Latest Research

This review contains the Productivity Commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian government assistance to industry. This year's review also explores how Australia should best respond to the USA using its leverage to protect their domestic industries.

Report
26 Apr 2018

This FACSIAR Evidence to Action note introduces the FACS Entity Database, how it was created, what it includes and how it can be used by FACS and our partners.

Briefing paper
26 Apr 2018

This report presents the results of the ACCC's price, financial reporting and quality of service monitoring for aeronautical services and car parking for Brisbane, Melbourne (Tullamarine), Perth and Sydney (Kingsford-Smith) airports for the 2016-17 financial year

Report
26 Apr 2018

Negotiating guilty pleas (‘plea bargaining’) is a central element of criminal justice processes in Australia, yet little is known outside the legal community about the frequency and outcomes of plea negotiations.

Research report
26 Apr 2018

The Internet Health Report is about the human experience of the Internet. It is an independent, open source compilation of data, research and stories that show how the Internet evolves each year across five issues.

Research report
25 Apr 2018

In recent decades, there has been a shift to later childbearing in high-income countries. There is limited, large-scale evidence, of the relationship between maternal age and child outcomes beyond the perinatal period. The objective of this study is to quantify a child’s risk of developmental vulnerability at age five, according to their mother’s age at childbirth.

Journal article
24 Apr 2018

This report outlines how more than one million hectares of woody vegetation, an area more than seven times larger than the size of Queensland’s capital, has been cleared between 2012-13 and 2015-16.

Report
24 Apr 2018

The purpose of this research was to calculate the total net cost of pathways through imprisonment and community corrections in Victoria, taking into account a range of direct and indirect costs and savings associated with a matched cohort of prisoners and offenders.

Research report
24 Apr 2018