28 February 2013 | The online presence of tertiary libraries is becoming increasingly important, however, research suggests that library websites are being shunned in favour of commercial search engines. Some scholars attribute this to poor website design.
20 June 2013 | The thesis investigates the impact caused by urban development on the environment. In addition, the thesis proposes and tests a methodology and a prototype tool for assessing the environmental performance of urban environments.
20 June 2013 | Examining the ways in which clients and workers engage with the Internet, this investigation into the online male sex trade in Melbourne explores the Internet's rise in popularity as a marketplace for male sex workers, as well as the effect(s) of this new domain upon workers and their professional encounters.
20 June 2013 | In order to assess the broader economic, social and environmental benefits arising from all elements of government research investment, in this case those benefits arising from university-based research, this paper has been prepared for stakeholder consultation.
19 April 2013 | This paper presents ideas for how the craft based knowledge embedded in both the practices of gardening and fashion might amalgamate through the gleaning activities playing out within the studio.
19 June 2013 | Focusing on the Occupy Auckland and its ancillaries as the unit of analysis, this thesis explores the ways in which information technology is being used to engage people in social movements.
31 December 2012 | Developers of this report worked with government departments, academic experts, and funding agencies and representatives from all four nations in the UK to examine the best procedures and mechanisms to make administrative data available for research safely.
19 June 2013 | This study sought to generate data on two areas of terrorist attack prevention: the detection of terrorists before they are able to carry out an attack; and predicting likely targets of a terrorist attack.
18 June 2013 | This audit assessed the effectiveness of the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre's (AUSTRAC) arrangements for processing financial intelligence, to assist domestic partner agencies and international counterparts in their operations and investigations.
18 June 2013 | The Australasian Consumer Fraud Task Force has conducted a range of fraud prevention and awareness raising activities since 2006. This report presents the results of the 2012 online consumer fraud survey.
18 June 2013 | This publication presents results from a survey of businesses mainly engaged in film and video production and post-production services and a census of businesses mainly engaged in television broadcasting, television channel provision and digital game development.
14 June 2013 | In Australia and internationally, there is strong interest in the role of ‘cultural’ and ‘creative’ activity in the economy. This paper discusses the feasibility of developing economic measures for these activities.
27 March 2013 | This guide explains open educational resources (OER) and the benefits that creating, sharing and using OER can provide.Open educational resources (OER) are learning and teaching materials, freely available online for anyone to use. Examples include full courses, course modules, lectures, games, teaching materials and assignments. They can take the form of text, images, audio, video and may even be interactive.
21 March 2012 | Developed by the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) and the Internet Society of Australia (ISOC-AU) and now updated for 2012, this guide is designed to offer all Australians information about the National Broadband Network.
29 May 2013 | The Victorian Parliament's law reform committee has recommended major changes to laws around the practice of sexting, to avoid teenagers who send an explicit picture of themselves being placed on the child sex offender register.
26 May 2013 | This program looks at the history of four ‘future’ cities; examines the role of the suburb in the 21st century; and hears from architect Joyce Hsiang, the co-creator of the incredibly ambitious City of 7 Billion Project.
22 April 2013 | One of the leading fields of innovation in Australia has been the creative sector—advertising, architecture, film, TV, newspapers, software and digital content et cetera. Yet the innovation has largely been hidden from the public eye. That is, until now.