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Research report

13 Oct 2008

The enactment of the Workplace Relations Amendment (Work Choices) Act 2005 significantly altered the framework of federal and state awards which previously constituted the award safety net, in part, supplementing these through the introduction of the Australian Fair Pay and Conditions Standard. Work Choices amended...

Research report

9 Oct 2008

ASEAN is the most prominent regional cooperation group in East Asia. Australia has had a multilateral relationship with ASEAN since 1974. In July 2008 Australia appointed an Ambassador specifically to ASEAN and in August together with New Zealand signed a free trade agreement with ASEAN....

Research report

26 Sep 2008

This paper attempts to identify Commonwealth expenditure in the area of Indigenous affairs over the 40 years from 1968 to 2008 and to plot that expenditure by agency. It analyses trends in both the nominal and real expenditure, in the expenditure as a percentage of...

Research report

24 Sep 2008

This report outlines the provisions of a Bill to modify the existing framework for the introduction of digital radio.The Bill modifiies existing framework for the introduction of digital radio so that:

the deadline for commercial broadcasters to commence digital radio services in the mainland...

Research report

23 Sep 2008

The technology is already available for generating reliable continuous electrical power from some renewables (eg. biomass). However, the current power capacity is small. Further development in the renewables sector is required before any significant level of substitution of coal-fired power can take place. Research and...

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Research report

18 Sep 2017

Provides an overview of the 2017 Western Australia state election, including the impact of the 2015 redistribution.

Research report

18 Sep 2017

This research paper provides an overview of significant developments in refugee law and policy during the period 18 September 2013 to 2 July 2016 (the Coalition Government’s first term in office).

Briefing paper

1 Sep 2017

This 'Bills Digest' looks at the Turnbull Government’s announcement on 20 April 2017, regarding a series of changes to citizenship policy with the intention to ‘strengthen citizenship’.

Guide

18 Aug 2017

This quick guide provides an update on Australian government measures and funding for countering violent extremism (CVE).

Research report

16 Aug 2017

This paper assesses the effectiveness of the Australian Parliament and its supporting agencies in conducting oversight of major defence procurements in comparison with other nations, using the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) procurement as a case study.

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