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.
Research report
27 April 2017

Anglicare Australia has called on the federal government to take urgent action on rental affordability in the upcoming budget, releasing the 2017 Rental Affordability Snapshot.

Report
27 April 2017

Housing affordability for the most disadvantaged Australians won't be fixed by a government-backed bank, or 'bond aggregator', according to new research by the Centre for Independent Studies.

Report
26 April 2017

This audit examines how well Queensland’s criminal justice entities capture, report and use data, ensuring its reliability and integration across the justice system.

Report
26 April 2017

The Tasmanian Sentencing Advisory Council prepared this report on sentences imposed by the Tasmanian courts in cases where a person is seriously injured or killed as a result of a motor vehicle...

Article
24 April 2017

North Korea has altered its missile testing patterns, launching missiles more frequently and from a variety of new locations. What does this mean?

Article
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...

Report
20 April 2017

This report identifies a number of changes which could improve the reliability and utility of the JusticeLink dataset for policy development, court management and administration.