Latest Research

This report provides the latest, local-level information on four indicators of child and maternal health, nationally and across Australia’s 31 Primary Health Network (PHN) areas. Information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers and babies is included where available.

Report
19 Apr 2018

This report shows that, in some areas, soil and biodiversity are being seriously compromised by human actions. The evidence in the report highlights that the way land is used is contributing directly to erosion, and soil and water degradation, and is reducing the health and diversity of our precious plants, animals, and habitats

Research report
19 Apr 2018

This discussion document outlines the main features of the New Zealand government's research and development (R&D) tax incentive proposal.

Discussion paper
19 Apr 2018

Drawing on a vast array of contemporary publications and previously unexplored archival documents (including Asperger’s personnel files and the clinical assessments he wrote on his patients) Herwig Czech offers a critical examination of Asperger’s life, politics, and career before and during the Nazi period in Austria.

Journal article
19 Apr 2018

Algorithmic decision-making is becoming more common every day. Increasingly, important decisions that affect people’s lives are governed by datasets that are too big for an individual to process.

Report
18 Apr 2018

This report is the second national report to present key data specific to cancer in adolescents and young adults. While cancer in young Australians is rare, it has a substantial social and economic impact on individuals, families and the community. 

Research report
18 Apr 2018

This paper identifies key problem areas now, and in the future, on Melbourne’s transport network, and examines what can be done over the next five years to improve travel time and reliability.

Research report
18 Apr 2018

The review’s key finding is that the current management framework is no longer fit-for-purpose. This report recommends reforming auDA’s management framework to support improved transparency, stakeholder engagement, consultation and accountability.

Report
18 Apr 2018