April 2016

Research report

29 Apr 2016

Main key points

Intellectual property (IP) arrangements need to balance the interests of rights holders with users. IP arrangements should: encourage investment in IP that would not otherwise occur provide the minimum incentives necessary to encourage that investment resist impeding follow-on innovation, competition...

Audio interview

29 Apr 2016

A new study has found that youth homelessness is costing the health and justice systems more than $600 million a year. The study was done over four years and followed more than four hundred young homeless people during that time.

One of the report...

Commentary

Article

27 Apr 2016

Australia spends more than $30 billion a year on projects which produce 'grey literature' - documents which are produced by government departments, academic institutions, private companies and more. But despite all this effort, Australia lacks a standardised mechanism to curate and freely distribute grey literature....

Research report

15 Mar 2016

This report for the Western Australia Department for Child Protection and Support is volume 9 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'.

This study aims to explore trends in the reporting of child abuse and neglect by different...

Policy

29 Apr 2016

The Smart Cities Plan will position our cities to succeed in the 21st Century economy. It is a plan for supporting productive, accessible, liveable cities that attract talent, encourage innovation and create jobs and growth.

It represents a new framework for cities policy at...

Research report

29 Apr 2016

Executive summary International concern over China’s assertive island - building campaign in the South China Sea overlooks a broader shift in its maritime security conduct. Chinese naval and coastguard forces are taking fewer tactical risks than a few years ago. Beijing now advocates confidence...

Research report

29 Apr 2016

The results of this year’s Survey can be organised into four main groups. Firstly, the public believes we have a revenue problem rather than a spending one. We need to fund more spending rather than cutting our spending to match our revenue capacity. Overwhelmingly the...

Discussion paper

24 Jul 2015

This Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission Issues Paper looks at the possibility of managing, storing and disposing of nuclear and radioactive waste in South Australia, and examines the risks and opportunities of doing this.

Research report

15 Feb 2016

The Tentative Findings of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission are an interim step in the Commission’s process before the completion of the report in May 2016. They reflect the Commission’s current thinking on the issues it considers to be important and the most cogent...

Research report

28 Apr 2016

The Select Committee on Health's high level of activity has allowed it to be responsive to important health policy issues as they arise. The committee has undertaken the current inquiry for very compelling reasons. The resurgence of a fatal employment-related disease in Australia has drawn...

Research report

29 Apr 2016

This report was commissioned by the Australian Education Union to examine the economic case in favour of the full implementation of the school funding reforms outlined by the Review of School Funding (Gonski Review).

Australia has been recognised as consistently outperforming most OECD countries...

Commentary

Article

29 Apr 2016

For some reason, there's an expectation that for Indigenous people to move forward on constitutional recognition or a treaty we have to be in furious agreement; to be of one voice. Why? Show me another group in society for whom the bar is set so...

Research report

28 Apr 2016

Youth Homelessness remains a significant social issue in Australia. When young people are forced to leave home early, they find it very difficult to gain sufficient income to live independently. Family support is crucial for young people during the transition to an independent adulthood and...

Article

28 Apr 2016

This article argues that the Australian government needs to adopt a more sophisticated approach to addressing social problems such as homelessness, by investing in early intervention programs and more supportive social housing services.

Website

28 Apr 2016

Indigenous Employment Australia ( http://atsijobs.com.au/ ) provides resources that promote the creation of sustainable jobs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Helping to establish sustainable Indigenous communities, jobs and businesses is a challenge that we embrace and we would welcome the opportunity to discuss...

Research report

15 Mar 2016

This report for the Australian Government Department of Social Services is volume 1 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'.

This study aims to explore trends in the reporting of child abuse and neglect by different reporter groups...

Research report

31 Mar 2016

This paper describes a case study of the compliance and reporting requirements of Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-operative. It demonstrates that on top of the reporting overburden, incredible complexity is introduced when single organisations work across a range of health and community service sectors and consequently have...

Research report

15 Mar 2016

This report for the ACT Community Services Directorate (Children, Youth and Families) is volume 2 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'.

This study aims to explore trends in the reporting of child abuse and neglect by...

Research report

26 Apr 2016

The Deal or No Deal? report highlights that Australia’s small cities are strong performers economically, but if we look under the bonnet there are some essential ingredients that enable small cities to succeed and grow consistently over time. These include:

• high rates of...

Research report

1 Dec 2001

The 'ageing crisis' is founded on three main assumptions: that older people are a social and economic burden; that population ageing will result in a serious dependency ratio imbalance; and, that there is a close correspondence between the size of the aged population and increased...

Policy

28 Apr 2016

The Australian dream of home ownership has become a nightmare. The Greens are the only party with the courage to take action on negative gearing and other measures to make housing more affordable. Australia is a great place to live but the cost of buying...

Research report

15 Mar 2016

This report for the New South Wales Department of Family and Community Services is volume 3 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'.

This study aims to explore trends in the reporting of child abuse and neglect by...

Policy

23 Mar 2016

Australia has one of the highest rates of illicit drug use in the world, despite our no tolerance policy. The current approach is clearly not working. We have got young people overdosing and dying, because they're taking substances of unknown quality and purity. WIth the...

Policy

4 Feb 2016

Higher education is an investment, not a cost. The Greens standing up for students and higher education. The Liberal Party's plan to deregulate universities, driving university fees up to $100,000, is still on the table. The Greens will always oppose the Liberals' plans to shift...

Research report

15 Mar 2016

This report for the Northern Territory Department of Children and Families is volume 4 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'.

This study aims to explore trends in the reporting of child abuse and neglect by different reporter...

Policy

18 Mar 2016

We need action to tackle corruption in politics. Across Australia, political donations from some of the most damaging industries have skyrocketed.

That’s why the Greens are working to ban donations from mining companies, property developers, big tobacco, alcohol and gambling industries. We’re also calling...

Policy

23 Mar 2016

Live exports were banned for a short time in 2011 following the ABC's Four Corners exposure of the cruel trade that brutally exploits animals. The Labor Government was forced to stop the trade and set up an inquiry as public outrage and concern was so...

Policy

22 Mar 2016

Right around the world, marriage equality is becoming a reality for many LGBTI couples.

We have an exciting opportunity here – let’s work together and get marriage equality in place.

With the support of the majority of Australians, the time is right for...

Research report

15 Mar 2016

This report for the Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services is volume 5 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'.

This study aims to explore trends in the reporting of child abuse and neglect by...

Research report

15 Mar 2016

This report for the South Australia Department for Education and Child Development is volume 6 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'.

This study aims to explore trends in the reporting of child abuse and neglect by different...

Research report

15 Mar 2016

This report for the Vicotria Department of Human Services is volume 8 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'.

This study aims to explore trends in the reporting of child abuse and neglect by different reporter groups in...

Research report

31 Dec 2007

To avoid a capability gap and retain an effective undersea warfare capability the future submarine must commence sea trials in 2022.

Planning and initiation of long lead activities such as R&D are now on the critical path to inform decisions to be taken in...

Research report

3 Apr 2009

Justice Murray Wilcox’s report, Transition to Fair Work Australia for the Building and Construction Industry , made recommendations on the structure and powers of the specialist division that would replace the ABCC.

The report was submitted to government in March 2009 and released publicly...

Research report

27 Apr 2016

Summary

This bulletin examines the numbers and rates of young people who were under youth justice supervision in Australia during 2014-15 because of their involvement or alleged involvement in crime. It explores key aspects of their supervision, both in the community and in...

Research report

22 Apr 2016

Foreword

Unruly passenger incidents have received considerable media attention over the past few years. Unruly passengers are those whose demeanour, behaviour or failure to comply with cabin crew directions present a threat to the safety or security of the aircraft and/or those on...

Book

20 Apr 2016

Overview

The engagement of Indigenous Australians in economic activity is a matter of long-standing public concern and debate. Jon Altman has been intellectually engaged with Indigenous economic activity for almost 40 years, most prominently through his elaboration of the concept of the hybrid...

Website

18 Apr 2016

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said he will call a double dissolution election if the Senate fails to pass the Government's legislation to restore the Australian Building and Construction Commission (the ABCC).

Federal Employment Minister, Michaelia Cash, told a media conference on April 7...

Journal article

26 Apr 2016

Abstract

The 2016 Defence White Paper was started with the best of intentions, but released well past its expected date and with a new Prime Minister and Defence Minister at the helm. This article reviews the thirty month development of the 2016 Defence...

Statistics

26 Apr 2016

Overview

Australians have strong views on where Australia’s next submarines should be built, with the latest Lowy Institute polling finding that 70% of Australian adults want the submarines ‘built mainly in Australia, even if this will cost us more’.

Only 26% say...

Guide

26 Apr 2016

The Commonwealth Budget is typically the most important annual policy statement by the Government.

This guide identifies information and key concepts that are used in the Budget Papers and other resources that are available to analyse the Budget.

Contents

What occurs...

Policy

28 Jan 2016

Labor’s Your Child. Our Future represents the most significant improvement in schools education in Australia for two generations. Improving education is the key to opportunity, to innovation and to the future economic and social prosperity of our nation.

No matter what their background, no...

Policy

21 Sep 2015

Labor’s positive plan for universities will deliver more graduates, not $100,000 degrees, to drive our economy. Immediately upon coming to government, Labor will reverse the Liberals cuts to undergraduate student funding. A Shorten Labor Government will invest in every student to ensure they graduate with...

Policy

27 Apr 2016

This policy proposes six key elements to achieve a low-pollution economy.

Leading renewable energy economy Cleaner power generation Build jobs & industry Cut pollution Capture carbon on the land Increased energy efficiency

Policy

13 Feb 2016

For most young families in Australia, the dream of purchasing and owning their own home is almost completely out of reach.

Working and middle class families are increasingly being priced out of the housing market. Ownership rates for young people aged 25-34 have spiralled...

Policy

22 Jul 2015

Now more than ever, Australia needs a government that looks to the future. Rather than attacking industries and closing them down, Labor’s strategy involves growing industries and creating more jobs whilst fostering a cleaner environment. This requires a long term vision and an understanding of...

Policy

24 Sep 2015

The Digital Age is transforming all aspects of our lives, broadening our horizons and creating limitless potential.

This transformation will affect everything - from how we communicate, educate, undertake commerce, even the way we seek medical treatment. It is changing the way we live,...

Commentary

Article

25 Apr 2016

The Mandarin reveals details on how much government departments are spending on media monitoring. For reporting firm iSentia, government represents some of their biggest clients. Since Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, came to power, government agencies have spent more than $1.8 million on services just...

Policy

6 Oct 2015

As our economy responds to technological change, it is vital all Australians are skilled to be able to participate, to secure jobs today and well into the future.

Digital proficiency will be a foundation skill, as important as reading and numeracy. It will increasingly...

Policy

12 Oct 2015

The productive capacity of Australia’s economy in the future will be driven by both human and physical capital. That is why infrastructure is critical our future prosperity.

Simply boosting investment in infrastructure expands our economic opportunities. In the same way a company invests in...

Policy

15 Jun 2015

Labor will make a series of critical investments in services and programs that directly support women and children escaping family violence. Labor’s interim package will deliver more than $70 million over three years in targeted funding to ensure those suffering from family violence can access...

Policy

22 Apr 2015

Labor is committed to ensuring the sustainability of the retirement income system in a way that delivers fairness and enables Australians to maintain a comfortable standard of living in retirement.

Tax concessions (forgone revenue) are an important part of the superannuation system, as they...

Policy

16 Mar 2016

According the UNHCR, the number of displaced people fleeing from war, conflict or persecution is the highest number since World War II.

The forced displacement of persons around the globe is currently at unprecedented levels. By the close of 2014 an estimated 59.5 million...

Policy

16 Mar 2016

Labor has always been the party of TAFE and a Shorten Labor Government would continue this commitment to our vocational education system.

Labor plans to back TAFE into the future by developing a comprehensive National Priority Plan. This plan will define the unique role...

Discussion paper

20 Apr 2016

The AHPC policy paper, Investing in women’s mental health, strengthening the foundations for women, families and the Australian economy , discusses the extensive evidence that women’s mental health needs are significantly different from those of men. Certain mental illnesses are more prevalent in women, they...

Policy

8 Oct 2015

Labor believes that long term mental health reform focused on delivering a more integrated, cross-sector and whole-of-government mental health care system must be a national priority but it requires national leadership.

A Shorten Labor Government will build on Labor’s strong legacy in mental health...

Policy

24 Nov 2015

A Shorten Labor Government will further curtail Australia’s biggest preventable cause of disease and death by raising tobacco excise to bring it in line with world’s best practice.

Tobacco excise

If a Shorten Labor Government is successful at the next election Labor will...

Policy

14 Mar 2016

Labor will ensure a more even playing field for private litigants, so that small businesses and their industry representatives can better use existing legislation to prove the abuse of competition under Part IV of the Competition and Consumer Act.

Allowing judges in Federal Court...

Policy

26 Oct 2015

A Shorten Labor Government will establish a National Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse.

The establishment a National Redress Scheme is a key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, and is a critical part of...

Policy

2 Dec 2015

Labor will provide an additional $2 million a year to peak disability advocacy organisations so people with disability have a powerful voice on the issues that matter to them.

This funding will give certainty to peak disability advocacy organisations that had their funding slashed...

Policy

16 Mar 2016

A Shorten Labor Government will undertake a comprehensive review of the National Vocational Education and Training sector to ensure it is properly equipped to train young Australians and re-train adult workers for the jobs of the future.

The Vocational Education and Training sector deserves...

Policy

14 Apr 2016

Being an advanced economy that can make things here at home means ensuring Australia’s strategic industries have a sustainable future.

To secure the long-term future of our local metal industries, we need to make smart use of the opportunities in front of us and...

Policy

18 Dec 2015

Labor has launched a new booklet outlining fifty practical policies it will take into the 2016 federal election.

A year ago, ALP leader Bill Shorten said Labor would be defined by the power of its ideas and over the course of 2015, the Opposition...

Journal article

15 Mar 2016

The Australian Government Department of Social Services (DSS) commissioned the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) in 2014 to assist with the establishment of a panel of experts to help agencies funded under the department's Families and Children Activity. The Families and Children Activity provides...

Commentary

Article

22 Apr 2016

This week Donald Trump secured his position as frontrunner for the Republican nomination for US president with a thumping victory in the primary in his home state, New York.

But in a striking new Lowy Institute poll result, almost half (45 per cent) of...

Research report

25 Apr 2016

Long overdue changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax would save the Commonwealth Government about $5.3 billion a year.

Summary The interaction of a fifty per cent capital gains tax discount with negative gearing distorts investment decisions, makes housing markets more volatile...

Research report

26 Apr 2016

The Australian government has increasingly recognised the importance of quality early childhood education (ECE) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as noted in a variety of policy documents such as the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Closing the Gap targets of the Rudd government in...

Briefing paper

26 Apr 2016

What is the problem?

Australia has seen increasing demand on hospital Emergency Departments (ED) with a 65% rise in presentations between 2001 and 2011 (McCarthy 2013) resulting in increased waiting times, prolonged stays, overcrowding and delayed admission (Geelhoed and de Klerk 2012). Prolonged...

Journal article

15 Apr 2016

There has been much recent commentary about the ‘third wave’ of asbestos-related disease, arising particularly from exposures of people repairing, renovating or demolishing buildings that contain asbestos. The presence and extent of a third wave, however, are difficult to assess, and the extent and risk...

Research report

20 Apr 2016

This is the third edition of the Australian Fashion Report. It is being launched on the eve of the third anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, a tragedy which cut short the lives of 1,136 garment workers. When the factory came down,...

Discussion paper

23 Apr 2013

The Australian Centre of Excellence in Local Government discusses the value of the City of Melbourne’s research capacity.

Foreword

Apart from the direct value of knowing the City Research story itself, the benefit of presenting these perspectives is in their contribution...

Research report

15 Mar 2010

Transforming Australian Cities (TAC) was initially commissioned by the Victorian Department of Transport and the City of Melbourne to establish the potential to transform metropolitan Melbourne to meet the projected population of 8 million by 2050. The study specifically does not deal with rail based...

Research report

15 Feb 2013

Executive summary

This is a joint study by the Property Council of Australia, the Office of Senator Scott Ludlam and the Australian Urban Design Research Centre.

This report examines the potential number of new dwellings that could be accommodated in medium and...

Audio interview

22 Apr 2016

As the Turnbull Government promises $127 million to Australia's corporate regulator ASIC, a community legal service working at the coalface of consumer problems with the insurance sector is facing the prospect of closure.

The Financial Rights Legal Centre says its national insurance law service...

Research report

20 Apr 2016

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) has released a short ‘in fact’ paper on analysis of the level of police-recorded repeat family violence perpetration in Victoria over the past ten years.

The key findings of the analysis are that:

Between January 2006 and December...

Statistics

21 Apr 2016

This report, Australian Engagement with Developing Countries Part 1: Bilateral Relationships at a Glance, is the most comprehensive summary to date of Australia’s relationships with its bilateral aid partners. It provides a snapshot of total Australian Government support for developing countries in 2014–15.

Australia...

Commentary

Article

21 Apr 2016

A shadowy entity is deciding the fate of Australian citizenship, while NSW lawmakers want the power to punish those found not guilty of crimes. The erosion of our rights is continuing, just without the fanfare, writes Michael Bradley.

Commentary

Article

22 Apr 2016

As each day passes the prospect of another hung parliament and recalcitrant Senate appears more likely. It could plunge the country back into another period of uncertainty, if not chaos, writes Barrie Cassidy.

Statistics

21 Apr 2016

This report, 'Australian Engagement with Developing Countries Part 2: Official Sector Statistical Summary, 2014-15', presents statistical details of Australia's development cooperation with partner countries, multilateral and bilateral development agencies, civil society organisations and the private sector. It provides a range of information at the aggregate...

Journal article

18 Feb 2016

With a burgeoning world population, expansions in medical intervention, and intensified agriculture, the need for antibiotic stewardship is increasingly clear. Declining efficacy of antimicrobial prophylaxis for surgery or chemotherapy, and emergence of pan-resistant pathogens, warn of a post-antibiotic era. In the evolutionary arms race of...

Research report

4 Oct 2015

Explains how it is that the regulation of welfare of layer hens is now largely a matter of voluntary labeling for consumer choice rather than mandatory government regulation of animal welfare in production conditions.

Summary In mid-2014, Australian consumer affairs ministers announced that...

Guide

14 Apr 2016

This guide provides a brief overview of employment by industry and lists some relevant data sources. This is one in a series of statistical quick guides, designed to provide a basic understanding of Australian labour market data. Other guides include employment and labour force, which...

Journal article

15 Apr 2016

The Autumn edition of new paradigm : the Australian Journal on Psychosocial Rehabilitation explores the key themes of the VICSERV Towards Recovery Conference: Hope, Innovation, Co-Design . This extract from new paradigm explores these themes in relation to reform of the mental health service system....

Research report

20 Apr 2016

Over the past eighteen months, the Foundation for Young Australians has produced a series of reports to understand the economic and social conditions affecting young people today and into the future – and to chart a course for how we best prepare young people to...

Discussion paper

5 Apr 2016

This discussion paper emerges from a series of events held by Per Capita with Melody Barnes in February 2016.

Melody Barnes served as Assistant to US President Obama and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council from 2009 to January 2012. Ms Barnes...

Other text

19 Apr 2016

This resource discusses soil microbiology, soil microbiological ecosystems and research into the analysis and maintenance of healthy soils and soil biological fertility, with Bioscience Managing Director, Dr Peter Keating.

The terms microorganisms or microbes refer to the vast range of living organisms that are...

Research report

18 Aug 2015

This interim report summarises the findings of the Senate Inquiry into corporate tax avoidance and aggressive minimisation, after holding five public hearings and receiving more than one hundred submissions. Given both the public interest and new issues that have been raised over the course of...

Research report

22 Apr 2016

Simulated gambling games mimic the characteristics of gambling games but do not provide an opportunity to stake, win or lose real-world money.

People who play simulated gambling games are more likely to gamble commercially and report gambling problems.

The convergence of gambling and...

Statistics

20 Apr 2016

This report presents data on crime reported to, or detected by, the NSW Police Force from January 1995 to December 2015, with a focus on the statistical trends for the twenty-four months ending December 2015. The data were extracted from the Computerised Operational Policing System...

Audio interview

Audio program

22 Apr 2016

The Queensland political landscape has changed drastically with the introduction of four new MPs and the reintroduction of compulsory preferential voting. The ABC's election analyst, Antony Green, says the changes are astonishing.

Briefing paper

20 Apr 2016

This brief is an annual update of the property and violent crime trends first reported in Moffatt and Poynton (2006). The aim of the paper is to examine the trends in the rates of annual recorded incidents of ten categories of property and violent crime...

Journal article

15 Apr 2016

The objective of this study was to explore the impact of implementation of the Public Health Amendment (Vaccination of Children Attending Child Care Facilities) Act 2013 on child-care centres in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales (NSW), from the perspective of child-care centre...

Policy

27 Jul 2011

The AGLS Victoria: Metadata Implementation Manual provides online content and web staff with guidance on how to ensure compliance with AS5044-2010, the Victorian Government Discoverability Standard and the requirements of the Victorian Information Management Framework (IMF).

The manual focuses on practical metadata implementation advice...

Annual Report

31 Dec 1949

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

Annual Report

31 Dec 1950

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

Annual Report

31 Dec 1952

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

Annual Report

31 Dec 1952

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

Annual Report

31 Dec 1953

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

Annual Report

31 Dec 1954

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

Annual Report

31 Dec 1956

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

Annual Report

31 Dec 1956

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

Annual Report

31 Dec 1957

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

Annual Report

31 Dec 1959

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

Annual Report

31 Dec 1959

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

Annual Report

31 Dec 1960

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

Annual Report

31 Dec 1961

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1962

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1963

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1964

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1965

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1966

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1967

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1968

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1969

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1970

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1971

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1972

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1973

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1974

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1975

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1976

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board

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31 Dec 1978

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Control Board and Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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31 Dec 1979

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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31 Dec 1979

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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31 Dec 1981

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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31 Dec 1981

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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31 Dec 1982

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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31 Dec 1983

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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31 Dec 1984

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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31 Dec 1985

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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31 Dec 1986

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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31 Dec 1987

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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31 Dec 1988

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Authority

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Authority

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Authority

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Authority

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Authority

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Authority

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Authority

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Authority

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Authority

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Authority

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31 Dec 2003

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Authority

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31 Dec 2004

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Authority

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31 Dec 2005

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Authority

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31 Dec 2006

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Broadcasting Authority

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31 Dec 2007

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Communications and Media Authority

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31 Dec 2008

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Communications and Media Authority

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31 Dec 2009

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Communications and Media Authority

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31 Dec 2010

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Communications and Media Authority

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31 Dec 2011

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Communications and Media Authority

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Communications and Media Authority

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Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Communications and Media Authority

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31 Dec 2014

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Communications and Media Authority

Annual Report

31 Dec 2015

Annual report of the Commonwealth of Australia communications and broadcasting regulatory authority: the Australian Communications and Media Authority

Strategy

20 Apr 2016

The Victorian Government has developed the Victorian Floodplain Management Strategy to help communities be better prepared for future floods.

The strategy clarifies the roles and responsibilities of government agencies and authorities involved in flood management. It aims to improve the evaluation and communication of...

Website

20 Feb 2015

Trust in Australia’s information security systems, practices and priorities is essential if we are to make the most of the enormous potential that cyberspace has to offer. Australians expect the online environment to be secure, flexible and responsive to personal needs. Australia’s online presence should...

Audio interview

21 Apr 2016

The Australian Government has admitted for the first time that it has the ability to launch cyber attacks. The statement is in a $230 million Cyber Security Strategy that will be launched by the Prime Minister today, aimed at beefing up the nation's defences against...

Research report

21 Apr 2016

Australia’s Cyber Security Strategy sets out the federal government’s philosophy and program for meeting the dual challenges of the digital age—advancing and protecting our interests online. A secure cyberspace provides trust and confidence for individuals, business and the public sector to share ideas and information...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

Since 1998 the National Institute of Economic and Industry Research has prepared an annual State of the Regions report for the Australian Local Government Association. The report includes coverage of urban as well as country regions.

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The emergent tiny house movement originated in the USA in the late 1990s; driven by housing affordability issues and sustainability goals. Tiny houses are generally very small (under 40m2), often mobile, and more affordable than conventional houses. The tiny house movement is most active in...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

Cities can be seen as complex urban systems that mobilise local and global resource flows to meet the needs of their inhabitants and their manufacturing sector. However, the local consumption of resources can be responsible for major local and global environmental changes that impact the...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

Researchers have found that open space provision (e.g. parkland) is vitally important for meeting the social, economic and environmental needs of urban populations globally. The international literature on park provision identifies many factors that influence a local government’s ability to provide adequate parkland including political...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The highly populated coastal cities and towns in Australia are also most vulnerable places to climate change induced by increased greenhouse gas (GHG) emission through anthropogenic activities. It is estimated that urban areas account for 60-80% of the global energy use and emit more than...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

Recent scholarship has conceptualised initiatives at the grassroots level as niche sites of innovation for sustainable development, comprising a diversity of innovations and sustainable practices that may (or may not) be usefully transferred to mainstream systems (Seyfang & Smith 2007). Sustainable housing communities such as...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

Creating sustainable cities requires rethinking the built environment, a fundamental component of mitigating the environmental impacts of buildings. To evaluate this, stakeholders in Australia increasingly rely on third party verification via green building rating schemes. These rating schemes address and encourage a variety of green...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

This paper proposes a methodology and a conceptual framework for evaluating green infrastructure performance. This proposed framework combines three key themes: ecosystem services, human health and wellbeing and ecosystem health.

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

Abstract: Visions and Pathways 2040 is a research and engagement project that seeks to envision possible future forms of Australian cities and lifestyles in 2040 if they have achieved an 80% reduction in their greenhouse gas emissions (on 2013 levels) and have addressed broader resilience...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

This paper focuses on telecommunication infrastructure as the backbone of a fast-growing digital economy, and raises important questions about the early National Broadband Network (NBN) in Australia.

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

Abstract: Planning decisions often involve a range of stakeholders, each committed to ensuring their needs are recognised by other stakeholder groups. Considering this, questions of what is ‘ethical’ or the ‘best’ process for a decision is debated considerably within academic literature. These debates can be...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

Australian cities have a history of state-supported major sporting stadiums. This has intensified into the neo-liberal era dating from the 1980s with state funding of major stadium development, despite the greatly increased professionalization of the various sporting codes using the stadiums and the presumable scope...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The imminent arrival of the Second Machine Age (2MA) will usher in an era of unprecedented economic and social turmoil which is likely to rewrite, over the next quarter century, the structure and function of cities at up to 4 times the pace of the...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

Integrated planning across multiple sectors is essential for creating healthy communities, where jobs, shops and services are accessible from homes via walking, cycling or public transport. This paper explores barriers and enablers of health-promoting integrated planning in Melbourne, focussing on horizontal integration across Victorian state...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The ‘last mile’ delivery in cities is not merely a logistics problem, but also a significant urban planning challenge. With the rapid growth of online retail transactions, the size and scope of last mile problem will more likely to escalate. The ‘atomisation’ of freight, de-bundling...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

Taking a more integrated approach to planning our neighbourhoods for the continuum of inhabitants’ ages and abilities makes sense given our current and future population composition. Seldom are the built environment requirements of diverse groups (e.g. children, seniors, and people with disability) synthesised, resulting in...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

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11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The paper focuses on the link between regional development, social enterprise and digital infrastructure, through analysis of an initiative in Goulburn NSW, in which local entrepreneurs rigged up a wi-fi network, providing free internet access to the public in the city ’s main street....

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

There is a growing imperative for infrastructure decisions in Australia to be based on evidenced based approaches which are data driven. Urban growth modelling is increasingly being used in strategic infrastructure planning practice. However, current models tend to be "once-off" applications based on static equilibrium...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

Due to the unsustainable nature of urban sprawl, Australian metropolitan strategies have increasing been pushing for increased levels of infill: the redevelopment of existing urban (typically residential) land. However, the current infill models of Brownfield and lot-by-lot redevelopment are largely incapable of generating the volume...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

Planning for the land uses in cities and planning for the hazards that impact on cities have only slowly begun to connect with one another. This paper uses historical floods in Brisbane and a framework of 'ideas, interests and institutions' to explore the range and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...

Research report

21 Apr 2016

This report contains comprehensive information on state and territory child protection and support services in 2014-15, and on the characteristics of Australian children within the child protection system. This report shows that: - 151,980 children, a rate of 28.6 per 1,000 children, received child protection...

Audio program

21 Apr 2016

This Sunday marks the third anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, which killed 1,136 garment workers. Each year, since the tragedy, a report card has been released monitoring the progress of the fashion industry and individual companies in improving the rights and...

Report

21 Apr 2016

Anglicare Australia's 2016 rental affordability snapshot finds low income earners are unable to afford to rent privately, and even more Australians are being pushed out of the housing market. Over the first weekend in April, the Anglicare member network surveyed 75,410 rental properties across Australia...

Commentary

Article

21 Apr 2016

The former Prime Minister delivered a compelling analysis in an hour-long speech at the Queensland Conservatorium in the first Asia Lecture hosted by the Griffith Asia Institute. Author Stephen O'Grady reviewed a speech by the Honourable John Howard OM AC at Griffith University.

Research report

4 Dec 2015

The Australian Government commissioned an independent review to consider the capabilities of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). The review is a forward-looking, whole-of-agency exercise that assesses ASIC’s ability to meet its current and future objectives and challenges. It is not a performance review....

Audio interview

21 Apr 2016

After facing criticism for years for being asleep at the wheel, the corporate watchdog ASIC is now entering a new era of corporate crime fighting, with the federal government restoring $127 million to its budget and increasing its powers to catch white collar criminals....

Research report

24 Nov 2015

There is strong community support for the cessation of extreme violence against women. A significant barrier to achieving this change is low recognition of the heart of the issue and where it begins. There is a clear link between violence towards women, and attitudes of...

Journal article

18 Apr 2016

The global action plan of the World Health Organization (WHO) for preventing and controlling non-communicable diseases aims to substantially reduce the burden of premature mortality caused by cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and chronic lung disease by 2025, through action on nine targets measured by 25...

Research report

7 Mar 2016

A consumer market hungry for data is driving competition and leading to better service offerings for Australians, according to two new reports.

Prepared annually by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the reports provide a snapshot of the fast paced and...

Evaluation

Report

12 Apr 2016

Overview

The Australian Institute of Family Studies was commissioned by the Department of Education and Training to undertake an evaluation of the Australian Government’s Child Care Flexibility Trials, which took place between 2013 and 2014. This publication summarises the key findings from that...

Audio interview

Audio program

18 Apr 2016

A new report says billions of dollars has been squandered in the last decade on road projects in marginal electorates to the detriment of our cities – where the infrastructure is actually needed .

The report, from the Grattan Institute, says many of the...

Website

20 Apr 2016

Alcohol and other drug treatment services assist people to address their drug use through a range of treatments. Treatment objectives can include reduction or cessation of drug use as well as improvements to social and personal functioning. Assistance may also be provided to support the...

Research report

14 Apr 2016

The Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) trial, which commenced in 2015, has been formally evaluated by Deloitte Access Economics. The evaluation shows that the trial has been a success, with overwhelmingly positive feedback from educators and parents.

Key outcomes from the report are:...

Discussion paper

6 Apr 2016

The Higher Education Standards Panel has released this paper calling for public submissions on how to improve transparency in higher education admissions processes.

Research report

18 Apr 2016

Overview

This report outlines the goals of ASPI’s Risk and Resilience Program. It introduces several broad areas to be covered and measures to strengthen mitigation, response and recovery options spanning the community, state and federal spheres. The program will contribute to our long-term...

Research report

20 Apr 2016

Overview

For healthcare innovation to flourish there needs to be a real market for health services in Australia. Providers that deliver cost-effective, patient-centred care should be rewarded for increased efficiency and lower costs by being able to sell that value-proposition to cost-and quality-conscious...

Research report

20 Apr 2016

There is a mismatch between investment and opportunity in early childhood policy in Australia.

The early years are a critical window for building foundations that enable all children to become creative, entrepreneurial, resilient and capable learners. Yet current policy settings are not meeting...

Research report

19 Apr 2016

Executive Summary

TAFE NSW is operating in an increasingly competitive vocational education and training (VET) market in NSW. The Australian VET market is large and highly competitive. It is made up of nearly 2000 often small and highly specialised Registered Training Organisations...

Article

19 Apr 2016

The term chronic disease applies to a group of diseases that tend to be long lasting and have persistent effects. This is opposed to acute diseases, which have a quick onset and are often brief, intense and/or severe.

Many factors influence how healthy we...

Research report

12 Apr 2016

The Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) is a large and growing government programme that supports participation in higher education. Although the costs of HELP are included in the budget financial statements, they are not separately identified to allow the impact of the programme on the...

Research report

20 Apr 2016

Aim: To examine trends in non-domestic assault in Pyrmont and The Star casino since the February 2014 reforms contained in the Liquor Amendment Act 2014 (popularly known as the ‘lockout laws’) were implemented in central Sydney.

Method: Time series analysis, police narrative...

Research report

18 Apr 2016

This paper was released on 18 April 2016 to assist participants in preparing a submission to the public inquiry into Data Availability and Use. It outlines a range of issues about which the Commission is seeking information.

Initial submissions are due by Friday 29...

Submission

6 Apr 2016

Property touches the lives of all Australians. It creates prosperity, jobs and strong communities. Property is both a major part of the household balance sheet and the Australian economy.

In the current economic climate, the property industry is a significant contributor to economic growth...

Website

17 Apr 2016

A new free online tool will help guide and support athletes, coaches and sports administrators on the potential consequences of illicit drug use in sport.

Federal Minister for Sport, Sussan Ley, today announced the release of the Illicit Drugs in Sport (IDIS) e-learning education...

Research report

12 Aug 2015

In December 2013 the Government established the Royal Commission into the Home Insulation Program, led by Mr Ian Hanger AM QC, which reported to the government in September 2014.

The Government asked Professor Peter Shergold AC to lead an independent review of government processes...

Commentary

Article

19 Apr 2016

Australia's most senior public servant has criticised a failure of leadership within key departments and warned against "a lethal mix of arrogance and ignorance" capable of plaguing public policy.

Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet Secretary, Martin Parkinson, believes a wholesale cultural change is...

Journal article

30 Nov 2014

The constitutional recognition campaign has received party-wide support and its efforts have been promoted by Prime Minister Tony Abbott as being something that would 'complete our Constitution.' The broader rhetoric surrounding this campaign suggests that it will result in a just, albeit delayed, recognition of...

Commentary

Article

15 Apr 2016

Australia's Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, has written an opinion article that was published in The Australian on 15 April 2016. The article ties in with the Knowledge Nation Summit held in Sydney yesterday (14 April), where Dr Finkel gave the welcome address.

Website

13 Apr 2016

The claim "Indigenous children at the moment are ten times more likely to be living out of home right now," Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young said on the ABC's Q&A.

Are Indigenous children ten times more likely to be living out of home than...

Research report

15 Mar 2015

The Australian Centre for Child Protection in Adelaide was commissioned by the Child and Family Welfare Association South Australia (CAFWA-SA) to review the published literature related to the effectiveness and appropriateness of residential care for young children placed into Out of Home Care. In determining...

Report

23 Mar 2016

Overview

This audit examined the effectiveness of the health sector in preventing and responding to inappropriate behaviour including bullying and harassment.

Inappropriate behaviour including bullying and harassment have significant consequences—for individuals, patients and health sector agencies. This audit focused on the effectiveness...

Essay

25 Feb 2016

This Whitlam Institute Perspectives paper by the Hon Barry Jones AC is a passionate plea for political leadership which has the gumption, intellectual power and persistence to "shatter old beliefs, look towards transcendent possibility and tell a story to be proud of". This paper takes...

Journal article

15 Apr 2016

The Autumn edition of new paradigm : the Australian Journal on Psychosocial Rehabilitation explores the key themes of the VICSERV Towards Recovery Conference: Hope, Innovation, Co-Design . This extract from new paradigm explores these themes in relation to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)....

Commentary

Article

29 Jan 2016

‘Growth’ is back on the business agenda for 2016, underscored by the release of the highly anticipated Innovation Statement. Consumer confidence is 10 per cent higher than a year ago, and the retail sector just had one of its best Christmas seasons in years....

Literature review

30 Dec 2015

This Evidence Check review examined the effectiveness of specific behaviour change techniques (BCTs) delivered by telephone in two areas: promoting healthy weight; and supporting parents. The review found that telephone-delivered interventions to promote healthy weight can be effectively used to change physical activity levels and...

Fact sheet

15 Apr 2016

This resource shows the importance of ongoing development of economic ties between Australia and India.

India is also only a modest destination for Australian outward investment, ranking as our 18th most popular investment destination and accounting for just 0.5 per cent of the total...

Journal article

15 Apr 2016

The aim of this paper is to summarise and review all studies that have examined potential adverse health effects of passive exposure from inhaling e-cigarette vapour. Research objectives were to describe 1) the absolute impact of passive exposure from inhaling vapour when compared with background,...

Briefing paper

12 Apr 2016

This report discusses forecasts of global economic development, including that of emerging economies.

The baseline projection for global growth in 2016 is a modest 3.2 percent, broadly in line with last year, and a 0.2 percentage point downward revision relative to the January 2016...

Journal article

31 Mar 2014

A study of the professional development challenges that faced 87 preschool teachers at a time of major policy change associated with the Council of Australian Governments' (COAG) early childhood policy agenda.

Early childhood teacher knowledge and professional capacity is critical to the achievement of...

Essay

18 Apr 2016

Gareth Evans examines how non-state actors are increasingly of more importance in the prevention and resolution of crisis and conflict.

Introduction

The global issues with which policymakers the world over are now grappling cover a formidably broad canvas of economic, environmental, social,...

Research report

12 Mar 2016

Results of this report suggest that over employment has adverse consequences.

Abstract Nationally representative panel survey data for Australia and Germany are used to investigate the impact of working-time mismatches (i.e., differences between actual and desired work hours) on mental health, as measured...

Research report

15 Apr 2016

This ‘ANZAC Day Kit’ has been compiled over a number of years by various staff members of the Parliamentary Library, and is updated annually.

In particular the Library would like to acknowledge the work of John Moremon and Laura Rayner, both of whom contributed...

Research report

15 Apr 2016

Examines the effect of the current turmoil in the Middle East on Indonesian students studying in Egypt and Turkey.

Summary In this Lowy Institute Report, Lowy Institute Deputy Director, Anthony Bubalo, together with Sidney Jones and Navhat Nuraniyah from the Institute for Policy...

Essay

7 Mar 2016

In 1975, the year the Racial Discrimination Act was introduced by the Whitlam Government, Australia's population was just over 13.5 million. Fast forward 40 years and 24 million people now call Australia home, living in relative harmony in a rich and vibrantly multicultural society....

Audio program

17 Apr 2016

Australian prison populations have exploded in recent years, despite a general decline in many reported crimes; during 2015 at least 65,000 people flowed in and out of jail.

Aboriginal people were almost three times more likely to have been in out-of-home care as children....

Audio interview

Audio program

14 Apr 2016

New research indicates hundreds of thousands of elderly people are dealing with crippling isolation that's a significant health risk. The report, 'Ageing is Everyone's Business,' by Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians, says loneliness compares to obesity or smoking as a mortality risk.

ABC...

Audio interview

Audio program

14 Apr 2016

Millions of people around the world are using peer-to-peer platforms for everything from booking a holiday, using a ridesharing business, or even finding a tradesperson. Uber and Airbnb are two of the biggest names in Australia’s growing peer-to-peer economy.

But governments here and abroad...

Research report

29 Jun 2015

Over recent years there have been growing industry and student concerns with the quality of training in Victoria. The Victorian Government made a commitment before the 2014 Victorian election to crack down on low quality VET providers and and introduce a more stable and sustainable...

Research report

29 Jun 2015

Over recent years there have been growing industry and student concerns with the quality of training in Victoria. The Victorian Government made a commitment before the 2014 Victorian election to crack down on low quality VET providers and and introduce a more stable and sustainable...

Research report

7 Apr 2016

This Australian Charities Fund (ACF) sponsored report looks at the giving habits of young Australians, to examine their current level of engagement with Workplace Giving Programs (WGPs) and to determine the motivators that could increase their participation in Workplace Giving.

The report indicates young...

Research report

31 Mar 2016

These Policy Proposals are the product of a three-year Australian Research Council-funded project on ‘Strengthening the Rule of Law through the UN Security Council’. The project is a collaboration between the Australian National University’s Centre for International Governance and Justice and the Australian Government’s Australian...

Guide

13 Apr 2016

Australia’s charity regulator has warned charities not to “step over the line” when it comes to advocating and campaigning in the coming federal election.

The warning comes as the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) released a new guide for charities to follow when...

Research report

13 Apr 2016

This paper provides a summary of the key findings from this evaluation into meeting the needs of parents who work non-standard or variable work hours and who may have difficulties finding child care that supports such work hours.

Given the importance of child care...