Items authored

Research report

15 Aug 2008

The Census collects data on a broad range of social and economic measures of the Australian population. While it is possible to compare electoral divisions on individual census data items, it is often more useful to compare divisions on the basis of a summary of...

Research report

13 Aug 2008

As the People’s Republic of China continues to develop as the subject of intense economic, political and cultural interest, this study examines the place ‘China’ has held in the parliamentary imagination by exploring the history of the Australian parliament’s dealings with China. The monograph’s period...

Research report

13 Aug 2008

Recent calls for increased Commonwealth funding for dental services have been made in the midst of reports of long waiting lists and emerging evidence that poorer dental health is associated with lower socio-economic status. Although the National Oral Health Plan calls for action on dental...

Research report

25 Jun 2008

The paper focuses on the background to, and provisions of the Workplace Relations Act 1996 relating to industrial action. It examines:

• the benefits of collective bargaining • the role of a right to strike in voluntary collective bargaining systems • recognition of the...

Research report

1 Apr 2008

The aim of this paper is to present an overview of the Australian natural gas sector and outline some recent important developments. It also expands on and updates earlier work by the Parliamentary Library on this topic.

The paper looks at characteristics of natural...

Items published

Guide

14 Jul 2017

This quick guide summarises the history of the concept of an Australian department of homeland security since 2001.

Research report

12 Jul 2017

This new edition of 'That’s it - I’m Leaving' brings the coverage of ministerial departures up to early-2017, encompassing the last 25 years of departures since the last edition was published in 1992.

Guide

10 Jul 2017

This guide looks at the Australian federal political funding and disclosure system.

Statistics

7 Jul 2017

Provides tables and charts for a broad range of social, demographic and economic indicators across all Australian states and territories, and compares these to Australian averages.

Research report

6 Jul 2017

This paper provides tables and charts for a broad range of social, demographic and economic indicators across all Australian states and territories, and compares these with Australian averages.

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