January 2007

Report

31 Jan 2007

Drawing together a wide range of data sources, this report presents a profile of the Australian population with dementia, as well as discussing the characteristics and experiences of those caring for them. The report investigates current and projected prevalence and incidence of dementia, use of...

Conference proceedings

31 Jan 2007

All of the papers from this seminar, held in mid-2006, are now available online. Speakers were Suzanne Bianchi, Lyn Craig, Leonie Bloomfeild, Julie Smith and Mark Ellwood, Trish Hill, Janeen Baxter and Duncan Ironmonger.

Report

31 Jan 2007

The aim of the Towards New Indicators of Disadvantage project is to develop indicators that can be used alongside existing instruments (poverty lines, etc) to better identify the extent and nature of disadvantage in Australia. The findings will provide new information on the circumstances of...

Report

30 Jan 2007

As the first major external review of the Department of Defence in almost a decade, this report represents a rare opportunity to bring in outside perspectives to improve the performance of the organisation. There is much at stake. Not only does Defence spend almost $20...

Report

30 Jan 2007

Recent polling showing the majority of Australians have lost heart in the war in Iraq suggests the issue will be a prominent one during the 2007 Australian election campaign. The issue's prominence will be fuelled by the probable outcomes from President Bush’s decision to 'surge'...

Report

30 Jan 2007

Responding to the exposure draft of the legislation governing the health and social services access card and accompanying system, the Privacy Commissioner, Karen Curtis, has suggested a number of changes, outlined in this submission to the federal government.

Report

30 Jan 2007

This report from stage 7 of the Brotherhood’s longitudinal Life Chances Study, when the young people were aged 15, explores school engagement and transition issues. It reports on interviews with 41 selected fifteen-year-olds and their parents, and contains several illustrative case studies.

These young...

Statistics

29 Jan 2007

How do we like to spend our leisure time? This ABS reports indicates that 65% of people aged 15 years and over went to the movies at least once in 2005-06. Over one in five movie-goers (23%) went more than ten times. After the movies...

Report

29 Jan 2007

How many people? How much rain? How many sheep? - find it in the ABS's Yearbook - a comprehensive general reference work which includes basic statistics and different feature articles each year. A comprehensive general reference work which includes basic statistics and different feature articles...

Report

29 Jan 2007

How do we like to spend our leisure time? This ABS reports indicates that 65% of people aged 15 years and over went to the movies at least once in 2005-06. Over one in five movie-goers (23%) went more than ten times. After the movies...

Report

29 Jan 2007

The central goal of the Linking to Learn-Learning to Link project is to implement and evaluate changed institutional practices within primary schools and the family welfare agency Mission Australia to enhance children’s school performance and behaviour. These institutional changes are designed to build bridges between...

Report

29 Jan 2007

Pathways is based on the assumption that mobilising social resources to support children, families and their communities before problems emerge is more effective and cheaper than intervening when problems have become entrenched. The key is to work early in the developmental pathway, which does not...

Report

29 Jan 2007

The Manpower – Melbourne Institute Employment Report provides forecasts of the growth in employment for Australia and the states of Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia and Tasmania. The forecasts are based on a time series model which utilises historical information as...

Report

29 Jan 2007

This first annual report on the status of Victoria's children offers a high-level, yet comprehensive overview of the health, development, learning, safety and wellbeing of Victoria's children and young people, against the outcomes framework of 35 areas.

The report provides an important evidence-base for...

Report

29 Jan 2007

Data reported by 1,017 general practitioners on 101,700 GP-patient encounters are used to describe aspects of general practice in Australia: the general practitioners and their patients; the problems managed and the treatments provided. Information on body weight to height ratio, smoking status and alcohol use...

Report

29 Jan 2007

Expenditure on public health activities aims to prevent illness and enhance the present and future wellbeing and quality of life of a nation's population and such investments minimise future health costs. This publication is the fifth in a series that reports expenditure on public health...

Report

29 Jan 2007

Housing assistance is provided under the 2003 Commonwealth State Housing Agreement (CSHA) in six program areas: public rental housing; state-owned and managed Indigenous housing; community housing; crisis accommodation program; private rent assistance; and home purchase assistance. This publication reports on CSHA community housing assistance. Housing...

Report

29 Jan 2007

This paper presents an overview of the characteristics of the market for higher density residential property (flats, units and town houses) in the three largest Australian cities: Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. The paper then discusses some of the implications of current planning proposals for further...

Report

29 Dec 2006

We use the first three waves of the Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey to examine the retirement plans of middle-aged workers (aged 45-55). Our results indicate that approximately two-thirds of men and more then half of women appear to be making...

Report

29 Dec 2006

The 'new discrimination' refers to the use of government policy to increase the effective gender wage gap, measured in terms of the second earner’s net of tax income gain from working in the market place rather than at home. This paper presents an analysis of...

Report

1 Feb 2007

This report details a project to develop a national Needle and Syringe Program data set to facilitate consistent and comparable data collection and reporting. While jurisdictions have now been reporting information on NSPs for a number of years, there are concerns that the information reported...

Literature review

30 Nov 2006

This report examines what the currently available literature has to say in relation to the following three questions:

1. What are the financial costs and benefits to individuals and governments of using private housing as the home base for the provision of care services...

Report

29 Jan 2007

The implications for national security which flow from policy outcomes in the Indigenous domain in Australia, particularly in remote Australia, are more significant than generally recognised. Negative impacts for Australian national security derive from the longstanding economic and social disadvantage faced by Indigenous citizens and...

Report

26 Jan 2007

This updated guide contains links to parliamentary resources (such as transcripts and amendments) relating to passage of the Workplace Relations Amendment (Work Choices) Bill 2005.

Report

26 Jan 2007

The annual budget is perhaps a Commonwealth government’s most important political, economic and social document. This research brief contains an overview of the main stages in the budget process, some of the key concepts underlying the content and presentation of the budget, some terms used,...

Report

26 Jan 2007

This report provides comprehensive information on state and territory child protection and support services. It contains data for 2005-06, as well as trend data on child protection notifications, investigations and substantiations, children on care and protection orders and children in out-of-home care. Detailed information on...

Report

25 Jan 2007

Internet access services in public libraries are highly valued, popular and heavily used. Services have grown and improved over the past three years. Users particularly appreciate the improvements in access, bandwidth and speed that many libraries have made. Internet access services are used for study...

Report

25 Jan 2007

The conference covered many of the main areas of research related to the 'Unlocking IP' research project, and in particular these five key themes: Analysing public rights How should we understand public rights, commons and the public domain, and their role(s) in intellectual property and...

Report

25 Jan 2007

Talking Theatre: An audience development programme for regional Queensland and the Northern Territory (2004-06) was a three year research project which sought to build new audiences both in the short and long term for the fourteen regional performing arts centres associated with the project. The...

Report

25 Jan 2007

Arts agencies do see a role for themselves in the rejuvenation process. With good reason. The impact of the arts can be far-reaching - where governments tend to focus on infrastructure issues, the arts are more concerned about how people in communities connect - or,...

Conference paper

25 Jan 2007

Presentations from this ACMA conference, held in November 2006, are available online. Speakers include Chris Chapman, ACMA; Senator Helen Coonan; Mark Britt, ninemsn; Les McCrimmon, Australian Law Reform Commission; and Graeme Samuel, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

Report

25 Jan 2007

Talking Theatre: An audience development programme for regional Queensland and the Northern Territory (2004-06) was a three year research project which sought to build new audiences both in the short and long term for the fourteen regional performing arts centres associated with the project. The...

Conference paper

25 Jan 2007

The conference covered many of the main areas of research related to the 'Unlocking IP' research project, and in particular these five key themes: Analysing public rights How should we understand public rights, commons and the public domain, and their role(s) in intellectual property and...

Report

25 Jan 2007

This international review explores the art, culture and regeneration nexus across three areas of policy interest: iconic buildings and cities of culture; cultural quarters and clusters; and cultural dynamism. It closes with some of the authors' thoughts on outstanding issues. The report concentrates on literature...

Report

25 Jan 2007

This report summarises the outcome of IFACCA's 23rd D'Art question on cultural development in rural and remote areas. The topic was initiated by an international network concerned with identifying good practice in facilitating arts, creative industry and/or cultural development in rural and remote areas. The...

Audio podcast

25 Jan 2007

Evan Jones of Xenophile Media visited Australia in November 2006 and made this presentation on two cross media/broadcast TV drama series projects in which he has been involved: Fallen and Re-Genesis . Winner of the 2005 Canadian New Media Awards for Excellence in Cross Platform...

Conference paper

25 Jan 2007

This report presents an overview of a September 2006 workshop which aimed to identify and scope the main issues relating to raise of new online, content-rich audiovisual services and related business and policy challenges.

Essay

25 Jan 2007

In this paper for the recent Blogging, Journalism & Credibility conference, Jay Rosen argues that the debate over whether blogging is journalism is over, but we haven't come to grips with the implications

Commentary

Article

24 Jan 2007

New funding for MPs' offices increases the benefits of incumbency, writes Norm Kelly

THE HOWARD government recently announced that all MPs and senators would receive an increase in staff, from three to four full-time employees. This announcement, apparently timed to ensure new staff...

Fact sheet

23 Jan 2007

Internet Explorer's market dominance is eroding as Firefox, and its heavier Internet users, becomes more prominent, according to this British survey. Aside from its supporters' claims of its superior security and functionality, the open source nature of Firefox and its competition with Microsoft has a...

Report

28 Nov 2006

This report compares cross-sectional and longitudinal joblessness rates and finds that, for some types of household - especially lone parent and lone person households - joblessness is persistent. However, for other types of household (especially couple households), joblessness is usually a transient or short term...

Report

23 Jan 2007

Panel data from Australia are used to study the prevalence of work hours mismatch among long hours workers and, more importantly, how that mismatch persists and changes over time, and what factors are associated with these changes. Particular attention is paid to the roles played...

Discussion paper

23 Jan 2007

Australia's future wealth lies in training a more productive workforce, and the economy could be boosted if more people stayed in education or training for longer argue Kevin Rudd and Stephen Smith in this discussion paper on Labor's future education policy.

Commentary

Article

23 Jan 2007

Australia's governments should ensure that many different broadband systems can be brought to different parts of Australia argues Joshua Gans.

And the nation should avoid building a monolithic new national broadband Internet network. The Local Broadband Imperative finds that Australia will get the best...

Report

23 Jan 2007

While the calling of an election is partly a matter of political judgement and timing, a constitutional and legislative framework governs the electoral timetables and processes. The Constitution requires periodic elections for both Houses of Parliament, with separate provisions reflecting the different constitutional role of...

Report

23 Jan 2007

This ABS report gives an overview of sport and leisure participation in Australia. The most popular physical recreation activity for both males and females was walking for exercise. However, the participation rate was much higher for females (32.9%) than it was for males (17.5%). The...

Report

23 Jan 2007

The Emergency Management Information Development Plan (EMIDP) is a national strategic framework of emergency management research initiatives in Australia. The EMIDP identifies key issues and data; presents agreed priorities and plans for improving relevance, coverage, comparability and quality of information; and identifies responsibilities for progressing...

Report

23 Jan 2007

This article presents an analysis of the characteristics and international trading activities of Australian exporters in 2005-06. There were 42,194 Australian exporters in 2005-06. Of these, 40,849 were exporters of merchandise goods, and 2,513 were exporters of services.

Report

23 Jan 2007

On the basis of a tour of facilities the commission concludes that there have been substantial efforts to improve the physical environment, reduce the tension levels, enhance the programs and activities available to detainees and improve the mental health services. Nevertheless, detainees are still held...

Report

23 Jan 2007

This publication updates and builds on the 2004 edition to provide a comprehensive overview of Australia’s domestic and international counter-terrorism strategy, policy and arrangements. It explains the steps the Australian government has taken to protect Australians and Australian interests against the threat of terrorism, and...

Report

23 Jan 2007

This staff working paper is part of a stream of Productivity Commission research focused on labour participation issues, which commenced with the Commission's study for CoAG on the Economic Implications of an Ageing Australia (8408) .

Report

11 Jan 2007

This paper examines the comparability of international workforce participation rates and seeks to better understand the magnitude of the gap between Australia's workforce participation rates and those of other OECD countries.

Report

23 Jan 2007

This document comprises reviews of 12 documents that report on equity research in Australian higher education. Each review indicates the aims and methodology of the study, outlines its main findings and includes some general comments on the findings, the structure or quality of the study...

Guide

23 Jan 2007

The ACCC is seeking the views of interested parties on its draft guide to copyright licensing and collecting societies. Release of the draft guide for public consultation follows the introduction to parliament of the Copyright Amendment Bill 2006.

Report

20 Jan 2007

Queensland government estimates of land clearing in Queensland between 1990 and 2001 are approximately 50 per cent higher than the Federal Government’s estimates. If the Queensland government figures are correct, Australia’s total greenhouse emissions may be well above the Kyoto target. Without the decline in...

Report

20 Jan 2007

Description of policy changes towards aged care facilities in relation to issues of sexual and physical assault. This includes some important changes to how incidents of sexual and physical abuse are investigated and resolved by aged care facilities, including the introduction of a mandatory reporting...

Report

20 Jan 2007

An examination of trends concerning the dissolution of marriages and cohabiting relationships.The ways in which Australians form couple relationships have changed dramatically in the 20th century: marriage rates have fallen, those who marry do so at later ages, couples increasingly live together before marrying, and...

Report

20 Jan 2007

The national survey of people with a mental illness found that three-quarters of respondents had experienced stigma by health and government workers, through media reporting, in the workplace and in the general community. Respondents were optimistic that stigma could be reduced, making suggestions for a...

Report

20 Jan 2007

This report provides: 1. a projection of the qualifications profile of people in employment in Australia in 2016; 2. estimates of the additional number of qualified people required in the next ten years to attain the 2016 qualifications profile of employed people; 3. estimates of...

Report

20 Jan 2007

Much of what is commonly claimed as ‘effective teaching practice’ and implemented during the early and middle years of schooling in Australian schools, for either mainstream students or for those experiencing learning difficulties, is not grounded in findings from evidence-based research. The prevailing educational philosophy...

Report

20 Jan 2007

The competition for diplomatic recognition between China and Taiwan is destabilising Island states in the South Pacific, making Pacific politics more corrupt and violent. The Solomon Islands provides the clearest evidence of what happens when an island state becomes a battleground in this contest. Australia...

Report

19 Jan 2007

One of the largest surveys ever undertaken of Aboriginal children and families throws new light on why most existing intervention programs are failing to produce results needed for overcoming the present levels of Indigenous disadvantage. Volume Four of the Western Australian Aboriginal child health survey...

Report

18 Jan 2007

Australian films earned a total of $40 million or 4.6 per cent of the total 2006 box office of $866.6 million. This short report analyses the data and provides details of selected individual films.

Report

18 Jan 2007

The rise of China and India will remake the innovation landscape. US and European pre-eminence in science-based innovation can no longer be taken for granted. Nor can the knowledge jobs that have depended upon it. This report is the first comprehensive account of the rising...

Report

18 Jan 2007

This paper provides an overview of the evolution in mobile multiple play services (voice, data and video) and raises relevant regulatory and policy issues. The mobile infrastructure is being upgraded as 3G network coverage expands and as mobile broadcasting networks are being developed.

Report

18 Jan 2007

The objective of this discussion paper is to open up the debate between OECD member countries on how to establish a practical transition towards an effective policy for AV-content distribution in a multiplatform environment.

Blog post

18 Jan 2007

The state of the blogosphere continues to be strong with Technorati currently tracking more than 57 million blogs and counting. While the doubling of the blogosphere has slowed a bit, interest in blogging remains considerable. About 55% of all blogs are active, which means that...

Report

18 Jan 2007

This report explores how pervasive media multitasking is among young people, potential cognitive and social development implications, and which teens are most likely to multitask. As well as the full report this site features a related forum where participants included executives from MTV and eMarketer,...

Report

18 Jan 2007

While much progress has been made in digitising content in the professional and academic sectors, many of the challenges facing both booksellers and publishers remain in the general book trade. In particular, there have been limited e-book sales worldwide to date, representing less than one...

Report

18 Jan 2007

What is the culture of our place, of our backyard? Lyndon Terracini, who spent thirty years in the opera houses of Europe before settling in the NSW town of Lismore, reveals the rich diversity of Australia’s country-town culture and makes a strong plea for their...

Chapter

18 Jan 2007

What is the culture of our place, of our backyard? Lyndon Terracini, who spent thirty years in the opera houses of Europe before settling in the NSW town of Lismore, reveals the rich diversity of Australia?s country-town culture and makes a strong plea for their...

Report

30 Jul 2006

Concerned about the high rates of childhood obesity in the U.S., policymakers in Congress, the Federal Trade Commission and agencies such as the Institute of Medicine have explored a variety of potential contributing factors, including the marketing and advertising of food products to children....

Journal article

17 Jan 2007

Two of the less commonly discussed impacts of immigration are the relationship between ethno-linguistic diversity and interpersonal trust, and between diversity and support for a generous welfare state. In this paper, Andrew Leigh assesses the evidence on trust and diversity, reviews data on trust and...

Commentary

Article

16 Jan 2007

Australia's policy in the South Pacific is obsessed with security concerns and market-driven solutions to the problems of poorer nations, write SHAHAR HAMEIRI and TOBY CARROLL.

THE recent release of a commissioned progress report into the largest Australian-led state building program in recent...

Report

16 Jan 2007

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Industry and Resources' report into the strategic importance of Australia’s uranium resources. To generate continuous, reliable supplies of electricity on a large scale, the Committee concludes that the only alternative to fossil fuels is nuclear energy. According to...

Report

16 Jan 2007

Research Paper No 2 brings together statistical and other material about drug use, the rationales behind and the characteristics of drug courts in other jurisdictions and information about the level and type of drug services available in Tasmania. A drug court is a court, or...

Report

26 Jul 2006

This study presents the findings of cultural research into the everyday experiences of carers from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and Anglo-Australian backgrounds.

The purpose of the study was to increase awareness and understanding of the diversity of caring experiences and the inter-relationship of...

Report

16 Jan 2007

This study investigates homebuyer knowledge and preferences for facilities supplied through S.94 Development Contributions at three sites in suburban Sydney.

In the context of debate about the use of the developer levy mechanism for funding community services, it is timely to explore the assumptions...

Report

16 Jan 2007

How are we to conceptualise the spatial order of contemporary Sydney? What models can describe its emergent forms? The conventional land use, land value and population density schema of ‘zones’ hailing from the Chicago School of Urban Sociology in the 1940s, are increasingly irrelevant and...

Report

16 Jan 2007

While language and communication are important factors in service delivery, so too are the variety of cultural customs, traditions and values practised by people from non-English speaking backgrounds. The proportion of people with dementia who speak English at home is projected to increase as a...

Report

16 Jan 2007

This report considers the potential for and effects of further gains – or losses – in female participation in the workforceAs part of its inquiry into balancing work and family, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Family and Human Services has asked Access Economics...

Report

16 Jan 2007

Recent studies by Mayer (2003) and Ironmonger (2002) have drawn attention to the social and economic value of social capital accrued from taking part in voluntary activities. This study examines the utilitarian value of social capital accrued from volunteering and membership of civic organisations. It...

Report

16 Jan 2007

This paper is about young people who have committed acts of sexual abuse. It is written for those who might come across this issue in their day-to-day work and would like to know what the current research and practice says about understanding and responding to...

Report

16 Jan 2007

Little research has been done on the services that currently exist for victim/survivors of sexual assault. Yet high quality services can minimise the harm experienced by the victim/survivor. This paper summarises the international and national literature that exists on sexual assault services. It focuses on...

Report

16 Jan 2007

A recent conference titled "Obesity: should there be a law against it?" raised issues about the environment in which lifestyle choices are made writes Ruth Armstrong.

A recent conference raised issues about the environment in which lifestyle choices are made. Even before it had...

Report

16 Jan 2007

Iodine deficiency leads to a range of conditions with the most serious and overt consequences being cretinism and widespread goitre. Iodine surveys of Tasmanian school children in 1998 and 2000 revealed a recurrence of iodine deficiency. In October 2001, a voluntary iodine fortification program was...

Report

16 Jan 2007

This paper explains why the current patchwork of media and advertising regulation is failing to prevent the premature sexualisation of Australian children. A number of improvements are proposed based on a review of current regulatory arrangements for the areas most responsible for the sexualisation of...

Discussion paper

16 Jan 2007

This paper explains why the current patchwork of media and advertising regulation is failing to prevent the premature sexualisation of Australian children. A number of improvements are proposed based on a review of current regulatory arrangements for the areas most responsible for the sexualisation of...

Technical report

15 Jan 2007

Rabies is a viral disease that affects warm-blooded animals including humans. It is characterised by a variable incubation period, nervous signs, paralysis and death. It is a disease for which there is no known cure.

Technical report

15 Jan 2007

Meat consumers today prefer lean meat. Butchers need consistent products that always meet specification. Goats can produce lean mean but it is a common myth that goats are always lean. This myth is based on observations made on dairy type goats and on poorly fed...

Technical report

15 Jan 2007

This Agriculture Note provides details of general and technical references in Australian goat production. The Department provides some technical Agriculture Notes on goat production. There are also other general publications on goat production, some of which are listed below. For many inquiries, including both students...

Technical report

15 Jan 2007

This Agriculture Note provides practical information about managing breeding goats on commercial farms. It discusses management practices that affect reproductive performance, fertility and mating during autumn. Where possible, examples of reproductive performance from goats farmed in Victoria are provided. Other Agriculture Notes discuss the grazing...

Technical report

15 Jan 2007

Cashmere is a luxury fibre regarded as being softer and more comfortable than other apparel fibres.

Cashmere is rare. Total cashmere production represents less than 0.01% of the textile market.

Processed cashmere is expensive. Specialised skills and equipment are required for processing cashmere....

Technical report

15 Jan 2007

Commercial marketing of meat goats involves identifying the market, correct husbandry and nutritional management, proper assessment of goats suitable for marketing and the correct preparation of goats prior to dispatch to the market.

This article discusses the correct preparation of meat goats prior to...

Report

11 Jan 2007

This paper reviews the literature in three key areas covered by an Australian Research Council grant, 'Social Inclusion and Exclusion among Australia's Children: A Spatial Perspective' (DP 560192). These are the evidence on the position of children in society, more particularly estimates of child poverty...

Report

11 Jan 2007

The provision of before and after school care services, and the subsidy of these services through the Commonwealth Child Care Benefit, provide substantial support to many women in combining and balancing work and family. Relatively little analysis has been done in an Australian context, however,...

Report

11 Jan 2007

The housing boom has helped the current generation of older Australians to be the wealthiest generation yet. Potentially this means that the baby boomers do not need to save as heavily for their retirement, as they will be the beneficiaries of this wealth through intergenerational...

Report

11 Jan 2007

In the 15th AMP - NATSEM Income and Wealth Report the authors make an attempt to look forward at what will continue to be top of mind for most consumers – spending money. How will Australians spend their money in 2020 when most of the...

Article

10 Jan 2007

The opposition leader has got the faith-politics balance right for many voters, argues David Burchell.

Discussion paper

11 Jan 2007

In the 15th AMP - NATSEM Income and Wealth Report the authors make an attempt to look forward at what will continue to be top of mind for most consumers' spending money. How will Australians spend their money in 2020 when most of the Baby...

Report

4 Jan 2007

The Northern Territory has three categories of local government: municipal, community government and association councils. Will Sanders explores the historical development of these three categories, as well as their different relationships to Indigenous interests. The financial positions of the three types of local government are...

Report

4 Jan 2007

Craig Linkhorn examines issues connected with the availability of finance to develop Maori land and the use of Maori land as security for loans, using two case studies. The paper concludes with some remarks about the New Zealand situation that might be relevant and of...

Commentary

Article

3 Jan 2007

Australia has a raft of terror laws enacted in haste, write George Williams and Andrew Lynch

IN 2006, terrorism was never far from the headlines. Faheem Lodhi was jailed for twenty years for preparing for an attack, while Jack Thomas had his convictions...

Report

3 Jan 2007

Originally issued in December 2004, this updated electronic brief aims to draw together major resources, research and studies on violence against women and sexual assault in Australia and a selection of the major international surveys. It complements a previous brief, Domestic Violence in Australia, which...

Report

3 Jan 2007

Armed robbery stories figure prominently in the media but official statistics suggest that armed robbery has actually declined markedly since the early 2000s. This paper focuses on changes in armed robbery offender profiles by providing an overview of the type of person who commits armed...

Report

3 Jan 2007

Funded by the Australian High Tech Crime Centre, this research identifies the spread of mobile and wireless technologies in all aspects of business and private life, but shows the increased risk of infection for both providers and users. Safe and secure use will only come...

Report

3 Jan 2007

This report identifies the common elements underpinning or undermining successful anti-corruption strategies, focusing on the Asia-Pacific area and highlighting practical rather than theoretical approaches. Given the range and impact of corrupt behaviour, any anti-corruption strategy must be cognisant of the causes of corruption, the political...

Report

3 Jan 2007

The report examines the connection between drug use and crime and uses data from a survey of prisoners to determine the risk factors in the likelihood of escalating to regular offending and the intervention and treatment options with the greatest chance of diverting this development....

Discussion paper

3 Jan 2007

Funded by the Australian High Tech Crime Centre, this research identifies the spread of mobile and wireless technologies in all aspects of business and private life, but shows the increased risk of infection for both providers and users. Safe and secure use will only come...