Research

24 October 2014

Outlines the current policy framework in New South Wales influencing investment and the uptake of renewable energy.

23 October 2014

This guide provides a an overview of newly introduced offences for unauthorised disclosure of information about ‘special intelligence operations’, how they operate and the extent to which they apply to public interest disclosures.

23 October 2014

An overview of the public health system performance and the current state of health in New Zealand.

22 October 2014

Almost 7.2 million emergency department presentations were reported by public hospital emergency departments in Australia during 2013-14.

22 October 2014

Of New Zealand's 16 regions, only Auckland and Canterbury's population growth rate was above the national average, according to this report.

22 October 2014

This paper uses data from the My School website to explore some indicators of change in the equity of schools since the evidence was obtained on which the Gonski report based its findings.

21 October 2014

Using the latest available data and research, this paper provides estimates of the likely economic and social benefits of increasing Indigenous employment to the same level as in the non-Indigenous population.

21 October 2014

This report argues that Australia is involved in the early stages of a conflict that may last for the rest of the century. It considers possible solutions, approaches that could be used, and what Australia should do.

20 October 2014

This is the publicly available version of the classified Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Annual Report, which provides insight into ASIO’s outcomes and activities.

20 October 2014

Native vegetation and regulations relating to its management have a minimal economic effect on agriculture in New South Wales, according to this report.

20 October 2014

In 2013-14, Australia's public hospitals admitted almost 700,000 patients from elective surgery waiting lists, this report finds.

20 October 2014

Obesity is a risk factor for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, musculoskeletal disorders, and some cancers.

Topic Guides

7 October 2014

Focused on the longer term safety and wellbeing of infants less than two years old, this kit draws on research evidence to support and strengthen the knowledge, skills and confidence of frontline workers to understand the needs of infants; notice early if an infant is vulnerable; and provide appropriate support to infants and their families.

23 September 2014

This guide outlines best practice for the publication and sharing of sensitive research data in the Australian context.

3 September 2014

With the NZ national election due to take place on Saturday 20 September, this quick guide explains the Mixed Member Proportional voting system (MMP), campaign spending rules as well as how to vote on the day.