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27 July 2016

This research analyses the link between house prices, mortgage debt, and labour supply using HILDA data from 2001 to 2012 to see if labour supply changes due to house prices or mortgage debt, and whether this affects some types of households more than others.

25 July 2016

The Trade and Assistance Review 2014-15 contains the Productivity Commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian government assistance to industry.

25 July 2016

This article considers the changing expectations of communities towards local government, and looks at the inherent opportunities local governments possess to appreciate the unique needs of their own regions.

25 July 2016

This report details the findings of the Enabling programmes for disadvantaged student groups project, which was funded as part of the Australian Government Department of Education and Training National Priorities Pool funding 2014 round with the research undertaken in 2015.

24 July 2016

This report identifies thirty-eight places in Queensland and twenty-five in Victoria that have had potentially preventable hospitalisation rates at least 50% higher than the state average in every year for a decade, and argues that place-based interventions should be developed locally, with the support of Primary Health Networks and the relevant communities.

22 July 2016

This report addresses the question of whether health service use and health service costs fall as a consequence of supported entry to public housing for formerly homeless people and those at risk of homelessness. It also examines the health and social outcomes of formerly homeless and at-risk of homelessness tenants.

21 July 2016

This report offers insights into international migration trends and why proactive, locally-led strategies to attract migrants to regional areas need to be a top priority.

21 July 2016

This draft report has been prepared to identify regulations that impose an unnecessary burden on farm businesses, and where there are legitimate policy goals underlying the regulation, to look at whether there is scope to achieve the regulatory objectives in a more efficient way.

20 July 2016

This research paper investigates why some online news organizations suspend or eliminate their paywalls.

20 July 2016

This report presents statistics on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and is the first to measure its results using key performance indicators.