Research

2 July 2015

The National Program for Excellence in the Arts announced in the 2015-16 Budget will commence in early 2015-16. The draft guidelines for the Program have been released for public comment. Feedback is invited from the arts sector and broader community.

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1 July 2015

Provides employment demand and supply information on the Christchurch / Canterbury rebuild and wider recovery.

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1 July 2015

This report presents findings and implications of students' confidence, self-beliefs, learning approaches and motivation in mathematics.

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1 July 2015

Outlines the legal status of Airbnb and Uber operations in NSW, and contains an overview of each platform and current usage in Sydney, and where applicable, more broadly in NSW.

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1 July 2015

The first New Zealand findings from the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) asks teachers who teach students in Years 7, 8, 9 or 10, and their principals, about the conditions that contribute to their learning environments: their work, their schools and their classrooms.

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30 June 2015

Discusses a range of factors that Solomon Islands villagers face when deciding whether or not to allow access to minerals buried in land over which they hold customary tenure.

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30 June 2015

This report provides insight into ways the gambling sector can develop accessible communication strategies that meet the needs of the audience.

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30 June 2015

This paper examines the scope and nature of terrorism motivated by violent Islamist extremism in Australia through a comprehensive database, assesses the policy responses by the government to date, and offers recommendations.

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30 June 2015

The Ministry of Health’s Statement of Intent 2015–2019 identifies key priorities and how success will be measured.

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30 June 2015

The 65-years-and-over age group nearly doubled in number between 1981 and 2013 – from 309,795 to 607,032 people – according to 2013 Census results.

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30 June 2015

Examines sentencing in Victorian courts over the seven years to July 2013 for culpable driving causing death, dangerous driving causing death, negligently causing serious injury (where driving related), and dangerous driving causing serious injury.

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29 June 2015

Provides information about Indigenous Australian federal and state parliamentarians, from the election of the first Indigenous Australian to federal Parliament - former Senator Sir Neville Bonner - until June 2015. 

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The global strategic environment has changed in important ways in the five years since the least defence white paper in 2010. New Zealand must understand and adapt to these realities if we are to advance our security and prosperity. Our immediate region remains the highest priority for defence....

2015

In January 2015 President Obama visited India for the second time, and was a chief guest at India's Republic Day ceremony. This followed a successful visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the United States in the previous September. These visits reflected the deepening ties...

2015

While the European Union was established in 1993 (the European Economic Community began in 1958), its ultimate structure is still not settled, as illustrated by the lack of integration of its energy system and the incomplete nature of its monetary union. Progress to an ever more perfect union is...

2015

The recent actions of the ISIS jihadists in Syria and Iraq has left not only the Middle East but also the global community shocked by the amount of violence. This raises the question of what type of ideology lies behind the tactics adopted by this violent organisation? A comparison of the recent...

2015

David Lange is the only New Zealand prime minister to have addressed the Otago Foreign Policy School. His 1985 presentation was made at a pivotal point in his global diplomacy and is the high moment in the school's 50 years. The school was one of four developments that improved the national...