Latest Research

The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) has released the third ARACY Report Card, updating previous editions released in 2013 and 2008. It uses the latest available data, from a range of sources across a range of indicators.

Research report
26 Feb 2018

The ACCC encourages submissions responding to this issues paper from market participants, including media content creators/journalists, media outlets, digital platforms, advertisers, consumers, small businesses and industry associations.

Discussion paper
26 Feb 2018

This report argues that Australia should revamp how it selects major transport projects, so that governments can better know which new roads and railways are worth building and avoid squandering billions of dollars of public money on the wrong projects.

Report
25 Feb 2018

This is the fifth paper in Infrastructure Australia's Reform Series. It provides advice to Australian governments on improving the productivity and liveability of our largest cities as they grow over the next thirty years.

Policy report
23 Feb 2018

This research examined social impact investment (SII) in social and affordable housing in Australia. It considered US and UK models, together with interviews with government experts, social impact investors and not-for-profit housing providers, to inform the analysis.

Research report
22 Feb 2018

In a year when austerity measures and natural disasters pushed many into deeper poverty and insecurity, this year’s report also shines a spotlight on economic, social and cultural rights.

Report
22 Feb 2018

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of public sector entities in finalising unpaid fines.

Report
22 Feb 2018

This paper is part 3 in a series on reunification for children in out-of-home care. It describes selected research which has documented factors which predict reunification breakdowns and considers ways in which reunification decision-making can be improved.

Research report
21 Feb 2018