Mapping the blockchain ecosystem in India and Australia

This report presents the results and findings from the first stage of a collaborative research project, providing a baseline understanding of the non-financial blockchain ecosystem in India and Australia.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Barnaby Joyce says Labor has changed the law on fuel emissions standards. Is that correct?

Barnaby Joyce says Labor has changed the law on fuel emissions standards. Verdict: Mr Joyce has jumped the gun.

The digital Silk Road and China’s influence on standard setting

This paper finds that, for the most part, Chinese companies’ leading position in technologies and market share has not translated into more influence at main standard-setting organisations, although it is an important complement to China’s efforts in this regard.

International standards: targeted regulatory review – regulatory roadmap

Examining strategic opportunities to incorporate international standards into regulation and to demonstrate leadership in standards development, this regulatory roadmap lays out plans to advance regulatory modernisation in support of economic growth and innovation in Canada.

Public Record Office Victoria standards framework

This guide outlines the official standards for the efficient management of public records in Victoria.

Standards Australia Distribution and Licensing Policy Framework

This response to the Standards Australia discussion paper is informed by our commitment to providing access to information to those who need it.

Living Building Challenge 4.0

The Living Building Challenge is an attempt to dramatically raise the bar from a paradigm of doing less harm to one in which we view our role as a steward and co-creator of a true Living Future. The Challenge defines the most advanced measure of...

Stronger cities for the future: a new set of International Standards just out

The populations of most world cities are growing fast, and with it come challenges and opportunities for keeping citizens safe and well. New International Standards for measuring and improving the performance of cities have just been published: ISO/TC 268: Sustainable cities and communities ISO 37106:2018...

Standards of service provision for lung cancer patients in New Zealand

The Standards of Service Provision for Lung Cancer Patients in New Zealand have been developed to ensure that people with lung cancer receive the best possible care, regardless of where they live. The standards include requirements for investigation, diagnosis, treatment and supportive care. They also...

Principles to promote and protect the human rights of international students

Large numbers of international students study at various Australian institutions each year; these principles aim to help ensure their safety and protection while they are away from home. International students in Australia are a diverse group. They are of different ages and at different stages...

The effectiveness of the broadcasting codes of practice

The committee was directed to examine the effectiveness of the broadcasting codes of practice operating within the radio and television industry, with particular reference to the frequency and use of coarse and foul language (swearing) in programs; the effectiveness of the current classification standards as...

Notification of decisions and review rights for unsuccessful visa applications

This report deals with the Department of Immigration’s (DIAC) obligation to provide an unsuccessful visa applicant with a letter that clearly explains the decision and information about DIAC’s notification of adverse decisions was not well coordinated or consistent. There was variation in the quality of...

Duties of Australian personnel in Iraq

The Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee devoted much of its examination during the budget estimates hearings in May 2004 to the matter of the duties of Australian personnel in Iraq particularly with regard to the treatment of Iraqi detainees. Since then, the...