Promoting inclusive education in practice, the celebrating cultural diversity program aims to support international pre-service teachers to experience success in their professional experience placements.
Towards the end of its long term in office, the Labor-led Government of South Australia (2002–2018) embraced Mark Moore’s public value characterization of government’s role in society. This article reviews that unique effort to promote public value across the whole of government, in policy design...
The Productivity Commission’s task in this review does not extend to examining the processes for setting the sustainable balance and associated targets in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan or measuring the impacts and outcomes of the plan. However, it does examine the preparedness of Basin Governments...
The consultation period for public debate and input on these policies is an opportunity for discussion and improvement, in an attempt to ensure that the new, state planning policies will provide a clear vision for planning and development across South Australia.
While the Australian community benefits from the production of nuclear medicine and nuclear research activities, there is also a responsibility to safely manage the associated radioactive waste products from its generation. The process for finding a permanent solution for storing and disposing of Australia's radioactive...
The councils of the University of Adelaide and University of South Australia have agreed to formally consider the merits of the creation of a new university through a merger of the two institutions. This discussion paper sets out preliminary insights into the potential opportunities and...
This study used the ABARES water trade model is used to simulate what would happen to the water market under a repeat of the Millennium drought, with current water demand, environmental water recovery, trade limits and carryover rules.
This resource outlines the findings from a preliminary assessment by ACIL Allen into offshore oil exploration and development in the Great Australian Bight, emphasising the economic benefits that would be realised by South Australia.
Drawing on the experiences and knowledge of almost 300 managers in four public sector jurisdictions, this report examines the role that middle managers play in operationalising gender equity-focused policies and provides suggested actions to drive best practice.
This brief paper summarises South Australia's results of nation-wide polling exploring Australians’ attitudes to work, education, health, community and the economy.
The Return to Work Act 2014 established a scheme to support workers and employers when a work injury occurs. An independent review of the Act must be carried out after three years of its commencement. This report is the result of that review.
This report compiles more than a hundred media reports relating to different aspects of the maladministration of the Murray Darling Basin. These articles are sourced from national, state, local and rural publications.
This report contains an overview of key observations and concerns arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Adelaide Immigration Transit Accommodation (AITA) facility in July 2017.
Vacant buildings have become a frequently discussed issue in South Australia (SA) and beyond. Strategies to deal with existing building under-occupancy are being proposed at local and state government levels. One such strategy being currently promoted is adaptive reuse (AR) or change-of-use conversion of existing...
The aim of the Fresh Water Literacies Project was to build on primary aged students' understanding of the importance and finite availability of natural resources.
The ACCC has completed its eighth annual report under the Water Act 2007 (Cth). This report provides information on the state of the rural water sector in the Murray-Darling Basin for the 2016–17 financial year.
In this short report, the Health Performance Council has taken a brief look at some of the systemic issues affecting the health of people in prisons in South Australia and how this might be affecting their health outcomes compared to the rest of the population....
Working with teachers and their students, the Water Literacies Project provided an ideal opportunity to explore a range of pedagogical approaches and practices which connect students to their everyday world, both now and in their possible futures, through place-based learning.
Professor Leah Bromfield, Co-Director at the Australian Centre for Child Protection presented the findings from the EIRD Desktop Evaluations.