Australian National University
The changing role of local government in Australia: national survey findings
The aim of this report is to analyse public perceptions on the changing role of local government in Australia.
'An incomplete project': Australians' views of the US alliance
The alliance with the United States remains the single most important element in Australia’s approach to managing strategic change in the Indo-Pacific. The authors of this report argue that as Australia adapts to an altered security landscape, it is more important than ever to look...
Riots in the Pacific: control and change
This paper provides a preliminary examination of factors in common to riot events across the Pacific region over the past 15 years.
Evaluation of the Inclusion Support Program
The Inclusion Support Program (ISP) was introduced in July 2016 as an element of the Child Care Package. Overall, this evaluation found that the program was supportive of inclusion of children with additional needs and is supported by stakeholders, although there are a number of...
Extending regulatory public value in Australia
This article summarises a panel discussion about the state of regulation systems in Australia, suggesting that, while the 'responsive' regulator ideal is attractive, it may not be enough. It also asks whether the social compact about regulation has changed in late-COVID Australia.