Latest Research

Infrastructure Victoria has released its early findings for public comment in developing advice to government on how Victoria can build a better recycling and resource recovery industry. This paper outlines the options that are available.

Report
21 Oct 2019

This research provides a contemporary view of how online learning is used to deliver entire qualifications in the Australian VET sector. It estimates the extent that entire qualifications are delivered online, investigates what this online delivery looks like and whether online training is providing students with similar experiences and outcomes as face-to-face training.

Report
21 Oct 2019

There is growing interest nationally and at the Territory level in the development of electric vehincle (EV) policy, programs and infrastructure. The Northern Territory government is preparing an EV Strategy and Implementation Plan and this discussion paper is the first step in developing the strategy.

Discussion paper
21 Oct 2019

Last week’s Grattan report, Why it’s time for congestion charging, argued that congestion charging is the most effective way to make Australia’s capital cities work better. This new report lays out a detailed, feasible, and fair congestion-charging scheme for Australia’s two biggest cities.

Report
20 Oct 2019

This report adopts a ‘climate equity’ approach to determine the practical measures Victoria should take to respond to climate change fairly.

Policy report
20 Oct 2019

This submission argues that establishing a nuclear power industry in Australia is economically unfeasible, particularly given the uninsurable nature of the technology means the risks of a nuclear incident are borne substantially by Australian taxpayers.

Submission
18 Oct 2019

The over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care is a complex issue. This year’s report shows that Indigenous children continue to enter statutory child protection systems at a greater rate, stay longer, and exit via reunification or restoration far less frequently.

Report
17 Oct 2019

Digital transformation can be risky — but the status quo is riskier. Drawing on insights of CIOs and senior public servants, this report identifies strategies for dealing with the risks of not embracing digital technology for public services, including: legacy systems costs, cyber security, people and culture, and service failure.

Report
17 Oct 2019