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Working paper

Location or qualifications?

One of the potential constraints on achieving the Council of Australian Government's (COAG) employment target is location. It has been noted by a number of authors that the very different geographic distributions of the Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations is a key factor in explaining the...
Journal article

Ranking Regions - Revisiting an Index of Relative Indigenous Socio-economic Outcomes

For any chance of success in achieving targets for improvement in Indigenous socio-economic outcomes, policy makers need to understand where relative and absolute need is greatest. To summarise the distribution of relative need a single index can be used to rank regions or areas within...
Working paper

Risky data: the combined effect of framing, trust and risk preferences on the intended participation in the Consumer Data Right

The Consumer Data Right (CDR) aims to give Australian customers a right to access data about them held by businesses, and also to share this information with accredited and trusted third parties of their choice. This paper argues that one of the potential barriers to...
Report

Research note: Asian-Australian experiences of discrimination

The data from a recent ANU poll suggest that Asian-Australians experience high rates of discrimination, that the general population believes this to be the case, and that at least some of this discrimination relates to gaining leadership positions. However, there is not large support for...
Report

Universities in Australia: attitudes and challenges

This ANUpoll report addresses attitudes on whether universities are preparing Australians for the workforce; whether universities are still places to debate controversial ideas; and whether universities play a pivotal role in educating people from disadvantaged or regional backgrounds.
Report

An exploratory analysis of the Longitudinal Survey of Indigenous children

The Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children (LSIC) or Footprints in Time is the first large-scale longitudinal survey in Australia to focus on the development of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) children. The analysis presented in this paper is structured around six research questions using...
Report

The scale and composition of Indigenous housing need, 2001–06

This paper sets out to document the scale of Indigenous housing need as recorded in the most recent (2006) Census at a regional level and how this level of need changed between 2001 and 2006. What the results show is that the issue of Indigenous...
Report

Opportunities in change: responding to the future of work

The nature of work in Australia is rapidly changing as technology drives innovation. This report provides a snapshot of today’s Australian labour market, the forces that are shaping it, and the blind-spots that need to be addressed if we are to succeed in a competitive...
Report

The challenge of 'closing the gaps' in Indigenous socioeconomic outcomes

This briefing paper, prepared for the Australia 2020 Summit, examines trends and predictions for key Indigenous socioeconomic indicators using census data from 1971 to 2006, and projects current trends forward to 2041.
Report

A regional analysis of Indigenous participation in the Western Australian labour market

Western Australia sits poised to reap huge benefits from a super-cycle of resource exploitation. Labour demand is at an all-time high and challenges in securing an adequate labour supply are already evident. It is ironic then, that the very people whose land base is exploited...