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Tony Kryger

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Parliamentary Library (Australia)

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17 Jul 2009

Using the latest available data published by the Australian Taxation Office for the 2006–07 income year, this background note looks at levels of philanthropy, or more specifically, tax deductible giving in Australia.

The note focuses in particular on how levels of giving,...

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13 Jul 2009

This research paper on foreign debt is the fourth update of a Parliamentary Library paper originally published in September 1989.

The objectives of the paper are to provide statistical information on:

  • the levels of gross and net foreign debt;
  • comparisons
  • ...
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03 Apr 2009

This paper provides 2006 estimates, for each Commonwealth Electoral Division, of the number of persons living in poverty and the proportion which this represents of the total population. The estimates were derived from synthetic small area data produced by the National Centre for Social and...

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25 Feb 2009

The Australian economy performed well in 2007–08, maintaining a trend that has continued over a number of years. Despite the strong performance overall, however, there remains considerable divergence between the states and territories. Generally speaking, Western Australia, Queensland and the...

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13 Feb 2009

Around 70 per cent of Australian households own or are purchasing their home. The rate of home ownership has remained remarkably stable at this level for over four decades according to data collected by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in its Census of Population and Housing and its Survey of...

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18 Dec 2007

This paper presents a number of tables and charts that allow comparisons to be made between individual Australian states and territories in terms of their performance across a wide range of social and economic indicators. Each table has data for the last five years, while each chart presents...

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13 Aug 2007

This research paper summarises the performance of the economy during each administration from Whitlam through to Howard by providing period averages across a range of economic indicators. Though this approach has its limitations, it provides a useful overview and means of comparing the different...

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06 Oct 2006

House prices in Australia have risen substantially over the past 20 years, far outpacing the growth in inflation, average earnings and household income. Nationally, there are four main measures of established house prices—those produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), the Real...

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30 Mar 2006

The public sector’s share of total employment fell from 26 per cent in 1984 to 16 per cent in 2005, amounting to 940,000 fewer jobs in the public sector. While all levels of government have lost employment share, the Commonwealth is the only sector to have also experienced a decline in absolute...

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01 Nov 2005

In 2004-05, Australia had an average annual unemployment rate of 5.3 per cent, the lowest rate in 28 years. Despite a low rate of general unemployment, there are still many groups in the community for whom the unemployment rate is well into double digits, or more than twice the average rate....

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