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Briefing paper

21 Aug 2017

On 8 June 2017, 24 representatives from resident advocacy groups, universities, industry, ombudsman schemes, government agencies and regulators met in Melbourne at an Experts’ Forum to discuss the future of retirement housing regulation in Victoria.

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Research report

03 Sep 2014

This paper sets out sets out the steps for Australia to take to ensure that ageing is an asset, not a liability.

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Report

20 Jul 2017

Universal superannuation is a vital part of a system designed to give Australians a decent standard of living in retirement. But for millions of women, superannuation is failing. In a significant research collaboration, Per Capita and the Australian Services Union have sought to lift the lid on...

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Policy report

18 Jul 2017

Australia, along with the other developed economies, is grappling with the implications of an ageing population. Concerns about increasing welfare costs and shortfalls of labour supply have brought with them calls to prolong working lives. However, current public policy is inadequate if the...

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Survey

12 Jun 2017

This is the seventh Per Capita Tax Survey, which has been conducted annually since 2010, with the exception of 2013.

The Survey provides a snapshot of the Australian public’s attitudes towards taxation and public expenditure, and a long-term view of trends in public sensibility towards...

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Research report

14 Sep 2016

This report examines the adequacy of the Age Pension both qualitatively, through focus groups and town meetings, and quantitatively, through analysis of social survey data. Methodology included quantitative analysis provided by the HILDA (Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia) survey...

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Research report

29 Apr 2016

The results of this year’s Survey can be organised into four main groups.  Firstly, the public believes we have a revenue problem rather than a spending one.  We need to fund more spending rather than cutting our spending to match our revenue capacity.  Overwhelmingly the public says they wish...

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Discussion paper

05 Apr 2016

This discussion paper emerges from a series of events held by Per Capita with Melody Barnes in February 2016.

Melody Barnes served as Assistant to US President Obama and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council from 2009 to January 2012. Ms Barnes is now the Chair of the Aspen...

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Research report

04 Mar 2016

Executive summary

Consolidation via absorptions and amalgamations has been a common response to situations of crisis for unions across the developed world.

While the case for consolidation is intuitively strong, as a strategy to rebuild or maintain the power of...

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Research report

09 Jun 2015

Executive Summary : Australia has witnessed a remarkable shift in public attitudes to public spending and tax over the last two years. We no longer feel overtaxed. We want more spent on public services, especially health and education, and we are willing to pay more tax to...

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Research report

30 Apr 2015

Population, participation and productivity. These are the ‘three Ps’ which feature in Australia’s intergenerational reports as the means to ameliorate the negative economic implications of an ageing society.

The 2015 Intergenerational Report (IGR) invoked the three Ps as a means to...

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Research report

21 Apr 2015

Explores what has driven rising wages growth, why the gains were more fairly distributed, why it’s come to a halt, and what we can do about it.

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