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Research report

16 Oct 2018

This paper advocates early consideration of all aspects of a transition to nuclear propulsion for Australia's submarines, based on compelling strategic and submarine capability arguments. While a nuclear-powered submarine force would provide strategic advantages, some quite formidable challenges would need to be overcome to add...

Research report

16 Oct 2018

Deloitte Access Economics has prepared this report for Novartis that provides insight into the burden of migraine in Australia.

Research report

16 Oct 2018

This study by Jesuit Social Services’ The Men’s Project, involving 1,000 men aged 18 to 30 has shown that young men who comply with society’s pressures to be a ‘real man’ report poorer mental health, are twice as likely to consider suicide, more likely to...

Research report

16 Oct 2018

The numbers in this report demonstrate the role played by public policy - especially social security, but also housing and employment policies - in increasing or reducing poverty. The evidence shows that through social security, housing and employment policies, as a nation, we choose the...

Research report

16 Oct 2018

Although Australia boasts a high level of income per capita and high levels of food security, there are still barriers to food security, especially in rural and remote regions.

Research report

15 Oct 2018

This report analyses the 2016 Census and other data using the Child Social Exclusion Index, to provide insight into the perspectives of children experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social exclusion in Australia.

Research report

Responding to LGBT conversion therapy in Australia
15 Oct 2018

This report confirms that religious conversion therapy and related practices are pervasive in many faith communities in Australia and causing real harm to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

Research report

15 Oct 2018

This report reveals that an alarming 4 million Australians have experienced food insecurity in the past 12 months. Over the past year in country areas, 1.5 million Australians have experienced the uncertainty of not knowing where their next meal will come from. This means people...

Research report

12 Oct 2018

This analysis investigated the burden of electricity and gas costs for a range of household types in Australia between 2008 and 2018, finding that some of the lowest income households in Australia spend more than 10% of their incomes on spiralling energy costs.

Guide

Backgrounder, Community Brochure, FAQ
12 Oct 2018

The All of Us Research Program is a large "precision medicine' research program funded through the National Institutes of Health in the United States. The target is to have 1 million participants in the program, who are living in the United States.

The community...

Research report

11 Oct 2018

Combating illegal wildelife trade and further pursuing conservation-development models could help generate considerable economic benefits for African countries, while ensuring the long-term preservation of Africa’s wealth of natural capital.

Research report

11 Oct 2018

Over 24,000 young people responded to Mission Australia’s 2017 Youth Survey and over 1,200 (or 5.3%) of respondents were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. This report provides important insights into their aspirations, experiences and concerns.

Briefing paper

10 Oct 2018

Despite the federal government pledge under the Paris Agreement, there is strong evidence that the climate change mitigation actions being taken by Australia are not sufficient to meet our fair share of global emissions reductions.

Research report

10 Oct 2018

This analysis reveals that the AFL and NRL 2018 grand finals were highly saturated with alcohol advertising, the vast majority of which took place during children’s TV viewing hours.

Research report

10 Oct 2018

This report estimates the cost of serious and organised crime in Australia in 2016–17 to be between $23.8b and $47.4b. It updates the Australian Crime Commission’s estimates for 2013–14, given there have been some major developments in the available baseline data and some further attempts...

Discussion paper

Public discussion document
10 Oct 2018

New Zealand Police invite the public to provide their views on the proposed agreement being established under section 78AA of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995 and Part 9A of the Privacy Act 1993.

Research report

Views from ASPI
10 Oct 2018

Australia’s 5G network is critical national infrastructure and this was one of the most important policy decisions the government had to make this year.

Commentary

10 Oct 2018

What passes for leadership these days seems to be meeting the demands of an undisciplined Liberal Party and ignoring the national interest, and so the past is catching up with a climate-sceptical Australian government, writes Mike Steketee.

Research report

9 Oct 2018

While equity in higher education has seen unprecedented advances over the last decade, there is now less certainty as to whether past trends are any guide to future directions.

Research report

9 Oct 2018

This work discusses the policy implications of the survey results, particularly around tenure security, the growing number of older renters and the importance of the private rental sector (PRS) for households falling out of home ownership.