Latest Research

This report, investigating the links between home ownership and population ageing, finds that delays in home purchase are broadly consistent with other social and demographic trends. The report concludes that those at greatest disadvantage in retirement are renters.

Briefing paper
18 Nov 2019

People using aged care also use health care services. This report presents the first results from a project that linked data across aged care and health care services. These examine how people’s use of GPs and specialists, patterns of prescriptions dispensed to them, and their hospital use can vary with use of aged care.

Report
15 Nov 2019

The aim of this project was to coax more evidence-based policy decisions by all tiers of government by reviewing and rating 20 high profile government decisions against the Wiltshire business case criteria. This report outlines the IPA's contribution to the debate.

Report
15 Nov 2019

For the last generation, macroeconomic policy in Australia has been based on the assumption that unemployment must be maintained at a certain minimum level in order to restrain wages and prevent an outbreak of accelerating inflation. Now, after six years of record-low wage growth, this paper argues that it's time for that policy to be abandoned.

Report
14 Nov 2019

This strategy document presents priority work programmes and actions developed through a co-design process by government agencies, disabled people and their representative organisations. 

Strategy
14 Nov 2019

These guidelines have been developed for, and in partnership with, the Australian university sector, to help manage and engage with risk to deepen resillience against foreign interference. They are designed to build on risk management policies and security practices already implemented by many Australian universities.

Guide
14 Nov 2019

This report is part of the Evidence Based Policy Analysis Project, administered by the newDemocracy Foundation, and now in its second year. This report outlines Per Capita's contribution to the debate.

Report
14 Nov 2019

The Migration Assurance Framework (MAF) establishes principles that guide the migration process and sets out the agreed roles and responsibilities of all telecommunication industry parties for a seamless service transition to an NBN fixed line service for consumers and businesses.

Guide
13 Nov 2019