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The Australia Institute

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TAI

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09 Oct 2017

Most Australians support a Clean Energy Target and they want it to build renewables, including most voters for the Coalition and One Nation, according to this polling.The Australia Institute surveyed 1,421 Australians in September 2017 about whether they supported a new Clean Energy Target....

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03 Oct 2017

The Australia Institute regularly conducts polling on a range of public policy issues. The Australia Institute surveyed 1,421 Australians between 17 and 26 September 2017 about whether they support or oppose their state government implementing a moratorium on fracking for gas and an increased...

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18 Sep 2017

While Tasmania’s unemployment rate sits at around the national average at 5.6% the survey results have revealed that underemployment is a critical issue for many Tasmanian workers.

The importance of underemployment is being increasingly recognised as a vital part of the unemployment...

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11 Jul 2017

The Australia Institute today released the results of the Fitzgerald Principles survey of parliamentarians’ principles of good governance.

The survey, which asks parliamentarians a range of questions on acting with integrity, is based on principles outlined by the Hon Tony Fitzgerald AC...

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18 May 2017

New polling from The Australia Institute shows the majority of Australians think US President Donald Trump will not honour a deal to take refugees from Manus Island and Nauru to be resettled in the United States.

Half of respondents (51%) disagreed with the statement ‘Donald Trump...

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04 Oct 2016

Between 16 Sept and 28 Sept 2016, the Australia Institute conducted a national survey of 1443 people selected to form a representative sample by gender, age and state. Results are shown here by gender, location, House of Representatives voting intention and income. Options were presented in...

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29 Jun 2016

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The Australia Institute commissioned polling on a number of issues relating to refugee issues. In brief: 

-          61% said that Australia should accept New Zealand’s offer to take 150 refugees from Manus Island and Nauru. This included 58% of Coalition...

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31 Mar 2016

This resource shows the statistics of a poll completed in the South Australian, Indi and New England seats on the current Australian asylum seeker policy.

New state-wide ReachTEL polling in South Australia and in the seats of New England and Indi on refugee policy shows most voters do not...

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18 Dec 2015

Key Liberal and National party electorates back a switch to 100% renewables by 2030 and a global moratorium on new coal mines, according to ReachTEL polling commissioned by The Australia Institute. 

A moratorium on new coal mines received between 50-57% support with opposition to the...

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06 Aug 2003

With the third round of trade negotiations currently underway, this paper explores possible consequences of relaxing pharmaceutical-pricing regulations. At a time when many countries are struggling with rising pharmaceutical costs, the ability of the PBS to control the price Australia pays for...

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19 Oct 2017

The Minerals Council of Australia featured in 1,594 Australian news stories in the last year mentioning coal. This was three times more than iron ore, far more than any other mineral.

Yet only 16 of the MCA’s 45 members mine coal at all. Just 3 are entirely focused on thermal coal. The...

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12 Oct 2017

Governments around the world offer incentives to support electric vehicles. Australia does not. This paper examines how we can boost electric vehicle sales – in four proven, low-cost ways.There is a race to transition the world’s massive car fleet to electric vehicles and Australia is falling...

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09 Oct 2017

Most Australians support a Clean Energy Target and they want it to build renewables, including most voters for the Coalition and One Nation, according to this polling.The Australia Institute surveyed 1,421 Australians in September 2017 about whether they supported a new Clean Energy Target....

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03 Oct 2017

The Australia Institute regularly conducts polling on a range of public policy issues. The Australia Institute surveyed 1,421 Australians between 17 and 26 September 2017 about whether they support or oppose their state government implementing a moratorium on fracking for gas and an increased...

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28 Sep 2017

The Emissions Audit tracks Australia’s emissions of greenhouse gases from the combustion of fossil fuels – this issue contains data up to the end of June 2017. The Emissions Audit will therefore give readers the most up to date possible advice on how Australia is tracking towards meeting its...

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26 Sep 2017

With the Tasmanian Joint Select Committee on Future Gaming Markets considering the future of poker machines in Tasmania, community pressure is growing for poker machines to be banned from hotels and clubs, limiting...

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25 Sep 2017

Under the Abbott Government, Australia signed the Paris climate agreement, committing to reduce carbon emissions by 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2030. The electricity sector will play a significant role in meeting these targets, as it accounts for 35% of the country’s total emissions.

A...

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21 Sep 2017

On July 20, 2017, the federal government released plans to reduce protection of Australia’s marine environment. 40 million hectares of highly protected sanctuary areas could be removed from the country’s network of Commonwealth marine parks, an area twice the size of Victoria.

In the...

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18 Sep 2017

While Tasmania’s unemployment rate sits at around the national average at 5.6% the survey results have revealed that underemployment is a critical issue for many Tasmanian workers.

The importance of underemployment is being increasingly recognised as a vital part of the unemployment...

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12 Sep 2017

Thanks to its compact geography, Tasmania would encourage people to purchase electric vehicles by providing even just a handful of public vehicle charging stations. This paper explores two options for providing coverage to a large part or most of the state, with three or six charging stations....

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South Australian, Indi and New England voters oppose current asylum seeker policy, support resettlement of refugees

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Manufacturing (still) matters: Why the decline of Australian manufacturing is not inevitable, and what government can do about it

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Jobs and growth ... and a few hard numbers: a scorecard on economic policy and economic performance

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Is the 'great Aussie holiday' disappearing?

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Hard to get away: is the paid holiday under threat in Australia?

15 Nov 2016

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Economic aspects of paid domestic violence leave provisions

22 Dec 2016

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A "transition" to nowhere: on the impossibility of avoiding the social costs of reduced penalty rates

23 Mar 2017

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Tip of the iceberg: weekend work and penalty pay in 108 Australian industries

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Manufacturing: a moment of opportunity

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