Latest Research

In this second statistical report on sentence appeals in Victoria, the Council identifies all cases originally sentenced in the County Court and the Supreme Court between 1 July 2013 and 30 June 2014 and describes the outcomes for those cases in which the sentence was appealed and finalised between 1 July 2013 and 31 July 2016.

Research report
15 Aug 2018

This report provides estimated numbers and demographic characteristics of the Stolen Generations and descendants using a series of ABS surveys. It also presents a range of health and socioeconomic outcomes for the Stolen Generations and descendants, and differences with Indigenous and non-Indigenous comparison groups, to examine the effects of removal from families.

Research report
15 Aug 2018

While the Australian community benefits from the production of nuclear medicine and nuclear research activities, there is also a responsibility to safely manage the associated radioactive waste products from its generation. The process for finding a permanent solution for storing and disposing of Australia's radioactive waste began in the 1970s and is ongoing.

Report
14 Aug 2018

This report highlights the corruption vulnerabilities associated with employment practices across the Victorian public sector and alerts public sector agencies to opportunities to strengthen their systems and practices to mitigate those vulnerabilities.

Report
14 Aug 2018

This publication presents information on vocational education and training (VET) undertaken by school students as part of their senior secondary certificate of education.

Report
14 Aug 2018

This report details a program of research devised to address the VRGF questions about free‐to‐play mobile apps that mimic traditional gambling games. Although these products do not involve winning real money, they can involve winning free play‐time and thus replicate a critical element of real EGMs, where time‐ on‐machine is one of the main motivations for seeking wins.

Research report
14 Aug 2018

The government is proposing improvements to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) and is seeking feedback. This consultation document sets out proposals primarily focused on improving the framework of the NZ ETS so that it is a credible and well-functioning scheme that helps us meet our climate change targets.

Discussion paper
14 Aug 2018

The government wants to simplify the way the ETS works for forestry participants, increase afforestation and enable more flexibility in the scheme rules to support the right trees being planted, in the right place, for the right purpose. There are opportunities to improve the ETS settings for forestry participants so that the scheme better incentivises new forests to be planted.

Discussion paper
14 Aug 2018