Full text of a paper by Terry Connolly, Master, Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory, presented to the Public Law Discussion Group at the Faculty of Law, ANU on 22 May 2001
The rise in fuel prices has stimulated interest in how crude oil produced in Australia is taxed. This Research Note outlines the Commonwealth's crude oil excise and royalties regimes, complementing an earlier Note on the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (Research Note No. 20 2000-01).
What are often called 'health outcomes' are actually 'illness outcomes'. Many medical practitioners, trained to detect and treat episodes of illness, often become interested in people only when they become ill and generally lose interest in them when they become well again.
This paper argues that in economics we are taught that to minimise costs is a sign of an efficient production process and a necessary condition for profit maximisation. How quickly the adherents to this paradigm forget when they move into the macroeconomic sphere. At this...
Foyers aim to tackle the twin problems of youth unemployment and youth homelessness, through an integrated approach to working with young people. Based on the French model, Foyers were developed in Britain in the early 1990s. Foyers, or foyer-type projects have been developed in other...
In May 2001 The Commonwealth Secretariat's Deepening Democracy Program in collaboration with the Centre for Democratic Institutions ran a workshop titled 'Accountability, Scrutiny, Oversight' as part of the Centenary of Federation activities. Follow the link below to find session information, background papers and the Workshop...
This paper by Yuka Sakurai and Valerie Braithwaite empirically examines Australian taxpayers' perceptions of their tax practitioners and 'ideal' tax practitioners, using a sample of 2040 randomly selected Australian taxpayers who completed the Community Hopes, Fears and Actions Survey (Braithwaite, 2000). This research identifies the...