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Reason, repentance, and the individual: recovering the religious roots of Western civilisation

This paper argues that the West cannot remain the West if it becomes indifferent or hostile to its religious heritage.
Guide

Towards more physical activity in cities

As cities continue to expand in population, there is a growing need to develop ways of supporting physical activity in dense urban settings.
Discussion paper

Third party intervention reconsidered: new roles for Australian industrial tribunals

This paper examines the decisive shift away from traditional forms of third party intervention by public dispute resolution agencies in Canada, the US, Ireland and the UK. It also argues that, given the decline of dispute resolution in the Australian context and the imminent establishment...
Report

Transatlantic relations: converging or diverging?

Published in an environment of significant political uncertainty in both the US and Europe, this report focuses on the long-standing and fundamental drivers behind U.S and European policymaking, and sets out recommendations to address key structural factors that threaten the durability of the transatlantic relationship.
Report

The changing institutions of private rental housing: an international review

What lessons can be drawn from institutional change in private rental sectors (PRSs) internationally which could enhance the equity, efficiency and effectiveness of the sector in Australia, particularly to improve outcomes for low-income tenants?
Journal article

Overview and future challenges of nearly zero energy buildings (nZEB) design in Southern Europe

In times of great transition of the European construction sector to energy efficient and nearly zero energy buildings (nZEB), a market observation containing qualitative and quantitative indications should help to fill out some of the current gaps concerning the EU 2020 carbon targets. Next to...
Journal article

Website blocking injunctions to prevent copyright infringements: proportionality and effectiveness

The liability of internet intermediaries, particularly Internet Service Providers, for the unlawful online actions of third party users is a persistent theme and problem of cyberlaw. This article identifies and analyses the limits on the new statutory jurisdiction to grant no-fault injunctions.
Report

Automated vehicles

Self-driving cars are the next technological revolution we will face in the future. These vehicles will not only need to ‘see’ the world, but will also need to communicate and work together.
Book

The value of architecture: Context and current thinking

This paper begins by examining how economic models have developed over time to define the boundaries of cost and value in building. How value is variously described in other fields is compared, and the technique of value management as a good design tool is analysed...
Report

Authoritarian advance: responding to China’s growing political influence in Europe

Liberal democracies in proximity to China in the Asia-Pacific region serve as good examples of what may await Europe if China further intensifies its efforts, with Australia being a particularly helpful bellwether.