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Reflecting on twenty years of consumer advocacy, Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) asks in this report what does it feel like to be diagnosed with and treated for breast cancer in Australia today?
An overview of key AI concepts, their cross-cutting policy implications, and potential applications to government services and operations.
Prepared as background reading participants at the March 2018 AI + Public Policy conference, this report explores the origins of AI, AI’s present-day capabilities, the challenges...
This report presents a complete literature review which identifies best practice examples of planning and regeneration projects for health and wellbeing objectives, which influence policies.
Light, reflective surfaces can have a dramatic impact in cooling the surrounding air – in cities, but in the countryside too. Whitewashed walls, arrays of photovoltaic cells, and stubble-filled fields can all provide local relief during the sweltering decades ahead. But policymakers beware. It doesn’t...
This report is the fifth annual compilation of national data on this Australian government funded program designed to provide assistance to enable frail or older people with complex care needs to continue living in the community. The aim of this report is to highlight the...
Women and men may differ in their propensity to choose a risky outcome because of innate preferences or because their innate preferences are modified by pressure to conform to gender-stereotypes. Single-sex environments are likely to modify students’ risk-taking preferences in economically important ways. To test...
A key challenge of Australia's vocational education and training (VET) system is to serve the broad needs of individuals, communities, and industries. This includes the provision of literacy and generic skills which meet the needs of all groups. Peter Waterhouse and Crina Virgona investigate and...
Sarah Holcombe explores the tensions between localism and regionalism within the Indigenous polity of the Haasts Bluff Land Trust. Implications of these focused networks for proposed larger-scale service delivery and governance arrangements are explored to cast some light on the emerging issue of regionalising local...
In this final report of an analysis of pathways out of homelessness for older people, Bruce Judd, Kay Kavanagh, Alan Morris and Yuvisthi Naidoo focus on identifying which housing assistance options are achieving sustainable positive outcomes for this group.
Like their counterparts elsewhere, more young Australians than ever are delaying the move to establish residential independence from their parents. This paper reviews the developing economics literature surrounding young people's decisions to continue living in their parents' homes in order to begin to assess the...