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17 Nov 2017

This report sets out the key findings from research on The Paradigm Shifters: Entrepreneurial Learning in Schools initiative (‘the initiative’), a collaboration between Mitchell Institute, the Victorian Association of State Secondary Principals (VASSSP), the New South Wales Secondary Principals...

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16 Nov 2017

This Analysis argues it is unlikely China will assume an international leadership position on climate, at least in Xi Jinping’s new term of office. However, longer-term technological and economic change, as well as a shift in the way the country presents itself on the world stage, suggest that...

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15 Nov 2017

On 11 August 2017, the Board of Australian Rugby Union (ARU) announced that it would discontinue the Super Rugby licence for the Western Force. The decision prompted outrage among rugby union fans who believed that the process the ARU used to arrive at that decision was flawed.

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Research report

15 Nov 2017

This report builds on the earlier work by addressing a number of critical questions about effective approaches to coordination of injury prevention initiatives. Drawing on comparable systems nationally and internationally, as well as expert stakeholder interviews throughout 2016, the report...

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15 Nov 2017

The Treasurer tabled the 2016–17 Annual Financial Report of the State of Victoria (AFR) in Parliament on 21 September 2017. The AFR includes the financial statements of the State of Victoria (the State) and the general government sector (GGS).

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15 Nov 2017

From 2006 onwards the NSW Ombudsman’s office has received complaints and public interest disclosures alleging that the water management principles and rules were not being properly complied with and enforced. We have undertaken three prior investigations into those complaints and disclosures...

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Research report

14 Nov 2017

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is committed to keeping sports relevant and viable, whilst supporting all Australians to develop their physical literacy for active and healthy lives. The ASC is aware that the sport environment is changing and is dedicated to supporting...

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14 Nov 2017

In Australia, more than one in five children arrive at school already affected by environments and experiences that are less than optimal for their development.

These children are developmentally vulnerable and at risk of problems now and later...

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14 Nov 2017

The process of drawing and adjusting electoral boundaries in Australia is called a ‘redistribution’, and at the federal level is governed by Part IV of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (CEA). Currently, five redistributions—for Tasmania, Queensland, South Australia (SA), Victoria and the...

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14 Nov 2017

Under the Parliamentary Committees Act 2003 (Vic), the Committee has the function of monitoring and reviewing the performance of the Independent Broad‑based Anti‑corruption Commission (IBAC), which is the key anti‑corruption agency in Victoria. Previously, the Committee has...

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Guide

13 Nov 2017

These national enforcement guidelines provide guidance about how the requirement of proper control in Australian Road Rule 297 should apply to vehicles with automated functions. The guidelines also confirm that the human driver is responsible for compliance with road traffic laws when a vehicle...

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Research report

13 Nov 2017

New health technologies, diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities are continually being developed and implemented, along with constant reform of the supporting health services and systems. It is critical that health services understand how health care users perceive services and...

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13 Nov 2017

This is the sixth report in a series carried out independently over thirty years by Professor Throsby at Macquarie University, with funding from the Australia Council. The series tracks trends in the lives and working conditions of Australian artists over thirty years and identifies challenges...

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13 Nov 2017

In this report, the Australia Council for the Arts presents and responds to key findings from the latest iteration of the Macquarie University study of professional artists - Making Art Work: An Economic Study of Professional Artists...

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13 Nov 2017

There has been much talk about the changing global environment in recent years with significant shifts in the global economy, politics and governance.

As a result, the standards and institutions that Australia has relied on, in some cases for decades, to underpin global relations...

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12 Nov 2017

Creating a positive future of work is perhaps the single most important issue we face as a society. Australia’s future prosperity relies on all of us preparing for what is likely to be a very different world of jobs ahead.

Accelerating technology and social shifts are driving massive...

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Submission

11 Nov 2017

Long ago, the area known today as Port Phillip Bay was not a bay but a wide expanse  of dry countryside. We know this from scientific evidence and from stories passed down through generations by the local indigenous people. The Traditional Owners of this area call the Bay 'Nairm'.

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Discussion paper

10 Nov 2017

On 25 May 2017, the Victorian Government announced that it would introduce legislation in 2018 to establish a Sentencing Guidelines Council in Victoria. In July 2017, the Attorney-General asked the Sentencing Advisory Council to advise him on the most suitable model following...

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Technical report

10 Nov 2017

A series of research-led workshops in Australia and New Zealand were developed to capture rich data of teachers’ lived experiences and their insights on teaching in innovative learning spaces, as revealed through reflective and speculative activities. The workshop format also...

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