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The heart of inequality

This report highlights collective work in investigating heart health disparities among disadvantaged individuals and communities and innovative strategies that will reduce key inequalities.
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Interactions between crime and fertility in the labour supply of Indigenous Australian women

Indigenous Australian females are under-represented in the Australian labour force and in employment. According to the Population Census of 2006, 49 per cent of Indigenous females were in the labour force compared with 58 per cent of other Australian females. The unemployment rate for Indigenous...
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State of the industry report: the Australian red meat and livestock industry 2017

This report highlights the meat industry’s strong economic credentials and cultural value to Australian consumers.
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"My world is finished" Rohingya targeted in crimes against humanity in Myanmar

This report describes how Myanmar’s security forces are carrying out a systematic, organised and ruthless campaign of violence against the Rohingya population as a whole in northern Rakhine State.
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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) costs: study report

The scale, pace and nature of the changes that the NDIS is driving are unprecedented in Australia. To reach the estimated 475 000 participants in the scheme by 2019 20, the NDIA needs to approve hundreds of plans a day and review hundreds more. The...
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National fiscal outlook: as at 2017-18 budgets

This report examines the revenue, expenditure, net capital investment and the net debt position across all levels of Australian government over the forward estimates period. It provides an update to the national fiscal outlook, based on Commonwealth and state government budget updates.
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From saving to empowering to including: changing understandings of poverty at the Brotherhood of St Laurence

Alison McClelland traces the changes in understandings of poverty, and responses to it, in the services, research and advocacy undertaken by the Brotherhood of St Laurence since the 1930s. She argues that two enduring features of its approach have been the recognition of the structural...
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Review of the Aged Care Funding Instrument: report

This report into aged care funding highlights a range of options to modify Australia’s residential care funding instrument.
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Jobs availability snapshot 2017

This report shines a spotlight on what the job market is really like for those facing the greatest barriers to work – people who may not have qualifications or experience to draw on, those trying to re-enter the workforce after a long break, or those...
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Australia's welfare 2017

Australia’s welfare 2017 is the 13th biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. This comprehensive report provides an authoritative overview of the well-being of Australians, examining a wide range of relevant topics.