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The Australia Institute

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TAI

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Survey

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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Survey

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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Survey

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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Statistics

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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Survey

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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Survey

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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Working paper

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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Discussion paper

14 Aug 2017

No federal agency has the investigative powers or jurisdiction to expose corrupt conduct in the federal government and public sector.

A federal anti-corruption commission would fill the gaps in our integrity system and increase public trust in government. No federal agency has the...

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Briefing paper

04 Aug 2017

It is not inevitable that people will learn from history. It is not even inevitable that those who are willing to learn from history learn the right lessons. Which is why, as we approach 10 years since the global financial crisis (GFC) it is important to be clear eyed about what happened in our...

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Discussion paper

28 Jul 2017

Australian governments have been trying to develop northern Australia for a long time, with the latest policy papers and Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility just the most recent in a long tradition of generally unsuccessful attempts to entice more people to the continent’s north with the...

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Report

21 Jul 2017

Evidence from Australian state based anti-corruption commissions show that the ability to hold public hearings have been critical to their success. Bodies that have regular public hearings as part of their investigations, such as NSW ICAC, are much more effective in investigating and exposing...

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Discussion paper

21 Jul 2017

This report, by The Australia Institute’s Senior Research Fellow, David Richardson, shows that, according to ATO data, the equivalent of 21.6 per cent of Australia’s national income was run through a trust.

The latest ATO figures show there are 823,448 trusts with assets of $3.1 trillion...

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Briefing paper

21 Jul 2017

This Australia Institute report exposes the systemic failure of the ACT's primary education system and offers recommendations on how to rejuvenate the sector.

The report compared the NAPLAN results of twenty-four high socio-economic primary schools in the ACT between 2008 and 2016 and...

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Research report

17 Jul 2017

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Resource analysts Wood Mackenzie were commissioned by the Port of Newcastle to estimate the impact of Galilee Basin mines on the coal price and volumes produced by mines in the Hunter Valley and parts of Queensland.

Based on Wood Mackenzie’s analysis, the...

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Discussion paper

17 Jul 2017

A new report from Hobart-based think tank, The Australia Institute Tasmania, has found that previous estimates of the impact of phasing out poker machines on employment are inconsistent with recent Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data.   

ABS data suggests gambling employment in...

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Policy report

13 Jul 2017

Australian governments are proposing to fund and build billions of dollars’ worth of new electricity generation capacity as the solution to our energy security crisis

Regardless of whether investments like Snowy 2.0 or ideas for ‘clean’ coal power stations go ahead, these supply-side...

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Report

12 Jul 2017

The Australia Institute has released the Electricity Update of the National Energy Emissions Audit (The Audit*) for July 2017.

The report, by renowned energy analyst Dr Hugh Saddler, reveals...

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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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Beyond belief: construction labour and the cost of housing in Australia

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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?

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Economic aspects of paid domestic violence leave provisions

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

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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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