06 December 2013 | This publication presents national statistics on prisoners who were in adult corrective services custody on 30 June 2013. These statistics describe the characteristics of prisoners, their sentence length, the most serious offence/charge for which offenders are imprisoned, and provide a basis for measuring change over time.
05 December 2013 | Information about the outcomes for students who completed their vocational education and training (VET) during 2012 is presented in this publication. The figures are derived from the Student Outcomes Survey, which focuses on students' employment outcomes and satisfaction with VET in Australia.
05 December 2013 | As we move forward into the fourth decade of land rights in the Northern Territory, it is critical that governments focus on how to facilitate thriving and sustainable Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory and respond by devising effective policy and reforms based on the evidence.
05 December 2013 | An overview of the national findings of the 2012 National Social Housing Survey was published in May 2013. This report provides further detail on national level findings, state and territory comparisons and comparisons across public housing, state owned and managed Indigenous housing, and community housing programs.
05 December 2013 | This collection of papers presents recommendations for Brisbane's G20 Summit, on the themes of development, financing for infrastructure, trade liberalisation, and the G20 finance process.
04 December 2013 | This paper outlines a range of principles and actions that the Australia Council has committed to over the next triennium to ensure people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in and contribute to the arts.
03 December 2013 | This draft report, which the Productivity Commission is seeking public comment on, argues that geographic labour mobility is helping the economy adjust to major structural change, and has enabled wealth to be spread across the country.
03 December 2013 | The findings in this paper allow policy makers around the world to gauge the knowledge and skills of students in their own countries in comparison with those in other countries, set policy targets against measurable goals achieved by other education systems, and learn from policies and practices applied elsewhere.
03 December 2013 | A comparative study of political governance frameworks for local governments across Australia, this report looks at the advantages, constraints and theoretical approaches to representative democracy across Australian local government in view of on-going reform processes.
03 December 2013 | This report on the outcomes of interviews with councillors and senior local government staff of their experience of local representation follows a review of the legal frameworks governing local democratic governance. ACELG has undertaken this work with the Victorian Local Governance Association which has a track record of working on issues of local and participatory democracy.
02 December 2013 | This report argues that the weakness of Indonesian extremists today may be propelling them toward violence as the lack of training, experience or religious credentials leaves attacks as the only way to gain legitimacy.
02 December 2013 | This report reviewed results and recommendations of a project exploring youth recidivism, examining whether youth recidivism could be analysed using data from the Juvenile Justice National Minimum Data Set.
02 December 2013 | In this paper, the risk and potential impact of tactical displacement by organised criminals is discussed with regard to the potential for increased attempts by organised crime groups to corrupt public servants.