March 2002

Research report

19 Mar 2002

The recent South Australian election saw the narrow defeat of the Liberal Government and the return of a minority Labor Government. Labor governs in controversial circumstances with the support of a former Liberal MHA, Peter Lewis. This Research Note discusses the campaign and its remarkable...

Research report

19 Mar 2002

The Commonwealth election of 2001 was one of the most remarkable of Australian elections.

A Government, seemingly on the ropes just months from polling day, is comfortably re-elected. Unusually, major factors in its victory are immigration and international terrorism issues. Soon after the election...

Research report

19 Mar 2002

Terrorism and the Law in Australia is in two parts: Supporting Materials contains a series of documents on specific issues related to legislative and administrative arrangements.

Research report

12 Mar 2002

The Liberal National Party Coalition Government was returned with an increased majority at the 2001 election. The two per cent swing to the Government in two-party preferred terms was the largest swing to an incumbent government since 1966 and was only the fifth time that...

Research report

11 Mar 2002

The Review was established by nine leading charities and other organisations following a trebling in the number of penalties imposed by the Department of Social Security on unemployed people over the three years since 1998. The Review's final report, authored by Dennis Pearce, Julian Disney...

Commentary

Article

5 Mar 2002

A journalist working for an Internet news service recently made an interesting point about the present state of online media. ‘To make money on the Web now,’ he said, ‘you’ve really got to be tied to something else, like a newspaper, a television show or...