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.
24 April 2017

A lot happened in poltics over the past fortnight. But not much happened in Newspoll

Report
24 April 2017

Australia faces an increasingly crowded and complex geopolitical environment in the South Pacific. While the most important external powers in the region have traditionally been Australia, New...

Slides
21 April 2017

This study is a survey of residents in the newly created community of Waimahia Inlet in South Auckland, New Zealand. The overall objective of the research is to determine if quality of life has...

Research report
21 April 2017

This initial report considers the geographic impacts of the transition of the Australian economy following the resources investment boom.

Research report
20 April 2017

This study investigated the capacity constraints affecting Australia’s affordable housing industry, which is critical to addressing the housing needs of low-income Australians.

Audio program
20 April 2017

Gambling experts have hailed a potential plan to impose strict limits on television gambling advertising.

Report
19 April 2017

This report, prepared by the University of Wollongong, at the request of the Department of Health, outlines options and recommendations to help inform the design of future residential aged care...

Working paper
19 April 2017

This paper explores whether migration is followed by a change in subjective wellbeing (SWB), and how this experience differs by individuals of different gender and relationship-status.

Report
19 April 2017

This is the fourth report produced by Baptist World Aid Australia examining labour rights management systems in the fashion industry. It grades 106 companies, from A to F, on the strength of their...