Politics & Social Issues

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.
20 January 2017

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission announced this week that Catch the Fire Ministries has lost it charitable status.

17 January 2017

Aid organisation, CARE International, has released a report highlighting the top ten most underreported humanitarian crises of 2016.

13 January 2017

This submission is based on a series of consultations with Victorian Salvation Army services that highlighted three key groups of people who, without adequate supports, are likely to remain in...

12 January 2017

Provides an overview of the issues and outcome for the 15 October 2016 election for the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Legislative Assembly.

11 January 2017

Despite the fact that it involves billions of dollars worth of weaponry, the U.S./UAE arms transfer relationship receives relatively little attention among the public, in the media, or in Congress...

10 January 2017

This report outlines findings from an audit that was conducted in order to assess the transparency of the Australian aid program at the project level as of mid-2016, as measured by the...

6 January 2017

This report is a declassified version of a highly classified assessment that has been provided to the President and to recipients approved by the President.

5 January 2017

Examines data relating to a sample of offenders convicted of online child sexual exploitation offences under Australian Commonwealth law.

Audio program
4 January 2017

The Australian Medical Association is calling for a national real-time register for firearms which it says will help reduce gun violence.