Politics & Social Issues

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The Policy Project aims to improve the quality of policy advice, the skills of policy practitioners and the capability of policy organisations. It offers practical improvement frameworks, including the Policy Capability Framework - a self-assessment tool for policy shops or organisations.
Report
27 February 2017

This report maps the breadth of the sharing economy across Melbourne – and contributes the first comprehensive listing of networks active and available to people in Melbourne.

Article
27 February 2017

The Centrelink overpayments controversy highlights shortcomings in social security reforms in Australia and Britain

Report
25 February 2017

With exports to key markets declining, Indonesia’s huge coal industry is pinning its hopes on expansion of domestic coal use. Current policy would triple numbers of coal-fired power stations and...

Article
24 February 2017

Labor is creating unrealistic expectations by refusing to accept the decision of the umpire it created

Article
24 February 2017

A global trust survey released this week revealed the unsurprising result that our trust in politicians, business leaders, NGOs and the media is still falling.

Report
23 February 2017

The economy of Timor-Leste is dependent on revenues from oil and gas reserves, which are beginning to run out.

Report
21 February 2017

For thirteen years, the Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation has served as a regional rallying point for much-needed counterterrorism capacity development and cooperation.

Report
20 February 2017

This Royal Commission report outlines the findings from a comprehensive survey of Catholic Church authorities in Australia, to gather data about the extent of claims of child sexual abuse made...

Report
20 February 2017

New biotechnology projects take time to progress through the development pipeline making such investments inherently risky. Tax incentives and other policy mechanisms provided by the Australian...