John Phillimore

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13 Apr 2018

This report examines the way in which the organisation of work is changing – from workforces to workplaces – and the implications of these changes for Australia. With alternative forms of employment, freelancing, and the gig economy on the rise, the traditional notion of holding...


23 Jan 2017

Summary Four international studies have found that the youngest children in a school class are more likely than their class- mates to receive pharmacological treatment for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We investigated whether this late birth date effect applies to children in Western Australia....

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20 Sep 2012

This article reviews the Australian evidence concerning interventions in early childhood aimed at promoting children’s psychological well-being and preventing social and psychological dysfunction in later life. Two kinds of research are surveyed. One is the Australian social science literature that has emerged in the last...


28 Feb 2011

Australia’s student visa system is more complex, more costly and more prescriptive than its international competitors, threatening to permanently derail the nation’s 3rd largest export industry unless urgent action is taken by Government to simplify the current system.

Research released by the...


26 Sep 2010

This report argues that economic output associated with Australia's third largest export industry will shrink by as much as $600 million in 2011 and by $1.2 billion to 2012, unless urgent action is taken on pressing policy concerns.

The report, commissioned by the ATN...

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