This section reports on the performance of governments in providing youth justice services.
At a superficial level, Australia’s interests in the Middle East seem to be little more than providing military ballast to support the imperial or global ambitions of great powers. This paper concludes that Australia’s strategic interests are more effectively achieved through an active and well-resourced...
Revelations about Clearview AI’s harvesting of online images challenge us all to think carefully about this technology’s impacts.
The decades-long expansion of public funding to private schools has done the opposite of what its proponents claim.
This paper provides an overview of the current state of the UK social enterprise sector and some analysis on how the UK Government has helped facilate the growth of the sector.
This reseach uses a globally unique dataset that scores every individual academic’s holistic research performance in New Zealand to test several common explanations for the gender pay gap in universities. Findings demonstrate that man’s odds of being ranked professor or associate professor are more than...
This report looks at the physical effects of our changing climate. It explores risks today and over the next three decades, and examine cases to understand the mechanisms through which physical climate change leads to increased socioeconomic risk.
Sustainable Resource Use was commissioned by the federal government to undertake a literature review of opportunities to grow markets in recycled glass, plastics and rubber, and paper and cardboard. This paper reviews the state of the market, the roles of governments, brand owners and retailers...
The extreme gap between rich and poor is undermining the fight against poverty, damaging economies around the globe and fuelling public anger and unrest, especially as climate related disasters become more commonplace. This research demonstrates the extent of the gap between rich and poor.
The Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA)'s submission to the WA Department of Water and Environmental Regulation’s (DWER) Issues Paper on Climate Change in Western Australia.
The Coalition of Peaks led engagements with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, communities and organisations in every state and territory to talk about what is needed to improve their lives and to provide input to the new a 10-year National Agreement on Closing the...
This is a review of the Coalition of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Peak Organisations' approach to engaging representatives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and their organisations about the next phase of Closing the Gap.
This report assesses the UK government’s current science and engineering capabilities and recommends how best to use these to meet future challenges.
The science journalist and writer, Angela Saini, is fascinated by how bad ideas spread and in this programme she investigates the very real impact of online scientific misinformation. From the dangerous anti-vaccination campaigns to those who deny the reality of climate change, in this programme...
This report sets out to describe major trends in the Australian labour market that are shaping the future prospects of young people, particularly young people from less advantaged backgrounds. It considers current labour market program settings as well as the findings from a review of...
The objective of the audit was to assess whether the award of funding under the Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program was informed by an appropriate assessment process and sound advice.
These collected essays by the Carnegie UK Trust and RSA set out how a focus on good work can be encouraged to improve wellbeing by boosting good jobs and helping solve the UK’s long-standing productivity puzzle. The collection brings together new research, opinion and analysis...
This paper aims to understand why and how countries provide health coverage, particularly to left-behind groups. To address these questions, the authors identify 49 geographically, economically and culturally diverse countries that have either achieved universal health coverage (UHC) or have made good progress towards it....
This document seeks to build on existing primary prevention knowledge and work by developing a deeper understanding of the links between masculinities and violence against women and ways to engage men and boys in prevention efforts.
Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) is Australia’s first nationally representative longitudinal study of child development. LSAC provides valuable data about children, their families and their wider environments, and enables researchers and policy makers to have a comprehensive understanding of...
This report explores the opportunities presented by the circular economy for the photovoltaic industry in Australia by analysing the current state of play of the industry and the circular economy, outlining how circular business models could apply to the lifecycle of a photovoltaic panel, and...
This study provides a snapshot in time and establishes a baseline on multiple aspects of librarians’ roles in the Canadian academic environment including confidence levels, job satisfaction, and impact on the academic enterprise.
As China rises, Chinese political elites are increasingly concerned about how it is perceived in the world, and how to shape that global public opinion. This report argues that despite heavy state investment, China Global Television Network (CGTN) has failed to emerge as a significant...
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