Risk assessment

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Risk factors
Risk stratification
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Bail practices and policy alternatives in Australia

There was a rapid increase in the remand in custody population in Australia between 2008 and 2018, partly caused by legislative responses to some high-profile offences committed by defendants while on bail. The approach in this study was to explore bail and remand policy that...
Report

Mapping integrity—an ACLEI corruption prevention report in partnership with AUSTRAC

This report provides a summation of AUSTRAC’s strategic corruption risk environment and the development of its integrity framework to date. It also considers a proposed action plan or roadmap to assist AUSTRAC to transition to its desired integrity maturity state.
Report

Investigation into the impact of climate change on seawalls

There are over 90 kilometres of seawalls, levees, and associated drains within the South Gippsland Shire and Wellington Shire Council. Most of these were constructed or re-constructed during the 1950s to the 1970s to provide protection from what was then considered to be the highest...
Report

The spectrum of encryption: safety and security considerations

Encrypted communications are becoming ubiquitous, while the global encryption policy landscape is fracturing. Policymakers around the world must adapt their approaches to balance safety, security and privacy more deftly, as national choices have international impact.
Report

Review of the Family Violence Information Sharing Legislative Scheme: final report

The Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme enables authorised organisations and services to share information to facilitate assessment and management of family violence risk to children and adults. This independent review was undertaken by a team of researchers from Monash University.
Guide

Property, construction and modern slavery

This guide has been prepared to help the property and construction industry respond effectively to the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth). The Act requires certain large companies to report annually on their efforts to address risks of modern slavery in their global operations and supply...
Report

National climate change risk assessment for New Zealand

This report presents the findings of New Zealand’s first National Climate Change Risk Assessment (NCCRA). The risk assessment gives a national picture of how New Zealand may be affected by climate change-related hazards
Guide

Automated decision-making better practice guide

Technological advances have made it easier for agencies to make automated decisions. However, it is well recognised that automated systems have the potential to significantly impact the rights and privacy of individuals.
Article

How regulators can benefit from a focus on risk: Harvard's Malcolm Sparrow

One of the issues that afflicts regulation is the “swinging of the regulatory pendulum”, as governments switch from adversarial enforcement-centred strategy to more trusting and cooperative postures, and then swing back again when something awful happens.
Working paper

Increased risk taking, not loss tolerance, drives adolescents’ propensity to gamble more under peer observation

In the presence of peers, adolescents’ relative weighting of losses to gains (loss aversion) increases. This is good news for policy, suggesting that appealing to loss aversion should be especially effective at reducing harmful adolescent behaviours committed in the presence of peers.