Decades of reform to service delivery across Australia has introduced a diversity of publicly and privately provided services, aimed at improving both access and quality. But the gaps between regions and metropolitan areas on many measures of service provision and socio-economic outcomes are persisting. The smaller and more remote the community, the greater these gaps are.
This report outlines the ACCC's concerns regarding the market power held by Google and Facebook, including their impact on Australian businesses and, in particular, on the ability of media businesses to monetise their content.
The overarching aim of this research project is to address the following research questions:
- What is the international migrant contribution to business ownership and entrepreneurship in regions? and;
- How could the prevalence and impact of migrant entrepreneurship in regions be enhanced?
The project has been specifically designed to:
This policy document embodies a circular economy, shifting away from ‘take, make, use and dispose’ to a more circular approach where Australia maintains the value of resources for as long as possible.
This report presents updated information on ear and hearing health outreach services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people aged under 21 in the Northern Territory, between July 2012 and December 2017. These services were funded by the Australian government and delivered by the Northern Territory government.
In the past few decades other non-standard or non-traditional forms of employment such as labour hire, employees on short-term contracts, and engagement of independent contractors have emerged as hiring options for employers. This snapshot sheds light on the significance and contribution of different forms of employment to the Australian economy.