04 March 2014 | It’s five years since Canberra’s innovative Alexander Maconochie Centre admitted its first group of prisoners. Is the facility living up to its aim of being Australia’s first “human rights compliant” prison?
The US Constitution specifies war can only be declared by a joint declaration of both houses of Congress but Congress has not been asked to formally declare war since 1941. How did the war-making power evolve to presidential decision?
The book usefully summarises the more detailed submissions sent to the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers, to highlight a range of alternative policy guidelines that are at odds with the policies adopted in the wake of the Panel’s Report.
27 March 2013 | This guide explains open educational resources (OER) and the benefits that creating, sharing and using OER can provide.Open educational resources (OER) are learning and teaching materials, freely available online for anyone to use. Examples include full courses, course modules, lectures, games, teaching materials and assignments. They can take the form of text, images, audio, video and may even be interactive.
15 March 2013 | Chemicals are ubiquitous in everyday life. Environmental health practitioners rely on a complex web of regulators and policy bodies to ensure the protection of public health, yet few understand the full extent of this web.
13 November 2012 | This guide is one of ten outlining a range of evidence-informed actions that councils may consider when preparing their Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plans and other strategies.
Platform is a national NZ mental health and addiction network of community organisations and others that believe the recovery of individuals depends on an evolving and transforming mental health and addictions service system.