Survey

An area of research grouped through the collection of opinions or viewpoints of others or a collection of data toward a particular aim/goal, often produced in order to influence public opinion and/or policy.

Survey

7 Dec 2017

In 2017, for the first time in the survey’s history young people identified mental health as the most important issue in Australia today. Concerns about mental health have doubled since 2015 and tripled since 2011. Other top issues of national concern included alcohol and drugs...

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Report

21 Nov 2017

In September 2017 Australia’s biggest bike riding organisation, Bicycle Network, conducted a survey of public attitudes towards Australia’s mandatory bicycle helmet laws. The survey received 19,327 responses.

The respondents are from across Australia (2.6% from overseas) and are people who...

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Report

16 Oct 2017

This year’s report combines insights from charities and community groups across Australia providing food relief as well as individual Australians who experience food insecurity. Two surveys were used to collect these insights. The first was the Foodbank Welfare Agency Survey which explored the charities...

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Report

11 Oct 2017

The rate of change towards gender parity on all fronts is agonisingly slow and bad news for the next generation of girls growing up in Australia and around the world.

We know that at the heart of this issue is lack of visibility about...

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Report

1 Oct 2017

The research focused on four areas:

- understanding corruption

- perceptions of corruption and misconduct

- attitudes towards reporting corruption and misconduct

- perceptions and attitudes towards integrity and preventing corruption.

The results suggest local government employees have a sound...

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28 Sep 2017

This report expands on the key findings from the 2016 National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) that were released on 1 June 2017. It presents more detailed analysis including comparisons between states and territories and for population groups.

This report shows that:

-...

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Report

27 Sep 2017

This report outlines the responses of state government employees following research into their understanding of corruption, their perceptions of corruption and misconduct, attitudes to reporting corruption and misconduct, and attitudes towards preventing corruption.

The research focused on four areas:

understanding corruption perceptions of...

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Report

21 Sep 2017

The electricity system in Australia is undergoing a major transformation due to technological change, changing consumer preferences, rising domestic gas prices, as well as a shift away from fossil fuels like coal and gas.

Energy storage such as battery storage, pumped hydro and solar...

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18 Sep 2017

While Tasmania’s unemployment rate sits at around the national average at 5.6% the survey results have revealed that underemployment is a critical issue for many Tasmanian workers.

The importance of underemployment is being increasingly recognised as a vital part of the unemployment picture, including...

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Report

6 Sep 2017

As of August 2017, two-thirds (67%) of Americans report that they get at least some of their news on social media – with two-in-ten doing so often, according to a new survey from Pew Research Center. This is a modest increase since early 2016, when...

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Report

4 Sep 2017

The analysis found that 2.85% of all tweets sent to women MPs between 1 January and 8 June were identified as abusive amounting to a total of 25 688 abusive tweets out of 900 223 total tweets.

The true positive rate, i.e. the tweets...

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31 Aug 2017

People living with dementia and carers experience embarrassing situations, feel strongly disconnected, feel less competent and sometimes feel useless, this survey has found.

94% of respondents who have a diagnosis of dementia felt that they encountered embarrassing situations as a result of their dementia,...

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Report

30 Aug 2017

It is sobering that less than 1 in 3 respondents to the survey believe that the majority of not-for-profit organisations are well-run. This has not changed in the two years since our initial survey undertaken in 2015, and indeed has worsened. So why hasn’t this...

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Research report

10 Aug 2017

This report provides an overview of national-level, state and territory findings, as well as comparisons across public housing, state-owned and managed Indigenous housing, and community housing tenants. The report shows that the majority of tenants are satisfied with the services provided by their housing organisation,...

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Research report

1 Aug 2017

Seven million Australians live in remote and rural Australia. On average, these seven million Australians have poorer health outcomes and live shorter lives than city residents. For example, the premature death rate is 1.6 times higher in remote Australia than in city areas. The percentage...

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Research report

19 Jul 2017

The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey , known as HILDA, is a nationally representative longitudinal study of Australian households.

It is funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Social Services and is managed by the Melbourne Institute.

The...

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11 Jul 2017

The Australia Institute today released the results of the Fitzgerald Principles survey of parliamentarians’ principles of good governance.

The survey, which asks parliamentarians a range of questions on acting with integrity, is based on principles outlined by the Hon Tony Fitzgerald AC QC, former...

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10 Jul 2017

New polling of seven electorates belonging to senior Cabinet Ministers, including the Prime Minister, reveals strong opposition to a federal subsidised loan for Adani’s coal project, and support for instituting a moratorium on new coal mines.

The Australia Institute commissioned ReachTEL to conduct surveys...

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6 Jul 2017

The Energy Consumer Sentiment Survey is a long-term project for Energy Consumers Australia. It is designed to provide information on household and small business consumer sentiment with a focus on the three key areas of satisfaction, confidence and activity. As the survey is undertaken every...

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3 Jul 2017

Entrepreneurship has long been a part of higher education curriculums, particularly within faculties of management and business. Just as research has become multidisciplinary and data intensive, so too has the competitive business environment. More recently, the focus has been on expanding entrepreneurship outside of the...