Latest Research

This report shows variation in the total annual out-of-pocket costs for patients for their Medicare-subsidised health care delivered outside a hospital. It shines a spotlight on how much patients pay out-of-pocket for specialist, general practitioner (GP), diagnostic imaging and obstetric services (otherwise known as the ‘gap’).

Report
16 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

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 study examined the impact of approaches to wagering marketing, including inducements, on vulnerable adults. Findings from the study show that wagering advertisements and inducements increase betting expenditure. 

Research report
15 Aug 2018

This research examined the effects of ‘push marketing’ – direct promotional messages such as text messages, emails and phone calls – on wagering operators’ account-holders.

Research report
15 Aug 2018

This interim report presents the committee's findings and conclusions about the effect of red tape on child care (childcare inquiry).

Report
15 Aug 2018

This interim report presents the committee's findings and conclusions about the effect of red tape on occupational licensing (licensing inquiry).

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