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Research report

30 Aug 2018

This report is expected to be published in August 2018

Please note: The initial report on this project can be accessed here

Strategy

22 Jul 2018

This Vision and Transition Strategy defines a vision of a water sensitive future for Bendigo, Victoria, and outlines the broad steps Bendigo should take to enable a transition towards this future. It is the outcome of nine months of research, analysis and engagement with 31...

Guide

20 Jul 2018

This set of guidelines will help Australian universities to strengthen their support for students who report sexual assault and sexual harassment.

Briefing paper

20 Jul 2018

This brief paper summarises Queensland results of nation-wide polling exploring Australians’ attitudes to work, education, health, community and the economy.

Report

20 Jul 2018

This report presents information on the physical activity and sedentary participation rate of Australians across the life stages, reported against Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines.

Report

19 Jul 2018

This resource is the primary source of market-based data on the composition, growth and performance of Australian impact investment products. It presents the findings from analysis of impact investment activity and performance for a data-set of 51 Australian impact investment products active at 31 December...

Research report

19 Jul 2018

The food security of the Gulf states is heavily dependent on foreign imports. Europe and the Americas have been the traditional markets supplying food to them, but recent developments in sub-Saharan Africa may encourage Gulf investors to embrace potential opportunities in Africa.

Transcript

19 Jul 2018

Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Senator the Hon Penny Wong, joined the United States Studies Centre for an address looking at the role of the United States in Asia.

Commentary

19 Jul 2018

Tony Abbott is an unwelcome presence — for the government at least — amid the tangle of by-elections on 28 July, writes Peter Brent.

Audio program

19 Jul 2018

The Tasmanian government is arguing that people who suffer emotional abuse and intimidation - rather than physical violence - should not be eligible for victims of crime compensation.

Report

Technological innovation in Australian law enforcement: a case study of anti-money laundering
19 Jul 2018

This report analyses the factors that support or restrict technological innovation in federal law enforcement’s anti-money laundering (AML) efforts. While this research focused on technology and AML, it has broader application to technological innovation in law enforcement.

Research report

19 Jul 2018

This study investigated how low-income renters navigate the private rental sector (PRS) via three core pathways: the formal, informal and supported pathways. It provides practitioners and policy makers with an evidence base on changing practices and ways forward in shaping equitable PRS institutions.

Research report

18 Jul 2018

This report found that Aboriginal communities want to see significant improvement in the frequency, quality and evaluation of programs to protect and promote Aboriginal cultural rights, and calls on the Victorian Department of Justice and Regulation to develop a social and emotional well-being strategy for...

Report

18 Jul 2018

This report examines the broad trends within the Commonwealth tax system since 2001–02 and the risks they present. An awareness of these risks allows policy makers to work to ensure the sustainability of the tax system over the medium term.

Research report

18 Jul 2018

This report identifies the policy challenges that need to be addressed to strengthen Melbourne’s foodbowl and the opportunities that could be leveraged, focusing on three key policy issues: protecting farmland, strengthening the viability of farming and increasing water access.

Report

18 Jul 2018

The inquiry into service delivery to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities presented a range of complex and contentious policy issues. This paper provides insights on the lessons-learned from conducting the inquiry.

Audio program

18 Jul 2018

In a deal that confirms the financial viability of published newspapers remains pressured, Fairfax Media and News Corporation Australia have agreed to share their printing sites.

Report

18 Jul 2018

The focus of this study is the direct cost of offences committed by organised crime offenders, and the cost of prison sentences associated with these offences.

Strategy

17 Jul 2018

This document outlines a cost-based, engineering optimisation plan by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), that forecasts the overall transmission system requirements for the National Electricity Market (NEM) over the next twenty years.

Guide

17 Jul 2018

These guidelines will help councils with their compliance, monitoring and enforcement (CME) responsibilities under the Resource Management Act.