2016 Most Viewed

The most popular publications on APO during 2016

29 January 2016

The cost of living is the biggest issue across all demographics, except for Australians over 50, where access to healthcare is the biggest issue, this report shows.

18 November 2016

A universal basic income (UBI) is a payment made to all adult individuals that allows people to meet their basic needs. Debates over basic income proposals have moved from the fringe to mainstream...

9 May 2016

Vote Compass is an educational tool developed by a non-...

10 February 2016

This 2016 Closing the Gap report shows, as in previous years, that there have been mixed levels of success in meeting the targets set by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in 2008.

28 April 2016

Examines the cost of youth homelessness in Australia and outlines the economic and social benefits that could be gained by adopting tailored early intervention strategies and policies.

8 October 2016

The proportion of aged persons in Australia is set to increase significantly, posing many challenges. Amongst these is the growing number of households who lack housing security in retirement.

13 April 2016

Minimum entry scores for selective high schools annually at the end of Term 1. This information has been updated for 2016 entry, as at the end of Term 1 2016.

7 March 2016

This report outlines the research on learning to read from the 1960s to 2015 and explains how having effective, evidence-based reading instruction in every classroom can substantially improve...

22 February 2016

While society's digital divide continues to narrow, persistent and significant differences remain between different groups of Australians in relation to both access and use of the internet.

Journal article
31 May 2016

Although governments claim to support the best use of evidence, their actual use is patchy. This arises from lack of funding for evaluations and from various political and ideological factors.