Melbourne Airport rail link

This paper describes the policies and issues involved in the long history of a proposed rail link to Melbourne Airport.

International school trips: A critical analysis of multiple stakeholder perspectives

For many decades school groups have actively engaged in experiences outside the classroom. More recently, school-led tourism has expanded to include international school trips especially undertaken by schools in developed, (Western), neoliberal nations. Whilst these trips traditionally focused on foreign language and cultural learning they...

Nā Mo'okū'auhau Holowa'a: Native Hawaiian women's stories of the voyaging canoe Hōkūle'a

The purpose of this thesis is to explore the lived experiences of contemporary Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) women voyagers and navigators from the double hulled sailing canoe Hōkūle'a. The research is unique because it addresses the historical and contemporary gaps in scholarly texts and publications...

Consular strategy 2017-19

The new Consular Strategy for 2017–19 is intended to guide Australia's consular priorities for the next three years and build on the framework of the first Strategy.

Working holiday makers in Australia: a quick guide

Under Australia’s Working Holiday Maker (WHM) program, young people (aged 18 to 30 years) from certain countries may apply for one of two visas—Working Holiday (subclass 417) or Work and Holiday (subclass 462). The visa available to applicants depends on their country of citizenship, but...

Responding to unruly airline passengers: the Australian context

Foreword Unruly passenger incidents have received considerable media attention over the past few years. Unruly passengers are those whose demeanour, behaviour or failure to comply with cabin crew directions present a threat to the safety or security of the aircraft and/or those on board. Australian...

Carbon reductions and co-benefits: final report

Describes baseline levels of active transport usage in Australian cities, and thus provides a platform from which future interventions in low carbon precinct planning and design can be assessed in terms of their capability to increase the levels of active transport.
Conference paper

Understanding Australian Parents' Attitudes About their Children's Travel Behaviour: Results from the CATCH and iMATCH projects

Parents are important decision makers about children’s activities. It is critical to identify their attitudes and how they differ across neighbourhoods, and for what reasons parents grant ‘licences’ to their children for independent mobility and active travel. Past research on parental attitudes has produced a...

Australia’s international tourism industry

Examines the trends and drivers of growth in Australian international tourism with a view to understanding their implications for government policy. Overview Tourism is a significant contributor to the Australian economy Tourism is important to Australia’s economy — people are travelling further, and more frequently...

Travelling with children, and nutrition and mental health

Transport accidents are a cause of death and disability across the developed world. In Australia, transport accidents are a leading cause of child deaths from unintentional injury (ABS, 2006) and a leading cause of hospitalisation (ABS, 2007). Most of those child hospitalisations from vehicle accidents...