Research

22 August 2014

Discusses the outlook for and drivers of Australian Government spending to help inform discussion about the sustainability of spending over the medium term.

22 August 2014

This paper provides background information a feasibility study on linking records from the Australian Government's Settlement Database to the Personal Income Tax unit record data.

22 August 2014

This paper argues that Australia's current retirement income system is inadequate to meet the longevity challenge, does not allow people to sufficiently manage longevity risk and promotes financial inequality.

21 August 2014

Provides details of the key findings and policy implications from the completed AHURI research project Housing equity withdrawal: uses and risks of alternative options for older Australians.

21 August 2014

Contains 107 recommendations to reform the laws that affect what happens to people charged with offences who are affected by a mental condition.

21 August 2014

Using examples from Canada, Sweden, Belgium and the Gaza Strip, this paper offers policy-makers the chance to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches to child protection, and how these examples might be used to inspire improvements within the Australian context.

21 August 2014

Under Federal Government budget proposals there will be a mass mobilisation of Australia’s jobseekers into Work for the Dole schemes. This resource looks at how unemployed people in Tasmania will be affected.

21 August 2014

Under proposed budget changes unemployed people under 30 years of age will lose income support for six months of the year. This resource looks at how Tasmanian young people will be affected.

21 August 2014

Examines key trends, significant challenges, and emerging technologies for their potential impact on academic and research libraries worldwide

21 August 2014

Substantial mortality inequalities exist in the Australian population, in terms of overall mortality, and for most leading causes of death, and these inequalities are long-standing.