This report presents TEQSA’s summative evaluation of the sector’s responses against the Higher Education Standards Panel’s recommendations to achieve greater transparency in the admissions information for higher education.
Researchers and research administrators in higher education are under pressure to adapt to an ever changing landscape of funding opportunities and efforts to make research more accessible. This paper includes the findings from two surveys with researchers and senior members of research offices across the...
Focussing on the importance of ‘Trust’, Marcelle-Shaw uses the lenses of regulation, consumer expectations, conduct and competence and ethics to outline the ways in which professions should act reliably and ably in our best interests.
Setting things right: improving the consumer experience of AHPRA including the joint notification process between AHPRA and OHSC
In March 2014, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) commissioned the Health Issues Centre Victoria (HIC) to investigate and make suggestions to improve the consumer experience of the National Scheme that regulates health practitioners.
Adopting appropriate legal forms and governance arrangements for the functions and activities being undertaken by public entities is critical for high quality performance. These guidelines propose a process for determining the most appropriate legal form and governance arrangements when establishing a public entity.
This document goes over how the Co-Benefits Risk Assessment (COBRA) model works by quantifying changes in air quality, calculating change in health outcomes, and calculating monetary values. COBRA is a peer reviewed screening tool that inexpensively and quickly establishes the air quality, human health, and...
When did culture become a number? When did the books, paintings, poems, plays, songs, films, games, art installations, clothes, and all the myriad objects that fill our lives and which we consider cultural, become a matter of statistical measurement?
Competitive pressure to maximize the current bibliometric measures of productivity is jeopardizing the integrity of the scientific literature. Efforts are underway to address the ‘reproducibility crisis’ by encouraging the use of more rigorous, confirmatory methods. However, as long as productivity continues to be defined by...
A framework for monitoring the performance of the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission
This report outlines a framework for more systematic monitoring of IBAC, based on best practice principles to enhance its current oversight work.