John Gardner

Working paper

The EnergyFit Homes Initiative working paper 5: Message frame testing

Executive Summary This report is a milestone deliverable from CSIRO for the EnergyFit Homes Initiative, a project that seeks to empower consumers to recognise and value homes with better health, comfort, and sustainability benefits, and lower running costs. It is formally known as Project RP3016...

Collaborating across the sectors: the relationships between the humanities, arts and social sciences (HASS) and science, technology, engineering and medicine (STEM) sectors

This CHASS report details the benefits to Australia of encouraging big collaborative research projects, to provide solutions to the big problems the country faces. These 'big issues' include caring for an ageing population, maintaining water supply, cyber crime, and aboriginal health and welfare. This CHASS...

Vocational education and training provision and recidivism in Queensland correctional institutions

Victor Callan and John Gardner examine links between prisoners' participation in the vocational education and training (VET) programs available within the Queensland prison system and their chances of returning to prison. The findings reveal that being involved in VET before initial release decreases the chances...

Innovation in rural Queensland: Why some towns thrive while others languish

All people have mobility choices, to move towards a community that is attractive; to stay in a community that is attractive relative to the cost of moving elsewhere; or to move away from a community that is unattractive. The critical question is: Who moves; who...