Politics & Social Issues

Report
27 September 2016

This paper outlines some of the tensions and innovations that have occurred in Suva, Fiji, with respect to urban development and informal settlements over the last decade.

Report
26 September 2016

The Bail Act 2013 (NSW) and subsequent amendments appeared to have an effect on the number and proportion of bail eligible defendants refused bail.

Website
26 September 2016

This website presents a major initiative from the Australian Library and Information Association to advocate for a fair, open, democratic society where information belongs to everyone.

Audio program
25 September 2016

How should we manage the risks that come along with political donations?

Report
22 September 2016

As water has long been a source of tension between the three countries of the Tigris-Euphrates Basin, an agreement on the sharing of water resources will be a vital component in any effort...

Report
22 September 2016

This paper outlines the key changes to the aid program during the Abbott and Turnbull Coalition governments during the period from September 2013 to May 2016, and examines the responses from NGOs...

Report
22 September 2016

This report's preliminary finding is that there are six priority areas where introducing greater competition, contestability and informed user choice could improve outcomes for people who use...

Survey
21 September 2016

This survey discusses a ban on Muslim immigration to Australia.

Report
21 September 2016

This report examined the notion of an efficient housing market and identified key indicators of housing system efficiency, responsiveness, and risk. It examined implications of particular housing...

Report
21 September 2016

This report brings together the available evidence on early childhood intervention and scrutinises state and federal government programs from the past two decades that focus on improving children’...