Latest Research

The first step to Australia regaining momentum for broad-based economic reform is better understanding what the community really cares about. CEDA commissioned this research to understand Australian public perceptions of and attitudes to growth and economic development, and what they think the important issues are for their future and for the future of the nation.

Research report
25 Jun 2018

This report outlines the results of a BETA and Department of Health trial that tested the impact of personalised letters from Australia’s Chief Medical Officer to high-prescribing GPs, prompting them to consider reducing antibiotic prescribing where appropriate and safe.

Report
25 Jun 2018

People in positions of authority at Puffing Billy and other Victorian railway groups protected the reputation of their organisations at the expense of children who were sexually abused, the Victorian Ombudsman has found.

Report
25 Jun 2018

This advisory report examined the Bill to strengthen the transparency of foreign influence in Australia’s political and government decision making.

Report
25 Jun 2018

Alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services across Australia provide a broad range of treatment services and support to people using drugs, and to their families and friends. This report presents information for 2016–17 about publicly funded AOD treatment service agencies, the people they treat, and the treatment provided.

Research report
22 Jun 2018

BETA partnered with the Department of Social Services (DSS) to develop and tests ways to encourage greater survey completion rates. DSS conducts a survey seeking client feedback on the outcomes they have experienced as a result of services delivered by grant funded organisations.

Report
22 Jun 2018

This report identifies areas for improvement in Victoria Police’s internal investigations of serious complaints concerning allegations, such as corruption and assault made about its officers.

Report
22 Jun 2018

BETA partnered with the Australian Tax Office to design and test behaviourally informed methods of communications aimed at improving compliance among businesses in the Deferred GST Scheme.

Report
22 Jun 2018