Audio interview

Dismay with politics prompting young Australians to flirt with autocracy

The latest Australian Values Study from ANU and the Social Research Centre suggests younger Australians may be more willing to flirt with authoritarianism than prior generations. Study co-author, Jill Sheppard, speaks with Linda Mottram.
Survey

Australian values study 2018

Since 1981, the World Values Survey has tracked changes in the values and beliefs of citizens in 97 countries, including Australia. These surveys have identified considerable change in what people want out of life and what they believe.
Report

Attitudes to national security: balancing safety and privacy

Overview Maintaining national security in an age of terrorism means that we, as citizens, are asked to relinquish certain individual rights and liberties in the name of public safety. Whether it is the retention of our telecommunications activities, ability to walk around our cities without...