Research

30 March 2015

This paper is intended to start a national conversation on tax reform and invites submissions from the public.

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27 March 2015

These five shortlisted essays from the Gavin Mooney Memorial Essay Competition look at mental health from a variety of perspectives

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27 March 2015

This paper examines what a possible Australian–Japanese submarine deal would mean for the wider relationship between the two countries, as well as the geostrategic implications.

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26 March 2015

Today, satellite and broadband telecommunications provide audiences far wider access to content from across borders, calling into question the purpose and efficacy of domestic content policies. This report addresses these issues through an analysis of the rationales, policy approaches, operations, and effectiveness of domestic content policies in four countries - Australia, Canada, Ireland, and South Korea.

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26 March 2015

Queensland's population growth has slowed to its lowest rate in 15 years, according to this report.

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26 March 2015

Provides a brief outline of the prevalence, risk factors and cost of domestic violence in Australia.

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26 March 2015

Australia has the fastest population growth of major developed countries, and projections show a reduced infrastructure spend per capita, putting huge pressure on major cities.

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26 March 2015

A tax on financial transactions, or 'Tobin' tax, could protect superannuation investors, improve the operation of Australia’s capital markets and provide a source of tax revenue worth over $1 billion per year.

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26 March 2015

This exploratory study is the first time that the point of view of primary schools and their day-to-day experiences of dealing with student homelessness have been investigated.

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25 March 2015

This report describes health risk factors and their associations with cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease using data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2011-12 Australian Health Survey.

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25 March 2015

This paper argues argue that any failure to pay proper, high-level attention to the current international climate change negotiations raises several risks to Australia's national interest.

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25 March 2015

This report is intended to provide a concise understanding of the nature of organised criminal involvement in the Australian methylamphetamine market.

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2011

In 2007 the Commonwealth imposed a series of measures under the umbrella of the Northern Territory Intervention, in response to allegations of the widespread sexual abuse of Aboriginal children and violence inflicted against Aboriginal women. Some of the measures were controversial, not only...

2009

To have justice without healing is not possible, it is just short changing people. To heal, a person must be able to come to a place that is safe and allows them to deal with the pain of the past, process this and begin their healing journey. If people don't heal, they will not be able to...

2007

Although the phrase 'holistic approach' is increasingly used in reference to vocational education and training (VET) in Australia, there appears to be a paucity of literature which extensively conceptualises or details its practical application. Existing references to an 'holistic...

2006

In response to a report by the Family Law Pathways Advisory Group 2001 report titled 'Out of the maze' the Commonwealth government has introduced a number of new initiatives targeting the needs of Indigenous families. These include the Family Relationship Centres established in 2006...

2006

This article explores views of Australian grantmakers philanthropists who give to Indigenous causes. It reports on a qualitative study undertaken as part of the Giving Australia research to elicit if and how giving to Indigenous causes differs from philanthropy to other areas. This paper builds...