Research

21 August 2014

Using examples from Canada, Sweden, Belgium and the Gaza Strip, this paper offers policy-makers the chance to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to child protection, and how these examples might be used to inspire improvements within the Australian context.

21 August 2014

Under Federal Government budget proposals there will be a mass mobilisation of Australia’s jobseekers into Work for the Dole schemes. This resource looks at how unemployed people in Tasmania will be affected.

21 August 2014

Under proposed budget changes unemployed people under 30 years of age will lose income support for six months of the year. This resource looks at how Tasmanian young people will be affected.

21 August 2014

Examines key trends, significant challenges, and emerging technologies for their potential impact on academic and research libraries worldwide

21 August 2014

Substantial mortality inequalities exist in the Australian population, in terms of overall mortality, and for most leading causes of death, and these inequalities are long-standing.

20 August 2014

Provides rankings for the liveability of 140 cities worldwide. The top ten liveable cities include Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Perth and Auckland.

20 August 2014

Measures changes in job vacancies in New Zealand advertised on the two main internet job boards – SEEK and Trade Me Jobs. The trend series is used as it reduces the month-to-month volatility.

20 August 2014

This report shows that over 1 million people are living in private rental accommodation in Victoria. These tenants occupy around a quarter of all households across the state.

20 August 2014

Examines whether school characteristics can influence the emotional and cognitive engagement of 15-year-olds with school.

20 August 2014

This annotated bibliography aims to summarise many of the themes to which Jon Altman, foundation director of the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, has dedicated his career to date.