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10 February 2016

This 2016 Closing the Gap report shows, as in previous years, that there have been mixed levels of success in meeting the targets set by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in 2008.

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10 February 2016

This report presents information on young people aged 10–17 who were involved in the child protection system and under youth justice supervision in 2013–14, and demonstrates the insights that can be gained through data linkage.

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10 February 2016

Twenty-five years after the establishment of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation in 1991, this report examines the state of reconciliation in Australia today.

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9 February 2016

Australia's groundwater is a nationally significant resource which demands careful, long-term planning and management, informed by a sound understanding of the characteristics of each aquifer.

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9 February 2016

In regional Western Australia, little is known about the patterns of substance use and crime. In an attempt to better understand a regional offending population and their alcohol and drug use, the Australian Institute of Criminology’s Drug Use Monitoring in Australia (DUMA) project was utilised to collect such data in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

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9 February 2016

On 10 November 2015, Victim Support Service (VSS) in partnership with Anglicare, hosted the ‘Improving Justice and Support for Child and Adolescent Victims of Crime’ Conference in Adelaide. This...

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9 February 2016

Most low- and moderate-income families have some form of Internet connection, but many are under-connected, with mobile-only access and inconsistent connectivity.

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9 February 2016

This occasional paper builds on the ACMA’s body of work focusing on the citizen as a central consideration in making communications and media work in Australia’s interests.

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8 February 2016

Renting a house in Sydney and Melbourne takes 37.9 per cent and 30.7 per cent of the average wage respectively, according to this report.

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8 February 2016

This report examines the economic nature of government data and its contribution to the economy and society, the assumptions used in measuring its economic benefits, and the range of quantitative estimates of its value in Australia and internationally.

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2015
Crothers, Charles

Quite a few books fall through the New Zealand Sociology reviewing net for a variety of reasons - after all very few are explicitly brought to the attention of the journal (some have completely 'missed the boat'). These catch-up notes may help plug the gap, but coverage here doesn...

2015
Didham, Robert

Review(s) of: Aboriginal populations: Social, demographic and epidemiological perspectives, by Frank Trovato and Anatole Romaniuk (eds) (2014), Edmonton, University of Alberta Press.

2015
Wohlfart, Irmengard

Long-term migration from Germany to New Zealand has been increasing considerably over recent decades. Findings from a four-year insider study into consequences of such contemporary lifestyle migration from German-speaking Europe to New Zealand showed that the immigrants had dreams at two levels...

2015
Tunufa'i, Laumua

Review(s) of: Whispers and vanities: Samoan indigenous knowledge and religion, by Suaalii-Sauni, M.; M. A. Wendt, V. Mo'a, N. Fuamatu, U. L. Va'ai, R. Whaitiri and S L Filipo (eds.)(2014), Wellington, Huia Publishers....

2015
Chrystall, Andrew

Review(s) of: The politicisation of ethics review in New Zealand, by Tolich, M. and Smith, B. (2015), Auckland, Dunmore, 241 pages.