Queensland

Commentary

15 Jan 2019

With the shadow boxing continuing, Labor seems likely to inherit the Adani coal mine headache.

Journal article

18 Dec 2018

Abstract:

Objectives: The aim of this research was to explore health professional's perspectives on the provision of follow-up cancer care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients in Queensland.

Methods: Semi-structured interviews were conducted with Indigenous and non-Indigenous health professionals...

Report

14 Dec 2018

The overall aim of this work was to inform parliaments, and in particular parliamentary committees, of the strategies that could be developed to better engage CALD communities in the work of future parliamentary inquiries.

Discussion paper

12 Dec 2018

The Queensland Labor government has offered Adani a “beneficial” royalty deal that would loan hundreds of millions, on subsidised terms it is keeping secret, under a “transparent policy framework” that was a few dot points at the end of a press release.

Report

Scoping review of issues and service responses
11 Dec 2018

This paper looks at what is currently known about intimate partner violence in Australian refugee communities, and what service providers can do to ensure appropriate support is available to this client group.

Report

A major study into confidence and career intentions of adolescent girls and boys
11 Dec 2018

This study explores how gender impacts self-confidence and career intentions in teenagers.

Report

30 Nov 2018

The Climate Council will publish a report on bushfire risk in Queensland in early 2019. This builds on a significant body of published work by the Council, including a 2016 report entitled Be Prepared: Climate Change and the Queensland Bushfire Threat . With devastating and...

Commentary

30 Nov 2018

The majority of Australians want action on climate change and understand that the economic benefits Adani has long promised are illusory.

Report

The views of children and young people on growing up in Queensland
26 Nov 2018

This report presents results of the Growing Up in Queensland project that involved over 7,000 young people in Queensland aged 4–18 years. The project consulted children and young people about their everyday lives, priorities, concerns, and vision for their communities and futures.

Report

26 Nov 2018

Improved energy performance of buildings presents a win-win-win opportunity, reducing stress on the electricity network, offering bill savings, supporting a least-cost pathway to a zero carbon built environment, and improving health and resilience outcomes for households and businesses.

The National Construction Code is a...

Report

21 Nov 2018

This report makes eight recommendations to better reflect the vulnerability and defencelessness of victims of child homicide in sentencing and to improve system responses for family members of child vicitms.

Report

12 Nov 2018

This report aims to quantify the likely impact of wage theft on Queensland workers and the Queensland economy, in both the form of regular-wage theft and the non-payment of superannuation guarantee contributions.

Report

31 Oct 2018

This research report begins with an outline of the scope and an overview of the sentenced offences examined. The report then looks at victims of child homicide and offenders sentenced by Queensland courts for child homicide, as well as what we currently know about child...

Report

23 Oct 2018

As the climate warms, the number of extreme temperature days is increasing. While Roma is known for its warm weather and hot days, the average number of over 35 and over 40 degree days has increased considerably in recent years and is forecast to increase...

Case study

9 Oct 2018

Decentralised residential wastewater management.

The Currumbin Ecovillage is a 147 lot development over 270 acres of land in the Gold Coast Hinterland. The development contains community title blocks which range from 400 to 1400m2. A sewerage treatment plant located within the development accepts and...

Case study

9 Oct 2018

Urban household water supplied by rainwater.

The Currumbin Ecovillage is a 147 lot development over 270 acres of land in the Gold Coast Hinterland. The development contains community title blocks which range from 400 to 1400m2 . All of the water supplied to the...

Report

8 Oct 2018

Gas exploration is being undertaken in the Wide Bay Burnett region. This report argues that development of gasfields would present a risk to the region’s diverse services, tourism, agricultural and manufacturing economies.

Journal article

8 Oct 2018

Increasing physical activity in settings where less active children are already participating, specifically in school settings and during free time, may have more immediate benefits than encouraging children to be active in new settings.

Discussion paper

13 Sep 2018

The Queensland government has asked the Commission to undertake an inquiry to determine how government resources and policies may be best used to reduce imprisonment and recidivism to improve outcomes for the community.

Strategy

11 Sep 2018

This document outlines the process to develop the Human Health and Wellbeing Climate Adaptation Plan (H-CAP) and describes its scope. It provides an overview of existing policy, and outlines policy drivers and enablers, and case studies to inspire action.

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