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Tele-social work and mental health in rural and remote communities in Australia

This article reviews the social work literature on ICT, draws on research on tele-psychology and tele-education, and provides suggestions on how to enhance engagement with ICT by social workers to implement and provide mental health services and supports tailored to community values, needs, and preferences...
Report

Local economic leadership

As local economic development is often not a statutory responsibility of governments, and as it is also a multi-sectoral form of public intervention, it is also an arena for substantial innovation, where leadership sets the agenda and builds the context for progress.
Policy report

A primer on the policy choice framework

The purpose of the Policy Choice Framework is to help policy makers decide how to change the behaviour of primary producers.
Report

Muslims in Australia and their aged care needs: an exploratory study with special reference to South Australia

The report provides insights into Islam and Muslims so as to put the issue of Muslim aged care into proper perspective; it also provides opportunity to clarify some concepts in the context of Muslims, such as culture, ethnicity, and spirituality.
Article

Property crowdfunding platform EstateBaron wants to make investing in real estate accessible to everyone

It’s almost impossible to go a day in Sydney without having at least one conversation about property prices. The city is consumed with property prices, with news of record sales figures on our screens and in the newspapers almost every night.
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BIM value tool

A free decision-support tool for maximising the benefits of Building Information Modelling (BIM) across the life-cycle of built assets
Policy report

Reforming democracy: deciding, designing and delivering together

This policy document commits the South Australian government to explore and trial ways that build on the start already made in democratic reform. A key initiative will be four 'deliberative democracy projects' where non-government organisations or business will work with the government and the community...
Journal article

The impact of classroom design on pupils' learning

This study assessed 153 classrooms in 27 schools in order to identify the impact of the physical classroom features on the academic progress of the 3766 pupils who occupied each of those specific spaces.
Report

Clever classrooms: summary report of the HEAD project

This report demonstrates that well-designed primary schools boost children’s academic performance in reading, writing and maths. It includes practical advice for designers and teachers.
Report

Infrastructure in the Pacific: learnings from completed investments 2004-2013

Selected infrastructure investments completed between 2004-2013 by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) were evaluated. The purpose of the evaluation is to independently inform MFAT of improvements that can be made within current infrastructure investments in the Pacific and lessons learned...