Research

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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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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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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22 May 2015

Presents information about the types of child care used by children in Australia, highlighting how arrangements change as children grow, and how they vary for families of different characteristics.

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22 May 2015

Examines the drivers of future infrastructure demand, particularly population and economic growth.

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21 May 2015

Charities in Victoria employ almost 97,000 people, generate about $13 billion in income a year and are supported by almost 135,000 volunteers, according to this report on the contribution of Victoria's community sector

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21 May 2015

This collection identifies significant challenges ahead for Defence if the reforms proposed by the First Principles Review are to succeed.

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21 May 2015

This article examines the scope and application of the statutory construction assessment that underlies the consistency evaluation of native title rights.

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21 May 2015

This report details the responses from 25 people from free-to-air and subscription TV, IPTV, production companies, telecommunications and IT, online and social media, advertising, and others, on what television and video might look like in a year’s time, in a few years’ time, and in a decade.

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21 May 2015

Examines the changes in Indonesian foreign policy under President Joko Widodo and pressing challenges such as terrorism and maritime security cooperation.

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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...

2014

The perennial tension between the social work aspiration to engage in their clients' lives and the ever growing administrative requirements of their jobs is growing, accompanied by increased risk avoidance fuelled by public crises of confidence in child welfare. The net effect on service...

2014

This paper is the first of a series emerging from a study of the practice of policy creation when a child welfare event comes to the notice of the public as a scandal and engages the attention of politicians and the media. The daily newspaper, The West Australian reported extensively on the...

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...