Politics & Social Issues

Feature
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
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...

Video interview
20 February 2017

Interview with Tony Keenan, Launch Housing CEO, to discusses the outline of his presentation to the AHURI One-day conference, 'Homelessness and housing solutions.'

Guide
20 February 2017

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

Report
20 February 2017

More than a third of Commonwealth entities reported experiencing fraud over the four financial years 2010–11 to 2013–14.

Report
20 February 2017

This report focuses on the settlement of displaced people under the offshore component of Australia’s humanitarian migration program, by proposing a three-pronged approach to improve settlement...

Report
19 February 2017

The Commonwealth government’s perilous financial position is well known, but the finances of state government also warrant our attention.

Report
17 February 2017

This report is based on a systematic review of open source information about the finances of Islamic State in its core territory in Syria and Iraq.