The Australia Institute

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Link to organisation: http://www.tai.org.au/

Source Acronym: TAI

Source Type: Think Tank

Report
16 February 2017

This report examines what we do and don’t know about mines, closures and mine site rehabilitation in New South Wales.

Discussion paper
31 January 2017

This paper examines whether a company tax cut is likely to boost foreign investment in Australia.

Report
29 January 2017

In the context of One Nation’s presence in the Australian Senate, indications of increased voter support for the party and wider populist trends in the United States and Europe, Australians need...

Report
19 December 2016

Examines the effect that the fall in tax revenue post Global Financial Crisis (GFC) had on the Commonwealth’s budget.

Discussion paper
20 October 2016

This discussion paper looks at gas industry-funded research, suggesting that it is problematic in situations where the industry has so much to gain from a particular outcome.

Briefing paper
18 October 2016

This analysis seeks to assess the value of groundwater that is granted to coal mining companies in Queensland, to expose the hidden subsidy that it represents from the Queensland public to coal...

Survey
4 October 2016

Between the 16th and 28th of September 2016, the Australia Institute conducted national polling of 1443 people on the regulation and taxation of Australia’s banks.

Report
29 September 2016

Despite an unprecedented 400 percent increase in mining investment from 2010 to 2013, by 2015 employment in regional Queensland fell to below 2010 levels.

Report
16 September 2016

Modelling conducted for this report shows that Australia’s economy would be barely affected by a moratorium on approval of new coal mines and mine expansions. 

Report
13 September 2016

This paper reflects on legislative measures that address human rights issues in global supply chains and argues that the Australian government and companies should learn from measures taken in...

Content from centres and departments of The Australia Institute

Briefing paper
22 December 2016

This paper considers the likely impact of a paid domestic violence leave provision on the payroll costs of employers.

Article
28 November 2016

Short commentary article summarizing findings and policy implications of a research paper on threats to access to, and utilisation of, paid holiday leave in Australian employment.

Briefing paper
24 November 2016

This paper recommends that if government genuinely wants to make housing more affordable, it should turn its attention to the real causes of soaring housing prices: by cooling off property...

Briefing paper
15 November 2016

The legacy of the annual holiday has been undermined, as the evidence presented in this report clearly shows.

Article
8 August 2016

The economic arguments in favour of cutting penalties (as advocated by lobbyists for the retail and hospitality sectors) are deeply flawed, writes Jim Standford.

Discussion paper
9 June 2016

An attempt to dig beneath vague claims about economic competence and friendliness to business, and consider more concrete indicators of economic progress.

Report
2 June 2016

This paper lists ten key policy levers that have been invoked in other countries to support manufacturing – and which could play a positive role here, too, so long as government gives the sector...

Content Associated with The Australia Institute

Briefing paperStatistics
24 June 2016

Reviews OECD data on the relationship between living standards and cuts in company tax rates compared with the provision of better education services.

Survey
31 March 2016

This resource shows the statistics of a poll completed in the South Australian, Indi and New England seats on the current Australian asylum seeker policy.

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