January 2002

Research report

1 Feb 2002

Final report by David Medhurst and Bill Pritchard detailing a socio-economic analysis of the northern region of NSW, with particular emphasis on housing issues.

Research report

1 Feb 2002

Four out of ten children in the Tasmanian public school system - nearly half - come from families sufficiently disadvantaged to qualify for fee relief provided through the Student Assistance Scheme. This research demonstrates that these children face structural disadvantage within the school system, which...

Research report

1 Feb 2002

In Rural Housing, Regional Development and Policy Integration: An Evaluation of Alternative Policy Responses to Regional Disadvantage , Jean Hillier, Colleen Fisher and Matthew Tonts report on evidence which suggests that there is a link between suitable housing infrastructure and well-being of rural people. Despite...

Research report

1 Feb 2002

The final report from this project by Peter McDonald and Rosangela Merlo examined home ownership aspirations in 1997 and the extent to which they had been realised three years later.

Research report

1 Feb 2002

The issue of outworker exploitation is one which has periodically come under public focus and scrutiny. This is due to, in part, the concerted effort made by organisations such as Fair Wear and others (most notably the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia) to...

Research report

30 Jan 2002

This study by Dr. Lyndal Thorburn, Dr. John Langdale and Prof. John Houghton aimed to provide an evaluation of the contributions made by foreign multinationals (foreign MNCs) to the Australian economy. Foreign MNCs include firms that integrate research, production and distribution across at least two...