Victoria University

Report

Improving educational connection for young people in custody: final report

The purpose of this study was to examine how education operates for young people in Victoria who have been remanded into custody or who have received custodial sentences. The study aimed to identify how improvements could be made to further support education inside custody.
Journal article

Traditional or contemporary weather and climate forecasts: reaching Pacific communities

In most countries, weather and seasonal climate forecasts are available through national meteorological services (NMSs). Where NMS forecasts in remote Pacific communities can be limited, traditional knowledge forecasting methods remain invaluable.
Report

Does renewable electricity generation reduce electricity prices?

This report compares the other countries' electricity prices to the prices paid by households in Australia’s contestable retail markets. And it develops an econometric analysis of the South Australian data to identify how South Australia’s prices have been affected by renewables and coal generation closure.
Working paper

The exercise of market power in Australia’s National Electricity Market following the closure of the Hazelwood power station

This paper looks at prices in the National Electricity Market before and after the closure of this Victorian power station in April 2017.
Book review

Tamed and untamed political emotions

The complex entanglement between reason and emotion is evident in all political debate. In public discourse the idea that politics is concerned only with the reasoned exchange of dispassionate arguments is maintained by marginalising less rational human feelings and in viewing passions as politically dangerous...