Research

22 October 2014

This paper uses data from the My School website to explore some indicators of change in the equity of schools since the evidence was obtained on which the Gonski report based its findings.

22 October 2014

Almost 7.2 million emergency department presentations were reported by public hospital emergency departments in Australia during 2013-14.

21 October 2014

Using the latest available data and research, this paper provides estimates of the likely economic and social benefits of increasing Indigenous employment to the same level as in the non-Indigenous population.

21 October 2014

This report argues that Australia is involved in the early stages of a conflict that may last for the rest of the century. It considers possible solutions, approaches that could be used, and what Australia should do.

20 October 2014

Obesity is a risk factor for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, musculoskeletal disorders, and some cancers.

20 October 2014

Native vegetation and regulations relating to its management have a minimal economic effect on agriculture in New South Wales, according to this report.

20 October 2014

This is the publicly available version of the classified Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Annual Report, which provides insight into ASIO’s outcomes and activities.

20 October 2014

In 2013-14, Australia's public hospitals admitted almost 700,000 patients from elective surgery waiting lists, this report finds.

19 October 2014

This report argues that huge changes in Australia’s gas market will push up the average household bill in Melbourne by more than $300 a year, and in Sydney and Adelaide by more than $100 a year.

17 October 2014

It is imperative that Australia remains at the cutting edge of agricultural research, this report argues, so as to maintain regional leverage and to safeguard domestic food security.