Research

27 May 2015

Disability-inclusive development is a priority for Australia’s international engagement. This strategy aims to promote improved quality of life of people with disabilities in developing countries.

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27 May 2015

This e-brief offers an overview of the legal position in respect to e-cigarettes, along with a summary of research findings and viewpoints in the contemporary debate.

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26 May 2015

This report provides interim modelling results of the distributional modelling which estimates the impact on families from government policy decisions taken since the last Federal election in 2013.

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26 May 2015

This paper reflects on the lessons learnt from previous organised primary health care models in Australia and  considers the factors that are essential for Primary Health Networks to create true public value.

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26 May 2015

This discussion paper notes a key role for Primary Health Networks in realising effective and lasting improvement in mental health outcomes, through adopting a person-centred approach in service design and enabling integration across service providers in local health systems.

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26 May 2015

This Australian Government  discussion paper asks people to consider how we might develop a greater appreciation of Australian citizenship and its privileges and obligations, and what does the threat from terrorism mean for our efforts to realise a strong, safe and prosperous nation?

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26 May 2015

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare developed a national data standards strategy and implementation plan to enhance the comparability, quality and coherence of information across the Australian education and training sectors. This report summarises the activities and process undertaken over 12 months from October 2013 to develop the strategy and implementation plan.

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25 May 2015

This Positioning Paper is the first output of a project that will analyse the progress of reforms to tenancy management in remote Indigenous communities.

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25 May 2015

The Indonesian military appears to be taking advantage of a weak president and unpopular police to try and regain some of the internal security functions that it lost as part of the country’s democratisation process.

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24 May 2015

The journey to a new model of electricity delivery in Australia has begun, but has so far seen mistakes and much waste. If the transformation is managed poorly, consumers will pay again.

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23 May 2015

By keeping most of the 2014 savings measures and delivering new cuts, the 2015 Budget would strip an estimated $15 billion over four years from basic services and supports, with total projected cuts of $80 billion from health and schools funding to the States over the next decade.

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22 May 2015

This guide shows how to carry out a health literacy review and build a health-literate organisation.

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2014

While the international literature provides a wealth of information about the effectiveness of parenting programs, little has been done to examine the breadth of evidence from Australia regarding the effectiveness of parenting programs. This paper describes the methodology and findings of a...

2014

Mandatory reporting is a key aspect of Australia's approach to protecting children and is incorporated into all jurisdictions' legislation, albeit in a variety of forms. In this article we examine all major newspaper's coverage of mandatory reporting during an 18-month period in...

2014

On 7 September, 2013, Australia voted in our 44th Parliament of Australia. Tony Abbott and the Liberal/National Coalition party were ushered to power. In the lead up to this election, Tony Abbott's version of Australia's first statutory paid parental leave scheme occupied an almost...

2014

This paper considers some contentious ethical questions associated with researching young people transitioning from out-of home care. We consider the potential benefits and costs for care leavers of involvement in research, alongside managing limits to confidentiality, and the social,...

2014

There is growing recognition that a contributor to the repeat crises of child sexual abuse (CSA) by personnel in Christian institutions (PICIs), is the often gendered culture of Christian institutions themselves. This work explores theological discursive constructions of masculinity and...