22 May 2013 | This survey provides a snapshot of the impact of cost of living pressures and the extent of social and economic deprivation and disadvantage experienced by these individuals and their families.
20 May 2013 | Resurrection of the local economy is crucial to getting communities back on track after a natural disaster, but this is often overlooked in favour of rebuilding physical infrastructure and getting a town back to ‘normal’ although key economic drivers may have been permanently altered.
30 April 2013 |As part of a series that attempts to re-position the perceptions and contributions of older people in contemporary Australian society, this paper examines the existing models and alternatives available to older adults and looks at the sweep of historical and cultural tradition.
09 May 2013 | Agreements between the mining industry and Indigenous people are not creating sustainable economic futures for Indigenous people, according to this book which examines three mining agreements in north Australia.
09 May 2013 | The terms efficiency and effectiveness are commonly used, yet often are applied in slightly and occasionally widely different ways. This paper sets out how the Productivity Commission defines these terms along with related concepts such as cost effectiveness and productivity.
20 May 2013 | This report argues that the government would have had an additional $38 billion for last year's federal government budget had it not been for unsustainable income tax cuts that were made in the lead up to the global financial coverage.
16 May 2013 | This positioning paper is the first output of a project that aims to uncover the uses, financial costs and risks of housing equity withdrawal (HEW) via alternative mechanisms by older Australians.
17 May 2013 | This research analysed the finances of farm businesses in southwestern Australia from 2002-2011 to assess successful management capabilities, choices, and education for adapting to a changing climate.
10 May 2013 | This study finds that businesses which use ICT more intensely are more likely to undertake: innovation of all types, more types of innovation, more novel innovations; and are more likely to develop their innovations in-house.
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.
25 April 2013 | Professor Warwick J. McKibbin, ANU Chair in Public Policy, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis in the Crawford School of Public Policy, outlines some key issues in the global economy and gives insight into these questions using a global intertemporal general equilibrium model.
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.