The committee considers that this inquiry into the Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill provides an opportunity to consider much of this evidence in a more collegiate and coordinated manner and to identify where there may be areas of agreement, and to better understand and narrow those areas where there are differences of approach.
This ninth Closing the Gap report showcases real successes being achieved at a local level across the country, and outlines how we, as a nation, are meeting our responsibilities in improving outcomes for Indigenous Australians.
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 truth to power’) or cooperation (‘winning friends...
Australia’s Social Pulse measures changes over time in key social indicators across a range of domains. It also uses statistical analysis to investigate associations between outcomes and community, household, and individual characteristics to provide an in-depth understanding of the nation’s social pulse.
This report investigated ways to boost the supply of affordable rental housing through innovative financing models. It found that a 'bond aggregator model’ offers the best chance of facilitating institutional investment into affordable housing.
The Southgate Digital Equity Tool has been developed to assist policy makers and practitioners in making informed decisions about the way they engage consumers in services and programs in the digital era.
The Australian economy has weathered the storm that followed the global financial crisis (GFC) better than most other OECD countries. The reasons for this are complex, although the fiscal stimulus measures introduced by the federal government in 2008 and 2009 boosted domestic consumption and...