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University of Canberra

Report

The knowledge city index: a tale of 25 cities in Australia 2017

How will the changing nature of work and the transformation enabled by new technologies and the knowledge economy play out in Australia? To better understand these impacts on our cities and inform our policy and planning responses, this report builds a knowledge cities index (KCI)...
Commentary

Grattan on Friday: Morrison opens housing affordability debate but can he control it?

Scott Morrison is a “once bitten, never shy” sort of guy. Having had a bad experience in the high profile debate over whether to change the GST, which ultimately came to nothing, the Treasurer this week launched into the hot topic of housing affordability. The...
Report

Australian youth development index: 2016 report

This inaugural Australian Youth Development Index (YDI) analyses the state of youth development across the country and changes since 2006.
Report

Wellbeing, resilience and liveability in rural and regional Australia: the 2015 Regional Wellbeing Survey

Introduction Internationally, there is growing recognition that measuring societal progress should involve measuring wellbeing: identifying whether people are able to lead meaningful, happy and fulfilled lives is just as, if not more, important than understanding economic growth. Despite this recognition, there remains limited data tracking...
Commentary

TPP revealed: at last we have the details – and a democratic deficit to be fixed

At first, the TPP promises much. It claims to stand for the interests of workers, all businesses, consumers and the poor. It aims to further integrate 12 economies of the Pacific Rim through trade liberalisation, increasing sustainable growth, building opportunities for businesses and consumers, and...