Research

27 March 2015

These five shortlisted essays from the Gavin Mooney Memorial Essay Competition look at mental health from a variety of perspectives

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26 March 2015

Queensland's population growth has slowed to its lowest rate in 15 years, according to this report.

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26 March 2015

Today, satellite and broadband telecommunications provide audiences far wider access to content from across borders, calling into question the purpose and efficacy of domestic content policies. This report addresses these issues through an analysis of the rationales, policy approaches, operations, and effectiveness of domestic content policies in four countries - Australia, Canada, Ireland, and South Korea.

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26 March 2015

This exploratory study is the first time that the point of view of primary schools and their day-to-day experiences of dealing with student homelessness have been investigated.

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26 March 2015

A tax on financial transactions, or 'Tobin' tax, could protect superannuation investors, improve the operation of Australia’s capital markets and provide a source of tax revenue worth over $1 billion per year.

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26 March 2015

Australia has the fastest population growth of major developed countries, and projections show a reduced infrastructure spend per capita, putting huge pressure on major cities.

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25 March 2015

Combining the expertise of Australia’s scientific community with that of business and industry, this report provides a timely reminder of how much of our national economic activity depends on the advanced physical and mathematical sciences.

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25 March 2015

This report is intended to provide a concise understanding of the nature of organised criminal involvement in the Australian methylamphetamine market.

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25 March 2015

This paper argues argue that any failure to pay proper, high-level attention to the current international climate change negotiations raises several risks to Australia's national interest.

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25 March 2015

This report describes health risk factors and their associations with cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease using data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2011-12 Australian Health Survey.

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