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14 Feb 2019

Some targets seem easier to meet than others, while some are just plain unreliable. Here are four things we've learnt from the last decade of Closing the Gap policy.


Report No. 28
15 Jan 2019

The attitudes of Australians towards population growth is constantly changing. In the 28th ANUPoll, a representative sample of Australians show that more than two-thirds of adults do not think that Australia needs more people, a dramatic increase since a similar question was asked in 2010....


6 Dec 2018

Random-controlled testing is widely accepted in medicine, and yet voters are not convinced this would be a good approach to testing out government policy before it is implemented.

Working paper

26 Nov 2018

This paper provides a summary of an online survey experiment that tested the level of support, and factors associated with support, for policy trials, and RCTs in particular. The research found that about half the population supported a trial for a (hypothetical) policy intervention, as...


6 Jun 2018

This paper examines trends in the employment rate of Indigenous Australians and how these trends vary by demographic and geographic characteristics, with a particular focus on changes between 2011 and 2016.

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