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Evidence-based policy

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The RMIT ABC Fact Check determines the accuracy of claims by politicians, public figures, advocacy groups and institutions engaged in public debate. This collection provides an archive for all RMIT ABC Fact Checks.
Video

Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) Practice Elements video

One of the Centre for Evidence and Implementation's (CEI’s) core approaches to making evidence more 'implementable' is by using practice elements as the building blocks for intervention and program design. This video unpacks the practice elements approach.
Policy report

How governments use evidence to make transport policy

This report looks at how the United Kingdom (UK) and comparable countries use evidence in designing transport policy, and offers recommendations for how the UK can make better policy in future.
Report

Evidence-based policymaking: What is it? How does it work? What relevance for developing countries?

Evidence-based policy (EBP) is a discourse or set of methods which informs the policy process, rather than aiming to directly affect the eventual goals of the policy. This paper puts forward a number of approaches which will help to promote EBP.
Briefing paper

Defining and responding to coercive control

This policy brief is designed to assist policymakers developing legal or policy and practice frameworks to prevent or respond to coercive control in relation to domestic and family violence.
Systematic review

Best practice techniques for urban cooling in Australian climate zones

The main objective of this rapid systematic review is to provide an international literature review of best practice techniques for urban cooling for the major climate zones in Australia.
Report

Evidence-based policy analysis

Policies are often built ‘on the run’ as quick reactions to the political issue of the day, designed to capture the interest of the 24-hour news cycle or motivated by short-term political advantage. This report addresses the problem that policymaking in Australia is falling short...
Report

Identification of leading practices in ensuring evidence-based regulation of farm practices that impact water quality outcomes in the Great Barrier Reef

This report recommends the Australian and Queensland governments' commission additional research into the impact of the horticulture and banana industries on water quality in the Great Barrier Reef catchment regions.
Report

Prioritising a government’s agenda

This paper argues that Australian governments would be better at policy reform if they prioritised their agenda better. The report suggests that governments should look for the reforms that will make more of a difference while minimising the political cost. This means assessing both the...
Report

Building capacity for evidence-informed policy-making

This report analyses the skills and capacities governments need to strengthen evidence-informed policy-making (EIPM) and identifies a range of possible interventions that are available to foster greater uptake of evidence.