Research

28 July 2014

After reaching a peak of 10,822 in April this year, the number of adults in custody in NSW fell back to 10,515 in June.

28 July 2014

This release presents information on the socioeconomic context of school achievement in Tasmania and the outcomes for Tasmanian Year 12 graduates and early school leavers, such as further study and participation in the labour market.

28 July 2014

This paper provides a brief overview of the size, growth and prospects for the Australian solar industry and argues that as the number of solar panels installed continues to rise, the cost of installation and maintenance will continue to fall.

28 July 2014

This report argues that a new vision for funding health in Australia based on the Singapore model could be achieved by applying the principle of choice for those who wish for an alternative to Australia’s taxpayer-funded, universal health care system.

25 July 2014

This is the seventeenth annual comprehensive report on child protection, and for the first time includes: unique counts of children receiving child protection services in each jurisdiction; the number of substantiations per child; co-occurring types of abuse and neglect; socioeconomic status; and 'average day' measures.

25 July 2014

A review into discrimination related to pregnancy, parental leave and return to work after parental leave.

25 July 2014

Provides a summary of Commonwealth parliamentary superannuation benefits in place prior to the 2004 general election.

24 July 2014

Sectarian-related security concerns in Australia are not entirely new, but the current issues surrounding Australians fighting in Syria and Iraq are qualitatively different, argues this paper.

24 July 2014

This article argues that the Australian Army must continue to learn from the experience of recent deployments and develop an awareness of cyber forensic operations.

24 July 2014

The Australian Army should consider raising a predominantly female infantry battalion instead of relying on an incremental model, to deliver a more tangible capability in a shorter time-frame, argues this article.

24 July 2014

Despite China’s reputation for being a climate change laggard, the country is putting real effort into reducing carbon emissions, argues this report.

23 July 2014

Examines children who bully at school, and specifically on the ways in which parenting and family functioning underpin a child's bullying behaviour.

Topic Guides

18 July 2014

Provides key links to websites with information on crime and law enforcement arrangements and issues.

18 July 2014

Provides key links to websites with information on national security arrangements and issues.

15 July 2014

This guide provides links to information about the policy and administrative framework for school education in Australia, and other information.