David Johnson

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20 Jan 2014

Students with similar individual and parental characteristics attending the same school, but living in neighbourhoods with different levels of socioeconomic status, are likely to have similar educational outcomes.

About the research: While much research has been conducted on the influence of individual and...


17 Feb 2009

Following a Productivity Commission review of Australia's consumer policy framework, all Australian governments agreed to a new consumer policy framework, comprising a single national consumer law and streamlined enforcement arrangements. An Australian Consumer Law will significantly enhance consumer protection, reduce regulatory complexity for businesses and...


3 Feb 2009

Concessions, benefits, incentives and charges provided through the tax system (known as tax expenditures) to taxpayers by the Australian government are detailed in this report. This statement lists around 320 tax expenditures and, where possible, reports the estimated pecuniary value or order of magnitude of...


10 Dec 2008

In August 2008, the Tax Design Review Panel invited submissions to the review, guided by four broad consultation questions: What major challenges facing Australia need to be addressed through the tax-transfer system? What features should the system have in order to respond to these challenges?...


10 Dec 2008

The retirement income system was substantially changed in the latter part of the last century to respond to one of this century's greater socioeconomic challenges, the ageing of the Australian population. This will increase demand on government support to the aged when the number of...

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