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Guide
20 April 2017

This guide provides a quick overview of data sources for key statistics relating to the forestry sector.

Report
7 April 2017

This paper provides a comprehensive set of statistical tables regarding the 2016 Federal election.

Guide
3 April 2017

In February 2017, the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs announced a list of significant anniversary dates which will be the focus of commemoration during 2017.

Guide
31 March 2017

Outlines key information about the Anzac landing in Gallipoli and provides further resources.

Report
31 March 2017

During the period 1901 to 2016 , there have been 45 general elections for the House of Representatives and 43 Senate elections. This paper contains a brief commentary on each election along with...

Guide
21 March 2017

This guide provides current statistics on immigration detainees in Australia (onshore) since 1989/90.

Guide
7 March 2017

Kashrut is a body of Jewish law that prescribes what foods can and cannot be eaten, and how they must be prepared and eaten. Kosher foods are those that meet the standards of Kashrut and hence are...

Guide
3 March 2017

The National Disability Insurance Scheme provides support to people with disability, their families and carers. It is jointly governed and funded by the Australian, and participating state and...

Guide
20 February 2017

This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender.

Report
7 February 2017

This paper provides a comparison of key Labor and Coalition asylum policies since 2001 when the Howard (Coalition) Government first introduced the practice of offshore processing to deal with...

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Blog post
12 April 2017

This FlagPost provides a brief overview of the Work for the Dole program.

Blog post
28 March 2017

This year is shaping up as a big year for Australian foreign policy. This FlagPost highlights some of the key milestones expected over the coming months.

Blog post
26 August 2016

Relatively low unemployment rates and the effect of a series of changes to eligibility for some payments has seen the proportion of the working age population receiving income support continue to...

Article
7 August 2015

The PRC is aiding its labour-intensive manufacturing operations to move offshore in an effort to reduce pressure on saturated domestic markets, and to expand Chinese economic and thus political...

Article
11 May 2015

An overview of recent Russian activities in Southeast Asia

Article
26 February 2015

Examines the importance for Australia and the broader Asia-Pacific of the expansion of China's Beidou satellite navigation system.

Article
19 January 2015

Outlines which OECD countries include or exclude food, health, education and financial services from their respective consumption taxes, along with various countries’ general consumption tax rate...

Article
24 November 2014

Examines the role of Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms in Australia and how they facilitate Chinese soft power influence.

Article
16 September 2014

Sound-bite endorsements of Malaysia’s leadership obscure the very volatile domestic environment, political exigencies and social dislocation that exist within Malaysia today.

Article
16 June 2014

This article considers a range of voices expressing diverse thoughts on how Australia might further adjust its symbiotic relationships with both the US and China. 

Article
16 May 2014

The National Water Commission (NWC) is to be dissolved, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann ...

Article
4 April 2011

A summary of the amount of Australian Government money being provided for each individual non-government school.

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