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This report draws out key trends and factors of growth and competitiveness, and identifies some major dilemmas for policymakers.
This E-Brief updates earlier statistics on funding provided to the ABC by the Australian Government and information on funding derived from other sources.
This paper looks at the interests and assumptions that guide the process of market extension in the socio-institutional neoliberal mould, what these imply for the state and society, and how this plays out on the ground. The case study below involves the privatisation of water...
Evidence suggestions that even now many arts and entertainment organisations are still not recognising the value of data on their customers? behaviours, and are as likely to be 'product focussed' and not necessarily 'customer-focussed'. In the 21st century, many are still only slowly realising the...
Do the arts really have much to learn from the marketing tactics of a car dealer, an egg farmer and a hardware retailer? The 2006 Australian Marketing Institute National Conference provided some interesting answers to this and other marketing dilemmas.
The Australian government recently reformed policy on disability and work to make people who are assessed as capable of working at least fifteen hours a week ineligible for the Disability Support Pension (DSP). This article reports on a study based on six focus groups with...
Income tax reform has been at the centre of the policy agenda in recent years. In particular, there is concern about whether tax rates are dampening work incentives at all levels of the income distribution. This paper examines the potential for reform of the Australian...
Over the past five years, the labour force participation rate of older Australian men has risen after declining for over 25 years. In combination with ongoing increases in older women’s participation, the participation rate of older persons is now at its highest level on record....
This paper reports on a face-to-face survey conducted with 337 small businesses in two communities in Sydney. Chinese businesses were at greater risk of shoplifting and Vietnamese businesses were at greater risk of burglary and vandalism compared with English speaking businesses, while English speaking businesses...
The government of low interest rates hasn't done notably well in comparison to other western economies, writes Peter Browne
BURDENED by memories of 17 per cent interest rates in 1989-90, Labor has found it very difficult to challenge the Howard government’s apparent success...