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Research

24 April 2014

Mutual trust built between major fire events creates better communication between communities and fire management agencies, whereas mistrust creates active barriers according to an international study involving CSU that included major bushfire events in Victoria.

23 April 2014

The recent Malaysian-backed Southern Thai peace initiative has now run into some serious problems. This report argues that, despite its various shortcomings, the initiative is still worthy of support.

23 April 2014

This study explores how accessible health and disability organisations are for Māori living with a disability.

23 April 2014

Covering the Gisborne, Wairoa, Napier and Hastings districts in the North Island of New Zealand, this report provides an overview of economic development issues and opportunities facing this area.

22 April 2014

This paper proposes that Australia abolishes tax concessions for superannuation and create a universal (non-means-tested) age pension.

22 April 2014

Whānau Ora is an inclusive interagency approach to providing health and social services to build the capacity of all New Zealand families in need. This report examines on the performance of general practices in Whānau Ora collectives.

17 April 2014

This paper describes the process and methodology of the LivingStandardsNZ workshop which brought together 28 young people in December 2013 to discuss complex and long-term issues for the future of New Zealand.

17 April 2014

This report presents information on young people under youth justice supervision, both in the community and in detention, during 2012–13. It explores the characteristics of their supervision and recent trends.

17 April 2014

This twelfth edition of the Indigenous compendium to the Report of Government Services reflects several improvements in reporting by Indigenous status in the 2014 report, including Indigenous students’ science literacy outcomes and separations from selected hospital procedures for Indigenous people.

16 April 2014

This resource provides a brief overview of research literature on the use of corporal punishment towards children and the legal landscape regarding corporal punishment as a means of disciplining children in Australia.