Research

19 September 2014

Radical reform of Australia's welfare system now seems impossible. This paper looks at the reasons why.

19 September 2014

Why were child support reforms of more advantage to fathers more than mothers?

18 September 2014

This report provides information on the occurrence of blood borne viruses and sexually transmitted infections among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia for the purposes of stimulating and supporting discussion on ways forward in minimising the transmission risks.

18 September 2014

This audit assessed the appropriateness of the use and reporting of confidentiality provisions in a sample of Australian Government contracts.

18 September 2014

Rich and robust data are needed for policy makers and practitioners to facilitate the prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment of dementia.

18 September 2014

This report has been prepared to assist Victorian courts and legal practitioners, as well as interested members of the community, to understand the implications of the Sentencing Amendment (Baseline Sentences) Act 2014 (Vic) for current sentencing practices.

17 September 2014

The report presents a data linkage methodology to ascertain the number of maternal and late maternal deaths in Australia.

17 September 2014

This paper presents findings on the issues that need to be considered in order to produce a national perinatal mortality report that is relevant to maternity services.

17 September 2014

This paper suggests a modification to the Pension Loan Scheme intended to help boost the retirement incomes of a large number of current retirees.

17 September 2014

With the volume of digital forensic evidence rapidly increasing, this paper proposes a data reduction and data mining framework that incorporates a process of reducing data volume by focusing on a subset of information.