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A discrete choice experiment was conducted to discover the relative importance of five characteristics of developing countries, as suggested by the literature, considered by people when choosing countries to donate money to. The experiment was administered via an online survey involving almost 700 student participants...
This paper examines the resource economy, including both resource extraction and value added of industries that provide inputs to resource extraction and investment, such as business services, construction, transport and manufacturing.
The Australian Human Rights Commission is concerned that many people with disability who need communication supports or who have complex and multiple support needs are not having their rights protected, and are not being treated equally, in the criminal justice system. This is happening to...
The Australian Centre of Excellence in Local Government discusses the value of the City of Melbourne’s research capacity.
Apart from the direct value of knowing the City Research story itself, the benefit of presenting these perspectives is in their contribution...
Social sustainability is about ensuring the sustenance of the diverse social relations that exist in healthy communities. Creating the physical, cultural and social places that support wellbeing and a sense of community involves a process of engagement with the people who inhabit those places. There...
Although there is growing awareness about the needs and difficulties faced by young carers, it isn’t always clear how policy directions should respond to these needs.
Should young carers be supported in their caring role or be prevented from becoming a...
Executive summary: Historically there has been a poor correlation between stated government policy objectives in relation to land tenure reform in the Northern Territory and the measures devised in pursuit of them. Over the last decade, advocates of legislative reform of the ALRA and...
Major projects are a vital source of Australia’s future prosperity. They lift national income, create employment opportunities, raise productivity and generate revenue for governments. However, they can also have negative impacts on community amenity, the environment, public health and our heritage assets. Australian governments regulate...