Latest Research

This report is a ‘snapshot’ of a study commissioned by the Research for Development Impact (RDI) Network, and undertaken by Coffey International Development. The aim is to provide a point-in-time understanding as to how research findings are communicated and taken up in policy and practice, within the Australian-based development sector.

Report
22 Feb 2019

An alarming global trend has surfaced in which states are introducing and using laws to interfere with the right to freedom of association and to hamper the work of civil society organizations and individuals who participate in them. This report shows how this phenomenon is widespread and increasing in all regions.

Report
21 Feb 2019

This Inquiry reviewed current international practice regarding petitions in parliament, recommending reforms to streamline the process locally and encourage more Australian residents to submit petitions.

Report
21 Feb 2019

This paper invetsigates whether Primary Health Networks (PHNs) are fit-for-purpose to drive and foster needed reforms in primary care, and offer suggestions for improving this capability.

Policy report
21 Feb 2019

This report presents an initial snapshot of public opinion in Australia regarding schools and schooling, including an examination of differences between voters of the main political parties, between parents and non-parents, people living in different areas, and those with different educational backgrounds.

Report
21 Feb 2019

The Maihi Karauna sets out a vision for te reo Māori in the future.  It outlines what the Crown will do to support a strong, healthy, thriving Māori language in New Zealand.

Strategy
21 Feb 2019

Feedback from the public consultation on the Maihi Karauna strategy, held in September 2018.  closed on 30 September 2018. 

Report
21 Feb 2019

Long-term permanent residents of Australia from all countries must understand that they are not protected from possible deportation for criminal activity, regardless of the length of time they have lived in Australia.

Report
21 Feb 2019