University of Adelaide


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28 Jan 2016


In 2010, 55% of 6-year-olds had experienced decay in their baby (deciduous) teeth and 48% of 12-year-olds had experienced decay in their permanent teeth. These data do not include data for New South Wales or Victoria.

In 2013, 16% of adults...

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6 Oct 2015


Significant controversy surrounds the impact of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) in a number of areas. This report focuses on two of these areas by examining the ChAFTA’s provisions on labour mobility.

The first area of controversy is whether the...


14 Dec 2011

Figures and statistics on migration from the Netherlands to Australia prove the existence of a large community with Dutch heritage currently living in Australia. Who and where they are however, is a lot more difficult to determine.

In general, the Dutch have shown an...


A report prepared for Troy Bell MP - Member for the Mt Gambier
10 Nov 2010

This report reviews the benefits and consequences of several electoral systems and how they may function in South Australia.


7 Aug 2006

The primary aim of the Energy Efficiency Program for Low Income Households is to reduce financial hardship faced by low-income households as a result of rising energy costs. The program seeks to achieve its objectives through the delivery of energy efficiency services in collaboration with...


29 Oct 2004

Longer working hours, the casualisation of the workforce, declining birth rates, parental leave, the 'mummy track', the success or failure of feminism - the levels of passion, vitriol, despair and guilt these subjects engender attest to the importance Australians place on them. In this new...

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Discussion paper

9 Aug 2018

The councils of the University of Adelaide and University of South Australia have agreed to formally consider the merits of the creation of a new university through a merger of the two institutions. This discussion paper sets out preliminary insights into the potential opportunities and...


19 Jun 2018

For industries to adopt innovations and for research to have an impact, there must be significant shifts in people’s behaviours, their perceptions, and the ways communities engage with research. These activities are the research focus of the humanities, arts, and social sciences (HASS) disciplines.

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018

Vacant buildings have become a frequently discussed issue in South Australia (SA) and beyond. Strategies to deal with existing building under-occupancy are being proposed at local and state government levels. One such strategy being currently promoted is adaptive reuse (AR) or change-of-use conversion of existing...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018

Thermally uncomfortable outdoor environments can significantly affect liveability of cities. Australia is likely to experience between 0.6 °C and 3.8 °C increase in temperature by the end of the 21st century. In warmer climates, increased demand for indoor air-conditioning results in higher energy demand and...


12 Apr 2018

This research shows Mission Australia’s Flexible Learning Options (FLO) program in South Australia not only successfully re-engages hundreds of disadvantaged high school students with learning, but also has a significant transformative and potentially life-saving impact on young people who are facing a range of complex...