Politics & Social Issues

Book
4 December 2016

How Change Happens also sheds light on why the relationships between such activists are often fraught. People bring their own worldviews to the question of change. Do we prefer conflict (‘speaking...

Report
1 December 2016

This report outlines work the National Children's Commissioner has undertaken throughout 2015-16 to promote the human rights of children and young people in Australia.

Report
1 December 2016

This report analyses the role that organisational culture plays in child sexual abuse in institutional contexts. It specifically considers how organisational culture can affect the perpetration...

Article
30 November 2016

QUT's Brian McNair argues that an ABC and SBS community forum, suggested by Senator David Leyonhjelm earlier this week, should be viewed as a logical development in democratic accountability.

Audio program
29 November 2016

After more than one hundred years, Australia is set to have its first woman Chief Justice of the High Court, with Susan Kiefel to be sworn in early next year.

Report
29 November 2016

Offshore crisis response requires a higher level of multiagency interconnectedness than ever before.

Video interview
28 November 2016

In this interview, the Prime Minister's Cyber Security adviser dicusses the key lessons learnt from the August shutdown of the 2016 eCensus web site. 

Briefing paper
28 November 2016

The research examined the impact of programs providing social housing with support for people experiencing homelessness under the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH).

Article
28 November 2016

Short commentary article summarizing findings and policy implications of a research paper on threats to access to, and utilisation of, paid holiday leave in Australian employment.

Report
27 November 2016

Discusses the state of regional cooperative affairs in the Pacific Islands, particularly with respect to fisheries.