Politics & Social Issues

Research
26 March 2015

Queensland's population growth has slowed to its lowest rate in 15 years, according to this report.

Research
26 March 2015

This exploratory study is the first time that the point of view of primary schools and their day-to-day experiences of dealing with student homelessness have been investigated.

Research
26 March 2015

Australia has the fastest population growth of major developed countries, and projections show a reduced infrastructure spend per capita, putting huge pressure on major cities.

Research
25 March 2015

This report is intended to provide a concise understanding of the nature of organised criminal involvement in the Australian methylamphetamine market.

Research
25 March 2015

This paper argues argue that any failure to pay proper, high-level attention to the current international climate change negotiations raises several risks to Australia's national interest.

Research
24 March 2015

This inquiry, coinciding with the inquiry into mandatory data retention, examined the need for comprehensive reform of the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 in light of...

Research
23 March 2015

These two papers examine the central role that cybercrime plays in modern society and how technological developments create new opportunities for criminals to exploit.

Research
20 March 2015

This paper presents a series of posts on the fraught relationship between Australia and Indonesia.

Commentary
20 March 2015

Donated breast milk is a scarce resource. Would paying mothers make it more available?

Research
19 March 2015

This report argues that, despite the best intentions of their respective Prime Ministers, any enhancement of the Indo-Australian relationship depends for the most part on India’s domestic agenda...