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The effectiveness of parliamentary oversight in defence procurement: an international comparison of Joint Strike Fighter procurements
This paper assesses the effectiveness of the Australian Parliament and its supporting agencies in conducting oversight of major defence procurements in comparison with other nations, using the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) procurement as a case study.
Widening participation to doctoral education and research degrees: a research agenda for an emerging policy issue
This article identifies an emerging widening participation focus on doctoral education.
The relevance of Section 44 of the Australian Constitution has again been questioned. Despite the Prime Minister’s constitutionally inappropriate foretelling of the outcome, the High Court’s decision is far from predictable.
This guide suggests that examines the Manchester Arena and argues that Western countries remain vulnerable to terrorism that exploits radicalised local nationals, trained and directed from overseas, targeting mass gathering events.
This report examines how successive Governments can best deal with the ultimate intergenerational issue: climatechange.
Creating greater resilience is seen by many as one of the biggest challenges facing the modern digital age.
Coordination of federal, state and local disaster management arrangements in Australia: lessons from the UK and the US
This document discusses the gaps in Australia’s emergency management legislation and the coordination of federal, state and local disaster management arrangements in Australia. It analyses key legislation from the UK and US jurisdictions and reveals important lessons that could be adopted in Australia.
This report considers changes in country communities and how this effects policing services. It argues that if police are to be viewed by their community as the primary problem solvers, they must have the skills to fulfil the expectations of their community. This requires country...
This briefing argues that one half of the energy currently used in UK housing could be saved by investing in a mix of current technologies.