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Research Reports are reports that typically provide an in-depth study of a particular topic or describe the results of a research project. A resource that provides published documentation on policy or social research areas. Can include results, observations, descriptions, accounts and surveys. Can provide recommendations or implications for future directions and/or research.

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17 Dec 2018

This report presents a summary of statistics relating to young people aged 15 to 19 years who participated in education and training with an Australian provider during the year. Information on participation is presented for school students, higher education students, apprentices and trainees, and vocational...

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17 Dec 2018

As well as updating the economic and fiscal outlook, the MYEFO updates the budgetary position. In particular, the MYEFO takes account of all decisions made since the release of the budget which affect expenses and revenue and hence revises the budget aggregates. An appendix to...

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Insights for operationalising Article 2.1c of the UNFCCC Paris Agreement
16 Dec 2018

With the recent UN warning that emissions are on track to exceed the 1.5°C rise by 2030, it is imperative that all parties at COP24 work together to realign finance flows to meet this crucial commitment.

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14 Dec 2018

This report demonstrates the relationships that sharing and conducting research have with trust in media by analyzing the results of the Gallup/Knight Foundation experiment, which used a custom-built news aggregation website.

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14 Dec 2018

This research paper surveys other Australian Parliaments on how they engage (or don't engage) CALD communities, discusses the specific barriers for CALD communities, and looks at best and good community consultation and engagement of CALD communities.

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14 Dec 2018

Couch surfers are among the most hidden groups of people experiencing homelessness. This report explores the circumstances, experiences and housing outcomes of couch surfers who sought assistance from specialist homelessness services between 1 July 2011 and 30 June 2015.

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14 Dec 2018

This report highlights the progress being made across the Australian government to implement the recommendations made in the Royal Commission’s final report presented to the Governor-General in December 2017.

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14 Dec 2018

This report sets out the panel's 11 recommendations on the future of employment services. The panel recommends service delivery to be grounded in digital and supported with face-to-face services for those who need them. They recommend a more user friendly and personalised new system, built...

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14 Dec 2018

There are a number of legislative, technical and cultural barriers that limit the free flow of information between Australia's law enforcement agencies. This report examines those barriers and develops an information sharing matrix that explains the barriers associated with different types of information sharing.

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13 Dec 2018

The objective of this audit was to assess the Australian Public Service Commission’s and selected entities’ implementation of the Australian government’s workplace bargaining framework.

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13 Dec 2018

Australia’s enterprise bargaining system is crumbling rapidly in private sector workplaces, according to the findings in this report from the Centre for Future Work.

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ACE-obesity policy 2018
13 Dec 2018

The current obesity epidemic in Australia and around the globe has significant negative health and economic consequences. Addressing this problem will require a comprehensive societal response, including implementation of a suite of multi-sectoral government policies. Informed government action requires reliable comparative evidence on the costs...

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13 Dec 2018

The Australian energy market is in transition and the AER is working to place the needs of customers at the heart of this significant technological, policy and behavioural change. The report covers the territory and states where the Retail Law applies: the ACT, New South...

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13 Dec 2018

This year’s information release shows the public service in New Zealand has made significant progress towards increased representation of women in senior management and chief executive roles. It also shows progress in other priority areas including closing the gender pay gap, gender equity for chief...

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13 Dec 2018

This report shows that national student performance in ICT literacy has remained stable, compared to the previous sample assessments held in 2014.

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13 Dec 2018

Despite its potential to deliver significant benefits to cities and people, walking is typically overlooked in planning and investment decisions – most likely due to its routine nature. This report identifies key issues with the current investment process that present barriers to appropriate levels of...

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It's January 2024. Does Australia still have the internet?
13 Dec 2018

This report uses scenario analysis to examine a world where cyberspace is fragmented in the year 2024.

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13 Dec 2018

In late 2017, an expert panel was established to examine whether Australian law adequately protects the human right to freedom of religion. This report was delivered to the Australian government in May 2018 and has now finally been released.

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12 Dec 2018

This report details the experience of victims as they progress through the justice system and identifies the opportunities to significantly improve the information and support provided to people as their cases proceed.

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12 Dec 2018

This report argues that public policy on homelessness is based on flawed definitions that artificially inflate the figures, making public housing policy ineffective, adding to taxpayers' bills, and failing to assist 'chronic rough sleepers'.