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This summary report suggests that in 2018, most tenants in social housing were satisfied with services from their housing provider. Nearly all tenants cited feeling more settled and being able to manage their rent better as benefits of living in social housing.

Report
18 Jul 2019

Australia faces significant risks to national security, energy security and climate change mitigation, due to a heavy reliance on imported oil and access to only a limited amount of fuel at any one time, according to this submission from the Australia Institute.

Submission
18 Jul 2019

This publication provides a summary of data relating to students, programs, subjects and training providers in Australia’s government-funded vocational education and training (VET) system.

Report
18 Jul 2019

This handbook outlines the diversity of matters submitted to the Executive Council and presented to the Governor-General and Executive Councillors.

Guide
17 Jul 2019

This report reveals the human rights situation for approximately 30,000 refugees and asylum seekers who arrived in Australia by boat before 1 January 2014. Due to a number of legal and policy changes since 2012, these people are treated differently from other groups of asylum seekers.

Report
17 Jul 2019

The Co-chairs of the Taskforce have released this report detailing progress on their recommendations since the update report was released last October, as well as 37 further recommendations for continuing building system reform.

Report
16 Jul 2019

Automation – or the substitution of labour for capital – has triggered dystopian visions of mass joblessness, as well as utopian visions of a world with no work. This paper argues that automation presents an opportunity to narrow gender inequalities, and sets out four propositions for change based on this premise.

Report
16 Jul 2019

The National Weather Service of the United States uses the heat index—a combined measure of temperature and relative humidity—to define risk thresholds warranting the issuance of public heat alerts.

Journal article
16 Jul 2019