Topic Guides

1 July 2014

Property damage is the intentional ‘destruction or defacement of public, commercial and private property’. This handbook has been developed to help guide project managers through the stages of planning, implementing and evaluating a crime prevention project to reduce property damage offences in their local community.

26 June 2014

This better practice guide replaces the Australian National Audit Office’s earlier guide for public sector governance. This guide’s substantially revised content reinforces the fundamental elements required for good governance and builds on them to address contemporary governance issues and challenges.

24 June 2014

This guide draws together information about women who have held leadership positions in Australia from Federation to May 2014.

21 June 2014

This resource aims to assist councils assess the services they provide for local communities.

19 June 2014

Provides links to Australian Government organisations responsible for the arts and culture, state and territory government websites, regional arts websites, non-government organisations websites and international organisations.

16 June 2014

This web resource provides quick and free online access to a comprehensive collection of relevant, evidence-based, current and culturally appropriate alcohol and other drug (AOD) knowledge-support and decision-support materials and information for individuals, communities, practitioners and policy makers in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population.

20 May 2014

Provides links to key resources for Indigenous affairs in Australia, including information on 'Closing the Gap' agreements, funding, geography, and government agencies.

24 April 2014

Mutual trust built between major fire events creates better communication between communities and fire management agencies, whereas mistrust creates active barriers, according to this international study that included major bushfire events in Victoria.

16 April 2014

This resource provides a brief overview of research literature on the use of corporal punishment towards children and the legal landscape regarding corporal punishment as a means of disciplining children in Australia.

11 April 2014

The Well Child / Tamariki Ora programme is a package of health services offered to all New Zealand families and whānau for children from birth to years years. The Handbook helps and supports all providers who deliver Well Child / Tamariki Ora services.