Research

29 May 2015

This study investigates the experiences of, and perceptions toward, couch surfing secondary students in the Yarra Ranges Shire.

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28 May 2015

This project sets our the preconditions and best practice principles for establishing social licence to operate.

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28 May 2015

Education is a key influence on a child’s life.  It can assist them to realise their full potential and make positive, informed choices. While there have been improvements in some educational outcomes, Aboriginal students continue to be the most educationally disadvantaged student group in Australia.

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28 May 2015

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the consumer protection framework for domestic building construction.

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28 May 2015

This report comments on the financial results, trends and risks arising from audits of TAFE financial and performance statements, and the financial statements of the 16 entities they control.

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27 May 2015

This audit focused on early intervention services provided through the Child and Family Information, Referral and Support Teams and Integrated Family Services system. It examined whether families can readily access these services and whether services are leading to positive outcomes for vulnerable families.

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27 May 2015

This e-brief offers an overview of the legal position in respect to e-cigarettes, along with a summary of research findings and viewpoints in the contemporary debate.

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27 May 2015

Disability-inclusive development is a priority for Australia’s international engagement. This strategy aims to promote improved quality of life of people with disabilities in developing countries.

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27 May 2015

This paper considers the ways in which Foucault's (1979) theoretical concept of the panopticon might be used more generally in consideration of public health research and interventions.

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27 May 2015

The results from the study reveal a bleak picture of entrenched and persistent poverty and disadvantage for a significant proportion of people who access Salvation Army ER and support services.

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27 May 2015

This paper reviews available literature on Indigenous community-managed programs and organisations and summarises what is working in successful community-managed programs.

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27 May 2015

This report sets out the key outcomes from financial audits of the eight universities and their 51 controlled entities for the year ending 31 December 2014.

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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...

2015

Recent economic, security and strategic moves by China, Russia and Japan, great powers in North-east Asia, are part of a long process of positioning themselves with or against one another in efforts to further their own hopes and ambitions in the region. The pace of the adjustments has picked up...

2015

Review(s) of: The new Emperors: Power and the princelings in China, by Kerry Brown, Published by: I.B. Tauris, London, 2014, 244pp, 20 pounds.

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Takeshima and the Northern Territories are symbols of Japan's nationalism. While Tokyo's official position on the two disputes over their sovereignty has been consistent since the mid-1950s, its domestic policy related to the disputes experienced an important change. From the mid1960s...