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Joanne Simon-Davies

Guide

Population and migration statistics in Australia

This guide provides an overview of the drivers of Australia’s growing population and an introduction to the key concepts and terminology used.
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Community attitudes towards violence against women

The National Community Attitudes toward Violence against Women Survey (NCAS) is the world’s longest-running survey of community attitudes towards violence against women. Results from the latest survey are mixed; levels of awareness have generally risen but there are still areas of concern.
Guide

Migration to Australia: a quick guide to the statistics - January 2017 update

Overview Australia is considered to be one of the world’s major ‘immigration nations‘(together with New Zealand, Canada and the USA). Since 1945, when the first federal immigration portfolio was created, over 7.5 million people have settled here and Australia’s overseas-born resident population—estimated to be 28.2...
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Migration to Australia: a quick guide to the statistics

This paper provides a summary of some of the key statistics on permanent and temporary migration to Australia. Overview Australia is considered to be one of the world’s major ‘immigration nations‘ (together with New Zealand, Canada and the United States of America (USA). Since 1945...
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Commonwealth Indigenous-specific expenditure 1968–2012

This paper plots, by agency and year, identifiable Commonwealth expenditure in the area of Indigenous affairs over the 44 years from 1968 to 2012. The paper attempts to plot trends in the above expenditure—expressed in both the nominal and real terms, expressed as a percentage...