June 2017

Research report

15 Jun 2005

This review provides a brief overview of Indigenous people's issues faced by the mining industry as it seeks to gain access to land, carry out exploration and, if successful, develop and manage a mining operation.

Strategy

24 Oct 2016

This R&D Plan 2016 – 2021 sets out the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation's vision, purpose, goals and investment approach for the next five years.

Presentation

10 Mar 2004

This presentation examined key demographic shifts, including sea-changing, and its effect on property.

Policy report

15 May 1997

This report examined agricultural production in Australia, research and development, Australia's competitiveness in adding value to its agricultural production and Australia's exports of value-added products.

Working paper

15 Jun 1999

This paper argued that community development can inform service delivery models and telecommunications policy to establish appropriate telecommunications for rural and remote communities.

Journal article

15 Jun 2017

Focuses on the contribution of Māori to national and sub-national population and development in New Zealand.

Journal article

15 Jun 2017

Focuses on the role of migration in determining the relative ‘fortunes’ of New Zealand’s regions.

Report

30 Jun 2017

This report shows the international mail stream continues to account for the greatest proportion of the number of illicit drug detections at the Australian border.

Research report

23 Jun 2017

The Domestic and Family Violence and Parenting program is an extensive mixed method project that examines the impact of inter-parental conflict (IPC) and domestic and family violence (DFV) on parenting and parent–child relationships.

Report

9 Jun 2017

This report examines the U.S. economic contribution of industries relying on fair use and related legal provisions.

Article

30 Jun 2017

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made clear his enthusiasm for an airport rail line, with or without state government support. Beyond airport access, this proposal highlights the potential for rail projects to shape Melbourne and feed an integrated public transport system that could serve its...

Guide

30 Jun 2017

The Urban Street Stormwater Guide illustrates a vision of how cities can utilize one of their best assets—streets—to address resiliency and climate change while creating public spaces that are truly public, and nurturing streets that deliver social and economic value while protecting resources and reconnecting...

Website

15 Jun 2003

This website provided links to short briefings on traffic congestion.

Research report

10 Feb 2008

This report from Wesley Mission examined homelessness in Australia.

Briefing paper

29 Jun 2017

This visual summary of results from the 2016 Census looks at population growth in regional areas.

Commentary

26 Jun 2017

Contrary to popular opinion, new research shows regional cities generate national economic growth and jobs at the same rate as big metropolitan cities. They are worthy of economic investment in their own right – not just on social and equity grounds.

Commentary

29 Jun 2017

State support for the press is commonplace in Europe, and it doesn’t appear to inhibit journalists. But does it bring real benefits?

Report

22 Jun 2017

This report outlines key programs and initiatives in multicultural affairs from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 across Victorian Government departments.

Discussion paper

28 Jun 2017

This discussion paper explores the drivers changing the world of work, the skills we’re predicted to need in the future and what this means for training.

Research report

29 Jun 2017

This research explores the idea of whether the student placement process — where an individual is placed in a workplace to hone their new skills — can contribute to innovation in the host organisation.

Commentary

27 Jun 2017

The great Australia dream of owning your own home is still alive despite the various problems plaguing housing affordability, new Census data shows.

Report

28 Jun 2017

This resource outlines the Queensland government's response to the issues raised by the Independent Review of Youth Detention, conducted by Kathryn McMillan QC and Professor Megan Davis.

Report

23 Jun 2017

This report outlines an analysis of the dermatology workforce and the results of updated supply and demand projections, as well as considering capacity and distribution for vocational training into the future.

Report

14 Jun 2017

This handbook has been developed in close consultation with experts from across Australia's energy sector and provides state and federal governments with a detailed plan and evidence-based recommendations for driving change in energy efficiency across all sectors of the Australian economy.

Report

27 Jun 2017

The Census Independent Assurance Panel has provided this written report to the Australian Statistician, giving its view on aspects of the quality of the 2016 Census data.

Conference paper

8 Jun 2017

Intended to generate discussion and debate on the potential and limitations of openness, this publication addresses the current challenges and opportunities in the ecosystem of Open Science, and explores how to move forward in developing an inclusive system that will work for a much broader...

Guide

28 Jun 2017

This guide, prepared by the Australian Parliamentary Library, focuses on formal, government-approved care for older people. It does not cover informal care (such as care provided by relatives) or retirement villages.

Research report

7 Feb 2017

The vision is to position repositories as the foundation for a distributed, globally networked infrastructure for scholarly communication, on top of which layers of value added services will be deployed, thereby transforming the system, making it more research-centric, open to and supportive of innovation, while...

Report

26 Jun 2017

This addresses an issue of central importance to Australia in maintaining economic growth, its sense of social justice and fairness and in creating as equal an opportunity as possible for all Australian children – education.

Policy

12 Mar 2002

The policy focuses on the identification and appropriate zoning of highly productive agricultural land throughout the state.

It also outlines the requirements for local government in the preparation of town planning schemes and local planning strategies and is to be applied to all rural...

Policy

15 Jun 2008

This policy set out the principles used by the WAPC in determining applications for the subdivision of rural land.

Policy report

8 Sep 1999

This report examined competition policy reforms and their impact on rural and regional Australia.

Research report

15 Feb 2001

This report examines drug use in regional Australia and argues that lessons learned from the response to drugs in metropolitan areas should be adopted early if regional Australia is to avoid the levels of drug-related social disruption evident in the cities.

Report

28 Jun 2017

Alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services across Australia provide a broad range of treatment services and support to people using drugs, and to their families and friends. This report presents information for 2015–16 about publicly funded AOD treatment service agencies, the people they treat,...

Evaluation

A study to contribute an evaluation of the Dunbar Way Estate Regeneration Program (DWRP)
4 May 2017

In 2011, Pacific Link Housing negotiated a project with Housing NSW to renew the Dunbar Way social housing estate in North Gosford in return for management rights. This study evaluates the outcomes of the renewal including resident’s experience of social housing neighbourhood, their attitudes toward...

Audio podcast

27 Jun 2017

Dr Alan Finkel and a panel of experts discussing the recently released 'Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market', with an emphasis on achieving security, reliability, cost and emissions objectives for the NEM.

Survey

19 Jun 2017

This survey provides data on cycling participation at a national level and allows for estimates of participation for each state and territory, and the capital cities and non-capital areas within each state and territory. It suggests an overall decline in cycling participation since 2011.

Journal article

29 May 2017

This article shows that substantive changes are occurring to reveal what was formerly invisible under the rubric of ‘private’, but invariably outside of the sovereign body of law.

Journal article

29 May 2017

This article reviews the rules regulating expert reports, particularly around determining guilt in criminal proceedings.

Research report

13 Jun 2017

Despite the controversy surrounding the establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in 2016, there is little evidence to suggest that AIIB loans are being used to advance Chinese strategic agendas.

Working paper

URP Working Paper No. 31
15 Feb 1992

This report addresses two questions. First, did the tax and subsidy changes in Australia, Sweden and the US increase or decrease the efficiency of the allocation of capital among business uses and housing and within the housing stock? Second, did the changes alter the incentives...

Guide

This guide provides statistics on the number of boats that have been ‘turned back’ since the practice of removing unauthorised maritime arrivals in Suspected Illegal Entry Vessels (SIEVs) from Australian waters was introduced by the Howard Government (from 2001–2003) and reintroduced by the Abbott Government...

Report

22 Jun 2017

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the Department of Health’s strategies for managing a communicable disease emergency, finding that they responded effectively to the three communicable disease incidents examined.

Research report

27 Jun 2017

The majority of young people who receive a supervised youth justice sentence serve only one sentence, and do not return.

Dataset

27 Jun 2017

This data summary looks at the key stories collected in the Census, including the number of Australians counted, where we live, how old we are, where we were born, our religion, income, living arrangements and our housing.

Research report

20 Jun 2017

As Australia gears up to expand the City Deals program to regional cities across the country, there is an urgent need for clarity on the competition criteria and the Government’s ambitions for the quality of proposals, in order to generate quality bids and avoid time...

Research report

20 Jun 2017

This analysis examines Australia's 31 regional cities, their economic performance and their prospects for growth. It argues that achieving sustained growth in regional cities will require a locally tailored policy approach.

Commentary

19 Jun 2017

A hulking ruin stands in judgement over a country adrift, writes David Hayes.

Strategy

25 Jun 2017

This revised urban renewal strategy proposes changes to land use and built form controls that would provide over 35,000 dwellings to be constructed across the 11 Sydney Metro Station Precincts. It also sets out a list of infrastructure required to support renewal.

Journal article

19 Jun 2017

This article examines how the deployment of a US Marine Corps force to Australia came about, the reaction to it in Australia and the United States, and potential future geopolitical ramifications it could have for Australia, China, Southeast Asian countries, and the United States.

Report

26 Jun 2017

As the planet’s largest living structure and one of the world’s most complex and diverse natural ecosystems, the Great Barrier Reef is justifiably considered both priceless and irreplaceable. But what is it worth?

Report

21 Jun 2017

This audit assessed whether the development of the whole-of-Victorian Government housing strategy, as it relates to public housing, was supported by sound advice.

Journal article

15 Jun 2017

Summarises key findings from a project that examined the mechanisms of subnational population change in New Zealand

Research report

13 Jun 2017

Includes the latest data on New Zealand’s economic growth, unemployment, inflation, merchandise trade and balance of payments figures, along with certain financial data (such as the Reserve Bank’s official cash rate).

Report

20 Jun 2017

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the governance of the Northern Land Council in fulfilling its responsibilities and obligations under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976, Native Title Act 1993 and Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

Report

22 Jun 2017

This audit assessed whether Victoria’s road network is being effectively and efficiently maintained.

Report

21 May 2015

To understand the 21st century, we must understand global cities.

Research report

23 Jun 2017

Non-admitted patient care provided in public hospitals includes care provided in outpatient clinics at which patients consult specialist medical practitioners, or have diagnostic or other procedures, or are provided with allied health or specialist nursing care. This report summarises this type of hospital care for...

Website

26 Jun 2017

Its slick marketing promises a safe and sound place to live yet retirement village operator Aveo is making a fortune by ripping off Australians through complex contracts and eye-watering exit fees.

Briefing paper

23 Jun 2017

This e-brief discusses current restrictions on political donations in NSW and other Australian jurisdictions in the light of recent media reports on donations from foreign and foreign-linked donors.

Policy report

19 Jun 2017

This paper considers opportunities and issues associated with using individual-level data and citizen-based analytics.

Journal article

8 May 2017

This article examines how policy changes could improve outcomes for Kiribati migrants to New Zealand.

Audio program

24 Jun 2017

Professor Rhema Vaithianathan is co-director of the Centre for Social Data Analytics at AUT. She is widely published in the research areas of health and development economics and applied microeconomics, has been a policy analyst for the New Zealand Treasury, and was a Harkness Fellow...

Audio program

25 Jun 2017

This New Zealand radio documentary explores the issues involved with government collection of social service data.

Journal article

28 Apr 2017

The author discusses the rise of an open ethos in LIS and makes the case for shifting to an open peer review process for LIS journals.

Research report

21 Jun 2017

This report looks at climate change and conflict issues through the lens of sensible risk-management to draw new conclusions about the challenge we now face.

Article

23 Jun 2017

Does the Australian government have the policy, organisational and conceptual capacity to handle the country’s A$6 trillion housing stock?

Commentary

23 Jun 2017

Early childhood education and care (ECEC) has experienced a surge of policy attention in recent years at the national and international level.

Commentary

21 Jun 2017

Norman Abjorensen argues in this article that it would be a mistake not to take Peter Dutton MP seriously.

Report

22 Jun 2017

This Senate Committee report looks at the biosecurity risks associated with the importation of seafood and seafood products (including uncooked prawns and uncooked prawn meat) into Australia.

Audio podcast

22 Jun 2017

A target to achieve 30% female representation on the boards of Australia's largest companies is 'slipping out of reach', a recent report by the Australian Institute of Company Directors warns.

Report

2 May 2017

This risk assessment contains detailed information to assist industry to understand the risks associated with stored value cards (SVCs) and how they can mitigate these risks.

Report

22 Jun 2017

The Climate Action Tracker (CAT) foresees a dwindling role for natural gas in the power sector toward the middle of the century, not only to meet the Paris Agreement goals, but also due to increasing competition from renewables.

Strategy

22 Jun 2017

The South Australian government has released the state's 2017-18 budget.

Research report

22 Jun 2017

The Sensis Social Media report is an annual survey of 800 consumers, 1,000 SMBs and 100 large businesses on how they use social networking sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Audio program

22 Jun 2017

New figures show that the number of female perpetrators of domestic assaults in New South Wales has been steadily increasing over the past ten years - and it's not only against partners.

Journal article

20 Mar 2017

While there is significant progress with policy and a lively debate regarding the potential impact of open access publishing, few studies have examined academics' behavior and attitudes to open access publishing (OAP) in scholarly journals. This article seeks to address this gap through an international...

Audio interview

22 Jun 2017

There's often a lot of criticism that the news is negative and depressing. A new study has found that more than half of Australian audiences sometimes avoid it for this very reason.

Audio interview

22 Jun 2017

The destruction of Mosul's Al Nuri mosque is another reminder that Islamic State's main victims have been Muslims.

Guide

Draft for consultation
14 Jun 2017

These draft design guidelines aim to encourage creative and innovative approaches to housing design, particularly in relation to higher density residential development. They are open for consultation until 25 July 2017.

Report

14 Jun 2017

This report represents a two-year research project funded by the Office of the Chief Scientist to improve student participation in STEM-related disciplines by encouraging school and industry collaboration.

Guide

21 Jun 2017

This guide provides a listing of online information for sources relevant to Australian media and communications legislation, standards, policy and industry advocacy.

Guide

30 May 2017

This handbook provides detailed step-by-step guidance, tips, case studies, tools and resources to support practitioners in undertaking their prevention work.

Report

15 Jun 2017

Drawing on the latest evidence and experience, this report offers a set of recommendations for how organisations can engage men effectively to achieve gender equality at work.

Briefing paper

15 Jun 2017

In the context of energy reforms to address peak electricity demand in Australia, this briefing paper provides a critical review of cost-reflective electricity pricing policy and the potential impacts of heatwaves and other extreme heat events in vulnerable households.

Website

21 Jun 2017

The UNESCO Inclusive Policy Lab works on the emerging issues of knowledge crowdsourcing and its translation into inclusive and equity-weighted policies.

Guide

19 Jun 2017

This guideline is specifically targeted toward specialist family violence services and mainstream or universal services that provide crisis response and recovery services and accommodation, including men’s behaviour change programs.

Journal article

1 Jan 2017

This article outlines a case study of Elsevier’s Open Access (OA) journals as of 2016.

Research report

AHURI Final Report 284
22 Jun 2017

This study investigated the way in which housing policy mechanisms contribute to economic productivity and growth.

Report

21 Jun 2017

This report is structured to follow the process of raising and resolving an Online Compliance Intervention (OCI) purported debt to understand the challenges faced by debt-letter recipients in resolving the issues.

Report

Challenging inequalities: pathways to a just world
1 Feb 2017

Inequality and social justice is the focus the 2016 World Social Science Report. It draws on the insights of over 100 social scientists and other thought leaders from all over the world, across various disciplines, to emphasize transformative responses to inequality at all levels, from...

Commentary

21 Jun 2017

Lobbying is a necessary component of representative democracy, yet poses one of its greatest threats, writes George Rennie.

Report

21 Jun 2017

Results of a national survey into flexible working practices reveal that Australian workplaces and employees are still relatively inflexible with flexible working arrangements.

Database

20 Jun 2017

This interactive map allows users to explore infrastructure projects and economic growth programs by looking at planning regions, local government areas, agency and project type.

Report

21 Jun 2017

Melbourne's reputation as Australia's cultural capital has been reinforced with a new report ranking the city the top cultural destination in the country, third in the Asia Pacific and twelfth in the world for arts and culture.

Briefing paper

20 Jun 2017

This paper provides information on the NSW Government’s infrastructure investment program including priorities, governance arrangements and the five-year State Infrastructure Plan.

Policy report

20 Jun 2017

This paper outlines some of the NSW Government’s new and existing key regional investments.

Briefing paper

Prepared for the Henry Halloran Trust Lecture, University of Sydney, July 2016
4 Aug 2016

This paper examines housing affordability in the UK and Australia, providing historical context, and arguing that there is no silver bullet for housing policy.

Working paper

26 Jan 2017

This paper looks at place-based stigma within communities by mapping social networks and relationships within sub-sections of a disadvantaged urban Tasmanian community. This provides a unique lens for understanding disadvantaged urban places, particularly when laying the foundation for community development strategies to address disadvantage and...

Journal article

20 Jun 2017

This journal article attempts to quantify the potential impact of an additional 20% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) on productivity in Australia.

Working paper

1 Jun 2017

This study explores a new approach to community involvement in planning that responds to contemporary critiques of participatory planning.We conclude the report by providing an alternate pathway that might create more meaningful community participation in the planning and development of the city.

Briefing paper

21 Jun 2017

This report identifies several indicators which suggest that the economic opportunities for domestic manufacturing have improved significantly.

Report

Understanding Australian attitudes to the world
21 Jun 2017

The 2017 Poll is the thirteenth annual poll by the Lowy Institute. As always, the poll has incorporated a broad range of questions about some of our most important relationships, including those with the United States and China, and asked Australians to consider how much...

Report

20 Jun 2017

This inquiry was undertaken to review the current frameworks under which aged care providers recruit, train and retain their workforce, and to anticipate the impact of current and expected changes to the aged care service sector, and the workforce which will be needed to deliver...

Discussion paper

15 Jun 2017

This discussion paper considers potential reforms to the Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) tax arrangements.

Article

20 Jun 2017

Public private developments allow governments to wriggle out of providing housing for people on low incomes by transferring responsibility to non-government and private sectors.

Report

16 Jun 2017

This report sets out initiatives to help overcome economic challenges and trigger renewed focus on inner city Perth as an engine for the economic growth of Western Australia.

Journal article

22 May 2017

This article explores the potential for an interdisciplinary concept of digital society to expand and inspire innovative crime and justice scholarship within an emerging field of ‘digital criminology’.

Commentary

19 Jun 2017

Australia has little diversity in its traditional media sector, especially its newspapers. Social media is not helping.

Research report

6 Jun 2017

Connection begets connection. The Internet of Things is in full flower but does that leave it vulnerable to cyberattack?

Journal article

12 Jun 2017

Although the rising pandemic of obesity has received major attention in many countries, the effects of this attention on trends and the disease burden of obesity remain uncertain.

Submission

20 May 2017

This is the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) submission to the inquiry into the status of the human right to freedom of religion or belief.

Journal article

19 Jun 2017

This journal article takes stock of the changed dynamics in Australia’s relationships withChina and the United States.

Guide

19 Jun 2017

This guide provides an overview of the recent ‘Uluru Statement from the Heart.’

Research report

19 Jun 2017

This report argues that the major bank levy proposed by the Turnbull Government in the 2017–18 Budget has numerous flaws.

Statistics

15 Jun 2017

A summary of statistics on businesses use of the internet, and the innovation activity of businesses.

Audio interview

20 Jun 2017

Washington Post columnist, Dana Milbank, speaks to RN Breakfast about the battle between the Donald Trump and the press, 'fake' news and the media war for the hearts and minds of Americans.

Strategy

14 Jun 2017

This Plan 2036 sets out a plan for diversified economic opportunities in the region, including in agribusiness, tourism, renewable energy and freight.

Report

19 Jun 2017

By the end of 2016, 65.6 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, violence, or human rights violations. That was an increase of 300,000 people over the previous year, and the world’s forcibly displaced population remained at a record high.

Report

19 Jun 2017

A case of nepotism so blatant as to beggar belief has been uncovered at the Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board by the Victorian Ombudsman.

Report

The paper maps the opportunities for smart city technologies to benefit all communities, as well as the keys to success to ensure these technologies advance more equitable and positive outcomes for people who are aging and people living with disabilities.

Journal article

19 Jun 2017

This article examines the 2015 Anzac Day terror plot and traces how the Melbourne-based perpetrator received online instructions on four components of the intended attack: choosing targets, making tactical preparations, maintaining commitment, and ensuring publicity.

Discussion paper

16 Jun 2017

Melanesia is characterised by complex interactions among land and natural resource uses, legal and political institutions, and interest groups. These interactions play out at the national level, where institutions have been profoundly shaped by an interplay of ‘local’ and ‘global’ orders and by the political...

Report

16 Jun 2017

In this report, NCOSS spoke to people and families doing it tough across NSW, hearing from people living below the poverty line on their experience and what would make a real difference for them.

Research report

19 Jun 2017

The purpose of this research was to establish a means of differentiating between types of institutions in terms of level of risk of child sexual abuse according to the characteristics of the institution and the kinds of activities that it organises.

Report

5 May 2017

In making its proposal, the Redistribution Committee was required to consider enrolment numbers, public suggestions and comments, communities of interest, communication and transport links, geographic or constructed features able to be used as electoral boundaries and the current federal electoral boundaries.

Research report

22 Jun 2017

56 per cent of adult Australians try to avoid the news occasionally or often, according to the Digital News Report 2017.

Discussion paper

50 years of Commonwealth public administration in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs, IAG discussion paper: no 1
16 Jun 2017

This paper is the first in a forthcoming series canvassing issues of importance to the practice of public administration in Commonwealth Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs and is concerned with the structure and function of Indigenous Affairs

Report

Productivity Commission Inquiry Report no.83
19 Jun 2017

This report argues that in a digital age, the voice-based telecommunications universal service obligation (TUSO) is anachronistic and costly and should be wound up by 2020.

Report

13 Jun 2017

This report examines all jihadist-motivated terrorist attacks carried out in Europe and North America since the declaration of the Caliphate by the Islamic State group in June 2014.

Blog post

19 Jun 2017

Given the enduring gender pay inequality evident in Australia, we need more people to keep banging on about it.

Policy

Interim report of the Victorian Population Policy Taskforce
19 Jun 2017

This policy document has been prepared by the Victorian Liberal National Coalition, in an attempt to develop a clear strategy to manage population growth across the state, including how to best incentivise the regions to grow and encourage people to live and work in regional...

Website

19 Jun 2017

Crime Statistics Australia is an interactive gateway to statistics and information on Australian crime and justice issues.

Interview

10 May 2017

How does this year's budget sit against those of the past – and those potentially to come?

Article

19 Jun 2017

Graeme Dobell identifies flaws in the ABC's decision to turn off Australia’s shortwave service that broadcasts to northern Australia and the South Pacific.

Presentation

4 May 2017

Law professor, cultural observer and theorist on religion and pluralism, Prof Iain Benson, will offer some insights and guidance on steps he argues are essential for education, justice and politics in our time.

Research report

Statistical report 02
19 Jun 2017

In 2013–14, the homicide incident rate reached a historical low of one per 100,000 people.

Research report

19 Jun 2017

An exploratory analysis of the factors influencing trial duration in the NSW District Criminal Court.

Journal article

15 Jun 2017

Backgrounds New Zealand's spatial and demographic setting and asks considers trends of urbanisation and ‘rurbanisation’.

Journal article

Introduction to supplementary issue titled: The ebbing of the human tide: What will it mean?
15 Jun 2017

Examines questions of structural population ageing and migration with a focus on subnational New Zealand.

Policy report

Final report of the Law and Order Committee, Fifty-first Parliament (Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, Chairperson), April 2017, Presented to the House of Representatives, I.8A
7 Apr 2017

This report considers issues relating to the illegal possession of firearms in New Zealand and recommends changes.

Discussion paper

20 May 2017

The Australian Government has released this discussion paper for consultation on the prohibition of the non-consensual sharing of intimate images.

Commentary

16 Jun 2017

The government’s toughening of citizenship rules would worsen the problems it seeks to tackle, argues Peter Mares.

Discussion paper

20 Apr 2017

This discussion paper outlines the Turnbull Government's plan to strengthen Australian citizenship by putting Australian values at the heart of citizenship processes and requirements.

Strategy

8 Jun 2017

This is a national plan which aims to aid in the recovery of six of the world’s seven species of marine turtles. The plan considers the conservation requirements of the species across their range and identifies the actions to be taken to ensure the species...

Report

Innocenti Report Card 14
15 Jun 2017

UNICEF’s latest report card outlines a number of gaps in Australia’s performance for children, in particular around quality education and food security.

Briefing paper

16 Jun 2017

This briefing paper demonstrates that there's no such thing as 'clean coal' and that Australia must pursue a renewable energy future.

Report

13 Jun 2017

This explainer has been prepared by the Climate Council to make some of the issues discussed in the recent Finkel Review a little clearer.

Fact sheet

6 Jun 2017

With the final report from the Finkel Review into the future security of the National Electricity Market (NEM) having been released, here are ten basic facts about electricity costs, emissions and security to help guide you through it.

Discussion paper

15 Jun 2017

This report models the impact of an increased Medicare levy in comparison to a progressive Medicare levy, more like income tax, on the spread of Australian income earners.

Report

15 Jun 2017

This is the first release of the Australia Institute's National Energy Emissions Audit, which will be published on a quarterly basis, in September, December, March and June each year.

Briefing paper

14 Jun 2017

This industry information paper has been released to inform the Disability Employment Services sector and interested parties of key program changes and new provider arrangements to take effect from 1 July 2018.

Journal article

8 May 2017

The article discusses the mechanics, influences and principles of good regulatory decision making in New Zealand.

Report

15 Jun 2017

This report, commissioned by the Victorian Multicultural Commission, examines the Bendigo mosque protests in 2016.

Journal article

16 Jun 2017

In order to inform a library service related to creating and maintaining online scholarly profiles, this article assesses the knowledge base and needs of academic communities.

Audio interview

15 Jun 2017

The United Nation's Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy, Professor Joe Cannataci, says governments are using terrorism as a pretext, and wants to regulate government surveillance of citizens.

Strategy

16 May 2017

This resource outlines the Turnbull Government’s vision for the Australian naval shipbuilding enterprise and the significant investment required in coming decades.

Research report

15 Jun 2017

This CEDA research report examines the economic consequences of Australia’s productivity performance in the service sector, assessing productivity performance and discussing policies and areas that could contribute to an improvement in productivity.

Report

Mitchell Institute report No. 02/2017
15 Jun 2017

This report finds one in eight Australians will never attain a Year 12 qualification, and some of these people make up the one in eight Australians who will be disengaged from the workforce for most of their lives.

Audio program

14 Jun 2017

Australia's third largest free-to-air television broadcaster, Network Ten, has gone into voluntary administration.

Report

ALRC Report 131
14 Jun 2017

The ALRC was asked to consider Commonwealth laws and legal frameworks and how they might better protect older persons from misuse or abuse, and safeguard their autonomy. This report includes 43 recommendations for law reform.

Research report

AHURI Final Report 283
15 Jun 2017

This study investigated the interconnections between housing, community infrastructure and quality of life for Indigenous people living with disability.

Research report

Second indicator report monitoring the implementation of Transforming Health contains new and updated quarterly data from the first quarter of the 2007-08 to the second quarter of 2016-17
7 Jun 2017

Our indicator reports monitor changes over the Transforming Health program implementation. We selected indicators to monitor changes in patient access and equity taken from the case for change stated in SA Health’s Our Next Steps :

Too many deaths occur in our hospitals Long...

Report

15 Jun 2017

In its inaugural Energy Supply Outlook (ESO), the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) highlights a low risk of electricity shortfalls for an average summer in 2017/18, however the power system remains susceptible to extreme conditions.

Research report

24 Mar 2017

This report outlines research from Australia and the UK informing ten 'National Guidelines to Improve Student Outcomes in Online Education'.

Website

1 Jan 2013

This website provides histories of people, places and events in the City of Sydney local government area that are associated with the histories of Sydney’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. It highlights Sydney’s Aboriginal journey: its places, its history and its people.

Conference paper

1 Jan 1997

This paper reports on a project designed to better prepare inexperienced teachers for the particular demands involved in teaching in rural and isolated areas.

Working paper

1 Jan 2003

An account of the Aboriginal history of the Pilbara.

Chapter

1 Jan 1989

This paper is the first stage of research directed ultimately to the analysis of the transaction costs associated with moving for the elderly. It concentrates on the empirical description of the relationship between moving and housing expenditures of the elderly.

Working paper

1 Nov 1993

Do housing price fluctuations play an important role in the economic security of retirees, or is housing wealth just a sideshow to the determination of consumption and saving?

Book

1 Jan 2017

If everyone with a smartphone can be a citizen photojournalist, who needs professional photojournalism?

Commentary

13 Jun 2017

There is a common misunderstanding that one particular Qur’anic verse perpetuates violence against women, writes Nada Ibrahim.

Fact sheet

1 Jul 2008

In 1998, the NSW government made changes to eligibility for public housing. This fact sheet explains those changes and how they apply to housing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Policy

1 Dec 2005

The purpose of this agreement was to ensure that Indigenous people have a standard of housing, related infrastructure, essential services, municipal infrastructure and municipal services that provides a safe environment, complements healthy living practices, and contributes to improved health outcomes and quality of life.

Research report

23 May 2017

The With Study - Women’s Input into a Trauma-informed systems model of care in Health settings - was commissioned by ANROWS to understand how to promote a trauma-informed organisational model of care, responsive to women and practitioners, and embed it into the complex system of...

Research report

13 Jun 2017

A species not included on the live import list cannot be used for a commercial purpose. However, some sectors of the Tasmanian horticulture industry are interested in using bumblebees for commercial pollination. This report examines the potential risks and benefits of using bumblebees for commercial...

Report

14 Jun 2017

This report looks at what Australia invests in preventive health measures and argues that governments must spend more wisely to contain the burgeoning healthcare budget.

Discussion paper

9 Jun 2017

This position paper outlines the Productivity Commission's early thinking on NDIS costs.

Commentary

10 Jun 2017

The chief scientist’s energy report is a political document, which might, or might not, be its strength, writes Giles Parkinson.

Audio program

20 May 2017

What's the connection between the corporate world, the policy makers in Canberra and the fragile bush economies that produce that unmistakable art of remote Australia?

Audio program

23 Apr 2017

How should Australia plan for safe and productive post-mining landscapes?

Audio program

13 Jun 2017

While women still only make up a small percentage of the overall prison population, their rate of imprisonment is rocketing.

Technical report

22 Mar 2017

This audit found that DELWP and the audited councils are not being fully effective in their management and implementation of the planning system. In particular, planning schemes remain complex and have had mixed success in achieving planning policy objectives.

Technical report

4 May 2017

This audit commends NSW's plan for school infrastructure, but says there will be challenges to implementation.

Technical report

Department of Planning and Environment
11 May 2017

This audit found that security deposits held by the NSW government are unlikely to cover full costs of mine rehabilitation (in the event of default by a mining company) and do not include sufficient contingency given the substantial risks and uncertainties associated with mine rehabilitation...

Report

13 Jun 2017

The APS Remuneration Report is an annual snapshot of remuneration across the whole Australian Public Service (APS). The 2016 report is based on data collected from all APS agencies as at 31 December 2016.

Technical report

Department of Premier and Cabinet, NSW Treasury, Infrastructure NSW, Roads and Maritime Services, Transport for NSW
8 Jun 2017

NorthConnex is a nine-kilometre tolled motorway tunnel between the M1 Pacific motorway at Wahroonga and the M2 Hills motorway at West Pennant Hills. This audit found that the process used to determine the NorthConnex funding model did adequately consider value for money for taxpayers and...

Discussion paper

Higher Education Standards Panel discussion paper, June 2017
9 Jun 2017

The likelihood of withdrawing from university is generally correlated with ATAR, according to this report.

Strategy

6 Jun 2017

This public transport strategy for Queensland brings together strategic infrastructure, land use and transport planning at all three levels of government and focuses on the public transport component of passenger transport, including heavy rail, bus, metro and ferry.

Article

12 Jun 2017

The Smart Cities movement promises reinvention, just like the Creative Cities movement before it. But what about the public's right to the city?

Report

14 Jun 2017

This report explores in further detail the burden of cancer in Australia, including cancer burden in Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people, and by remoteness and socioeconomic group.

Working paper

30 Apr 2017

This paper provides a basis for a broader understanding of the factors that shape financial wellbeing and the capacity of individuals to experience economic security.

Survey

Public attitudes towards taxation and public expenditure
12 Jun 2017

This survey provides a snapshot of the Australian public’s attitudes towards taxation and public expenditure, and a long-term view of trends in public sensibility towards our tax and transfer system.

Journal article

1 Mar 2017

This article will review the history and features of PressForward, as well as describe the community partnerships that both utilize the software and influence the progress of the project.

Discussion paper

13 Jun 2017

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) and the Australia and New Zealand Energy and Water Ombudsman Network (ANZEWON) are working collaboratively to consider what changes need to be made to the regulation of exempt sellers/exempt network service providers and scheme membership and participation requirements respectively to...

Discussion paper

Motu note #27
31 May 2017

This document outlines an integrated proposal for managing unit supply and prices in the ETS. Its objective is to generate a more predictable long-term emission price signal to guide efficient domestic de-carbonisation and cost-effectively manage New Zealand’s overall contribution to global emission reductions.

Strategy

9 Jun 2017

The Queensland Housing Strategy 2017-2027 is a 10-year framework driving key reforms and targeted investment across the housing continuum.

Working paper

29 May 2017

This paper analyses the longer term impacts of involuntary job loss of workers subsequent employment, earnings, and income support in New Zealand.

Report

Report 526
1 Jun 2017

This report provides an overview of the marketplace lending industry, based on the findings from ASIC’s survey of a limited cross-section of marketplace lending providers in November 2016.

Journal article

6 Jun 2017

No development in international politics is attracting as much attention as the emergence of China as a great power, but many questions and uncertainties attend China’s rise.

Report

8 Jun 2017

In examining the Environment Protection Amendment (Banning Plastic Bags, Packaging and Microbeads) Bill 2016, the Committee has considered all of the submissions and, in this report, it briefly discusses some of the issues raised in submissions or in oral evidence by way of background information...

Guide

25 May 2017

This guide outlines the support, programmes and advice the Australian Government and its agencies provide for small business.

Policy report

24 Jan 2016

Future Directions for Social Housing in NSW sets out the NSW Government’s vision for social housing to 2025.

Audio podcast

13 Jun 2017

NSW is the latest government to released a plan to tackle growing public anxiety over housing affordability. But will the plan make a difference?

Report

31 May 2017

This audit assessed the effectiveness of Australian Government-funded aged care services delivered to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Report

8 Jun 2017

Proposes an opportunity for Tasmania to take advantage of its unique energy assets which could deliver cheaper local electricity.

Report

2 Jun 2017

Return migration is an emerging policy challenge for the Australian Government.

Report

9 Jun 2017

With a draft Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 released in NSW in May, this paper outlines recent developments and studies in countries that allow euthanasia and assisted suicide.

Report

CIS Occasional Paper 154
10 Jun 2017

This paper sets out to examine some of the key problems religious violence poses for western, liberal societies.

Journal article

8 May 2017

Considers the need for new laws in Aotearoa New Zealand which would support Maori leadership in conservation management.

Research report

31 May 2017

Examines the state of New Zealand’s native birds and what it might take to restore them in large numbers to the mainland

Report

1 Mar 2016

This Audit aimed to determine infrastructure priority areas to support the growth of WA’s agriculture food and fibre sectors, enable the creation of new jobs as well as improve income and prospects for WA businesses and communities.

Research report

29 May 2017

This consultation report reveals deepening concerns about climate change within the health community and desire for federal leadership for urgent action.

Report

8 Jun 2017

This audit examines the effectiveness of the Victorian Public Sector Commission (VPSC), its governance and its oversight. It also focuses on organisational planning across VPSC, and how it prioritises its resources and measures its performance.

Strategy

9 Jun 2017

This document outlines a plan to maintain security and reliability in the National Electricity Market (NEM) in light of the significant transition underway, including due to rapid technological change.

Literature review

Prepared on behalf of the New Zealand Psychological Society and Child Poverty Action Group
30 May 2017

Provides information on the relationship between poverty during childhood in New Zealand and later mental health.

Transcript

31 May 2017

Infrastructure Australia Chief Executive Philip Davies argues the case for reform of infrastructure delivery in Australia.

Report

Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 532
2 Jun 2017

This study supports previous findings that diversion for minor cannabis offences can save money and lead to better social consequences.

Report

Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 531
2 Jun 2017

This paper discusses the implications for policy development around the management of student misbehaviour and conduct breaches.

Report

7 Jun 2017

This report seeks to provide practical steps to deliver fairer workplaces and a more efficient, innovative economy.

Strategy

1 Dec 2010

This metropolitan plan for Sydney was intended to update the 'City of cities' (2005) and to integrate land use, transport and infrastructure planning.

Journal article

1 Apr 2016

This article tracks the connections between mine production, employment and populations in very remote areas of the Northern Territory and South Australia.

Strategy

1 Feb 2010

This Metropolitan Transport Plan was intended to augment Sydney's then metropolitan strategy City of Cities (2005).

Policy report

1 Jan 2007

This report provided an update on progress towards the City of Cities (2005) metropolitan strategy for Sydney.

Strategy

1 Jan 2005

'City of cities' was a 25-year plan for Sydney, published by the NSW Government in 2005.

Journal article

3 Jun 2014

This paper proposes principles to guide accounting students' and accounting educators' use of Facebook as an educational resource to engage students with their learning.

Journal article

1 Jan 2015

This study aims to explore the existence and strength of power through focusing on the manner in which accountants exercise power in their advisory relationship with small business.

Strategy

1 Jan 1998

'Shaping our Cities' (1998) was the NSW Government's plan to address economic and population growth in the Greater Metropolitan Region.

Journal article

1 Jan 2016

The purpose of this paper is to provide a comment on “The struggle to fabricate accounting narrative obfuscation: An actor-network-theoretic analysis of a failing project” by Brian Rutherford.

Journal article

1 Apr 2017

This study addresses the heat thermal energy storage (LHTES) unit, heat is stored via a phase change material (PCM) which can then be supplied at a later time to the heat transfer fluid (HTF) for applications such as concentrated solar power (CSP).

Journal article

1 Apr 2017

As mitigation of climate change becomes more important, critical examinations of all renewable energy production paradigms must be undertaken.

Journal article

10 Apr 2017

The major objective of this study was to investigate the thermal stability of the binary salt as a phase change material for thermal energy storage through thermal decomposition analysis in different environments and thermal cycling.

Discussion paper

9 Jun 2017

This discussion paper canvases four options for a national safety assurance regime for automated vehicles.

Journal article

1 Jan 2017

In the present paper, an experimental study is carried out to evaluate the effect of the dynamic melting concept in a cylindrical shell-and-tube heat exchanger using water as the phase change material (PCM) and a potassium formate/water solution as the heat transfer fluid (HTF).

Journal article

1 Apr 2017

This paper presents a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model using ANSYS FLUENT 15.0 for phase change material (PCM) in a vertical triplex tube thermal energy storage system and its validation through experimental results.

Strategy

2 Jun 2017

This report establishes a framework for understanding the range of low emissions technologies available, current barriers and enablers to deployment. The technologies are grouped according to a series of options or ‘pathways’ that the Australian Government could invest in.

Policy report

8 Jun 2017

This interim review identifies key actions undertaken across the ten One Planet Living principles, and showcases projects that demonstrate the value and impact of the Geelong council’s commitment to One Planet Living.

Research report

AHURI Final Report 282
8 Jun 2017

This research investigated the relationship between increasing housing prices (or housing wealth) and the increased consumption expenditure of households from before the GFC and afterwards.

Policy

25 Feb 2016

The Defence industry policy statement acknowledges the fundamental contribution that Australian industry provides to defence capability.

Report

15 Feb 2017

This report provides the results of six Library and Information Science (LIS) research events in Australian capitals in late 2016 that had the main purpose of connecting academics, researchers and practitioners in order to help align future research projects and activities in the Australian LIS...

Commentary

8 Jun 2017

Frank Jotzo looks at low emissions targets and how they might work in Australia.

Commentary

7 Jun 2017

Rick Sarre and Lorana Bartels ask if there's a case for an overhaul of nationwide parole laws?

Report

11 May 2017

This independent report, commissioned by WHO and written by Sir Liam Donaldson, reflects on the trends, achievements and challenges in global health over the past decade during which Dr Margaret Chan has been Director-General of WHO.

Report

12 May 2017

This report chronicles the evolution of global public health during the tenure of Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General.

Journal article

11 May 2017

This article looks at behavioural indicators that might be used to profile potentially problematic gambling.

Report

8 Jun 2017

This report focuses on local area immunisation rates for children aged 5 and shows changes over time.

Systematic review

1 Mar 2017

What effects do certification schemes for sustainable agricultural production have on household and individual well-being in low- and middle-income countries? This systematic review suggests the results are mixed, but identify contextual factors that may influence positive outcomes.

Report

5 Jun 2017

This report argues that Australian governments must act now to safeguard and encourage vibrant debate on matters of public interest.

Briefing paper

1 Apr 2017

This briefing paper exposes the lack of evidence or justification for the proliferating legal mandates by federal agencies that coerce authors and publishers to make their scholarly articles available for free to the world.

Research report

11 Feb 2016

In Australia, regional and remote Indigenous students are under‐represented in both higher education and vocational education and training. Access (or enabling) education programs are important in lifting participation rates and potentially in encouraging mobility between the sectors. However, there is a clear lack of evidence...

Conference paper

20 Jul 2015

Using the Cairns Botanic Gardens as a case study, this research explores the underlying aspects and issues of the management of successful garden attractions in a tropical setting.

Article

6 Jun 2017

Is Australia doing enough to reduce inequality?

Journal article

8 May 2017

Considers whether trading in influence is a problem in New Zealand and scopes out examples identified elsewhere.

Report

1 Jun 2017

Russia’s aspirations pose a challenge for Western policymakers.

Conference paper

20 Apr 2015

Looks at how health care services might create linkages with other industries in order to enhance regional development.

Research report

6 Jun 2017

This Australian-first comprehensive analysis of the Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP) has informed recommendations for systemic change in policy and practice in student equity, and set benchmarks for a national evaluation framework reflecting broader measures of success.

Conference paper

20 Oct 2015

This paper identifies the strategic issues facing the ongoing development and socio‐economic sustainability of the Bowen Basin region during the characteristic “boom and bust” cycles of mining.

Research report

Working Paper 2017/2
30 May 2017

This paper estimates and discusses and a range of quality adjusted productivity measures for New Zealand schools.

Policy report

Research Note 2017/01
30 May 2017

Explores a public management framework in relation to introducing productivity measurement to the social sector.

Chapter

1 Jan 2015

This chapter offers an overview of current implementation of governance systems that relate to regional sustainability programmes and businesses activities.

Report

7 Jun 2017

The major recommendation of this report is that there should be a new Adoption Act in Victoria.

Journal article

27 May 2014

This research was conducted to gain an understanding of rural and remote critical care families’ experiences during an inter-hospital transfer to a tertiary hospital's intensive care unit.

Book

7 Jun 2017

Part memoir, this is a book is about the realities of politics, public policy making and administration from the perspective of a one-time farmer, economic researcher and political practitioner, John Kerin, Australian Government Minister for Primary Industry then Minister for Primary Industries and Energy, 1983-1991....

Conference paper

1 Jan 2010

This paper develops an ‘impact-response-monitoring-evaluation’ (IRME) framework that can be applied to ongoing evaluation and monitoring of social impacts. The framework is applied to coal resource developments in the northern Bowen Basin in Queensland to identify core requirements in a SIMP.

Audio interview

7 Jun 2017

Recent controversy has refocussed attention on foreign donations to Australian political parties.

Briefing paper

Issues paper no. 24
5 Jun 2017

This issues paper considers the law on consensual assault in Tasmania.

Guide

2 Jun 2017

Australia's property sector is being urged to use readily available existing technologies to improve the long-term prospects for their properties, in a broader industry push towards net zero carbon buildings.

Article

5 Jun 2017

New research shows that 90 megatonnes of greenhouse gas emissions are emitted annually in constructing new buildings and infrastructure and maintaining the existing ones. Reducing this liability of “embodied” emissions will be much harder than building zero-carbon buildings. Here is why.

Policy report

WestConnex - alternative proposal
6 Jun 2017

The City of Sydney puts forward an alternative proposal for WestConnex, arguing that it will improve urban amenity, relieve congestion, service Port Botany and support access to Sydney Airport.

Survey

7 Jun 2017

Describes international visitors to Australia, where they go, how long they stay and what they spend.

Report

7 Jun 2017

This report provides information on the outcomes and findings of the 2016 financial audits of the eight Victorian universities and the 51 entities they control.

Journal article

1 Mar 2016

Politicians are increasingly involving themselves in the frontline delivery of information in the lead up to disasters and as they unfold. They are often placed as spokespeople and represent the public face of disaster, be it anthropogenic or natural.

Fact sheet

5 Jun 2017

Data used from the Australian Bureau of Statistics Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers to look at changes that occurred between 2003 and 2015 for people with disability in the key life areas of education, employment, and community life.

Briefing paper

Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 533
2 Jun 2017

This study compares perceptions of police and policing and willingness to cooperate with police in a population-based sample of young adult amphetamine-type stimulant users and non-users, using both quantitative and qualitative data.

Journal article

1 Jun 2017

This article examines the diagnostic and management issues when providing care for women with Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) in the primary care setting.

Report

19 Apr 2017

This report proposes 22 changes that are intended to strengthen and clarify the operation of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL), and outlines a program of research and policy development to future-proof it.

Discussion paper

1 Feb 2016

By employing a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model with an embedded electricity supply sub-model, this paper reports the effects of a national ETS on the Australian energy sectors.

Audio interview

6 Jun 2017

Whose responsibility is it to monitor and stem communication that relates to violence and terrorist activity?

Article

6 Jun 2017

Despite the government’s resolve to defuse Labor’s Medicare attacks, the federal budget isn’t looking so generous under scrutiny, writes Lesley Russell.

Report

5 Jun 2017

While the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is expected to largely replace the current provision of services to people with disability under the National Disability Agreement (NDA), many users of disability services were still receiving support under the NDA in 2015-16.

Commentary

6 Jun 2017

This article reviews a new report from Infrastructure Australia on competitive tendering of public transport services, questioning whether cost savings are realistic.

Discussion paper

15 May 2017

This discussion paper is based on a public speech delivered by the Hon. Patrick Nisira MHR, the Vice-President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.

Report

29 May 2017

This report reviews both the minimum withdrawal amounts for account-based pensions and the regulatory barriers currently restricting ‘the availability of relevant and appropriate income stream products in the Australian market’.

Report

Service users' perspectives on having choice and control in the new National Disability Insurance Scheme
24 May 2017

This project explores the degree to which the NDIS is achieving its aims and objectives from the perspective of people with disability using these services.

Research report

A national study on religion, spirituality and worldview trends
10 May 2017

This report from a survey of 1,024 Australians shows that religion in Australia is not dead.

Research report

31 May 2017

A review of the available evidence on the effect of selected eating behaviours on diet and body size.

Guide

1 Jun 2017

This guidance supports local authorities to prepare housing and business development capacity assessments and undertake quarterly monitoring of market indicators, and use indicators of price efficiency.

Technical report

Technical report 178
1 Jun 2017

The purpose of this report is to outline the research needs into radiofrequency (RF), electromagnetic energy (EME) and health.

Discussion paper

18 May 2017

This Consultation Paper (the Paper) aims to help those with an interest in conditions of places of detention to participate in the process that will determine how OPCAT is implemented in Australia.

Research report

4 Jun 2017

This report argues that adopting a co-accountability approach to evaluation will ensure that both the government agency funding the program and the program provider delivering the program are held accountable for results.

Research report

5 Jun 2017

This report examines trends and issues in Australia's food market with a focus on domestic food demand.

Research report

4 Jun 2017

An assessment of the current status of Australia's Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) paints a grim picture for threatened birds. In 2017, 19 KBAs have been declared as 'in danger' of losing the environmental values that make them important.

Journal article

27 Dec 2015

Using the Islamic State/Da’esh as a case study, we identify the genesis of a new form of terrorism arising from the convergence of networked social media and changes in the forms of conflict.

Conference paper

Redes sociales y la destruccion del Patrimonio Mundial como propaganda
1 Jul 2015

This paper considers relationships between social media, terrorism and World Heritage sites.

Journal article

8 May 2017

This article examines whether social impact bonds (SIBs) might fruitfully translate into the environmental domain.

Research report

Presented to the House of Representatives under section 20 of the Public Audit Act 2001; B.29[17h]
31 May 2017

This report considers discharge planning for patients leaving mental health inpatient units in New Zealand.

Policy

1 Jun 2017

The NSW Government has developed a new package of measures aimed at improving housing affordability across NSW.

Policy report

22 May 2017

The former Reserve Bank Governor's report to the Premier on NSW housing affordability policies and proposals.

Journal article

8 May 2017

Summarises the key findings of analysis of compliance monitoring and enforcement of environmental law in New Zealand

Journal article

8 Mar 2017

The focus of this article is on the treatment in law of marine carbon capture and storage.

Article

2 Jun 2017

The most unfortunate aspect of the controversy surrounding ASIO chief Duncan Lewis is that it has given a free kick to those who want to sharpen a divisive debate about Australia’s refugee intake and Muslim immigrants generally.

Working paper

1 Jun 2017

This paper outlines a methodology for forecasting the components of household final consumption expenditure, which is necessary in order to forecast revenue collections from a number of different taxes.

Discussion paper

30 May 2017

This paper enumerates federal government and industry spending on CCS since 2003, especially coal with CCS, and puts it in the context of spending from comparable countries.

Report

2 Jun 2017

This paper shows that if the bank levy proposed in the 2017-18 budget was passed through in full to shareholders in the form of reduced dividends, then at most it would impact the average superannuation balance by $7 a year

Discussion paper

19 Apr 2017

This discussion paper has been prepared for the public to provide their views on the management and composition of the Humanitarian Programme (the Programme) for 2017–18.

Report

1 Jun 2017

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) and the Climate Change Authority have prepared a joint report to provide advice on policies to enhance power system security and to reduce electricity prices, consistent with achieving Australia’s emissions reduction targets in the Paris Agreement.

Discussion paper

CIS Occasional Paper 156
1 Jun 2017

The two essays in paper take divergent approaches to the reform of the welfare state, while both focusing on the perennial hot button issue of so-called ‘middle class welfare.’

Draft report

2 Jun 2017

This inquiry is about finding ways to put the people who use human services, such as health care, social housing and family and community services, at the heart of service provision.

Journal article

1 May 2017

As most librarians are well aware, open access and scholarly communication have been and will continue to be hot button issues. But what is a librarian’s role within the library? What about out in the greater world of scholarly communication? How do we ensure the...

Working paper

24 May 2017

This paper investigates the effect of parental separation on homelessness, and shows that parental separation significantly increases the likelihood of experiencing homelessness in subsequent years if the separation occurred before the respondent was 12 years old.

Report

31 May 2017

This report provides an analysis of Open Data and Open Science policies across Europe.

Guide

24 May 2017

These guidelines provide a flexible framework to encourage innovation and ensure safety when testing automated vehicle technology on Australian public roads.

Survey

1 Jun 2017

The 2016 NDSHS show that younger people (aged under 30) were smoking less, drinking less and using fewer illicit drugs in 2016 than in 2001.

Working paper

TTPI Working Paper 2/2017
1 Jun 2017

This paper presents the findings of two RCTs that were conducted in collaboration with the ATO.

Thesis

1 Dec 2015

This thesis contributes to the decolonisation of health promotion by examining Indigenous-led health promotion practice in an urban setting.

Journal article

25 May 2016

This article looks at the sharing and publishing of research data in the social sciences in the UK.

Survey

19 May 2017

This report examines the positive and negative effects of social media on young people’s health, including a league table of social media platforms according to their impact on young people’s mental health.

Website

26 May 2017

This website uses interactive maps and charts to visualise labour force indicators and trends across NSW electorates.