Latest Research

The Australian government recently delivered its first Voluntary National Review on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. ASAP Oceania has coordinated experts on several aspects of poverty to write brief, accessible responses to what the government writes about poverty (understood in a broad, multi-dimensional sense) in this review.

Research report
17 Oct 2018

Carers report that the provision of care can be very stressful. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2012 data reveals that 50% of primary carers identified that caring has one or more negative impacts on their physical or emotional wellbeing.

Discussion paper
17 Oct 2018

The renewable energy boom is accelerating in Australia, and across the world. In the absence of any meaningful Commonwealth government leadership, state and territory governments are leading Australia’s electricity transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy and storage.

Research report
16 Oct 2018

This research report presents findings about how a sample of U.S. college students gather information and engage with news in the digital age.

Research report
16 Oct 2018

Pet owners have high expectations regarding the quality of domestic and imported pet food that they purchase.

Research report
16 Oct 2018

This report presents information on people aged 10–17 who were in the child protection system and under youth justice supervision from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2017. 

Research report
16 Oct 2018

The MHR (My Health Records) Act establishes a complex regulatory framework for the use, collection and disclosure of the health information included in a healthcare recipient’s My Health Record.

Briefing paper
16 Oct 2018

This report documents the findings from a recent study of the road safety experiences of people who are blind or have low vision. It outlines a range of recommendations to enhance road safety for blind or low vision pedestrians. It is likely that these same recommendations will also positively influence the safety of the broader pedestrian population.

Research report
15 Oct 2018