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This report aimed to inform the minerals industry and policy makers about key trends and issues relating to Indigenous employment in the minerals industry.
This case study was undertaken to contribute to the work of the Social Exclusion Knowledge Network (SEKN) of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH). The CSDH was established in 2005 by the World Health Organisation to investigate ways in which international, national, regional...
Many Members of Parliament (MPs) aspire to ministerial office. Kim Beazley Jr once said: ‘being a minister, that really was something special from the moment I got it’.1 Garfield Barwick was said to have arrived at the Attorney-General’s office with ‘more ideas...
Demographic changes pose significant challenges to Europe's society and economy. Information and communication technologies (ICT) can play an important role in dealing with these challenges.
Europe's population is ageing: average life expectancy has increased from 55 in 1920 to over 80 today. With the...
The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations’ Office of the ASCC commissioned the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research to conduct research on disability and employment under the Department’s Social Policy Research Services Agreement. The project set out to identify the socio-economic...
One of the besetting sins of creative industries policy-making is its obsession with the new, its insistence that everything is changed utterly, and its seeming ignorance, often of its own history. In part this reflects the tangling up of creative industry policy in discourse about...
On 27 June 2007 Tony Blair, British Prime Minister since 1997, resigned office in favour of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown. Blair's had been a remarkable term of office.
International efforts to dismantle the nuclear program of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea have been marked by limited and inconsistent engagement and distrust. One often overlooked diplomatic process that has been continuous and has supported the development of greater trust is parliamentary diplomacy writes...
The Group of Eight is heartened by the renewed, bipartisan interest in higher education. This convergence of views on fundamental tenets of policy is a rare historical opportunity, after 35 years of disagreement, to achieve a coherent policy outcome for Australia. This paper seeks to...