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Media policy and regulation: a quick guide

This quick guide lists online resources relevant to Australian media legislation, policy administration, standards, ratings research, and industry advocacy. It includes links to selected overseas regulatory bodies.
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander treaties, constitutional and legal recognition and representation in Australia: a chronology

The issues of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inclusion in law, governance and the Constitution have a long history that can be tracked back to the establishment of the first colonies. This paper aims to provide a brief history and chronology of the recognition, representation...
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Parliamentary codes of conduct: a review of recent developments

This paper outlines the variety of enforcement mechanisms these existing parliamentary codes of conduct exhibit, the findings of the reviews that have been conducted into the effectiveness of these arrangements in preventing bullying and harassment and discusses how these might inform debate about a response...
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Election funding and disclosure in Australian jurisdictions: a quick guide - February 2022 update

This guide summarises the complex funding and disclosure laws federally, and in each Australian state and territory. This document does not attempt to capture every nuance of each system and is not a substitute for legal advice. The analysis separates out donations and electoral expenditure...
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Welfare dependency: the history of an idea

To better understand the idea of welfare dependency and its influence on policy debate, this paper examines how the idea emerged during United States' debates over welfare reform from the 1960s to the 2000s and outlines the history of the idea.

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