Research report

Research Reports are reports that typically provide an in-depth study of a particular topic or describe the results of a research project.

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14 Jun 2018

Currently, little information exists at the national level about the health of young people under youth justice supervision in Australia. This feasibility report outlines how this critical data gap might be addressed into the future through the use of currently available data and data linkage....

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14 Jun 2018

This research examines the concept of 'office of profit under the Crown’.

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14 Jun 2018

This report examines some of the challenges for policymakers that may arise from the advancement and increasing application of AI. It draws together strands of thinking about the impact that AI may have on selected areas of international affairs – from military, human security and...

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Growing up in New Zealand: a longitudinal study of New Zealand children and their families
14 Jun 2018

Starting school is an important milestone for every child and their family. This report gives us some insight into what contributes to making that process more positive or challenging, from the perspective of the cohort parents.

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14 Jun 2018

In Australia, we see a rapid rate of change towards digital and mobile news. For the first time, Australians’ use of online news has surpassed traditional offline news sources. Interestingly, the majority of Australians still see television news services as the most trusted source of...

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12 Jun 2018

While Australia debates how to reach our Paris Agrement targets, wider issues such as whether these targets are appropriate and how they might need to be adjusted in the future are receiving scant attention.

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6 Jun 2018

This report looks at issues that fall under the umbrella of cyber safety, and the particular kinds of outcomes that are occurring in remote Aboriginal communities and towns. Some of the standard strategies for avoiding harm are failing in these contexts, and the resulting problems...

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6 Jun 2018

This analysis continues the Australia Institute's analysis of the effects of the Turnbull Government’s income tax plans, by looking at the distribution of the benefits by federal electorate.

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6 Jun 2018

This report seeks to explore an aspect of students’ more general attitudes towards school, specifically their sense of belonging at school.

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6 Jun 2018

Student lists are commercially available for purchase on the basis of ethnicity, affluence, religion, lifestyle, awkwardness, and even a perceived or predicted need for family planning services. This study seeks to provide an understanding of the commercial marketplace for student data and the interaction with...

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Statistical insights into experiences, impact and response
5 Jun 2018

This report presents the findings of a nationally representative study whose purpose was to explore the experiences, attitudes, and behaviours of New Zealand teens about digital communications including harm and/or distress.

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5 Jun 2018

Waterless fracking, where alternative fluids are used to provide the hydraulic energy to fracture rock and release natural gas, is a relatively recent innovation designed to make fracking a more safe and efficient process.

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4 Jun 2018

This analysis addresses six challenges facing Pacific Island nations - demography; urbanisation; immigration; health and health systems; gender relations; and governance. These challenges have been prioritised over others because, taken together, they have the greatest potential to check the region’s development and undermine its resilience....

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Papers presented to the 2018 Organised Crime Research Forum on 31 May – 1 June 2018
1 Jun 2018

This collection of papers, presented at the second national Organised Crime Research Forum, draws on the insights and experiences of organised crime researchers to contribute to the evidence base needed to adapt and develop ever more effective responses to the threat of organised crime.

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1 Jun 2018

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner commissioned research into how older Australians perceive and use digital devices and the internet. This research has been undertaken to inform development of the Be Connected program to provide resources and support training to increase the confidence, skills and...

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31 May 2018

The National Transport Commission (NTC) is set to work with industry to design a best-practice model for regulatory telematics in heavy vehicles to improve safety, productivity and compliance.

Research report

31 May 2018

This research is the first in a series of reports from a new national organisation called SEIROS. It includes leaders and representatives from different religious traditions, academics and policy makers.

Research report

31 May 2018

This comprehensive national report of the strata and community title sector reveals there are about 2.6 million strata title lots in Australia with an insured value of close to $1 trillion. The report highlights the economic value of the sector to the national economy and...

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31 May 2018

As Indonesia’s economy continues to grow, the relationship with Australia is becoming more and more asymmetric. From the Australian perspective, it presents some opportunities but, as a counterbalance, Indonesia may be seeking to engage more closely with other, larger, powers in the region. This paper...