04 March 2014 | Exploring the relationship between parenting, work and the gender pay gap, this paper provides insights into the ways organisations can help address the gender pay gap by supporting parents in the workforce to manage work and family commitments.
04 March 2014 | As the Indian Ocean Region continues to grow in strategic significance, the need for a region-wide multilateral organisation capable of contributing effectively to regional issues will only become more pressing.
04 March 2014 | Examining the current extent of trade between South Korea and Australia (specifically New South Wales), this paper argues that there is likely to be significant value from the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA), particularly for agricultural exporters.
26 February 2014 | This project provided policy-makers with an understanding of the complexity of property finance, its role in the supply of all housing types and tenures and the impact of the GFC on property lending.
19 February 2014 | Local council spending on renewing or replacing existing assets is not keeping pace with their rate of deterioration, finds this report, resulting in cumulative renewal gaps that grow each year.
18 February 2014 | This paper uses the 2011 Census data to quantify the impact of educational disadvantage among Indigenous Australians for labour market participation, employment and occupational destinations.
18 February 2014 | Reviewing 265 papers, this resource sheet assesses and summarises evidence on the effectiveness of programs relevant to increasing employment rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a disability.
18 February 2014 | Providing an overview of New Zealand’s people, economy, and environment, this annual publication offers a picture of life in Aotearoa and is a useful tool for people looking to learn more about the country.
15 March 2013 | Chemicals are ubiquitous in everyday life. Environmental health practitioners rely on a complex web of regulators and policy bodies to ensure the protection of public health, yet few understand the full extent of this web.
13 August 2012 | Audit Committees have an important role in the governance framework of entities by providing an independent source of assurance and advice to Chief Executives/Boards. This guide provides guidance on the operation of the Audit Committees of public sector entities.
02 December 2013 | Innovation is about much more than taking Australian inventions to market. Australia needs to capture opportunities in the global innovation system, and adopt and adapt innovations from elsewhere.
22 September 2013 | Sylvia Nasar’s Grand Pursuit traces the birth and progress of modern economics, which grew from the idea that humans are not, after all, powerless in the face of an all-determining god – that we can determine our own lives, on a society-sized scale.
21 January 2014 | The biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression has generated a surge of interest in Marx’ work. Marx scholar, David Harvey looks at the nature of capitalism and points out fundamental contradictions of capital.
The NSW Government Urban Activation Precincts program works with councils and local communities around Sydney to deliver more homes in places with access to infrastructure, transport, services and jobs.