Latest Research

21 Sep 2017

This policy brief first explains the challenges related to Chinese international students and then specifies policy recommendations to deal with these concerns.
Briefing paper

21 Sep 2017

This report describes trends in cardiovascular disease death rates by age group using the latest available data.
Report

21 Sep 2017

This report highlights the varying roles and levels of engagement that councils play in regards to leadership, organisation and delivery of local and regional economic development in Australia.
Research report

21 Sep 2017

This report contains sixteen recommendations to improve the effectiveness of Victoria’s key legislation and related powers and procedures to prevent, monitor, investigate and respond to terrorism.
Report

21 Sep 2017

This project analysed the role of building and planning policy and regulations in delivering sustainable buildings and cities. It reviews policy and best practice, analyses VCAT data and cases, and draws on focus group results.
Research report

21 Sep 2017

This poll found that most Australians expect batteries, which store renewable electricity, to be a key foundation for affordable, reliable energy.
Survey
Report

20 Sep 2017

This paper provides a summary of Australia’s military operations in Syria and an overview of key associated issues, particularly those relevant to the Parliament. Many of these matters are also relevant to the conduct of operations in Iraq, but this paper does not specifically address Australia’s...
Research report

20 Sep 2017

This working paper is the first publication from a project looking at the role of vocational education and training (VET) in supporting the growing need for digital skills in the Australian workforce.
Working paper