Literature review

A resource that draws together existing evidence, case studies, research and/or data to provide an evaluation on a topic, area, organisation or issue.

Literature review

23 Jul 2018

This literature review considers New Zealand and international literature on the experiences of younger mothers, their perceptions of the issues they face as well as their views on what would work best to improve their situation.

Literature review

22 May 2018

This review examines the effectiveness of strategies designed to improve breastfeeding considering their impact on breastfeeding initiation, exclusivity and duration.

Literature review

21 May 2018

This literature and policy review outlines the complex context related to STEM learning and focuses on student outcomes, the teacher workforce and the curriculum.

Literature review

6 Mar 2018

This literature review presents Australian and international evidence on early childhood education and its impacts on children's learning and development.

Literature review

7 Feb 2018

Archiving of the web is gradually increasing, and the number of both end users and knowledgeable practitioners are growing in concert. Communities of practice are coming into existence, and the rich literature described in this report is a testament to the vitality of this new...

Literature review

31 Jan 2018

Abstract: Nowadays, restoration interventions that aim for minimum environmental impact are conceived for recent buildings. Greenhouse gas emissions are reduced using criteria met within a life-cycle analysis, while energy saving is achieved with cost-effective retrofitting actions that secure higher benefits in terms of comfort. However,...

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Literature review

15 Dec 2017

This paper presents a review of available literature on problem sexual behaviours (PSBs) and sexually abusive behaviours (SABs) exhibited in Australian children and young people.

Literature review

30 Sep 2017

How can you moderate dietary fat intake to protect against cardiovascular disease? This review examined the evidence for the association between dietary fat consumption and cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Literature review

30 Sep 2017

What does the evidence show about the specialist dementia care units that are most effective in managing symptoms of dementia?

Literature review

25 Sep 2017

What does the evidence show about when inpatient care is the most effective and appropriate form of care for children and adolescents with moderate to severe mental disorders?

Literature review

30 Aug 2017

What does the evidence show about the efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for patients with major depression and/or schizophrenia?

Literature review

22 Aug 2017

This report examines the existing limited research on women in the cyber security industry, and women in science, technology, mathematics, and engineering (STEM) and information and communication technology (ICT) to identify barriers to women’s labour market participation.

Literature review

30 Jun 2017

This study is a comprehensive review of comparable national and international wayfinding practices, including reviews of fifty-four practices and plans and twenty-four comparable cases to City of Sydney.

Literature review

30 Jun 2017

This review of literature about farmer health and agricultural medicine forms part of the research for the mid-term evaluation of the National Centre for Farmer Health.

Literature review

An Evidence Check rapid review brokered by the Sax Institute for the NSW Ministry of Health
30 Jun 2017

This review was conducted to identify the most effective interventions to reduce the risk of alcohol and other drug (AOD) related harm among at-risk Aboriginal youth.

Literature review

Prepared on behalf of the New Zealand Psychological Society and Child Poverty Action Group
30 May 2017

Provides information on the relationship between poverty during childhood in New Zealand and later mental health.

Literature review

A literature review of waste management, health, and wellbeing in rural and remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
9 May 2017

This literature review captures the main ideas evident in the literature on the relationship between health, waste management, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders living in rural and remote Australia (hereafter Indigenous Australians).

Literature review

14 Mar 2017

This report provides a fresh understanding of the links between labour markets in Pacific counties and those in New Zealand and Australia.

Literature review

1 Dec 2016

This report aims to review the literature available on what works to help people to make the complicated choice to become a home-based carer, and on the evidence regarding retention of these carers for children in out-of-home care.

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Literature review

30 Nov 2016

This literature review describes the social and economic associations of various forms of housing tenure, mainly homeownership and renting and analyses over a hundred and twenty international studies, focusing on the effects of housing tenure on health, employment, crime, welfare, wealth and education.

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