Swinburne Institute for Social Research

Report

CCi digital futures 2012: the Internet in Australia

This is the latest report of the CCi Digital Futures Project- The Internet in Australia 2012. CCI is the Australian partner of the World Internet Project. The World Internet Project is a 32-country partnership that aims to explore how the Internet influences social, political, cultural...
Report

Online video in Australia: exploring audiovisual fiction sites

Online video has grown rapidly in recent years. One in five Australians (14 years and over) reported viewing online video via a PC 'in the last four weeks' in 2010, nearly double the figure in 2008, according to Roy Morgan. Other researchers estimate much higher...
Journal article

Influence seekers: the production of grey literature for policy and practice

Publishing by organisations has proliferated in the digital era, becoming a key tool in influencing public debate and part of the evidence-base for public policy and practice, yet it is often overlooked as a form of scholarly publishing. This paper looks at the way organisations...
Dataset

Information and research for policy and practice: survey of producing organisations data

Survey data on 155 organisations producing research and information for policy and practice. The survey aimed to gather data that would help understand how information and research is produced and disseminated as grey literature for impact and influence on public interest issues.
Report

Secure occupancy in rental housing: conceptual foundations and comparative perspectives

This report is concerned with the nature of housing occupancy for households that rent, particularly low-income and vulnerable households.