Research

Report
15 June 2016

The Digital News Report: Australia 2016 is the second annual survey of its kind of news consumption in Australia. The Australian survey is part of a wider project involving 26 countries...

Article
25 July 2016

This article considers the changing expectations of communities towards local government, and looks at the inherent opportunities local governments possess to appreciate the unique needs of their...

24 July 2016

This report identifies thirty-eight places in Queensland and twenty-five in Victoria that have had potentially preventable hospitalisation rates at least 50% higher than the state average in every...

Report
22 July 2016

This report addresses the question of whether health service use and health service costs fall as a consequence of supported entry to public housing for formerly homeless people and those at risk...

Discussion paperReport
21 July 2016

This draft report has been prepared to identify regulations that impose an unnecessary burden on farm businesses, and where there are legitimate policy goals underlying the regulation, to look at...

Report
21 July 2016

This report offers insights into international migration trends and why proactive, locally-led strategies to attract migrants to regional areas need to be a top priority.

Discussion paper
20 July 2016

This paper argues that the process towards resolving the question of legalising same-sex marriage in Australia should be politically, legally and democratically impeccable.

Report
20 July 2016

This report updates select data from the Sentencing Advisory Council’s 2012 report 'Sentencing Children and Young People in Victoria.'

Report
20 July 2016

This report presents statistics on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and is the first to measure its results using key performance indicators.