Latest Research

This national report card on NAPLAN school results reveals big differences between the states on the rate of progress students make over the course of their schooling.

Research report
23 Oct 2018

ECCV is pleased to provide this submission towards the development of the Victorian government’s Gender Equality Bill (Bill).

Submission
23 Oct 2018

In 2015–16, there were an estimated 18,746 new hip fractures in Australia, a crude rate of 199 hip fractures per 100,000 population aged 45 and over. This represents a decline in the rate of hip fractures over time, suggesting that measures to reduce risk factors and prevent falls are having an effect.

Research report
23 Oct 2018

This discussion paper presents an overview of the circular economy, how it can be applied in New South Wales, and the benefits it could bring.

Discussion paper
22 Oct 2018

The current system of aged care is viewed by some as not working efficiently or to the benefit of the consumer. Residents, their family members and carers have expressed concerns at the complexity of the current residential aged care system. Members of the medical profession are of the view that the funding of aged care services is in need of updating to reflect current best practice.

Research report
22 Oct 2018

New analysis of ATO data has found unpaid super is getting worse, not better, with 2.98 million Australians being short-changed $5.9 billion in super entitlements in 2015-16.

Research report
22 Oct 2018

The Light Rail Stage 2 project passes through and adjacent to a number of key cultural and heritage sites and, like all projects and proposals in these areas, must be consistent with the legal requirements imposed by the National Capital Plan. The committee is concerned that elements of the route alignment proposed by the ACT government are not consistent with the plan.

Research report
22 Oct 2018

Capabilities are the things that allow us to apply knowledge and skills - they are vital for lifelong wellbeing and job success. Governments must deliver systems that support all early learning centres, schools, vocational institutions and universities to strengthen capabilities in every Australian learner.

Policy report
22 Oct 2018