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1 March 2017

This issue of the Research to Practice Series explores what works to help people make the choice to become a foster carers, and the strategies that can assist in supporting and retaining carers for out-of-home care.

1 March 2017

Provides detailed information about the experiences of care for women during various stages of the maternity journey, highlighting where NSW performs well, and potential areas for improvement.

28 February 2017

This Australian Industry Group survey report has added to the weight of evidence that rising energy prices are exposing businesses and their employees to heightened risks and may see Australia losing jobs and business activities offshore.

28 February 2017

This parliamentary committee report into the Racial Discrimination Act examines whether parts of the legislation are too restrictive on freedom of speech.

28 February 2017

This report looks at how news organisations are creating innovative editorial formats and seeking commercial opportunities 'beyond the article'.

 

28 February 2017

Based on a survey conducted in 2016, the data in this study reveals that the small-to-medium (S2M) visual arts sector employs over 2,000 people, puts $100 million into the economy and produces 26,000 new art works each year - with a budget worth just 0.03% of Federal Government revenue.

27 February 2017

This article examines demographic and behavioural correlates of high consumption of soft drinks among Australian adolescents and explores the associations between high consumption and soft drink accessibility.

27 February 2017

This report maps the breadth of the sharing economy across Melbourne – and contributes the first comprehensive listing of networks active and available to people in Melbourne.

27 February 2017

This volume offers provocative ideas for transforming Australian tertiary education.

25 February 2017

With exports to key markets declining, Indonesia’s huge coal industry is pinning its hopes on expansion of domestic coal use. Current policy would triple numbers of coal-fired power stations and ignore Indonesia’s huge renewable energy potential.