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Measuring Queensland’s digital divide

The unique features of Queensland create particular challenges and opportunities for digital inclusion. With the potential of technology to deliver better health, education, social and economic outcomes, it has never been more important that no one gets left behind.
Report

China 2017 review: world’s second-biggest economy continues to drive global trends in energy investment

China continued to be a global leader of investment in clean energy projects in 2017, defying an overall slowdown in Chinese overseas investment as the country further positioned itself to dominate in new energy technologies.
Website

Annual climate statement 2017

2017 was Australia's third-warmest year on record, with the annual national mean temperature 0.95 °C above average.
Journal article

Climate change could drive marine food web collapse through altered trophic flows and cyanobacterial proliferation

This article looks at how global climate stressors, such as warming and ocean acidification, can drastically impact the structure and function of marine food webs, diminishing the production of goods and services.
Guide

A field guide to “fake news” and other information disorders

This guide responds to an increasing demand for understanding the interplay between digital platforms, misleading information, propaganda and viral content practices, and their influence on politics and public life in democratic societies.
Discussion paper

The cost of corruption: the growing perception of corruption and its cost to GDP

Australia has fallen six positions on the international Corruption Perception Index since 2012, and recent polling shows 85% of Australians think there is corruption in federal politics.
Report

Beyond the repository: integrating local preservation systems with national distribution services

This research report investigated how local digital preservation practices and repository systems interoperate with distributed digital preservation (DDP) services. The survey and interviews revealed both great diversity in how digital preservation is practiced and common challenges in the intersection of local repositories and DDP services.
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2017 Graduate Outcomes Survey: national report

This survey report indicates that while there was a shift to full-time employment among undergraduates in 2017, over the longer term there has been a pronounced trend towards part-time employment among graduates, in part, reflecting trends among the wider workforce.
Journal article

Emergent constraint on equilibrium climate sensitivity from global temperature variability

A new study recalculates the equilibrium climate sensitivity measure resulting in a more accurate estimate of 2.8 degrees Celsius, with a corresponding range of 2.2 to 3.4 degrees Celsius.
Report

Crossing the line: what counts as online harassment?

Pew Research Center surveys have found that online harassment is a common phenomenon in the digital lives of many Americans, and that a majority of Americans feel harassment online is a major problem. Even so, there is considerable debate over what online harassment actually means...