Research

27 August 2014

This book showcases current research into Indigenous and minority placenames in Australia and internationally.

27 August 2014

This Cost-Benefit Analysis considers the costs of different approaches to providing fast broadband in Australia. It also considers preferences and potential future demand for high-speed broadband in Australia, and estimates consumer willingness to pay for increased broadband speeds.

27 August 2014

This paper aims to provide non-legal professionals in the family law sector with a general outline of the relevant reforms, their genesis, and the arguments in favour of and against their introduction.

27 August 2014

The major forms of marginal rental housing vary in quality, security and availability of services and can be categorised into a typology useful for policy-makers.

27 August 2014

In 2050 the global population aged over 60 will reach two billion, making this age group three times larger than it was in 2000. This is a challenge that is facing both mature and emerging economies.

26 August 2014

This report presents the Productivity Commission's views on the costs and benefits of industry-specific assistance to the automotive manufacturing industry, in light of the structural change that will occur over the next few years as Ford, Holden and Toyota close their motor vehicle manufacturing plants in Australia.

26 August 2014

Decumulation in the retirement income context is the using up of retirement savings by way of drawing out regular income – for example, a fixed amount each month. It’s the converse of accumulating retirement savings while in paid work by regularly putting money aside.

26 August 2014

This fact sheet summarises some of the key similarities and differences between young people and adults in the justice systems in Australia.

26 August 2014

This fact sheet summarises the long-term trends in rates of young people under supervision. It includes 7-year national trends and up to 13-year trends for individual states and territories.

26 August 2014

Summarises information on the number of supervised orders administered by state and territory youth justice agencies, and the periods of supervision experienced by young people in 2012-13.

26 August 2014

Australia is facing an “investment gap” in agricultural research and development, according this paper, which argues that current levels of investment are insufficient to address the challenges faced by the agricultural sector.

26 August 2014

This paper examines productivity in the construction industry, in terms of both how productive construction is now as well as how productivity growth has performed over time.

Topic Guides

22 August 2014

A new resource from ACELG will assist rural, remote and Indigenous (RRI) local governments improve their engagement with the communities they serve. While there are numerous resources available about community engagement, this is the only toolkit specially designed for the needs and circumstances of RRI councils

14 August 2014

Digital business kits are designed to address industry-specific gaps in digital knowledge and support small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and Not For Profit organisations (NFPs) use innovative digital and broadband-enabled platforms to engage with clients, market products and services, and enhance business processes.

11 August 2014

Provides an overview of the Australian naval shipbuilding industry since the 2013 federal election, looking at the current status of naval shipbuilding, the positions of Australian political parties, and what is likely to be done in the future.