Publisher
14

Pageview Total: 534

Blog post

31 Aug 2017

One year and one day after a new parliament sits, the AEC calculates the number of seats each state is entitled to. It does this by summing state populations, dividing that number by the number of members for the states (as stated in s24 of the Constitution), and then dividing the population of...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Blog post

03 Aug 2017

The latest results of the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey were released in a report published on 2 August 2017. The results relate to data collected from 2001 to 2015.

HILDA is a nationally representative longitudinal study of Australian households funded...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Blog post

28 Mar 2017

This year is shaping up as a big year for Australian foreign policy. This FlagPost highlights some of the key milestones expected over the coming months.

The centrepiece of the Australian Government’s foreign policy agenda in 2017 will be a new white paper that will ‘provide a...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Blog post

26 Aug 2016

This blog post argues that previous reforms of the income support system, coupled with a stable unemployment rate, have been successful in reducing dependence on welfare for the working age population.

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Commentary

Article

07 Aug 2015

As a new key plank in its economic statecraft, China has determined that it will shift much of its labour-intensive industry offshore to relieve saturated domestic markets, allow the manufacturers to avail themselves of cheaper labour in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa, bring the ...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Commentary

Article

11 May 2015

Russian engagement with Southeast Asia is certainly not a new phenomenon, with Presidents Putin and Medvedev clearly pursuing Asia-oriented foreign policies since the late 1990s. Recent efforts to expand relations with China have been teamed with attempts to expand links with Southeast Asia and...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Commentary

Article

26 Feb 2015

On 28 October 2014, just three weeks before Prime Minister Abbott and PRC President Xi Jinping signed an agreement in Hobart promising  ‘increased collaboration in Antarctic science’,  the Chinese official newsagency Xinhua announced that China would be establishing the first Antarctic base...

Article

19 Jan 2015

Outlines which OECD countries include or exclude food, health, education and financial services from their respective consumption taxes, along with various countries’ general consumption tax rate.

Introduction

At the time the Goods and Services Tax was introduced,...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Commentary

Article

24 Nov 2014

In September 2014, Education Minister Christopher Pyne delivered a talk entitled China and Australia— Our Valued Education Relationship  at Peking University’s Australian Studies Centre. The speech touched on many issues, and was largely uncontentious. However, one particular paragraph is...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Commentary

Article

16 Sep 2014

Bilateral discussions during the Prime Minister’s recent flying visit to Malaysia apparently centred on the two Malaysian Airlines flights—MH370 and MH17—...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s):