

Victorian Trades Hall Council Assistant Secretary and ALP Member David Cragg writes how people power brought down the Wall when no one thought it could be done.

2015

Review(s) of: Anarchy Unbound: Why Self-Governance Works Better Than You Think, By Peter Leeson, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 263 pages