Latest Research

Australia’s private health insurance industry fears it is in a death spiral, and politicians need to rethink whether or to what extent taxpayers should continue to subsidise the industry. This paper finds that Australians are increasingly dissatisfied with private health insurance, and policy reform is urgent.

Working paper
16 Jul 2019

This project reports on the evaluation of the teen and Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) programs that were developed and delivered to be responsive to youth from CALD background. In addition to resettlement challenges such as discrimination, low English proficiency, acculturation, exposure to trauma can contribute to poor mental health outcomes in these groups.

Report
16 Jul 2019

This paper defines and measures output in Queensland’s school education sector. It explores approaches to capturing changes in the quality of education using data on senior secondary certifications and NAPLAN achievement.

Report
15 Jul 2019

Reforming the health and safety regulations is part of the work to address the issues identified by both the Royal Commission on the Pike River Coal Mine Tragedy and the Independent Taskforce on Workplace Health and Safety.

Discussion paper
15 Jul 2019

This study explores the school-to-work transitions of youth aged 16 to 25 based on the 2006 cohort of the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY Y06). While the majority of the young people in the study sample followed a mostly simple higher-education-to-work pathway or early entry to full-time work, the remaining quarter of the sample experienced varied and complex transitions.

Report
15 Jul 2019

This report aims to enhance and improve the level of publicly available information of TEQSA’s risk assessments, with a view to articulate the risk analysis process and risk findings in further detail to the sector.

Report
15 Jul 2019

This report examines the facts around temporary migration, its importance to business and the economic benefits it delivers to Australians. While less often discussed than permanent migration, it is a significant and important part of Australia’s migration system.

Report
15 Jul 2019

The NSW EPA is committed to working with charitable recyclers to help reduce the amount of illegal dumping at donation bins and shops, and has released this action plan outlining how they will reduce this type of illegal dumping.

Strategy
12 Jul 2019