Latest Research

In this report, researchers document the experience of front-line disability service workers under the NDIS based on first-hand qualitative interviews.

Report
22 Nov 2019

While this study analysed full qualifications only, future demand for VET may also be driven by the emerging need for the workforce of the future to reskill and upskill, by undertaking training based on skill sets or micro-credentials, rather than completing full qualifications.

Report
22 Nov 2019

Hydrogen power has been heralded as a game changer in the global transition to low-carbon energy. This paper identifies serious concerns with hydrogen demand projections, regularly cited by state and federal governments, energy experts and industry figures, which overstate potential export demand.

Discussion paper
22 Nov 2019

This report finds that the nation needs to harness better the tremendous goodwill of Australians towards helping those in humanitarian need, and to give voice to the particular desire of those regional communities which see refugee settlement as one important way to secure their futures.

Report
22 Nov 2019

This consultation paper outlines some of the issues the review panel will be considering and is intended as a guide to those making a submission. The panel welcomes contributions and invites submissions from the Australian community on the issues and material it should examine, as it considers the current state of the retirement income system and how it will perform in the future.

Discussion paper
22 Nov 2019

Though coal, oil, and gas are the central drivers of climate change, they are rarely the subject of international climate policy and negotiations. This report aims to expand that discourse and provide a metric for assessing how far the world is from production levels that are consistent with global climate goals.

Report
21 Nov 2019

The Expert Advisory Committee on Perpetrator Interventions was established to advise the state government on the suite of family violence perpetrator interventions that should be available in Victoria to ensure the safety of more women and children. This report explores ways to strengthen existing and emerging perpetrator interventions.

Report
21 Nov 2019

This research shows that scheduled increases in employers’ minimum statutory superannuation contributions would have no negative effects on future wage growth, and that Australia’s economy can afford both higher wages and higher employer contributions to superannuation.

Report
20 Nov 2019